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Lovecraft stuff, week 10, 2017 is looking for scenario writers for Cthulhu RPGs.

Bam Smack Pow takes a look at Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York #6:

Six issues of Kurt Russell crossovers have come to this. Snake Plissken and Jack Burton stand between freedom and chaos. BOOM! Studios ambitious and often hilarious combination of John Carpenter franchises comes to a spectacular conclusion. It has a little bit of everything. There’s comedy, action, magical guitars, gun play, evil sorcerers, and even a giant Cthulhu!

Blastr: Untold Horrors documentary explores dream projects that never happened (including a certain film project by Guillermo del Toro, and I don’t mean Hellboy 3). Press release here.

Den of Geek: Films that led to other films being cancelled (on the same topic).

The Blasphemous Tome issue 2 goes to press.

Convicts & Cthulhu was nominated for the category of “Best RPG Supplement of 2016” in this year’s Golden Geek Awards. Also, Ticket of Leave #4: Vanishing Ensign released.

And Arkham Horror: The Card Game won the Best Card Game category.

The Endless Fall by Jeffrey Thomas is available from the Lovecraft eZine Press.

ToyChestnews: NECA’s comic book mash-ups begin with Batman vs. Alien.

We Got This Covered: Alien: Covenant will ask who (or what) created the Xenomorph.

Fantasy Flight: Preview of The Essex County Express for Arkham Horror: The Card Game.

Studies in Starrett: The Loveman letter.

The Lovecraft Reread at looks at David Drake’s “Than Curse the Darkness.” (I remember reading this one right after I had read all of Lovecraft’s original fiction for the very first time, a looong time ago.)

18thwall Productions want stories for The Chromatic Court, specifically “fresh takes on the Cthulhu Mythos, Chambers’ mythology (the Yellow Mythos), and Cosmic Horror.” And Alban Lake is looking for stories about The Mad Visions of al-Hazred. Both of these via

The Lovecraft Bundle is available for a time from Story Bundle (unfortunately, it’s curated by Nick Mamatas).

More ToyChestnews: Exclusive Aliens APC and Xenomorphs coming from Hiya Toys.

Triple Ace Games: Cthulhu Mythos book badges coming to Kickstarter.

Providence Journal: Lovecraft fans raising money for Providence statue.

Paul La Farge (whose The Night Ocean is out now, and talked about everywhere) writes about “the complicated friendship of H. P. Lovecraft and Robert Barlow” in The New Yorker (this was not actually as bad as I feared).

Bobby Derie: How women remember Lovecraft.

Black Gate looks at Clark Ashton Smith’s Collected Fantasies — Vol. 1: The End of the Story.

iDigitalTimes: Preview of Sundered (“an original take on Lovecraftian horror and its accompanying dangers of creeping corruption and madness, set in the ruins of a world torn apart by a war between cultists and scientists”).

PlayingBoardGames play The Dunwich Legacy for Arkham Horror: The Card Game. And then they play Eldritch Horror. And at the Dice Tower they also play Eldritch Horror.

Tom Vasel reviews Kingsport Festival: The Card Game and the Cthulhu Monster Pack for King of Tokyo, the reviews are here and here. And Zee Garcia reviews Elder Sign: Omens of the Deep (and gives it the Dice Tower Seal of Excellence). Also, Tom presents his personal list of top 10 Cthulhu games (I hope Zee makes a similar list at some point, since he, unlike Tom, is a Lovecraft fan from what I understand).

iSlaytheDragon reviews the second edition of Mansions of Madness (this is a written review).

Reviews from R’lyeh looks at Pulp Cthulhu: Two-fisted Action and Adventure Against the Mythos, which is a supplement for the 7th edition of Call of Cthulhu.

Bryan Moore’s adaptation of Lovecraft’s “Cool Air” is coming to DVD/Blu-ray on Kickstarter.

The Film Stage: New trailer for The Void.

And finally, Bloody Disgusting: A Lovecraftian glory hole horror film? (I hope not).

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Lovecraft stuff, week 10, 2017


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