Iadace, and welcome to this week’s edition of The Cypher Chronicles! We talk about Lucca Comics and Games, where the Italian translation of Numenera debuted, our upcoming events and appearances, The Strange creature deck, and more!
- Coming soon: The Strange Bestiary, The Strange Creature Deck AND a supercool tool that we can’t share quite yet. To hold you over, though, here is a shot of the Creature Deck in-progress. As you can see, it’s full of useful, at-a-glance information and will also be totally compatible with the Numenera Creature Deck. In addition, each of the images includes the recursion laws that the creature typically resides under, so you can tell at a glance whether the creature you pull from the deck will work in your recursion of choice. (The deck also includes a “key card” that shows which recursion law goes with each symbol).
- Along the lines of The Strange Bestiary, we’re still doing 20 days of creatures on The Strange FB page. Just like the page to get a new creature in your life every day!
OTHER EXCITING THINGS
- Have you heard about our NaNoWriMo Giveaway? To celebrate, we’re going to give away free copies of The Strange corebook to libraries and schools. With your help, of course, and here’s how. We still have a few spots left! We made cool icons for participants, too!
- The Lucca Comics and Games convention was amazing! Rumor has it there there were more than 400,000 people there, and with the lines and foot traffic, it’s easy to believe. Wyrd Edizioni nearly sold every single of the 500 copies they had of the Italian translation of the Numenera corebook — and Monte and Shanna also signed a whole lot of The Strange corebooks and Player’s Guides, dice, adventures, and more! We also played some Numenera — with Italian character sheets!
- Bruce and Monte both have trips on the horizon. In fact, Bruce is already in Brazil, where he’s a guest at World RPG Fest. And next week, Monte heads off to The Wyvern’s Tale, where he’s going to do a full day of talking, hanging out, and running The Strange!
- Transmissions from the Ninth World has a new podcast up — State of the Ninth World — in which Monte talks more about what’s in the Ninth World Guidebook, and gives a preview of even more upcoming goodies.
- There’s a new Cypher System wiki out in the world — looks like it just started, so feel free to go and help the creators fill it out!
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