Cypher Chronicles, vol. 40-2015

Iadace and welcome to this week’s Cypher Chronicles! Let’s dive right in.

Product News

  • We are taking pre-orders for Strange Revelations: Ten Instant Adventures for The Strange. Protect Earth from a malefic Lovecraftian entity. Search for salvage on a derelict spacecraft. Set off into the dark energy of the Strange itself to defend the Orb of Worlds. Strange Revelations is a must-have for beginning and veteran GMs of The Strange, and anyone who’d like to play RPGs as easily and spontaneously as board games!

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  • The Cypher System XP Deck is available now! Get it in print or PDF from the MCG Shop or DriveThruRPG…or in your mailbox if you pre-ordered it, because all those orders have shipped!

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Other Exciting Things

  • Jennifer, our new customer service guru, is busily answering questions and responding to queries! We had a bit of a backlog due to the recent fulfillment, but we should be able to catch up quickly. If you are awaiting a response from us, you won’t be waiting much longer.
  • 94% of backers have completed BackerKit for Numenera: Into the Ninth World Kickstarter…huzzah! Thank you for your quick responses.
  • Today is Zoa Smalley’s birthday! If you received your print edition of Into the Night recently, chances are she helped pack it. If you see her online today, please wish her a happy birthday!

Get Inspired

  • Rabbitfish “watch each others’ backs” when feeding, which is a complex social behavior that most people wouldn’t expect of fish. Makes you wonder, doesn’t it? We can totally imagine these creatures evolving

Behind the Scenes

Ten new Instant Adventures™ are heading your way soon, courtesy of Strange Revelations. Like Weird Discoveries, Strange Revelations includes two pieces of art per adventure that the GM can show to players at critical junctures, such as this wonderful creature by artist Joe Slucher:

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Isn’t the creature simply adorable?

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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.