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    _"Behind everything crouched the brooding, festering horror of the ancient town... the changeless, legend-haunted city of Arkham, with its clustering gambrel roofs that sway and sag over attics where witches hid from the King's men in the dark, olden days …

  • Main Page

    h1. Main Page Welcome to Arkham, the legend-haunted city! This is a horror themed campaign based in Arkham, Massachusetts of 1928. Players will investigate strange and weird phenomena, unearth blasphemous artifacts, and battle bizarre alien …

  • Arkham - History

    h3. A Brief History of Arkham A considerably younger town than neighboring Kingsport or Innsmouth, colonials settled the Arkham area first in the late 17th century. They were 'liberal thinkers' fleeing the oppressive Congregationalists of Salem and …

  • Arkham - Geography

    h3. Northside The ground in this part of town slopes more or less steadily from the river until cresting along Derby street. Derby and Curwen street, particularly near the intersection of Brown and Jenkin, boast a number of large Georgian, …

  • d20 Call of Cthulhu

    d20 Call of Cthulhu follows the d20 Modern rules, with the exceptions noted below. h3. Skills Broadly speaking, skills work the same in d20 Call of Cthulhu as they do in d20 Modern. However, some specific skills work differently, as described below …

  • Character Backgrounds

    A Background is a set of prior experiences that have given the character certain advantages. Unlike a [[Character Professions | Profession]], which reflects the character's current role, Backgrounds define the character's history by revealing experiences …

  • Character Professions

    A Profession is an occupation that enables the character to specialize in certain skills. Unlike a [[Character Backgrounds | Background]], which reflects the character's prior experiences, Professions define the character's current role. Professions …

  • Arkham - People

    Citizens of and visitors to Arkham will no doubt be familiar with certain noteworthy characters. h3. Politicians [[Joseph Peabody]] - Mayor of Arkham [[Asa Nichols]] - Chief of Police [[Eli Whittaker]] - Postmaster [[Benijah Adams]] - Fire …

  • Joseph Peabody

    51-year-old Joseph Peabody is Arkham's long-time mayor. He meets in open sessions twice a month on the second and fourth Wednesday with the selectmen. Occasionally the mayor can be found in his Town Hall office during the week. The biggest mayoral …

  • Asa Nichols

    61 year old Asa Nichols is the Chief of Police. Nichols belongs to the Gun Club, and currently serves as its treasurer.

  • Joel Manton

    42 year old Joel Manton has been superintendent of Arkham's schools since 1926. As such, he is mostly responsible for preparing the yearly budget and mediating between principals, the school board, and the assessor's office. Prior to that, he was …

  • Judge Keezar Randall

    80 year-old Judge Keezar Randall is Arkham's only judge. Major matters are bound over for trial in Salem, but Randall handles smaller affairs in Arkham. Court orders for exhumations, subpoenas for personal files, bank accounts, business records, or …

  • Doctor Harvey Wainscott

    48 year old Harvey Wainscott is president of Miskatonic University. Known for his academic reforms, fair-mindedness, and energy, Dr. Wainscott has presided over the on-going reorganization of the University into its present schools and departments. …

  • Doctor Ezekiel Wallace

    Dr. Ezekiel Wallace is the pastor of Asbury M.E. Church ("M.E." means Methodist-Episcopal), founded by 'Bishop' Asbury (along with hundreds of others around the same time) in 1789. A recurring theme in Dr. Wallace's sermons is warning against joining …

  • Father Anthony Morency

    54 year old Father Morency is pastor of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic church in French Hill. The congregation is mostly Italian.

  • E Lapham Peabody

    61 year old E. Lapham Peabody is curator of the Arkham Historical Society, a position he has held for over 30 years.

  • Bartholomew Appley IV

    36 year old Appley lives in a fancy house on Saltonstall Street in Northside, where he throws huge parties every Saturday night. Those who attend his parties eat the best food and drink, the best Canadian whiskeys, and always show up for more.

  • Stewart Portman

    43 year old Stewart Portman is a handsome, sophisticated dilettante who lives on Pickman Street in Uptown. He possesses the finest collection of rare books in Arkham.

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