Sandy Petersen's Field Guide to Lovecraftian Horrors (Call of Cthulhu RPG)
By Sandy Petersen, Mike Mason
"With its clear visuals and hard-won information, this guide has saved my bacon on more than one occasion!" Ernest P. Wilderbeast, Visiting Professor of Preternatural Studies Miskatonic University
Trust the Field Guide!
Weird shapes in the park? Odd rumbling noises in the basement? A lurking dread in the kitchen? Bad dreams involving strange adventures and bizarre creatures? Identifying the lurking horrors of the Cthulhu Mythos is never an easy task, so researchers need all the help they can get — don’t leave home without the Field Guide! This is the essential spotter’s guide for the budding and experienced preternaturalist.
- 53 Lovecraftian creatures categorized and detailed
- Full color illustrations
- Size comparison charts
- Habitat, distribution, and life cycle notes
- How to distinguish similar-seeming entities
- Observer warnings
- Bibliography and recommended reading list
Illustrations and descriptions from the Cthulhu Mythos and Dream Cycle based upon the creations of H.P. Lovecraft.
"One of the most gorgeous books of this type that have ever been published for a role-playing game."—Antonios S. Review, RPGNet
"A lovely hardback… full colour, muscular and imposing, weird and unearthly, strange and shocking. …attractive to own, sometimes to peruse, sometimes to show off, sometimes to inspire."—Reviews from R'lyeh
"There are Cthulhu Mythos monster books aplenty, but Petersen’s Field Guide stands out."—Graeme Davis, My Top 5 RPG Monster Books