Darker Hue Studios

Scoring a critical hit for diversity by creating a more inclusive world of geekdom one game at a time.

Darker Hue Studios is an independent company aimed at increasing the level of diversity in gaming and geekdom through building community, developing new material, and promoting inclusion within the existing gaming industry.

Harlem Unbound
System: Call of Cthulhu & Gumshoe
Publisher: Darker Hue Studios
Estimated Date: August 2017 (digital), Late 2017 (hardback)


Prohibition is in full swing and bootlegging is high. The first Great Migration is coming to an end as African Americans flee the oppressive South for greener pastures. Lurking beneath the land of promise creep Lovecraftian horrors on the city streets. Classes and cultures collide, turning Harlem into a powder keg. Can you hold it together and keep the mythos at bay for one more song?

Capitol Colour, Cthulhu Confidential
System: Gumshoe One-2-One
Publisher: Pelgrane Press
Estimated Date: Available Now!


Where is Lynette Miller? Can you find her before it’s too late? Her panicked father comes to you—part-time-private-eye, Langston Montgomery Wright—for help, but time is already running out before you even start the case. Set in 1940s Washington DC, the trail leads to a scheming villain, crooked politicians, a deadly trap, and the Beyond . . . 

Dreaming of a Better Tomorrow for 30 Dollars a Month
System: Out of the Woods
Publisher: Pelgrane Press
Estimated Date: 2017


Amongst the crowded green precipices and muttering forest streams of Vermont, laborers from one of Roosevelt’s integrated Civilian Conservation Corps camps disappear in rapid succession. In an atmosphere fraught with political intrigue and Jim Crow laws, can a mixed bag of investigators find the primordial peril that threatens more than just their camp, but even an entire state, and perhaps the entire world?

Thousand Years of Night
System: Vampire the Requiem 2nd edition
Publisher: Onyx Path
Estimated Date: 2017



Keep an eye out for these upcoming projects:

The Whole is Greater . . . and 1918 Paris
System: Cthulhu Dark
Estimated Date: 2017 

An arm’s reach away from the blood-soaked battlefields of World War I, a horror from beyond the stars lurks, taking more than just a soldier’s life, but also his very existence. It dooms him to a worse fate than found any on the battlefield or the Homefront. Can a squad of Harlem Hellfighters brave the dangers to stop the horror from killing them all?

The Wright Files, Cthulhu Confidential
System: Gumshoe One-2-One
Publisher: Pelgrane Press
Estimated Date: 2017

Langston Wright is at it again. He survived the Capitol Colour and made his rent but it’s a new day and the mythos never sleeps.

Scion 2nd Edition
System: Scion
Publisher: Onyx Path
Estimated Date: 2017

Source Book
System: 7th Sea 2nd Edition
Publisher: John Wick Presents
Estimated Date: TBD

Modern Day Source/Campaign Book
System: Call of Cthulhu
Publisher: Chaosium
Estimated Date: TBD

Old Business in a New Town
System: Trail of Cthulhu OGL
Publisher: Darker Hue Studios
Estimated Date: Fall 2018

Brooksville, Oklahoma is like every other town in 1934, near the breaking point because of the Great Depression. Your town has rallied together, but the owner of largest farm in the region just turned up dead, his body riddled with holes. The sheriff has no idea of what to do and it's up to you, the Town Council, to solve the murder quickly, keeping the town out of the news and afloat until better times . . . and stay alive. 

Geist 2nd Edition
System: Geist
Publisher: Onyx Path
Estimated Date: 2018

Publisher: Darker Hue Studios
Estimated Date: Kickstarter 2018

The Black Panthers: Come Out Fighting
System: Godlike
Publisher: Arc Dream Publishing
Estimated Date: TBD

Step into the role of the 761st Black Panthers Battalion, one of the first African American combat units to serve in World War II. The players are a group of Talents commanding their own M3 Stuart Tank. Their first mission is to go behind enemy lines, get the Intel needed and make it back. What could possibly go wrong?


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