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

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!

Announcements:

Leave us reviews in any, or all, of these places:

Character Creation Cast on Apple Podcasts (The best place to leave reviews for us)

Character Creation Cast on Podchaser

Character Creation Cast on Stitcher

Character Creation Cast on Facebook

Guests and Projects:

James Coquillat

Games discussed this episode:

Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium Inc

Timestamps:

  • 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

Transcripts

Music:

Our Podcast:

Character Creation Cast:

Amelia Antrim:

Ryan Boelter:

Our Website:

Our Network:

Network Patreon: