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Playing The Strange

This is the eighth in a series of articles introducing The Strange. You can read the first one here. If you know how...

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The ENnies!

  We at Monte Cook Games are so thrilled and honored to be nominated for a number of ENnie Awards this year. The...

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Translation Between Worlds

This is the fourth in a series of articles introducing The Strange. You can read the first one here. The Strange is an alien data network...

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Origins Award!

We at Monte Cook Games are both thrilled and humbled to announce that this past weekend Numenera won the Origins Award for Best...

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Introducing Rob Schwalb!

Okay, the title of this piece is a bit of a joke—Rob Schwalb needs no introduction. He’s been working full time in the...

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Character Development

For most of us, when we sit down to play a character in a tabletop RPG, it takes a while to mentally shake...

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Timekeeping in Numenera

Keeping track of time is one of the more important GM duties. Believable (as opposed to strictly accurate) passage of time is key...

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Companions in Numenera

A character with the focus Controls Beasts gains a beast companion. Those with the Leads focus have followers or sidekicks. There are other...