Taint of Madness: Insanity and Dread Within Asylum Walls (Call of Cthulhu)

By: Michael Tice & Shannon Appel & Eric Rowe

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Crisp, glossy cover. Gorgeous. ~ Discusses the recognizable forms of insanity, the historical treatment of the insane, how the mad or incompetent are handled, and what the legal complications of being classified insane may portend. Plenty of game-related information and suggestions are made. The Cthulhu sanity rules are modified. There are three fully-developed asylums (Bethlehem for the 1890s, Arkham Sanitarium for the 1920s, and Bellevue for the 1990s), as well as a short scenario for each. Background information includes notes for conducting psychiatric interviws, sample commitment and release papers, a glossary of psychiatric terms corrected for the era, extensive information concerning historical asylums in the US and across the globe, an annotated bibliography, and plenty of illustrations. ~ 120 pages

Title: Taint of Madness: Insanity and Dread Within Asylum Walls (Call of Cthulhu)

Author(s): Michael Tice & Shannon Appel & Eric Rowe

Categories: Games,

Publisher catalog ID: CHA 2354

Publisher: Chaosium: 1995

ISBN: 1568820429

ISBN 13: 9781568820422

Condition grade: Fine

Weight: 0.70 lbs

Wayne's Books ID: GMPB01cha2354