Achtung Cthulhu: Assault on the Mountains of Madness (Supplement)

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Front Cover

Publisher: Modiphius

Product Code: 50029

Publishing Year: 2015 (October)

Pages: 376

Cover Price: £xx.99

Author(s): Jason Durall (with additional writing by Bill Bodden, Alex Bund, Alex Flagg, Paul Fricker)

Artist(s): Dim Martin (cover & interior), Pierre Droal, Yap Kun Rong

Setting(s): World War II

Format(s): PDF, but will be hardcover (colour-interior) as well

ISBN: #########-#

Contents

An Ancient Evil Rises at the End of the World...

Discover the secret history of the final days of World War Two, when the Allies join forces with the Soviets to battle the Third Reich in the most dangerous theatre of war yet... the snowy plains, icy mountains, and subterranean tunnels of Antarctica. Together, these brave soldiers must battle Nazis, occult conspiracies, monstrous foes and ancient horrors, as well as the very land itself. At stake is their own survival, and the fate of the world!

Assault on the Mountains of Madness is the second campaign published for the Achtung! Cthulhu setting. It is made up of nine chapters organised into four "books." Three of those "books" each collecting scenarios while the fourth provides campaign resources.

The campaign chapters are:

Book One: Tides of Turmoil

Book Two: The Cold Wastes

Book Three: The Mountains of Madness

The resources chapters are:

Book Four: Resources

  • Chapter 1: Fighting Forces of the Antarctic Front
  • Chapter 2: Creatures of Antarctica

Campaigns: The seven scenarios in this book comprise the Achtung Cthulhu: Assault on the Mountains of Madness (Campaign)

Scenarios: Assault on the Mountains of Madness: Book 1, Chapter 1: Siege on Saxemberg, Assault on the Mountains of Madness: Book 1, Chapter 2: The Floating Kingdom, Assault on the Mountains of Madness: Book 2, Chapter 1: The Shores of Death, Assault on the Mountains of Madness: Book 2, Chapter 2: A Trail of Frost and Blood, Assault on the Mountains of Madness: Book 2, Chapter 3: Into the Depths, Assault on the Mountains of Madness: Book 3, Chapter 1: The Nightmare Roads, Assault on the Mountains of Madness: Book 3, Chapter 2: Black Ruins

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Back Cover Text

An Ancient Evil Rises at the End of the World ...

A terrifying World War Two Campaign, fully compatible with the Call of Cthulhu, Sixth Edition and Savage Worlds roleplaying games.

Discover the secret history of the final days of World War Two, when the Allies join forces with the Soviets to battle the Third Reich in the most dangerous theatre of war yet... the snowy plains, icy mountains, and subterranean tunnels of Antarctica. Together, these brave soldiers must battle Nazis, occult conspiracies, monstrous foes and ancient horrors, as well as the very land itself. At stake is their own survival, and the fate of the world!

-- Alexander Towton, Section M

Assault on the Mountains of Madness Brings the Secret War to an Earth-Shattering Conclusion, Including:

  • A Seven-Part Adventure Taking the Investigators from the Mid-Atlantic to the Centre of Antarctica
  • A Multinational Military Force Borne by an Experimental Aircraft Carrier
  • A branching plot structure allowing investigators to participate in all phases and fronts of the assault
  • The Rise of a Long-Vanished Civilisation and the Unearthing of their Greatest Mystery
  • New skills and Rules for exploration and cold-weather survival
  • New monsters, new horrors, and hideous twists

A vast campaign sending the investigators to the most remote place on earth, facing enemies from this world and from aeons past.

Comments / Trivia

This product was funded as part of the Kickstarter campaign for the Achtung! Cthulhu line, held in early 2013.

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