Why is it called Delta Green?

Why is it called Delta Green?

The game revolves around a fictitious secret organization, created by the U.S. Government following the covert raid on the town of Innsmouth, Massachusetts mentioned in H. P. Lovecraft’s The Shadow over Innsmouth. The organization takes its name from its World War II-era codename.

What system is Delta Green?

Delta Green uses the same core system as Call of Cthulhu, a percentage-based rule set called Basic Roleplaying. There are some tweaks, mostly for the better, especially a slick overhaul of the clunky automatic weapon rules.

Who created Delta Green?

In 1997, Pagan Publishing released Delta Green, a sourcebook for the Call of Cthulhu role-playing game created by Adam Scott Glancy, Dennis Detwiller, and John Tynes. Delta Green was a beautiful co-mingling of the 90s obsession with conspiracies and aliens with the HP Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos.

WHO publishes Delta Green?

Pelgrane PressDelta Green / PublisherPelgrane Press Ltd is a British role-playing game publishing company based in London and founded in 1999. It is co-owned by Simon J Rogers and Cat Tobin. It currently produces GUMSHOE System RPGs, 13th Age, the Diana Jones award-winning Hillfolk RPG, The Dying Earth Roleplaying Game, and other related products. Wikipedia

When was Delta Green made?

In 1982 an agency called Delta Green was created, with its members swearing to protect humanity against the unnatural things that lurk in the darkest parts of the galaxy.

What year is Delta Green set in?

1948-1956: Delta Green runs Operation SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY to track down and eliminate surviving Karotechia members in South America and beyond, hitting it’s high point with a raid on a Karotechia base in Antarctica in 1952. Also during this period, DG comes into a Cold War conflict with the Soviet NKVD/KGB.

What is Call of Cthulhu pulp?

Pulp Cthulhu is a game of two-fisted adventure, weird science, dark deeds, and brave heroes. With this book, some roleplaying dice, and the Call of Cthulhu Rulebook, you have everything you need to adventure and explore games set in the pulp genre.

How many editions of Call of Cthulhu are there?


Edition Published Format
Edition 5.6.1 2001 Hardcover
20th Anniversary Edition 2001 Leather-bound hardcover book
6th edition 2004 Hardcover, softcover, or electronic file
7th edition 2014 Hardcover, softcover, or electronic file

What is miskatonic repository?

The Miskatonic Repository is an official online collection of user-made content, allowing creators to sell their own original Call of Cthulhu material. Creators can make money from their published community content, or make it freely available – it is entirely up to the creator.

Do you need Call of Cthulhu for Delta Green?

All you need is a CoC rulebook and a DG sourcebook, but DG: Countdown is also really great work.

What books do I need to play Delta Green?

Right now, there are four ways to play Delta Green, with a variety of systems:

  • Call of Cthulhu plus the DG Corebook/dual stat version (BRP)
  • D20 Call of Cthulhu plus the dual stat version (d20)
  • Night’s Black Agents “Dunwich Sanction” frame plus Trail of Cthulhu (GUMSHOE)
  • NEMESIS system (ORE).

Is Delta Green trademarked?

You DO NOT have permission to use Delta Green, either the trademark or any portion of the property, in any commercial publication or in promotional materials without the express written permission of the Delta Green Partnership.

Is the Call of Cthulhu appropriate?

I’d recommend it for 10 and up, depending on how comfortable your kid is with casual death, human sacrifice, and monsters that communicate through dreams.

  • October 16, 2022