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Four-Bit Characters: Bashford Dean


This is a free pre-generated character for use as a player or NPC in the Call of Cthulhu RPG, 7th ed., classic 1920s era.

The PDF includes a summary page plus a two page digital, autocalculating character sheet filled in with stats and background of this real, historical person

Bashford Dean is included in volume one of the Four-Bit Characters series of play aid in the Miskatonic Repository. A link to a discounted version of the full volume is included.

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About Bashford Dean (b. 1867):

The Museum Curator for the Arms and Armor Department of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art during the 1920s, Dean was tasked with designing prototype helmets for American soldiers in the Great War. He is also an accomplished zoologist specializing in ichthyology and fluent in English and Japanese. He has a great eye for detail and is an accurate appraiser of ancient artifacts, especially martial ones. He is a historian familiar with the occult and can make detailed scientific drawings. As a curator, he has access to the Met’s considerable financial resources if the endeavor would benefit the museum.

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Giorgio P December 27, 2021 9:59 pm UTC
Just downloaded.
Thanks for the character, really well done.
Will leave review soon
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Aaron V December 27, 2021 10:47 pm UTC
Thank you! The other nine (plus a bunch of bonus stuff, like auto-calculating blank sheets) are available for $4 at the link for Bashford.
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This title was added to our catalog on December 22, 2021.