Friday, April 06, 2018

The Lovecraftian Thing a Day (2018) No.96: Teeny Weeny H P Lovecraft

7th Continent is a solitaire/cooperative boardgame whose central conceit is that some of the great works of 19th/early 20th Century speculative literature are quasi-fictionalised accounts of a newly-discovered continent. Tasked with exploring said continent in order to lift a terrible curse, players take on the role of various historical, literary and fictional characters, including Victor Frankenstein and H.P. Lovecraft:

Is he small, or is he just far away? The tiny Lovecraft standeeand plastic
miniature which come with the game shown alongside a five pence piece.

In any case, I have only just received my copy of 7th Continent - but no prizes for guessing who I’ll be playing when I get it to the table...

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