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This subject is written on a topic in the real world and reflects factual information. This subject contains information from the Expanded Cthulhu Mythos, and not based on H.P. Lovecraft's works directly. Cthulhu by Gaslight is a supplement for Chaosium's popular roleplaying game Call of Cthulhu.

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Giving options for play in Victorian England, Cthulhu by Gaslight was first published as a boxed set in 1986. It included details of all aspects of life during Victorian times, a map of London, character sheets and a complete period-appropriate adventure, The Yorkshire Horror.

A second edition was released in 1989, this time in book-only format. This release saw the addition of an article on world politics of the era, extra maps and a guide to cockney slang, amongst other things.

In 2012 a third edition was released; this included an extra scenario and more. First released in print, it is currently only available in PDF and ebook formats.

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