Cypher Chronicles, vol. 6-2016

Iadace and happy Valentine’s Day weekend. You rock our Ninth World!

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Exciting News and Interviews

  • Move instantly to any location you’re aware of—anywhere. Create a blast equivalent to a small tactical nuke. Conjure a nearly godlike creature to fight on your behalf. Move mountains. Extreme Cyphers explores the outer limits of cypher power, presenting 40 new cyphers with extreme effects.

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  • No Thank You, Evil!—the coolest tabletop game on the planet for kids & families—is still available for pre-order, but not for much longer! Reserve one for your family now.


  • Encyclopedia of Impossible Things has been shipped to all Kickstarter backers who redeemed their copies, and to all customers who pre-ordered it. The book, which includes more than 400 new cyphers and 250 new artifacts, goes on sale next week.

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  • If you have a website or other online resource supporting an MCG product or brand, check out our updated Fan Use Policy, just to make sure you’re up to date as well.

Crowdfunding Campaigns and Other Things We Love

Get Inspired

  • Figuring out if time flows–or loops–in Strange worlds seeded by fiction can be tricky. Or in other words, “Will Sherlock remember me when I make a second visit to the recursion of 221B Baker Street?” Find out what Bruce has to say about it in this Beyond the Book article Recursions—Static or Evolving?
  • For some potential Ninth World weirdness, check out the Naica Mine of Mexico, also known as the Cave of Swords.
  • Are you watching The Expanse on SyFy? If not, not only are you missing out on a great show, you are missing out on great inspiration for your next Cypher System campaign.

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.


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