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  1. Michael O'Brien

    Press [Chaosium] Woah – there's been a truly monstrous surge of "Cthulhu curious" gamers in the last two weeks!

    Woah – there's been a truly monstrous surge of "Cthulhu curious" gamers coming to Chaosium.com in the last two weeks! As a result, we're likely going to run out of Call of Cthulhu Starter Sets, months ahead of schedule. But never fear, there's already a new shipment on the way – it's due in...
  2. Michael O'Brien

    Release [Chaosium] 7th Sea First Edition titles now available POD at DriveThruRPG

    Ten new Print-on-Demand titles are now available for 7th Sea First Edition at DriveThruRPG. This includes the Game Master's Guide and Players Guide for the first edition of the game. NEW 7th SEA FIRST EDITION IN PRINT 7th Sea: Game Master's Guide 7th Sea: Players' Guide Nations of Théah: The...
  3. Michael O'Brien

    Press [Chaosium] 'Bookshops at Arkham' actual play mini-series premieres at Roll20 Con this weekend

    Episode 1 of Bookshops of Arkham streams again tonight (Jan 25th) at 6pm PT. Join Mark Meer as the Keeper of Arcane Lore as he guides Saige Ryan, Carlos Luna, Lucia Versprille, and Patrick Logan through an encounter with the servants of Yog Sothoth in Bookshops of Arkham, a six part actual play...
  4. Michael O'Brien

    Release [Chaosium] Miskatonic Monday - New Call of Cthulhu Releases from the Miskatonic Repository

    The Curse of Black Teeth Keetes is our newest POD title in the Miskatonic Repository (released today!) and Viral is one of the best-selling (and fastest to Platinum status). Call of Cthulhu titles in the Miskatonic Repository that achieve Electrum Best Seller status in PDF (251+ sales) are...
  5. Michael O'Brien

    Release [Chaosium] Miskatonic Monday - New Call of Cthulhu Releases from the Miskatonic Repository

    Continuing our look at print releases available in the Miskatonic Repository, including best-selling DM's Guild author M.T. Black's first Call of Cthulhu title, and 'The Refractions of Glasston', the student-created work that won the 2020 ENNIEs Judges' Spotlight Award: The Room with No Doors...
  6. Michael O'Brien

    Release [Chaosium] Miskatonic Monday - New Call of Cthulhu Releases from the Miskatonic Repository

    "No one who had ever seen this guy in his infancy would have supposed him born to be an author" – Jane Austen (probably). Stuart Sellens is excited to announce he's got another Call of Cthulhu release to print: Host and Hostility, his Miskatonic Repository collection of scenarios for use with...
  7. Michael O'Brien

    Press [Chaosium] Become a successful RuneQuest GM by February with New Gamemaster Month: starts today!

    It's week three of New Gamemaster Month, and if you’re just jumping in, don’t fret—it’s not too late. You have a bit of catching up to do, but nothing you can’t handle. This is the annual month-long seminar in the form of twice-weekly posts, organised by our friends at Monte Cook Games to guide...
  8. Michael O'Brien

    OGL WotC Unveils Draft of New Open Gaming License

    [TLDR: we aren't] https://www.enworld.org/threads/chaosium-from-the-q-a-how-is-chaosium-and-its-games-affected-by-the-dungeons-dragons-open-gaming-licence-controversy.694741/
  9. Michael O'Brien

    Press [Chaosium] From the Q&A: How is Chaosium and its games affected by the Dungeons & Dragons' Open Gaming Licence controversy?

    From our Frequently Asked Questions: Q: How is Chaosium and its games affected by the Dungeons & Dragons' Open Gaming Licence controversy? A: Call of Cthulhu, RuneQuest, Pendragon, 7th Sea, Rivers of London, Questworlds and the rest of the Chaosium family of games are utterly unaffected by...
  10. Michael O'Brien

    Media [Chaosium] Chaosium Interviews series

    Nick Nacario has been with Chaosium a long time: in fact, he's been been involved with the company since he was around 10 years old! He is now our Production Coordinator, with his core responsibilities centered around scheduling and coordinating the creation of our products from the layout phase...
  11. Michael O'Brien

    Free [Chaosium] The Dhole's House: create, track, save, and print characters for Call of Cthulhu for free!

    Please note: The Dholes House will be off-line for a few hours later today while we switch it over to a new server. Growth has exploded in the past year or so and due to a recent surge in interest (wonder why?), we’re perilously close to the bandwidth limit on the current site.
  12. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] Remembering Lynn Willis, ten years after his passing

    Today marks the 10th anniversary of the passing of Lynn Willis, Chaosium's third employee and a vitally important member of the team for much of the company's first four decades. Lynn began in gaming as a board game designer, and entered Chaosium in 1978 with the board game Lords of the Middle...
  13. Michael O'Brien

    Sale [Chaosium] Want to try a new TTRPG in 2023? Our Starter Sets are just 99c for the next week!

    So it's been a wild past few days over at DriveThruRPG, with all three of our TTRPG titles shown here rocketing to the top sales tier Adamantine. At 11.59pm PT on Thursday 19th January we're reverting back to normal prices — please tell your friends so they don't miss out...
  14. Michael O'Brien

    Press [Chaosium] Bridgett Jeffries steps up to a bigger new role at Chaosium

    We are pleased to announce that Chaosium community ambassador Bridgett Jeffries is stepping up to a new full-time role at the company as coordinator of events and outreach. Bridgett's main focus will include convention-related events (particularly those in North America, including the...
  15. Michael O'Brien

    Media [Chaosium] Chaosium Interviews series

    What are some of the most effective TTRPG safety tools? Art Hunter, of the Stream of Chaos, talks about some of the best tools out there, and how to apply them in both convention and home games. Art is talking to James Coquillat. Get your copy of the Call of Cthulhu Keeper Tips book. And...
  16. Michael O'Brien

    Release [Chaosium] Miskatonic Monday - New Call of Cthulhu Releases from the Miskatonic Repository

    Last Friday was of course Friday 13th, so the following day the timing was perfect for Miskatonic Repository creator Rina Haenze: "Pleased to announce that my award-winning debut scenario, the slasher flick homage Saturday the 14th, is now available for Print on Demand, in the same week as an...
  17. Michael O'Brien

    RPG Freebies, Bundles, and Sales News (January 15, 2023)

    All 99c at DriveThruRPG until January 19th: Call of Cthulhu Starter Set (normally $9.99) RuneQuest Starter Set (normally $14.99) Basic Roleplaying aka 'The Big Gold Book' (normally $21.95)
  18. Michael O'Brien

    Free [Chaosium] Kelly Grant's 'Women of the French Revolution': a free resource for Call of Cthulhu's Reign of Terror

    Last Saturday, January 7th, Australian Call of Cthulhu writer Kelly Grant passed away from cancer at the age of 58. Today, in Kelly's honour, we're releasing her work 'Women of the French Revolution'. This is a free 11 page resource to use with our Call of Cthulhu historical supplement Reign of...
  19. Michael O'Brien

    Media [Chaosium] Chaosium Interviews series

    What’s the weirdest fact you know about the 1920s? Mike Mason, line editor of Call of Cthulhu, focuses on strange facts from the era which could be expanded into exciting scenario prompts or even full campaigns! He's talking with James Coquillat as part of our Chaosium Interviews series. Catch...
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