Fifth Edition Keeper's Kit

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Front Cover

Publisher: Chaosium

Product Code: 5110

Publishing Year: 1992

Pages: Multiple components

Cover Price: $##.##

Author(s): Les Brooks, William Dunn, John McEwan, Lynn Willis, Keith Herber, John B. Monroe

Artist(s): Tom Kalichack

Setting(s): Scenario is 1920s

Format(s): Multiple components including cardboard screen, loose papers and a booklet; also available as PDF

ISBN: ISBN 0-933635-96-6

Contents

This is a bundle of a Keeper's screen, novelty items and other assorted paraphernalia.

Included in the package is:

  • Keeper's Screen,
  • Sample Fire-Arms and Explosives card-sheet,
  • Keeper's Bookmark,
  • Selected Beasts & Monsters,
  • Automobile Chases,
  • Human Hit Locations (optional),
  • Strange High House in the Mist (cardboard model),
  • Half-Page Investigator Sheets,
  • Supporting Character Sheets,
  • New Scenario: The Little People


Scenarios: The Little People

Front Cover Text

Sanity Saving Keeper's Screen

PLUS these play-aids

  • A New Lovecraft Country Adventure
  • Beast & Monster Summary
  • Automobile Chase Rules
  • Supporting Character Sheets
  • Scale Model of The Strange High House in the Mist

Back Cover Text

This kit contains the ALL NEW 8½" x 40" colorful four panel Keeper’s Screen featuring an additional 8½x11" panel of firearms and explosives — completely redesigned for instant access to important spot-rules, tables, and reminders from the Call of Cthulhu game.

Also included in this packet are these other valuable play-aids of use to players and keepers:

  • A new "Lovecraft Country" Adventure, The Little People set in fabled Arkham, Massachusetts, was specially written for this package, and is suitable for both beginning and experienced players.
  • A Keeper's Bookmark with a quick index to most important rules topics. Designed specifically for use with the 5th edition Call of Cthulhu rulesbook.
  • A set of useful rules and tables including: Selected Beasts & Monsters, a new condensed listing of several types of creatures commonly encountered in a game. Automobile Chase rules are provided for staging classic car chase scenes with associated combat. Human Hit Locations is a reference which allows more detailed combat and injury results.
  • Two new types of investigator Sheets; Half-Page Character Sheets are provided for convenience when a full character sheet is unnecesary. Supporting Character Sheets are compact and useful for incidental or short term investigators.
  • A scale model of The Strange High House in the Mist, sturdy cardboard model kit with assembly instructions included.

Comments / Trivia

Several years earlier, Chaosium produced a similar package, 1920s Keeper's Kit, which likewise brought together a Keeper's Screen, a specially-written scenario and an assortment of novelties.

Unlike the earlier release, this item contains elements which have to-date never been reprinted in other releases

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