The Hotness
Legacy of Dragonholt
Xanathar's Guide to Everything
Tales from the Loop
Heart of Ice
The World of Greyhawk
The Dark Eye Card Pack: Aventurian Bestiary
Delta Green
The Chronicles of Ramlar Core Rule Book
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
Grey Star Book 2: The Forbidden City
Book 1: The War-Torn Kingdom
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Beginner Box
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
Psychedelic Fantasies #1: Beneath the Ruins
TFT Tékumel
SexyTime Adventures: the RPG
Silent Legions
Advanced World of Dungeons
Star Trek Adventures Core Book
Treasures & Trinkets: I Loot the Warrior's Body
Tales from the Yawning Portal
Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting
Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game
James Bond 007
Low Life
Flashing Blades
Mansions of Madness (2nd Edition)
Cyberpunk 2020
Tékumel Player's Handbook (Box Set)
Tunnels & Trolls (7.5 Edition)
Dungeon Master's Guide 2
Afrika Korpse
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game GameMastery Guide
CDD #4: Old School Encounters Reference
Savage Worlds Deluxe
The One Ring: Adventures over the Edge of the Wild
Tome of Adventure Design
Dungeon Squad II
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Beginner Game
The Gentle Ladies' Tea & Monstrosity Destroying & Quilting Circle Auxiliary
Fate Core System
The Orc and the Pie
Seikkailija (Issue 5 - 1990)
The One Ring Roleplaying Game
Lone Wolf Adventure Game
Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Boxed Set (Second Edition)
Storm King's Thunder
Adventures in Middle-earth Player's Guide
Series Code
Mechanic Show More »
Year Published
Primary Name
Four Shadows: Music for Trail of Cthulhu
Alternate Names
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 44410
Pg. 1
MP3 Tracks
Year: 2008
Product Code: PELGT05D
Link Image
Description Edit | History

"There in the narrow hall, outside the bolted door with the covered keyhole, I often heard sounds which filled me with an indefinable dread-the dread of vague wonder and brooding mystery."-HP Lovecraft, The Music of Erich Zann

What better to set the tone of your Trail of Cthulhu game than some superbly crafted music? Talented musician James Semple has created four tracks specially for Pelgrane Press to enhance your horror roleplaying experience.

Trail of Cthulhu features elements of tension and horror but also thoughtful and considered investigation and dramatic moments of revelation. The music here is designed to play beneath those key moments to help enhance the all-important atmosphere of the game. In creating these tracks James Semple drew upon many influences from the worlds of classical orchestral music and film scores. The Golden Age scores of film composers such as Franz Waxman and Bernard Herrmann were particularly inspiring.

Trail of Cthulhu Theme (Pulp)
The Pulp theme emphasizes the action scenes of a typical game, inducing excitement, and depicting an encroaching terror and a desperate flight to safety.

Ruminations was written for a classic investigative scene. Many times I've found players puzzling over the clues they have for long periods. This music helps reflect the background tension and sense of lonely desperation so typical of the game.

Anagnorisis is the moment when the Investigators understand the true horror of what they are facing. The opening of this track is a whole minute of anticipation in sound design building into the orchestra and vocal chorus.

Trail of Cthulhu Theme (Purist)
To open a game played in the purist style, this theme conveys a sense of a mystery and a brooding threat just out of sight but constantly lurking and waiting.

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Thumbs Up
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Pg. 1
No Articles Found
Thumbs Up
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 2
Average Rating: 7.50
Standard Deviation: 1.50
Num Views: 456
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 1
Users Owning: 38
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: music [+] soundtrack [+] [View All]
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.