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As this remains a live question, physical copies of Call of Cthulhu 7th edition continue to elude enthusiasts, backers and the general gaming population. At time of writing, Rick Meints - President of Chaosium - states that: backers will be getting [...] items [from the Kickstarter] in their first shipment that will ship in 2015 This includes: ...


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Yes you can get away without purchasing it. Covered by Quickstart rules: Character creation Skill checks Basic Sanity mechanics Basic Combat mechanics Basic Damage & healing mechanics Covered by 5th edition core book Skill descriptions Full Sanity mechanics (regaining sanity through therapy, ...) More Combat factors, such as cover and lightning (...


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With reference to Luck rolls (based on Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition rules, which the authors intentionally wrote as compatible with all previous editions), the relevant ruling lies on p90 of the Keeper's Rulebook: If the Keeper calls for a Group Luck roll, the player whose investigator has the lowest Luck score (amongst those present in the scene) ...


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As far as I know, there aren't any rules for group rolls in Call of Cthulhu. And that makes sense, as it's not possible/logical for someone to hide "on behalf" of the rest of the party (although I recall that in 5th edition at least, Conceal can be used to hide someone/something). The idiot with the air horn is going to draw attention to himself regardless ...



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