The Awakening

investigation scenario

The Awakening is a challenging stand-alone investigation role-playing scenario loosely based on H.P. Lovecraft’s Call of Cthulhu and set in a near future dystopia.

The players assume the roles of law enforcement agents tasked to investigate the death of George Gammell Thomas Angell, professor emeritus of Semitic languages computational linguisitics. Soon they discover that the late professor was publishing a blog detailing sinister findings, a massive conspiracy hiding in plain sight and that nothing is as it seems.