Deception is a right. Truth is a privilege. Innocence is a luxury. Born of the U.S. government’s 1928 raid on the degenerate coastal town of Innsmouth, Massachusetts, the covert agency known as Delta Green spent four decades opposing the forces of darkness with honor, but without glory. Stripped of sanction after a disastrous 1969 operation in Cambodia, Delta Green’s leaders made a secret pact: to continue their work without authority, without support, and without fear. Delta Green agents slip through the system, manipulating the federal bureaucracy while pushing the darkness back for another day — but often at a shattering personal cost.

Operational Intelligence

Delta Green: Convergence — The Message

As discussed in Episode 7 of Unspeakable!, John Scott Tynes prepared an audio file as a clue for players in his original run of the Delta Green scenario “Convergence.” It’s creepy and very cool. Download the WAV file here. For best effect, make your players load it i
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Mission Designations

While running Delta Green as a new ref with new players, it was initially unclear whether the PCs were meant to be secretive or open about their FBI status. In some published scenarios, such as Music from a Darkened Room, it appeared that they should somehow be keeping their status se
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Cthulhu and Delta Green online chat transcripts: Shane Ivey and Dan Harms

Delta Green’s Shane Ivey — that’s me — and The Unspeakable Oath‘s Dan Harms recently ‘spoke’ in online chats with RPG.net. The transcripts are now online. I talked (or rather typed) at length about the shape of the upcoming standalone Delta Green role-pla
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Item 525: A Brief History

Item 525 or to give it it’s original designation: I Company, 525th Parachute Infantry is a unit that exists only on a roster. It is a forgotten American unit from WWII and the people that created it would like to keep it that way. It underwent a several redesignations until it f
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Directive From A-Cell 104: No Gold Watch — ‘Retiring’ From Delta Green

By Adam Scott Glancy, © 2006 Editor’s note: Adam Scott Glancy’s “Directives from A-Cell” column first appeared in Worlds of Cthulhu and now can be found in The Unspeakable Oath. There has been much written about how new Agents and Friendlies are brought into the Delta Green conspiracy
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