It's swashbuckling action on the high seas with a healthy dose of mind-twisting horror and massive ancient ones with tentacles on their face. Cursed Captains of Cthulhu is a new RPG system and setting that's up on Kickstarter now.
From the campaign:
Cursed Captains of Cthulhu is a brand new setting and tabletop roleplaying game set in the golden age of piracy that pits your crew against the eldritch forces of the Cthulhu Mythos.
Choose your Starting Profession. Choose from eight character beginnings, then build and level up with over 150 skills and traits to create utterly unique characters.
Sail your Ship to Glory. Hire your crew of miscreants, ne'er-do-wells, and seadogs, and take to the Caribbean sea to fight for freedom, plunder, and against the insidious mythos forces at play.
Explore a Parallel Golden Age of Piracy and the Lovecraft Mythos. Fight with - or against! - famous pirates, explore the pirate republic, and delve into the unknown depths with all their dangers and untold knowledge. But should it even be uncovered, or will that knowledge drive you to the edge of your courage and into the abyss?
Powered by a brand new 4d6 system. Core rules that are easy to learn and get you right into the action.
New Digest Guide System. Quick summaries of the rules for experienced RPG players in new, easy to reference digest form.
Even Better Logistics! Improved fulfilment and production means better turn around times and shipping rates for backers.
The campaign's about halfway to its goal with 30 days left to go.