Call of Cthulhu Shadow of the Crystal Palace Masterpost

Welcome, children… to the cat show.

The Team

  • Erika: Hanako Hayashi (Hana), Socialite, Ambassador (Nyan)

  • Phil: Dr. Mason Pocket, British Museum, Antiquities Archivist (Io)

  • Ashly: Ida Codswell, Electrical Engineer and Inventor (Kevin)

  • Travis: Captain Bentley Badger, Merriweather’s Butler, Ex British Cavalry (Achoo)

  • Liam: Septimus Goodfellow, Celebrity Spiritualist (Bathsheba)

  • Marisha: Alexandra Elise O’Neill, World Traveler, Smuggler (Nefertiti)

Media References

Puns

  • (0:03:36) Marisha: Rule of threes.  Phil: *holds up die* Roll of threes.

  • (0:24:36) Travis: [My cat] is Achoo. I found it right outside.

  • (0:45:42) Liam: We’re not alone.  Erika: Well, there’s quite a few of us here.

  • (0:54:24) Ashly: Any sort of skullduggery I’d want to do here? [...] Liam: What’re you doing to that skull?

  • (1:04:03) Taliesin: That’s a Tesla. For real.

  • (1:22:37) Erika: No present like the time capsule!

  • (1:37:28) Marisha: Maybe he’s part of the New Age group [...] Phil: It’s an Old Age group.

  • (1:54:36) Taliesin: Perhaps they’re rome-ing the building.

  • (2:00:34) Taliesin: Some of us are so sharp, we could cut ourselves.

  • (2:19:50) Septimus: I am good at reading the room, and the room is turning.  Ida: You’re not good at reading *points to face* the room.

  • (3:37:00) Liam: I do love a good poker.

Things Found

  • (0:42:07) Ida’s electrical power machine

  • (1:01:59) Elekiter

  • (1:07:00) Letter

  • (1:16:00) Time capsule with poem

  • (1:22:55) Red gem with pentagram

  • (1:30:07) Key

  • (1:31:04) Fragment of writing

  • (1:31:28) Black mirror

  • (1:39:39) Lanterns

  • (1:41:32) Workers’ tool kit

  • (2:00:57) Red gem with tentacle pattern

  • (2:58:36) Automaton writings

  • (3:15:40) Casket with cat ashes

  • (3:17:56) Planchet

Sanity Points

  • (2:08:29) Badger -2; Compulsion: need to check reflection

  • (2:23:17) Alexandra -3; slight disadvantage w/ dex because you think something’s breathing on your neck

  • (2:24:04) Mason -3; Compulsion: whenever you start talking about shadow creatures, won’t stop until someone calms you down

  • (3:15:27) Septimus -5, Runs

  • (3:38:35) Mason, -3, The mirror people are here to help you. You just need to break the glass.

Health Points

  • (2:43:57) Hana, -5

  • (3:29:15) Ida, -3

  • (3:38:02) Mason, -7

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