Matthew Pook provides a detailed review of Out of Time on Reviews from R’yleh.

The very title of Out of Time hints at the desperate nature of the four scenarios in the anthology. Three of the four also take Trail of Cthulhu out of its traditional period of the 1930s, while the fourth, “The Black Drop,” certainly takes Trail of Cthulhu far from civilisation. All four though continue Trail of Cthulhu’s tradition of strong strong with well written and well realised scenarios

I’d like to thank Matt over at Flames Rising for organising Pelgrane week, and all the contributors. Here is a summary of the content for the week.

The new reviews they posted during the week:

Black Drop

Castle Bravo

Cthulhu Apocalypse: Dead White World

The design essays:

The Origins of the Occult Guide by Paula Dempsey

Following the Money (about his forthcoming Esoterrorists adventure) by Matthew Sanderson

Writing the Big Hoodoo by Bill White

Flames Rising is running a Pelgrane Press week. This festival of fantasy includes includes interview with designers, reviews and articles. Enter the contest, and win mail order vouchers plus something special from the office. The week starts with a review of Jason Morningstar’s Black Drop adventure for Trail of Cthulhu.

A review of The Black Drop on yog-sothoth.

“Taken as a whole, The Black Drop is a fantastic scenario and one of the strongest scenarios which, in turn, makes it one of the strongest Cthulhoid RPG scenarios published in recent times whether you play Trail of Cthulhu or BRP Call of Cthulhu.”

Dan Harms reviews The Black Drop

Overall, the Black Drop is a fantastic scenario and one of the strongest scenarios in the Trail line – which, in turn, makes it one of the strongest Cthulhoid RPG scenarios published in recent times.  As always, it’s worth getting even if you play Call of Cthulhu instead of Trail, so you can adapt it or take ideas for your own game.

A piece from Jérome from The Black Drop.
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