Iadace, and welcome to Cypher Chronicles!
Exciting News, Reviews, and Interviews
- Happy Halloween weekend from Team MCG, and the characters and creatures of No Thank You, Evil!
- No Thank You, Evil! The Adventures Continue is live on Kickstarter and we’d love your help to fund two expansions for our game. What are the expansions?
- Story, Please! is a 100-card deck stuffed full of evocative art and creative ideas, letting you quickly build hundreds of unique adventures for No Thank You, Evil!
- Uh-Oh, Monsters! is an adventure expansion that includes everything you need to run new adventures for No Thank You, Evil!
- There are No Thank You, Evil! The Adventures Continue Kickstarter backer levels for all interests, from just the new expansions, to a level just for retailers, to a give-me-everything level that includes The Box of Awesome, a deluxe edition of the game.
- We just received prototypes of Story, Please! to send to reviewers. Take a gander at these colorful cards with creative story hooks:
- We are very excited to tell you that The Poison Eater is in the final stages of production. Shanna shares her thoughts about writing this novel–the first of a line of Numenera novels–including a very personal glimpse into her life while she was writing it.
- What does Space Raptor think about Numenera Character Options 2? “I highly recommend you pick up a copy of this great game supplement today.”
Crowdfunding Campaigns and Other Things We Love
- Clades, the Evolutionary Card Game, by Grandmother Fish LLC: “Clades is an animal-matching game based on evolutionary relationships, for kids and adults, brought to you by the Grandmother Fish team.”
- Bluebeard’s Bride, by Marissa Kelly: “Bluebeard’s Bride is a horror tabletop RPG in which you play aspects of the Bride’s psyche investigating your husband’s haunted manor.”
- Cycle of the Werewolf–Bernie Wrightson Art Portfolio, by Tim Doyle: “A limited edition fine-art portfolio of Bernie Wrightson’s illustrations from Cycle of the Werewolf written by Stephen King!”
- Mujuworld Cosmic Night Owl – Light Sculpture, by Katie / Miss Muju: “The Cosmic Night Owl – A handmade colour-changing illuminated sculpture by Muju Studio.”
- In honor of Halloween weekend, get creeped-out by this message in a time capsule.
- Is the The Voynich Manuscript a cypher?
- And, in case you’ve not chosen your Halloween costume, here are 67 creative costume ideas.
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