Cypher Chronicles, vol. 32-2016

Iadace, and welcome to Cypher Chronicles!

Exciting News, Interviews, and Reviews

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Illustration by Chris Cold
  • Numenera Character Options 2 arrived in our warehouse today! It releases in late September, but pre-orders are now open. Numenera Character Options 2 brings you new location-based and racial descriptors, exciting new foci, new organizations, and two new types.
Illustration by Ben Wootten

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  • Visit with Dennis and Sean at PAX West this weekend, where they’ll be running games and showing off our newest releases in room 209.




  • Renaissance Gamer recommends No Thank You, Evil! as a great way to introduce kids to the RPG hobby. “The kids essentially play as super versions of themselves, in a fantasy world similar to their own but packed with everything they think is cool. They are the heroes who must fight whatever evil threatens their world! It is sometimes silly, always fun, and the perfect game for getting young kids into RPGs.”

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Illustration by Joe Slucher
Illustration by Joe Slucher

Crowdfunding Campaigns and Other Things We Love

Inspire Us

Got something you’d like to see published in Cypher Chronicles next week? A cool blog post you’ve written about our games, scientific news that inspires your The Strange campaign, an Atlas Obscura photo that makes you dream of the Ninth World, a Kickstarter campaign that kindles your imagination, a charity event near and dear to your heart…share whatever you think would inspire Team MCG and would also be a good fit for Cypher Chronicles. Send your recommendations to [email protected] (submitting a recommendation does not guarantee publication).


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Tammie Webb Ryan
Tammie Webb Ryan

Tammie Webb Ryan entered the game industry as a playtester for the first edition of Pinnacle Entertainment’s Deadlands, and has since worked at Last Unicorn Games and Wizards of the Coast, and as a freelance editor. Tammie is the Administrative Manager for Monte Cook Games.