Cypher Chronicles, vol. 28-2015

Iadace and welcome to this week’s edition of the Cypher Chronicles! We’re getting close to Gen Con. We have advance copies of the Cypher System Rulebook in our hands. We’ve been nominated for 7 ENnies. And we think our players are the best. What can we say? It’s been a good week!

Product News

  • Shiny! We got the hot-off-the-press copies of the Cypher System Rulebook! It looks beautiful. If you pre-ordered, keep an eye out for details on getting yours soon!

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  • Got a favorite game store near you? Want to help us support them? There are two ways you can do so:

    1. Pre-order the Cypher System Rulebook at the store. You get a free PDF of the book and they get your business!

    2. Let them know we have free kits (and possibly demos) to help them promote the Cypher System Rulebook launch at their store! They’re free–all they need to do is let us know they want one by emailing Tammie ([email protected]) and asking for a kit. They can also contact David ([email protected]) to see about setting up a demo in their store.

  • We’re having a sale on our ENnie-nominated products! 25% off of The Strange corebook, The Strange Bestiary, and the Ninth World Guidebook.
  • Did you support No Thank You, Evil! at the No Thank You, Patience playtest level or the Heroes of Storia art level? Keep an eye on your inbox, as we’ll be sending out information on these awesome rewards soon!

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Other Exciting Things

  • MCG will be at Kansas City Comic Con, August 7-9. If you’re in the Kansas City area, this new show is definitely worth checking out! We’ll also be at PAX Prime, August 28-31, in Seattle. We’ll have more details on our demo schedule and activities as we get closer to these events, but if you’re in either city we hope to see you there!
  • Hey, look! We’re been translated! Rol on the Line kindly translated and reprinted our articles on gaming with kids into Spanish.
  • Plot Points is the podcast that talks about rpgs as literature, and has covered MCG products in the past (Episodes 24 and 14 cover The Strange and Numenera respectively). They’re trying out a new narrative format (think Radiolab for rpg nerds) and just interviewed Bruce Cordell for the inaugural segment. Check them out on Libsyn, Stitcher, or iTunes here.

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Behind the Scenes

As always, we’re knee-deep in a whole lot of projects! Right now, prepping for Gen Con is one of our big ones. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the table covers we’re designing for our demo tables in the booth, as well as an early draft of our booth design. Bear creates this beautiful stuff in 3D on the computer, and then it gets built by hand in the Ryan’s garage. (Thank goodness all of the members of our tiny staff are multi-talented!)

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