Out of the Woods

If you go down to the woods today…

The shadowy depths of the primeval forest are the ancient source of our collective fears. But there is worse in the woods than timber wolves and fairy tales; you can lose not just your way, but your mind, too.  This brand new collection of Trail of Cthulhu adventures explores hidden groves and endless avenues – the hideous soul of Lovecraft’s forest.

  • Midnight Sub Rosa: The diary of Ezekiel de la Poer, a colonial-era French necromancer hanged for child-murder in 1736 was stolen at the home of an emeritus professor in the small town of Rosa, Alabama. His house lives in the eaves of a forest of white ash. Can the Investigators find the book before its thief becomes something else entirely?
  • The Silence Mill: In a small village in Brittany close on the Arthurian forest of Brocéliande, a friend of the Investigators stands accused of serial murder, cannibalism and even lycanthropy. Can they ascertain the truth, or will the truth find them?
  • Dreaming of a Better Tomorrow for 30 Dollars a Month: Amongst crowded green precipices and muttering forest streams of Vermont, labourers from one of Roosevelt’s integrated Civilian Conservation Corps camps disappear. In an atmosphere fraught with political intrigue and Jim Crow laws, can a mixed bag of Investigators find the primordial peril which threatens more than just one camp, or even one state?
  • The Coldest Walk: Deep in Wisconsin’s northern woods lies the town of Four Pines – a quiet, almost forgettable community. However, whenever the aurora flashes in the sky the inhabitants have a terrible choice to make. Can the Investigators stop the inevitable, or must they take the Walk for themselves?
  • Trembling Giant: In 1937, the United States government transferred 300 acres to the newly recognized Koosharem Band of Paiute Indians. But this new land is throttled by distorted trees and stalked by unnatural beasts. Nightmares grip the shaman and warning totems shatter – what is the legacy of this ancient land, and can the tribesfolk fight this ancient evil?

Containing extensive handouts, maps and pre-generated characters for each adventure, Out of the Woods takes your hand and leads you gently through the eaves and into the darkness.

…you are in for a big surprise!

Stock #: PELGT43 Author: Adam Gauntlett, Lauren Roy, Chris Spivey, Ruth Tillman, Aaron Vanek
Artist: Stefano Azzalin, Jesús Blones, Nyra Drakae, Valentina Filic, Christine Griffin, Brittany Heiner, Dave Lewis Johnson, Rich Longmore, Olivia Ongai, Gillian Pearse, Miguel Santos, Ernanda Souza, Alicia Vogel. Pages: 168pg Perfect Bound

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12 Responses to “Out of the Woods”

  1. Frederick Foulds says:

    So, when can we expect a preorder for this? Because I will jump all over it.

  2. […] by running four games at GenCon, including the scenario I made for Pelgrane Press’s upcoming Out of the Woods (“The Trembling […]

  3. Chris R says:

    Will the print and PDF be available soon after Gencon?

  4. Brian Doty says:

    Did this released? cash in hand!

    • Cat Tobin says:

      Hey Brian, not yet – we’re working on the art for this at the moment, and hoping to have it ready for pre-order in May or June.

      • C Rewston says:

        Sigh! That will be close to two years since first announced. I hope Pelgrane are not losing motivation in keeping ToC as its core Cthulhu RPG, especially since Chaosiums Call of Cthulhu are pushing their rebrand/re-launch.

  5. RCAUTELA says:

    I knew it! Cthuloid critters are TREE HUGGING HIPPIES!!!

  6. Ian Martin says:

    I have a question about the Silence Mill, which is set in Brittany. It is suggested that Paimfont Forest is nearby to the village of Plouescat, but a search of google suggests it is over 2 hours away by modern car. I don’t think this is nearby so I’m going to have a look for an alternative village a bit closer to the forest.

    • Alex Roberts says:

      Feel free to modify the adventure as you like – let us know if you find an alternate village, or end up creating your own!

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