Arctic Forest Photo by Norwegian Hagenland Conjures Lovecraftian Scene before the Madness

Hagenland Photo Reminds Me of Evocative Artwork by Blair Reynolds in Walker in the Wastes campaign for Call of Cthulhu

Evocative photography by Norwegian Hagenland aka do6star k9 design - arctic forest brings to mind artwork by Blair Reynolds

Hagenland’s arctic forest brings to mind artwork by Blair Reynolds

SOMEWHERE IN NORWAY – 2014: My friend and partner in (game breaking) crime, Hagenland, snapped this image whilst back home. When he fired it through to me I was stunned by the dramatic mood of the image, but also by how closely it resembles some of the artwork by one of my favourite creatives: Blair Reynolds.  Specifically, this image takes me to the classic Call of Cthulhu campaign book launched by Pagan publishing in 1994 – Walkers in the Wastes.  Apart from turning me on to Reynolds’ creative genius (Dennis Detwiller too), the campaign WitW also helped forge a bond with a bunch of new players in my world that still lasts to this day… Continue reading

Cthulhu Mythos! Not what the Great Old Ones had in mind…

The Mythos now appears in the strangest and most mundane of places

I was in Valladolid recently. Snapped this on a corner of the commercial district. Not sure this is what the Great Old Ones had in mind when H.P. Lovecraft wrote about their return to Earth and our temporal reality.

Cthulhu Mythos  not what the Great Old Ones had in mind - Image David J Rodger, Valladolid

“The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.” – H.P.Lovecraft


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