Questions tagged [call-of-cthulhu-d20]

A version of the Call of Cthulhu system utilizing the d20 system released by Wizards of the Coast in 2001.

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How to introduce the levelless, cost-based spells of Cthulhu d20 into D&D 5e

Cthulhu d20 has a magic system in which spells aren't tied to classes nor to levels. Anyone can learn and use a spell, if they're willing to pay the price, which usually comes in the form of a ...
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What RPG systems are Designed for a "Traditional" Call of Cthulhu Scenario [closed]

What RPG systems are there for a traditional Call of Cthulhu adventure (e.g. a basic premise of being investigators in 20th century/modern timeframe within the Lovecraft Mythos)? I know that there is ...
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Is there an (online) SRD for Cthulhu d20?

As the title says: Is there an (online) SRD for Cthulhu d20? If so, where can we find it? Note that a definite "no", supported by some factual resource, is an acceptable answer.
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Lovecraft's Deep Ones and co. in the 21st century

Are there any official (ie. published by Chaosium or its licensees) sources on what the Deep Ones (and, secondarily, similarly "human-scoped" creatures: ghouls, Mi-Go etc) of the Cthulhu Mythos are up ...
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Metafictional Lovecraft in a Call of Cthulhu campaign

Is there an official stance - expressed in the publications of Chaosium and/or its licensees - on how Lovecraft and his works are incorporated metafictionally into the universe of Call of Cthulhu, if ...
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What effect would total or partial removal of the skill cap have in the d20 System?

What effect would removing or partially removing the skill cap have in the d20 System (with a focus on D&D 3.5 and Cthulhu d20)? By partial removal, I mean - for example - (handing out all the ...
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Introduce CoC d20's spell costs into DnD3.x

Call of Cthulhu d20 has a Sanity point loss and/or (temp.) ability drain cost for spellcasting. How would it be best to introduce this system into DnD3.x? Are there (semi-)official guidelines for ...
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