Setting: Arkham, Massachusetts

What lay behind our joint love of shadows and marvels was, no doubt, the ancient, mouldering, and subtly fearsome town in which we live—witch-cursed, legend-haunted Arkham, whose huddled, sagging gambrel roofs and crumbling Georgian balustrades brood out the centuries beside the darkly muttering Miskatonic.

– The Thing on the Doorstep

Old Arkham 1813

About the City

Arkham is a city dating back to the 1800s. Its cityscape boasts a world famous Museum, College, Historic Buildings and a rich cultural history unlike any other. Maybe you’d like to visit the old Witch House for a ghost tour, or see Hangman’s Hill where over 100 executions were carried out. Modern Arkham still lives in the past. Things go on as they always have and all of the new “fangled” technologies, never seem to work just right.

Key Aspects

  • Populous is blissfully unaware
  • Hidden Truths and Dangerous Answers
  • Gremlins in the machines
  • Portals to other times and worlds

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