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Valkyrie Nine - Cthulhu Hack

Winner of the UK Games Expo 2019 Judges and Peoples Choice Awards for Best Role-Playing Game Adventure 

You're maintenance and repair units. You've activated to find power failing and no network connectivity except for short-range buzz shots to other local units.

Stabilize. Restore. Report.

Unsuccessful execution caused by a system error that precludes successful execution of subsequent statements. Database file appears corrupt (). Shellmanager database is corrupt of missing. Unit enquiry could not make a connection to the primary server. There may be a problem with your network connection. Please try connecting to the remote computer again.

POWER_STATE_UNKNOWN.

ENVIRONMENTAL_STATE_UNKNOWN.

INTEGRITY_STATE_UNKNOWN.

Recovery stat& has b&&n activated, initiali$ing all maintenance and repair units. Corrupted network conn&ctivity m&an$ state data = 0%. Correct the problem. Restore power. Restore network connectivity.

Valkyrie Nine (is a one-shot investigation, written for The Cthulhu Hack but playable with any system geared toward Lovecraftian horror. Set 100 years into the future, the investigation sets the starting point for a wider campaign setting that will feature in a future release, supported by more investigations.

The adventure includes:

  • a 15-page adventure, including deep background, timeline, GM guidance, non-player character write-ups and a detailed overview of the Valkyrie-9 station
  • a set of 5 full sheet Gamemaster Reference maps
  • a 6-page section of handouts and pre-generated character cards

While you need the for Core Book to handle the baseline mechanics, the investigation includes five pre-generated character archetypes with modified rules for playing as automated drone units.

The Valkyrie Nine Handouts are available as a separate download.

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