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Call of Cthulhu (5th Edition)
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L'Appel de Cthulhu (5ème édition)
Call of Cthulhu (Edition 5.5)
Call of Cthulhu (Edition 5.6)
Call of Cthulhu (Edition 5.6.1)
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Hardcover version, edition 5.6.1
Publisher: Chaosium
Year: 2001
Hard Cover
Product Code: 2386
ISBN-10: 1568821484
ISBN-13: 9781568821481
287 pages
Size: Letter
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German Edition
Publisher: Pegasus Spiele
Year: 1999
Hard Cover
Product Code: 4001G
ISBN-10: 3930635690
336 pages
Size: A4
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German limited edition
Publisher: Pegasus Spiele
Year: 1999
Hard Cover
Product Code: 4001G
ISBN-10: 3930635143
336 pages
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Hardcover version, edition 5.6
Publisher: Chaosium
Year: 1999
Hard Cover
Product Code: 2386
ISBN-10: 1568821484
288 pages
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L'appel de Cthulhu, Édition 5.5
Publisher: Descartes Editeur
Year: 1999
Soft Cover
Product Code: ADC
ISBN-10: 2740802072
320 pages
Size: A4
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Cthulhu hívása
Publisher: Beneficium
Year: 1998
Soft Cover
ISBN-10: 96346850
238 pages
Size: A4
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La Llamada de Cthulhu (Spanish edition)
Publisher: La Factoría de Ideas
Year: 1998
Hard Cover
Product Code: LF401
ISBN-10: 8495024330
304 pages
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La Llamada de Cthulhu Edición 5.5
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Year: 1998
Soft Cover
ISBN-10: 8498002982
303 pages
Size: 8.00 x 11.00 inches
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Softcover version, edition 5.5
Publisher: Chaosium
Year: 1998
Soft Cover
Product Code: 2376
ISBN-10: 1568821344
288 pages
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Zew Chtulhu Edycja 5.5
Publisher: Wydawnictwo MAG
Year: 1998
Soft Cover
Product Code: ZCW55
ISBN-10: 8386572191
283 pages
Size: A4
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From the back cover of the 5th edition rulebook:

DEAD CTHULHU WAITS DREAMING

The Great Old Ones ruled the earth eons before the age of humankind. Remains of their cyclopean cities can still be found on remote islands in the Pacific, buried amid the shifting sands of vast deserts, and in the frigid recesses of the polar extremes. Originally they came to the world from out of the sky. Now they sleep — some deep within the enveloping earth and others beneath the eternal sea, in the drowned city of R'lyeh, preserved from the waters by the spells of mighty Cthulhu. When the stars are right they will rise, and once again walk the earth.

Call of Cthulhu is a roleplaying game based on the works of H.P. Lovecraft, in which ordinary people are confronted by the terrifying beings and forces of the Cthulhu Mythos. Players portray investigators of things unknown and unspeakable. Except for dice, everything needed for play is included in this book.

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This edition includes several different releases:

  • The original 5th-edition rulebook
  • Corrected printings with "Edition 5.1", "Edition 5.1.1", "Edition 5.1.2", or "Edition 5.2" designators on the title page
  • The revised "Edition 5.5" release (with new cover art)
  • Corrected revised printings with "Edition 5.6" or "Edition 5.6.1" designators on the title page

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