Cypher Chronicles, vol. 22-2016

Iadace and welcome to Cypher Chronicles!

Exciting News and Interviews

“This tome has a secret title,” he said. “It’s called Breath of the Gods.”

He slung the book behind him again and reached for her hand. She pulled away. Even without touching her, he could feel her pain. So instead of telling her about the spark he’d awakened, he showed her.

And this time, she saw his nimbus. The deep furrows of sorrow in her face briefly lifted to surprise, perhaps even wonder.

She reached for him, touched his cheek. The contact was something he thought he’d never feel again. She’d fed him, sheltered him, saved him from the street; she’d loved him. And he’d loved her, like a mother.

“What have you become?” she finally asked, her voice shaking.

  • Find out how the story ends in Breath of God, a short fiction piece by Bruce R. Cordell. (This Kickstarter reward was delivered to backers of Worlds of the Cypher System earlier this week.)

GotF-Breath of God Cover

  • You have the divine spark—the seed of godhood within you. Can you restore what was broken before the world vanishes forever into darkness? Can you claim a place for yourself in the heavens? Walk your divine path with Gods of the Fall.

Gods of the Fall-Cover

  • Gods of the Fall with Kickstarter-exclusive poster map is shipping to Worlds of the Cypher System backers who’ve redeemed it. Look at all these boxes full of goodness making their way to new homes worldwide.

GotF on the USPS loading dock

  • Speaking of worldwide, we continue to work on setting up our EU shipping center in the UK. We expect it to be operational by mid-summer.
  • Did you enjoy the #glimmerstorm (h/t @webRat) earlier this week? The 10 free glimmers, a reward for backers of Worlds of the Cypher System, were delivered on Tuesday. Huzzah for Kickstarter rewards! (By the way, it has been a very busy week for us, so if you’ve sent us a message, please have patience with us while we catch up.)
  • If you’re running a Numenera, The Strange, or Cypher System adventure event at Gen Con, tell us about it and we’ll help you spread the word. After you’ve run your event, come by the MCG HQ in the exhibit hall (booth 1935), show us your players’ event tickets, and we’ll give you a small token of our appreciation.

Gen Con 2016 logo

  • Torment: Tides of Numenera Explorer’s Guide, by Shanna Germain is coming in August. Check out this cool update from Gamerati.

Crowdfunding Campaigns and Other Things We Love

  • Equality Florida Action, Inc. works for equality and justice for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. Stand united against bigotry.


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