Cypher Chronicles, vol. 43-2016

Iadace, and welcome to Cypher Chronicles!

Exciting News, Reviews, and Interviews

  • Did you know that our Cypher System Creator program lets you write, publish, and sell your own Cypher System products? And we just added an art resources pack for Gods of the Fall, including several maps!
  • Next week is Thanksgiving in the USA—here are some oddities that would make this holiday easier and more enjoyable!
  • Cypher System playmats are now available! You can also get a Numenera playmat from our store. Did you miss the playmats we made for The Strange? Keep an eye on our store next month…
  • The multitalented Teófilo Navarro wrote a guest article about why letting  players roll dice for social skills can be a good idea.

Crowdfunding Campaigns and Other Things We Love

  • The Forest Dragon is a card game designed by a 9-year-old named Rory.
  • Story Craze is a creative writing and storytelling game to spark a kid’s imagination.
  • Visions of a Thousand Eyes is a deluxe fantasy artbook, limited to 5000 copies and exclusive to Kickstarter.
  • DriveThruRPG is currently offering a special collection called Teach Your Kids to Game Week. (Now extended through this weekend). The titles on sale are great for kids and kids-at-heart. (Pssst…if you like fighting evil, you might want to check out their doorcrasher deals!)

Get Inspired

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).


Do you like us? Do you really like us? You can play an important role in helping us thrive and create more great games: Leave a review at DriveThruRPG, Amazon, or with your local game store owner. Share these chronicles with other gamers you know. Invite those you love to sit around a table with you and delve deep into their imagination to create shared memories that will last a lifetime.


P.S. You rock.

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