Trail of the Loathsome Slime (Scenario)

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Author(s): Marcus L. Rowland

Artist(s): Brian Williams, Brian Cummings

Setting(s): Modern (1980s)

Appears in: Trail of the Loathsome Slime (Supplement), White Dwarf, Issue 43 (as mini-scenario).


Russell Corey was a respected authority on Occult mysteries and phenomena. For some time he had been investigating the possible links between an old shipwreck in the South Atlantic, and a sect practicing human sacrifice in the 1920s. Corey was haunted by the visions of some arcane evil coming back through time to wreak havoc today ... but his death on the verge of a major breakthrough could mean that all his work is wasted. You knew Corey slightly, and are a little uneasy about his death; after all, he was not an old man...


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Locations: London, a ship, an island in the Antarctic

Creatures: Shoggoth, maddened crew


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Keeper Comments

Includes information on running this in the 1920s. Early stages are quite linear and offer limited solutions. An action-oriented scenario with only limited investigation.

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