Miskatonic University

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  • Copyright: 2005-11-30
  • Publisher: Chaosium
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Miskatonic University is a small, seemingly typical New England college nestled in the bosom of conservative Arkham, Massachusetts. A poor cousin to such hallowed institutions as Harvard, Brown, and Princeton, Miskatonic nonetheless offers coveted degrees in a wide variety of subjects and boasts high academic standards.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7(8)
Required Reading
Essential Reading
Other Inspirations
Campaigning at Miskatonic
M.U.as Base, Resource, Presence
Lovecraft's Shadow
Frameworks of ``Authenticity''.
Miskatonic University
A Brief History
map of New England
Selected Facts
Campus Legends
Campus Traditions
map of Arkham
Miskatonic Campus Guide
map and key for M.U.
the Campus
West Campus
South Campus
Distant M.U. Facilities. The Orne Library: 4 Plans ff. Denizens of the Orne Library
a Brief Chronology
Legends of the Library
Contents of the Restricted Collection (list)
Shadowed Stacks (many volumes described)
optional Hermetic Spells
Mythos Materials. The Exhibit Museum
The Vault
Museum Oddities
Museum Staff
Legends of the Museum
plan of the Museum.
People on Campus
Expense and Income
Grad Students
Recent Expeditions Map and Chronology
Insanity in Academia
M.U. Personalities (night watchman, physician, groundskeeper, oldest student). Faculty and Staff Directory: Departments and Schools
the Administration (president, vice-president, registrar, bursar)
College of LL&A (Depts. and Instructors)
College of Sciences (Depts. and Instructors
College of Medicine Depts. and Instructors)
College of Law and Business (Depts. and Instructors)
Social Life: Student Organizations
Selected Personalities (ongoing)
Frats and Sororities
Honor Societies
Fine Arts Clubs
Academic Clubs
Faculty Organizations
Professional Organizations
Political / Activist Organizations
Secret Societies.
Getting an Education
Entrance Requirements
Tuition and Expenses
Graduate Fees
Class Levels
Academic Achievement
Academic Crime
Alternative Grade Roll System
Alternative Courses of Study
Facetious First Week Schedule
Generating Student Investigators
Family Status Defined
Skill Limits
Making the Grade
Schools and Requirements
Degree Plans Worksheets. The Semester Check: Definition
University Classes
Half Checks
Modifiers to the Grade Roll
Slacking Off
Four Example Semesters. New or Restated Skills.
Miskatonic Secrets
The Campus Tunnels: History, Map, Conditions, Sewers. Denizens of the Tunnels
the Little People
Other Inhabitants. Ten Tunnel Features
36 Tunnel Entrances and Exits. The Bronze Head. Miskatonic Mummy: Mummy's Curse
Black Rites of L-K
Tesherkhenhekai. The Mythos at Miskatonic: The Armitage Cabal (Armitage, Rice, Morgan, Wilmarth Allies, the Peaslees)
Standing Alone
Hermetic Order of the Silver Twilight
the Antarctica Expedition
the Missing
Chronology. Occultists & Cultists: the Eye of Amara
Collegium Arcana
the Rosicrucians
Malcolm Veidt
Asenath Waite
Basil Ives
Esoteric Order of Dagon
the the Crowninshield Hybrids
Lucas Tetlow
the Witch Cult
Knights Templar
Swanson Ames. Miskatonic Mysteries: Signs and Seals
Orne Library
Bernard Herber
Jeremiah Orne
George Locksley
the Tetlows
the Secret Master
the Witch Cult
the Unseen Master
Sinister Seeds.
A Little Knowledge
Investigator Information
the Coroner
Vittoria Nangelo
Charlton's Room
Biff Williams
Asenath Waite
Claude Owen
School of Medicine Library
Chapman Farmhouse
the Root Cellar
Claude Owen in Person
the Parts.
Flawed Spells
Many New Mythos Spells
Mythos Tomes in Play (individual research times, feverish study, skimming, Mythos tomes as references, learning spells, progressive Sanity loss
Useful Portable Items On-Campus
Learning Prehuman Languages
Existing Scenarios Adaptable to M.U. Play
Three Reproducible Diplomas
Blank Degree Plan Worksheets for the University's Colleges.
Index 256

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