A Core Game Book for Players
“We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.” —H.P. Lovecraft
Will you stand against the horrors of the night?
Whether learned professor, nosy journalist, or hard-hitting detective, investigators need all the help they can get. Let this book be your guide. The Investigator Handbook is an essential player’s aid for the Call of Cthulhu 7th edition roleplaying game.
Chaosium Unveiled: The Investigators Handbook
Watch the unveiling video to see the book for yourself. Remember that you get the PDF when getting the physical copy.
Written for those who will be playing the roles of investigators, the Investigator Handbook contains expanded rules for creating players characters, a wealth of over 100 occupations and skill descriptions, as well as guidance on getting the most from the game. What’s more, there’s a range of organizations for your investigator to belong to, detailed information about the classic 1920s setting, equipment and weapons for both the 1920s and modern day, and expert tips and advice for all budding investigators.
No self-respecting investigator of the Cthulhu Mythos should be without it!
Download the index for the Investigator's Handbook and the Keeper's Handbook here.
What the Critics Say
"An indispensable purchase."—Antonios S. Review, RPGNet.
"A must-have if you’re running a long term Call of Cthulhu game… Overall there is something for everyone in this book whether you are a game keeper or a player."—Geeks-a-go-go.
"Call of Cthulhu is now the Pepsi of RPG franchises, alongside D&D’s Coke, and the game’s success is part of the revival of Lovecraft and Lovecraftian fiction."—Paul StJohn Mackintosh, “The Legacy of Lovecraft” in greydogtales.
"Call of Cthulhu has been called “one of the best roleplaying games of all time” (Geek & Sundry). But something that’s overlooked about this classic horror RPG… is that it’s also one of the most versatile and well-researched historical RPGs around... I mean honestly, you can now play CoC in more time periods than your average season of Dr Who. "—Games Vs Play.
"The Investigator Handbook is jam packed with info designed to get players up and running in CoC without muss or fuss – 9/10"—The Gaming Gang.
"…one of the most iconic tabletop roleplaying games of all time."—Catholicsay.com.
"The ultimate horror RPG, Call of Cthulhu is a stone-cold classic of the tabletop."—Tabletop Gaming Magazine (UK).
"It almost destroyed my life and career"—George RR Martin (Game of Thrones).
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- Rule Set:
- 7th Edition Call of Cthulhu
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- Page Count:
- Full Color Softcover
- Keith Herber, Mike Mason, and Paul Fricker
- Cover Artist:
- Sam Lamont
- Interior Artists:
- Jonathan Wyke, Paul Carrick, Francois Launet, Victor Leza, Charles Wong, Mike Perry, Mariusz Gandzel, Cyril van der Haegen, Linda Jones, Rachel Kahn, Grilla, Chris Huth, Robert Hack, John T. Snyder, Nathan Rosario, and Earl Geier