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Are there any good scenarios based on the classic "Hound of the Baskervilles" story?

The actual setting (Call of Ctulhu, D&D, whatever) isn't even that important as I plan to adapt it to my own setting anyway, but would be nice to be able to start from a solid story.

Edit: just to be clear, I'm not really looking for a literal scenario based on the Hounds story, I can pick up the Holmes story for that. Rather, any interpretations of this story in a fantasy/horror style would be the idea.


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More like the thematic elements surrounding the story. I always found it quite a chilling story and would like to be able to reproduce it in a fantasy/horror setting. – Sam Nov 8 '10 at 15:37
As a pointer: look for Call of Cthulhu stuff featuring the Hound(s) of Tindalos. (There aren't many such scenarios). This creature is close, in feel, to the Hound of the Baskervilles. – Graham Nov 8 '10 at 16:00
Edited it with more info. – Sam Nov 8 '10 at 22:51
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Howls in the Night, a 2e D&D Ravenloft adventure, is very Baskervillian.

"The Mists of Ravenloft draw close, surrounding unfortunate travelers in their clammy embrace. When they part, they reveal the land of Mordent, a domain of rolling moors and woods, beautiful by day and terrifying by night. A new danger lurks in the haunted moors: hounds whose mournful howls and murderous jaws trap the townsfolk in their homes at night. At the heart of it all lies a curse laid a century ago, and a tale of bitter tragedy. Even now, you can hear the howls in the night...

Howls in the Night is a dark fantasy murder mystery - but one in which the victim has been dead for 100 years! Alternate adventure backgrounds allow the Dungeon Master to choose one of four possible conclusions."


I believe Cthulhu by Gaslight has a Holmes-esque story called "The Yorkshire Horrors"... As far as I can recall it involves running around the moors trying to thwart some cosmic menace. It incorporates Conan Doyle's characters in minor roles.

Yes, of course. That's First Edition Cthulhu by Gaslight. Here is a review: – Graham Nov 9 '10 at 14:36

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