Cypher Chronicles, vol. 2-2015

Iadace and welcome to this week’s edition of The Cypher Chronicles! 2015 has been wonderful thus far for Team MCG and we hope it has also treated you very well.


  • Have you heard the good news? Some shuffling of the production schedule for the Exclusive Numenera Boxed Set Edition is allowing us to take a few additional orders for THE RELIQUARY–for a VERY limited time. If you missed this incredible Kickstarter campaign, there’s one more brief chance to get on board!
Mocked-up illustration from Kickstarter; we promise the actual box will be way cooler!


  • Looking for a new RPG to play in 2015? Check out DriveThruRPG’s The Strange NYNG (New Year New Game) Bundle. DriveThruRPG is encouraging everyone to try a new tabletop roleplaying game in 2015, so they are offering a selection of popular RPGs at 20% off. If you’ve been thinking about picking up The Strange, now’s a great time to do it!


  • And remember, Ninth World Guidebook is still available for pre-order, but pre-ordering ends soon. You can also download the free preview to see just what we have in store for you with this beautiful book!



  • We recently launched NaNewGaMo — (Inter) National New Gamemasters Month! Learn how to go from being a player to being a GM throughout the month of January. We started the program at the beginning of the week, but it’s never too late join in!


  • Sprechen sie Deutsch? Then check out the crowd funding campaign by our German licensee Uhrwerk Verlag to translate Numenera into German. The campaign ends January 10th.

  • Here’s a bit of exciting news for backers of The Strange at the STRANGE EARLYBIRD SUPERFAN, STRANGE SUPERFAN, and ULTIMATE SUPERFAN levels: The stars have aligned (at last!) and Tammie will be mailing The Strange Creature Deck to you next week! Watch your email for more info.



We’re still furiously at work on the Numenera Boxed Set Edition and we’re not yet ready to share more photos with you, but we will be soon.

Instead, as promised in last week’s chronicle, feast your eyes upon this beauty:


You, my friends, are gazing upon one of the hand-tooled tomes of The Strange…isn’t it lovely?


Do you like us? Do you really like us? You can play an important role in helping is thrive and create more great games: Leave a review at DriveThru, Amazon, or with your local game store owner! Share these chronicles with other gamers you know. Invite those you love to sit around a table with you and delve deep into their imagination to create shared memories that will last a lifetime.

P.S. You rock.

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