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Lovecraftesque is the GMless storytelling game of brooding cosmic horror you’ve been waiting for. You tell the story of a lone Witness at the mercy of strange and terrifying events. The game helps you create a slow-building mystery, culminating in a climactic scene of horror.

  • You create your own monsters and mystery that feel like something out of Lovecraft's notebook.
  • All the players contribute clues to surprise and creep each other out.
  • The rules ensure that the story flows seamlessly, as if an invisible GM were guiding it.
  • There won't be any Mi-Go or Deep Ones—you'll get a completely fresh take on the genre.

This book includes everything you need to play, as well as 17 different scenarios and other material to inspire you.

LOVECRAFTESQUE IS A GAME FOR 2-5 PEOPLE AND TAKES 3-4 HOURS TO PLAY.

Lovecraftesque won Roleplaying Game of the Year at the Gioco Dell'Anno 2018, was nominated for the Golden Geek game of the year 2015, and was a finalist in the IGDN awards for best setting and best art 2016.

Review quotes

“Beautifully crafted … A valuable contribution to the growing canon of roleplaying games” – The Mary Sue

“[Lovecraftesque] may be the most faithful RPG to Lovecraft’s original vision.” – Geek and Sundry

“The GM-less storytelling approach is both refreshing and inspiring … The structure and play is solid, and a lot of fun for players with different levels of gaming experience and Lovecraft knowledge.” – Shoggoth.Net 

“Lovecraftesque is one of my favorite games from the last few years … Highly recommended!” – The Gauntlet 

“In less than three hours, my friend and I had crafted, from nothing, a sanity-losing concoction of cosmic dread and I couldn’t be happier with the product.” –Ericvulgaris.Com

“Lovecraftesque is a very special game. It’s easy to teach, easy to play, and works even when you wouldn’t expect it to … It is a beautifully crafted game with surprising depth considering the simplicity and usability of the ruleset.” – On the Remembered Slopes

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In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $13 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Lovecraftesque_ebook.epub 2 MB
Lovecraftesque_ebook.mobi 909 kB
Lovecraftesque_PDFColor_91416.pdf 30 MB
Lovecraftesque_PDFNoArt_91416.pdf 3 MB

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