The Call of Cthulhu: The Writhing Dark Playing Cards features the artwork of Shane Tyree. The cards are officially licensed by Chaosium Games, publisher of the Call of Cthulhu role-playing game, and are based on the stories of H. P. Lovecraft.
These cards were released in two editions, standard and limited. This deck is one of the limited edition decks, signed by the artist with a holofoil numbered seal. Only 1,000 of these were produced, printed December, 2015. Additionally, the tuck box for the Limited Edition deck features raised faces, tentacles, and lettering. The cards feature custom artwork and pips.