What's The Cthulhu Hack?

The Cthulhu Hack is a traditional tabletop role-playing game. Friends sit around a table - or meet online - and narrate stories; as the Player, who acts the part of a character in the story, or as the Gamemaster (GM), who sets the scene, leads the tale, plays the part of non-player characters (the extras), and keeps order.

Why The Cthulhu Hack?

Role-playing offers a lot of games in Lovecraft's mythos, but The Cthulhu Hack focuses on simple, accessible rules and mechanics designed to emulate the slow spiral of self-destruction that dominates the original tales. Campaigns becomes about the over-arching threat against the whole of humankind, rather than the insignificant lives of just a few investigators.