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Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land

‘Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land’ was an award winning turn-based strategy/role-playing video game based on the also award winning Call of Cthulhu RPG. It was launched in 2012 and came off sale in 2016. I was the designer of the game and really proud of what we did with it! The game was set in the midst of World War One and pitted a team of investigators and soldiers against an ancient evil, one older than humanity itself, who is using the carnage of the great war to build an undead army deep beneath the battlefields of Europe. (The game is no longer for sale. If you wanted to play it, I suggest signing up to this email list…)

Call of Cthulhu was originally the title of a novella by cult American horror writer H.P. Lovecraft (1890–1937) which has, since it was published in 1928, captured the imagination of generation after generation of fans. (New to Call of Cthulhu? Start here!) Lovecraft’s works also inspired a best-selling, award winning role-playing game, Call of Cthulhu. It is this RPG that forms the basis for ‘Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land’

What people said about Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land…
Winner Mobile Game of The Year 2012
Winner 2012 Best Smartphone or Tablet Game DigitallyDownloaded
Nominated Best Strategy/Simulation Pocker Gamer Awards 2013
Nominated Reader Award 2012, Pocket Tactics
1 of 7 Best Strategy Games on iPad, TechShout
Best Cthulhu Game on Mobile Appszoom

“A Brilliant Game” RTS Guru
“The best strategy game on the iPad yet.”
“ MUST download today…Awesome…”
“I was totally addicted to this game for weeks….”
“This game is worth your time if you like a good story and RPGs. … The Wasted Land gets a 9/10.”
“Stunningly complex turn-by-turn strategy-based SIM redefines expectations for the iPad as games platform…” 5/5 T3 Magazine (also a Best App of 2012)
Highly recommended. … There is nothing like this on the App Store. This is an old school RPG with deep, meaty gameplay set in WWI.” MobileTechReview
It is a surprisingly deep and fun turn based strategy game with well implemented role playing elements.” 8/10
“Joyously thoughtful…” PC Advisor
“…a very pleasing and addictive game.”
“Is a must have…”
“What this boils down to is isometric turn-based combat at its finest…be sure to visit The Wasted Land as soon as possible.”
“I’ve been playing this for the past couple of days and it is brill… Lovecraft would be proud.”

Mythos creatures attempt to overwhelm the player in an HD mutated landscape.

Officially Acknowledged by The Wargamer

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Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land

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