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'''''Nightmare in Norway''''' is a scenario sourcebook for [[Chaosium]]'s [[Call of Cthulhu (Role-Playing Game)|''Call of Cthulhu'' roleplaying game]].
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'''''Nightmare in Norway''''' is a scenario sourcebook for [[Chaosium]]'s [[Call of Cthulhu (Role-Playing Game)|''Call of Cthulhu'' roleplaying game]], created by third-party content provider [[Games Workshop]] in the years before they limited their catalogue to their own products.
   
 
==Overview==
 
==Overview==
 
{{quote|A Call of Cthulhu adventure for 2-5 moderately experienced player characters, set in Norway in February 1925.<br><br>WAR HERO KILLED BY WOLVES<br><br>The body of Lieutenant Cleary is found near the village of Vikenberg. It has been badly mutilated. The locals say Cleary fell while skiing and was attacked by wolves ... yet Cleary was an accomplished skier, and his cousin, Sir Eustace Cleary, is perturbed ... Behind the tragedy lie blackmail threats, and the hint of something darker in the mountains. Sir Eustace cannot afford any scandal, as he is standing for Parliament. He has heard of your investigative abilities, and offers you a good fee. Will you enter the nightmare in Norway?|Back cover text}}
 
{{quote|A Call of Cthulhu adventure for 2-5 moderately experienced player characters, set in Norway in February 1925.<br><br>WAR HERO KILLED BY WOLVES<br><br>The body of Lieutenant Cleary is found near the village of Vikenberg. It has been badly mutilated. The locals say Cleary fell while skiing and was attacked by wolves ... yet Cleary was an accomplished skier, and his cousin, Sir Eustace Cleary, is perturbed ... Behind the tragedy lie blackmail threats, and the hint of something darker in the mountains. Sir Eustace cannot afford any scandal, as he is standing for Parliament. He has heard of your investigative abilities, and offers you a good fee. Will you enter the nightmare in Norway?|Back cover text}}
   
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Called in to assist a powerful politician and shipping mogul in a case of blackmail, the investigators make their way to Norway to solve the crime. During the course of their inquiries, they stumble across a previously-unknown species of humanoid trolls in service to the [[Great Old One]] [[Tsathoggua]], and, due to the actions of a particularly heartless NPC, find themselves embroiled in a battle for revenge initiated by the primitive beasts.
The scenario contained in ''Nightmare in Norway'' calls the investigators to Norway where they must look in to a case involving a blackmailed family and a supernatural threat. Complete with all of the necessary handouts and maps, it was written by [[Marcus L. Rowland]] with cover art by [[Lee Gibbons]] and runs to 36 pages.
 
   
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Coming complete with all of the necessary handouts and maps in a pull-out centre section, ''Nightmare in Norway'' was written by [[Marcus L. Rowland]] with cover art by [[Lee Gibbons]], interior art and maps by Tony Ackland <ref>''Nightmare in Norway'', p2 credits, Games Workshop (1985)</ref>, and ran to a total of 36 pages. It was published by Games Workshop under license from Chaosium in 1985, and is currently out of print.
==Publication History==
 
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''Nightmare in Norway'' was published by [[Games Workshop]] under license from Chaosium in 1985. It is currently out of print.
 
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Nightmare in Norway back.jpeg|Back cover
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Latest revision as of 19:06, 10 July 2024

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. Nightmare in Norway is a scenario sourcebook for Chaosium's Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game, created by third-party content provider Games Workshop in the years before they limited their catalogue to their own products.

Overview

A Call of Cthulhu adventure for 2-5 moderately experienced player characters, set in Norway in February 1925.

WAR HERO KILLED BY WOLVES

The body of Lieutenant Cleary is found near the village of Vikenberg. It has been badly mutilated. The locals say Cleary fell while skiing and was attacked by wolves ... yet Cleary was an accomplished skier, and his cousin, Sir Eustace Cleary, is perturbed ... Behind the tragedy lie blackmail threats, and the hint of something darker in the mountains. Sir Eustace cannot afford any scandal, as he is standing for Parliament. He has heard of your investigative abilities, and offers you a good fee. Will you enter the nightmare in Norway?
~ Back cover text



Called in to assist a powerful politician and shipping mogul in a case of blackmail, the investigators make their way to Norway to solve the crime. During the course of their inquiries, they stumble across a previously-unknown species of humanoid trolls in service to the Great Old One Tsathoggua, and, due to the actions of a particularly heartless NPC, find themselves embroiled in a battle for revenge initiated by the primitive beasts.

Coming complete with all of the necessary handouts and maps in a pull-out centre section, Nightmare in Norway was written by Marcus L. Rowland with cover art by Lee Gibbons, interior art and maps by Tony Ackland [1], and ran to a total of 36 pages. It was published by Games Workshop under license from Chaosium in 1985, and is currently out of print.

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References

  1. Nightmare in Norway, p2 credits, Games Workshop (1985)