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  1. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] More RPG coloring fun at home: Chaosium releases RuneQuest The Coloring Book as a free download

    Chaosium's RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha has been described as "one of the most stunning RPG books ever made", and now you can color in Andrey Fetisov's Gold ENnie Award-winning art yourself, with RuneQuest The Coloring Book. It's a free download, one of the fun and engaging diversions the...
  2. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] The BRP Website - new online resource dedicated to Basic Roleplaying

    The BRP Website is Chaosium's new online resource dedicated to Basic Roleplaying. It includes an online version of the BRP System Reference Document, along with other useful information and resources for playing and creating games with the Basic Roleplaying system. https://brp.chaosium.com
  3. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] COVID-19 Shipping and Fulfilment Update - March 27

    We hope we hope that you, your family and friends are all in good health. Chaosium’s fulfilment warehouses (USA, UK, EU, and Australia) report that they are currently able to ship product as normal, with a few restrictions shipping to certain countries. We will announce any changes to this...
  4. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] Announcing the Basic Roleplaying System Reference Document and Open Game License

    Chaosium is pleased to announce the release of the Basic Roleplaying System Reference Document (SRD). The Basic Roleplaying SRD is based on Basic Roleplaying, the simple, fast, and elegant skill-based percentile system that is the core of most Chaosium roleplaying games, including Call of...
  5. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] Harlem Unbound 2E: Chris Spivey's ENnie-winning Game is Back and Better!

    Investigate the Cthulhu Mythos during the Harlem Renaissance. Chris Spivey's ENnie-winning breakthrough book is back and better than ever! New York City. Prohibition is in full swing and bootleggers are living high. African-Americans flee the oppressive South for greener pastures, creating a...
  6. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] Online Tabletop Gaming - Getting Started with Chaosium

    In this time of social distancing, quarantines, and far-flung networks of friends, it can be hard to get your friends together in one place for tabletop gaming. Many of us are now trying RPG gaming online but don't know where to start. To help out, we've put together a little primer about online...
  7. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] Staying In? Color in at home with Chaosium - we've made Call of Cthulhu The Coloring Book a free download

    Dear friends, Many of you - like us - may be staying put at home over the coming weeks. We're all in this together, and to help keep spirits up and minds occupied, the Chaosium team is working on some fun and engaging diversions we can enjoy while staying in, working-from-home, in quarantine...
  8. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] RED THREAD OF FATE, a game about fate, poetry, and overcoming the challenges that prevent true love (and shapeshifters...)

    We're pleased to announce the release of our newest board game Kickstarter, Red Thread of Fate, a game about fate, poetry, and overcoming the challenges that prevent true love (and shapeshifters...). It's live on Kickstarter now! In this cooperative story telling game by award-winning...
  9. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] On International Women's Day 2020 we raise a glass to RPG trailblazer Kerie Campbell-Robson

    On INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2020 we raise a glass to RPG trailblazer Kerie Campbell-Robson. In 1986, as a 20 year old Kerie was lead designer of HAWKMOON. Before that, at age 17(!), she conceptualised and then co-wrote Call of Cthulhu's DREAMLANDS. An inspiring pioneer for Women in tabletop...
  10. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] Registration now live for Chaosium Con Down Under (May 2-3, Sydney Australia)

    Registration is now live for Chaosium Con Down Under - May 2-3 in Sydney, Australia. With guests of honour John Wick, Sean Branney and Andrew Leman from the HP Lovecraft Historical Society, Mark Morrison, and Penelope Love. Our convention is limited to just 150 spaces, so book now to avoid...
  11. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] ALONE AGAINST THE FROST for Call of Cthulhu - Now available as 120 page softcover book

    Now available as 120 page softcover book! - ALONE AGAINST THE FROST. Armed with a pencil, some roleplaying dice, and a copy of the Call of Cthulhu Rulebook or the Call of Cthulhu Starter Set, you are ready to brave the remote wilderness as one of MU’s youngest ever professors! Dare you take...
  12. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] DEAD LIGHT AND OTHER DARK TURNS for Call of Cthulhu - Now available as 88 page softcover book

    Now available as 88 page softcover book! - DEAD LIGHT AND OTHER DARK TURNS. Featuring two scenarios for Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition dealing with the theme of roadside adventure, along with six story seeds for the Keeper to expand and develop. In the classic Dead Light scenario, now revised...
  13. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] Call of Cthulhu downloads continue to surge at The Dhole's House (free online toolkit for both Keepers and players of Call of Cthulhu)

    70,000 Call of Cthulhu pre-gen characters downloaded free from The Dhole's House last year (190 per day) The Dhole's House is a free online toolkit for both Keepers and players of Call of Cthulhu. With it, you can create Call of Cthulhu investigators in minutes, or search the Character Library...
  14. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] Miskatonic Monday: more scenarios for Cthulhu Dark Ages, plus new releases

    We've just released Cthulhu Dark Ages Third Edition, set in the medieval world of Anglo-Saxon England. The book comes with three new Dark Ages scenarios – The Hunt, The Doom That Came to Wessex, and Eseweald – and when you've played those, where next if you want to keep your Call of Cthulhu...
  15. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] It’s a dark world and people are right to be afraid of the dark... CTHULHU DARK AGES now available in PDF

    It’s a dark world and people are right to be afraid of the dark... The new edition of CTHULHU DARK AGES is now available in PDF. Print will follow; buy the PDF from Chaosium.com now, and get the full price of the PDF off the physical book when it is released later this year. Cthulhu Dark...
  16. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] Our student collaboration 'Refractions of Glasston' (Call of Cthulhu) earns critical praise

    In a creative collaboration between Chaosium and the Professional Writing department at Taylor University (Upland IN), Prof T.R. Knight took a group of students through the process of developing and publishing a RPG scenario, with mentoring by Chaosium's Mike Mason and Lynne Hardy. You can read...
  17. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] Mark Morrison and Penelope Love are Chaosium Con Down Under's Australian Guests of Honour (Sydney, 2-3 May 2020)

    With an extensive array of Chaosium credits between them (Terror Australis, Reign of Terror, Horror on the Orient Express, and much, much more), we are delighted to announce MARK MORRISON and PENELOPE LOVE as Australian Guests of Honour for Chaosium Con Down Under! Mark Morrison won second...
  18. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] John Wick + H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society are International Guests at Chaosium Con Down Under, Sydney Australia 2-3 May 2020

    Award-winning game designer John Wick is International Guest of Honour for Chaosium Con Down Under, taking place in Sydney Australia on May 2-3, 2020. With extensive game industry credentials (Legend of the Five Rings RPG, 7th Sea, Orkworld, etc), John joined Chaosium in 2019 as Creative...
  19. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] Journey to Jonstown #1- RuneQuest-Glorantha community content on DriveThruRPG

    The JONSTOWN COMPENDIUM is our new community content resource for RPG content set in Greg Stafford's mythic universe Glorantha. The site launched late last year on DriveThruRPG, and is now brimming with titles—check them all out here: Journey to Jonstown #1- RuneQuest-Glorantha community...
  20. Michael O'Brien

    [Chaosium] THE DEAD OF WINTER, an epic story of intrigue, love, and horror set in 1929 across London and Russia: Tuesday nights on Chaosium Twitch

    Coming to Chaosium Twitch on Tuesday nights: The Dead of Winter, a new Call of Cthulhu live play campaign. Set in 1929 in London and Russia, this is an epic tale of intrigue, love, and horror by Tim Wiseman, author of the brilliant Tatters of the King campaign. Call of Cthulhu creative director...
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