Category Archives: Cthulhu

Today marks a sad, sad day. On this exact day, separated by approximately 2,000 years, two of the most interesting and inspirational characters in history died. In 1937, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, the father of modern horror, died of intestinal cancer. … Continue reading

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Joshua Hoffine Cthulhu Horror Photography

Denizens of the Internet, especially those who are in the slightest bit interested in the horror genre, will probably have come across Joshua Hoffine’s remarkable photography before. His work is both realistic and horrific; the pains he takes to infuse … Continue reading

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Mountains of Madness Falls Through!

Alas! A minute of silence shall be held for the great movie that might have been. Unfortunately for horror fans, lovecraft fans, Del Toro fans, James Cameron fans and fans of great, experimental new movies, Universal has decided not to … Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 014: At the Mountains of Madness Movie, Zombie & Cthulhu Dice Review and Choosing Balanced or Unbalanced Encounters

In this episode of the Dice of Doom podcast we discuss the recent news that James Cameron is planning to make the H.P. Lovecraft novella At the Mountains of Madness into a movie, we review Zombie Dice and Cthulhu Dice and we debate the value of balancing encounters or leaving them more realistic. Continue reading

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We got sent this by IvPalmer and it made us laugh heartily…  Tying ties like Cthulhu.  

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James Cameron, Guillermo del Toro and Tom Cruise team up for a film version of Lovecraft’s “At the Mountains of Madness”

For those of us currently living under a rock in a secluded place far away from society it may come as a surprise that James Cameron is currently negotiating with Tom Cruise to play the lead in an adaptation of … Continue reading

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Our grand gaming experiment – 12 Months, 12 Games, 6 Games Masters

The Dice of Doom roleplaying group is conducting an experiment where they will cover 12 games in 12 months using a total of 6 Games Masters. Suggestions are very welcome for games to try. Continue reading

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Horror Roleplaying Part 8: Roleplaying a Victim – A Gamer’s Response to Sieg

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Horror Roleplaying

An interesting article – “Infinite Regress into Self-Referential Horror: The Gnosis of the Victim” by a guy named George J. Sieg – suggests that an essential part of horror is the identification of the victim. In fact, without the appropriate … Continue reading

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Masks of Nyarlathotep Released!

At last the stars are once again aligned, and the great campaign Masks of Nyarlathotep has been unleashed on the world!… Again. The prophecy has been fulfilled! Not only is it re-released, but you have your choice of different formats: … Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 008: Weather in RPG’s (and lots of other stuff)

This week we discuss the ad for the new Dungeons & Dragons Red Box, the release of the new version of The Masks of Nyarlathotep for Call of Cthulhu, the new web-series from Dead Gentlemen Productions called Journey Quest and Using Weather in Roleplaying Games. Continue reading

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