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    Long time gamer (early 80's). Played/GMed (or at least tried) pretty much every Chaosium/BRP game at some point in time. Currently still interested/involved with CoC, Stormbringer/Elric/Magic World, Pendragon.
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    CoC, d6 Star Wars, Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea, Alien RPG, Mutant Crawl Classics. On the back-burner --- Top Secret: NWO, Marvel Super Heroes, Pendragon
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    I work. I have a family. I game . . . when possible.

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  1. @Rick Meints Is the original Keepers Screen going to be included in the KS as well? It seems I recall seeing it pictured amongst the items shown in the initial pics you posted that were hinting at this release, but I do no see it shown amongst the goodies now.
  2. Time for my semi-annual request for a Credo! update ... any movement towards a release/Kickstarter/anything? Rick Meints stated above, almost two years ago, it was finished and ready for printing. It must still be sitting on a shelf somewhere gathering dust. What a shame.
  3. Hi Rick ... I don't think I've seen this addressed yet in any of the announcements or in this forum thread, so I was wondering ... will all the books in the CoC Classic reprint material in the Kickstarter be re-typeset/laidout in the same fashion as all of the wonderful Runequest Classic material you released? I love what you guys did with the Runequest Classic material and would love to see the same approach with this CoC Classic stuff. Thanks & Cheers! Don
  4. Hey Chaosium Intelligentsia! ... Time for my, what now seems to be, annual request for a Credo! update. Last post from MOB, a year ago, said 'Red: Thread of Fate' then Credo (KS?) ... 'R:ToF' has been out awhile ... so, Credo! soon? ... Rick M. stated it was ready for the printer a year and a quarter ago: Any news/update will be appreciated ... Thanks gang! p.s. Please don't let the update be that it's been cancelled .... extreme disappointment will follow if so
  5. Found this on the FBooks .... Surprised there was no post here about it .... Now there is. He's looking for playtesters. https://www.facebook.com/groups/basicroleplaying/permalink/10157831241765662/
  6. I like the new way the Greater Mythos deities/entities are presented in the new MM Vol.II, I think you should stick with it ... (interestingly, I just finished watching one of the "Sandy of Cthulhu" YouTube webisodes ... here ... and it sounds like the way you've presented the Greater Mythos beings is Sandy's preferred way as well (around 9:43) ... go figure) ... Though now there are statistical and presentation differences between the Greater beings as presented in the MM Vol.II and the Core Rulebook, and I was wondering if future printings of the Core Rulebook would be changed to adopt the presentation as in the MM Vol.II.
  7. Thanks so much Chaosium! ... Have been slowly digesting the two volumes of the new 'Malleus Monstrorum', and I'm very happy with what I'm seeing, cannot wait to have these physically in my hands, they'll be gorgeous ... I like the route Chaosium went with the updating/presentation of the "stat blocks" for the Greater Mythos creatures/deities and such in Vol. II., but it begs the question ... Will the entries for the Greater Mythos entities presented in the Keepers Core book be updated to the same presentation as 'Malleus Monstrorum's' in future printings, or will the traditional "stat block" presentation remain? It would be nice if there was continuity among the books.
  8. Hey there good Chaosium folks ... Rick last posted in August that the new Credo was finished and ready for printing ... Are you any further in the process now that it's mid-October? Champing at the bit for this ... Also, are you still going to Kickstart it? Thanks, Don
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  10. Hi all ... A buddy and me are contemplating running Pagan Publishing's 'Grace Under Pressure' at Gary Con XII next March, and I was hoping to get some feedback from members of the community that may have ran this at a Con before. Looking for suggestions, pitfalls, and general advice for doing this. I'm planning on running it with 7th Edition, and we've already updated all the pre-gen PC's and have made notes on the various system related aspects of the scenario to bring it up to 7th Edition parameters. As an aside ... When I attended Gary Con last year, I noticed there were several Official CoC events that took place in private suites as opposed to the general gaming area in the Forum area (those of you that have attended GC should know what I referring to) ... I was wondering if anyone knows how those private suite games were able to reserve those suites for running the games? It would greatly enhance the experience if I were able to have such a space to run GuP, as opposed to a large, loud, brightly lit area such as the forum. Thanks
  11. This should be placed under the "I. Classic Call of Cthulhu and its near-variants:" section under "Call of Cthulhu" H.P. Lovecraft's Dreamlands - Set in H.P Lovecraft's Dreamlands, where investigators travel down the seven hundred steps, through the Gates of Deeper Slumber, and into the realm of dreams. Essential Rulebook(s): H.P. Lovecraft's Dreamlands
  12. Not the buff/cream version pictured in the Handbook ... but same style design ... https://www.amazon.com/Workshop-Call-Cthulhu-Black-Green/dp/B001G4OV9U/ref=pd_sbs_21_1?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B001G4OV9U&pd_rd_r=75e9b51b-1071-11e9-9c0c-39b1bee6d5bb&pd_rd_w=CiSsb&pd_rd_wg=rI3Q5&pf_rd_p=7d5d9c3c-5e01-44ac-97fd-261afd40b865&pf_rd_r=PYSF70MFNE95QXY0WXN5&psc=1&refRID=PYSF70MFNE95QXY0WXN5 ... Here's the exact set shown in the Investigators Handbook ... https://www.amazon.com/Workshop-Call-Cthulhu-Beige-Black/dp/B001L19I0K
  13. measuredrums

    Credo

    I seem to recall Rick Meints mentioning at some point that Credo was slated for a reboot. Any word/news on this oh Chaosium intelligentsia? One of my favorite Chaosium games ever ... heck, one of my favorite card/boardgames ever.
  14. Not precisely what you'd been looking for (as I see this post/request is a few months old now ... but ...) ... Are you aware of this wonderful book ... https://www.chaosium.com/mysteries-of-the-raj-pdf/
  15. I'm very impressed so far ... 'Down DarkerTrails' coupled with 'Devil's Gulch' and the two BRP 'Aces High' books gives me a huge CoC Old West toolbox to terrorize my players with ... Can't wait for the two follow-up releases!
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