The Eldritch Hour

The Eldritch Hour

A horror mystery and drama podcast using tabletop roleplaying games as a basis for building atmospheric, tension-filled, and character driven narratives involving cosmic horror.

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January 26, 2021 58 min

Call of Cthulhu - We meet the first of our four main characters, as what was supposed to be a simple evening of stargazing with a friend turns into a strange and unsettling experience.

Cast:
Joey  -  Sterling Barnham
Josh -  Keeper of Arcane Lore

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Call of Cthulhu - In  our second character's introduction, a soldier-turned-detective faces a dark trauma from his past. 

 Cast:
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Josh Richter -  Keeper of Arcane Lore

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Call of Cthulhu - Our prelude chapters end with the introduction of a student photojournalist, in search of answers. A trip to visit a loved one's headstone gets interrupted by an encounter with the weird.

Cast:
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter  -  Keeper of Arcane Lore
 
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Call of Cthulhu - A fashionable antique appraiser faces a struggle on her home turf in the prestigious Boston Museum! 

Cast:
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Josh Richter -  Keeper of Arcane Lore

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Call of Cthulhu - Our four characters finally meet at the old grounds for the Chapel of Contemplation. The owner of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts needs a missing statue found! We hope you enjoy the first full group episode of The Star On The Shore!

 Cast:
Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter - Keeper of Arcane Lore

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February 3, 2021 63 min

Call of Cthulhu - The team of investigators wrap up  the search for clues in the old chapel ruins, and resolve to head to the town of Rockport, Mass. A series of unusual encounters with a large number of crows puts them all at unease as they venture forward to retrieve the statue.

 Cast:
Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter - Keeper of ...

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Call of Cthulhu - The party reaches their destination and finds themselves at a small bed and breakfast named "The Woods House." They meet some of the locals, and learn of some odd happenings in the town recently.

 Cast:
Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter - Keeper of Arcane Lore

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Call of Cthulhu - The party wakes from their strange dream to the smell of breakfast. Conversation and scouring of the local paper over warm food commence, and plans are made to start the investigation of the misty town and its strange happenings.

 Cast:
Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter - Keeper of Arcane Lore

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Call of Cthulhu - The team splits onto separate ventures. Charlotte meets some of the visiting artists, while Thatch and Amos confront one of the local mailmen. Sterling takes a walk among the tombstones to speak with the gravekeeper. What will our characters learn about this odd town they find themselves in? 

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Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played b...

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Call of Cthulhu - Zombies!? Pompous art critics!? Angry locals!! This week's episode has our players dealing with some harsh social interactions as they question the residents of Rockport in their search for the missing statue. 

Cast:
Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter - Keeper of Arcane Lore

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Call of Cthulhu - Thatch and Amos encounter something in the fog and chase it through the wooded paths between homes and through the dense mists. Char and Sterling learn of a secret society, and lie their way into the graces of one of it's members. 

 Cast:
Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter - Keeper of Arcane Lore

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Call of Cthulhu - Char and Sterling have a seat at the Sandy Bay Cafe, discuss next moves over coffee, and have a chat with an enthusiastic hostess. Thatch and Amos search an abandoned home, trying to locate their escaped prey. Amos reveals personal secrets to detective partner.

 Cast:
Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter - Keeper of Ar...

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Call of Cthulhu - Charlotte and Sterling decide to visit the library after their short coffee break at the cafe, hoping to look at a more detailed map of the area. Afterwards they continue their journey to the far north end of the town. Elsewhere, Thatcher and Amos take a side trip to the cemetery, meet Lump, and have a poke around the Mausoleum.  

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Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
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Call of Cthulhu - Sterling and Char arrive at the chapel in Pigeon Cove and meet Reverend Sardon. Thatch and Amos descend into darkness, and have an alltogether different encounter...

Cast:
Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter - Keeper of Arcane Lore

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Call of Cthulhu - Charlotte and Sterling question Sardon and gain insight into the Orders' beliefs. Amos and Thatch escape and lick their wounds at the local hospital.

Cast:
Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter - Keeper of Arcane Lore

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Call of Cthulhu - Charlotte and Sterling speak with the woman residing in the old witch house, while Amos and Thatch pick up Phyllis' order from the butcher shop, and learn about even more strange events since the star has fallen.

Cast:
Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter - Keeper of Arcane Lore

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Call of Cthulhu - The antiquarian and astronomer make their way to the butcher shop, not knowing of Amos and Thatcher's previous visit; and instead of meeting the owner, they have an altogether different encounter...

Cast:
Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter - Keeper of Arcane Lore

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Call of Cthulhu - After their incident at the butcher shop, Char and Sterling head back to the woods house and theorize about who they can actually trust in town. Amos and Thatch continue their search for their partners, and end up at the Memorial Hall...

Cast:
Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter - Keeper of Arcane Lore

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Call of Cthulhu - The investigators have...an experience...

Cast:
Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlotte Hayes played by Jeanette
Samuel Thatcher played by Arik
Amos Lockheart played by Rod
Josh Richter - Keeper of Arcane Lore

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Call of Cthulhu - Finally all together again, the investigators decide to get away from prying ears and eyes, and take a walk so they can share all of their knowledge and experiences from the past 24 hours in Rockport. Time to swap campfire stories! This is the mid-season catch up episode, the recap, the moment where every clue is looked over, talked about, and every crazy theory proposed! 

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Sterling Barnham played by Joey
Charlo...

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