Series 44.3 – Call of Cthulhu with James Coquillat [Chaosium Stream of Chaos] (Discussion)

Series 44.3 – Call of Cthulhu with James Coquillat [Chaosium Stream of Chaos] (Discussion)

Show Notes

Welcome to the final episode of series 44, everyone! This series, we welcome James Coquillat, member of the Chaosium Digital Content team and cast member of the Stream of Chaos, to discuss Call of Cthulhu (7th Edition), a game of investigation and cosmic horror, from Chaosium, Inc! This episode we discuss the character creation process, learn a bit about James, and get into some really great outtakes at the end!


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James Coquillat

Games discussed this episode:

Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium Inc


  • 00:00:00 – Announcements
  • 00:06:47 – Reintroductions and Characters
  • 00:09:50 – D20 for your thoughts? – How did James get into RPGs?
  • 00:12:45 – What does a system need for great character creation?
  • 00:14:45 – How does Call of Cthulhu character creation stack up against other games?
  • 00:21:18 – How does the character creation process reinforce the feel of playing the game?
  • 00:31:59 – What is the biggest flaw of character creation in Call of Cthulhu, and what is one of the best parts?
  • 00:37:18 – Fanfic!
  • 00:47:03 – Take it up a level! – Mechanical Advancement
  • 00:50:04 – Narrative Advancement
  • 00:52:33 – Final Thoughts
  • 00:54:17 – Episode Closer
  • 00:54:53 – Call to Action
  • 01:01:29 – Credits
  • 01:03:24 – Show Blurbs – NeoScum
  • 01:04:33 – Outtakes



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