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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. Nightmare in Norway is a scenario sourcebook for Chaosium's Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game.


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


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

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.

Publication History

Nightmare in Norway was published by Games Workshop under license from Chaosium in 1985. It is currently out of print.