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Keeper Tips - PDF

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Collected Wisdom on Running Games!

A gathering of wisdom, advice, and tips from Keepers for Keepers of the Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game.

Chaosium Unveiled: Inside Keeper Tips

Watch the unveiling video to see the book for yourself. Remember that you get the PDF when getting the physical copy.

What's Inside?

This pocket-sized guide to running games of Call of Cthulhu has an old-school black & white interior in a premium leatherette hardcover.

Advice from the Veterans


Tips, essays, and contributions from experienced and diverse Call of Cthulhu Keepers including Jason Durall (RuneQuest), Becca Scott (Good Time Society), Sean Branney (H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society), Allan Carrey (Type40), Lynne Hardy (The Children of Fear) Bridgett Jeffries (The Miskatonic Repository), Mike Mason (Call of Cthulhu), and many, many others!

All Topics Covered

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The advice in Keeper Tips is spread across a wide range of topics, including preparation, gameplay, inclusivity, designing scenarios, combat, monsters, horror, sanity, and much more!

Transferable Skills

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While the advice in Keeper Tips is specifically geared towards Call of Cthulhu, much of the information is transferable to other games as well. The knowledge in this book is easily ported over to games such as RuneQuest and King Arthur Pendragon!

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What The Critics Say

  • "Warm encouragement to tell horrible stories in a kindly way. I bloody love it."

    — Mark Morrison (Horror on the Orient Express, Terror Australis, Reign of Terror, etc).

  • "Regardless of your Keeper/GM style, or whether you’re a newcomer or a veteran in the role, there’s some very useful pearls of wisdom in here – and it’s well worth adding to your RPG bookshelf (or that of any Keeper/GM friends you might have) as a result."

    — Game On Aus, Keeper Tips reviewed.

  • "Excellent advice for new hobbyists and veterans… though the advice centers around Call of Cthulhu RPG, many passages within can easily apply to any roleplaying game."

    — Rolling Boxcars, Keeper Tips.

  • “(A) lovely slim book of advice from Chaosium luminaries.”

    — Tabletop Gaming #75 (Jan 2023)., Tabletop Gaming Issue 82.

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Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition
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Small-format Black & White PDF
Scott David Aniolowski, Sean Branney, Allen Carey, Keris McDonald, Jason Durall, Paul Fricker, Bob Geis, Lynne Hardy, Bridgett Jeffries, Jo Kriel, David Larkins, Mike Mason, Mark Morrison, Thom Raley, Mathew Sanderson, Becca Scott, Seth Skorkowsky
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    Varied advice.

    Posted by Matthew Cranston on 5th Dec 2021

    No matter how you run you game, you will find something in here that can help.