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S. Petersen's Field Guide to Lovecraftian Horrors


A Field Observer’s Handbook of Preternatural Entities and Beings from Beyond The Wall of Sleep
"With its clear visuals and hard-won information, this guide has saved my bacon on more thanvone occasion!"

—Ernest P. Wilderbeast, Visiting Professor of Preternatural Studies
Miskatonic University

Weird shapes in the park? Odd rumbling noises in the basement? A lurking dread in the kitchen?

Bad dreams involving strange adventures and bizarre creatures?
Identifying the lurking horrors of the Cthulhu Mythos is never an easy task, so researchers need
all the help they can get—don’t leave home without the Field Guide!

An essential spotter’s guide for the budding and experienced preternaturalist.

• Accurate and complete
• 53 Lovecraftian creatures categorized and detailed
• Full color illustrations
• Size comparison charts
• Habitat, distribution, and life cycle notes
• How to distinguish similar-seeming entities
• Observer warnings
• Bibliography and recommended reading list

Illustrations and descriptions from the Cthulhu Mythos and Dream Cycle based upon
the creations of H.P. Lovecraft.


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Matthew T February 13, 2023 4:07 am UTC
I really want this as a coffee table book. Any idea whether a premium color hardcover PoD is in the cards and how much it would run?
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Michael O April 22, 2023 8:36 pm UTC
You can get it as a hardcover at the Chaosium website:
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Matthew T May 02, 2023 1:01 am UTC
I ordered one and just received it a few days ago, and it is gorgeous! I love it! I highly recommend picking up a physical copy to anyone who's interested.
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Jeremy H September 15, 2020 3:41 am UTC
Heyo! I'm curious what the update includes.
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Antonio V September 17, 2020 5:03 pm UTC
I'm also curious; it's been updated three times in four days now.
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Michael O July 02, 2022 6:22 am UTC
The updates were to the copyright page, getting those details right - nothing more.
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Thomas C June 20, 2019 4:26 pm UTC
While wonderfully illustrated, the book fails to reference the specific stories by Lovecraft and others where these creatures originated. For fans of both the game and literary works, this seems to be a glaring omission.
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KONSTANTINOS A V April 25, 2016 11:21 pm UTC
Info on what is updated on this file please?
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Rick M December 01, 2015 2:02 am UTC
This book does not have game stats in it.
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Robert S December 01, 2015 1:18 am UTC
Does this book include game stats, or is it fluff only? I would love fluff only! :)
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