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Crate of Cthulhu
This experience is narrative-only.

 

The Crate of Cthulhu

We have often acquired items of disturbing nature. But never before have we come across an object so abjectly horrifying in its implications.

Our contact‘s hands shook as he handed us this box. At first we thought him paranoid, fearing phantom assassins. But after opening that damned crate ourselves we realized the agents of the cult were all too real. Real, yes, but also the least of his fears.

Surely our members are familiar with the pulp contrivances of Mr. Lovecraft, whose feverish imaginings pass in and out of vogue. How terrible to realize his overwrought fictions are only sensational corruptions of the truth! How and where he laid his hands on the manuscript in this crate I do not know — but surely that knowledge haunted him to his dying day, as it will us. And perhaps you.

The typewritten document could be dismissed as the ramblings of a madman. The newspaper articles as coincidence. Even the bas-relief of the lunatic artist confirms little by itself... but the statue! The statue! The famous icon of Lovecraft's tale here revealed to the gaze and touch in all its scabrous, otherworldly malice. What hand made it? What vision inspired it? And what madness in the deep slumbers still, but must one day wake?

It is an altogether remarkable find. Yet even now I question the wisdom of unleashing the information contained therein onto the wider world. For after such knowledge, what forgiveness?

 

Synopsis

The Crate of Cthulhu will immerse you in H.P. Lovecraft’s infamous tale, bringing to life all the documents and artifacts mentioned in the original work.

 

Audience

The Crate of Cthulhu is a horror experience that is not appropriate for young audiences or those who might be sensitive to disturbing material. Your recipient will enjoy it if they are fans of H.P. Lovecraft and weird fiction.

 

Contents: 1 Mailing Experience

  • Uncooperative wooden crate
  • A strange idol not from this world
  • A stone bas relief
  • A metal tin containing documents surrounding the provenance of the idol, and the fate of those who came across it
  • A replica of the manuscript for The Call of Cthulhu



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    Reviewed by M J.
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    Dad loved it

    Got this for my dad then used my Google voice phone number to text him messages just prior to delivery demanding to "give up the artifact". It was a hit!

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    Reviewed by Jeff C.
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    Pleasantly surprised on the sturdy packaging ...

    All of the products that I received, The Crate of Cthulhu, as well as The King in Yellow, came packaged very well and no damage done to any of the figure. Very well done.

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    Reviewed by Jesse W.
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    Great set!

    Loved it. Really puts you into the world of cthulhu! Excellent quality!!

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    Reviewed by Tsandra P.
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    Once again incredible

    The person I gifted this to (un)fortunately was already familiar with the company and products and knew what he was in store for - but that did not stop it from being another amazing experience and a blast in uncrating everything!

    Crate of Cthulu got our Lovecraft loving hearts racing as we read through everything and admired the unbelievable attention to detail in each artifact. Even after we went through it all another hour was easily spent picking up each piece of it and rambling about how cool it all is.

    These boxes are worth every single penny when you get to see the detail that goes into them and be apart experience they provide. That's what they really are - an experience.

    I can't recommend these enough! If you're on the fence about it, take this as your sign to just commit. Your loved ones will never receive anything like it again!

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    Reviewed by Meghan
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    Great experience

    Ordered the Crate of Cthulhu for my boyfriend who hasn't read any Lovecraft before to give him an immersive introduction into the mythos. The crate did a great job filling out the story with the supplemental articles and the statue is now on display in our nerd room. Will definitely be looking into another crate!

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