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About measuredrums

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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, Star Wars d6 REUP, Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea, Top Secret. On the back-burner --- Stormbringer/Eric!/MW, Marvel Super Heroes.
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    I work. I have a family. I game . . . when possible.

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  1. 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
  2. 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/
  3. 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 change
  4. 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" p
  5. 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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  7. 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 Offic
  8. 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
  9. 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
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    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.
  11. 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/
  12. 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!
  13. https://www.chaosium.com/down-darker-trails-pdf/ I've known about this for a long time, and now it's finally arrived. ... and I absolutely love it! ... Another stellar Kevin Ross CoC product.
  14. Thanks for clearing that up for me Folks! ... Perhaps when Rick and Co. re-laid out the supplements for inclusion in the B&B book they could have added an editorial note stating that "Yes!, there should be tables here, but we have not included them due to redundancy". Or, better yet, simply removed the instructional text that alluded to the tables from the original 'Plunder' book. Oh well. Sorry for the confusion .. and Thanks.
  15. Thanks for the reply. But ... it looks like the table for Treasure Factors in the RQII rulebook is a straight %roll table, whereas the procedure described in the Intro to the 'Plunder' section of the B&B book mentions rolling d8's and cross-referencing on different tables. I do not have a copy of the original 'Plunder' supplement, but I seem to recall (from looking through that book ages ago) that the first half of the book were these tables I'm looking for, and are described in the B&B 'Plunder' section introduction. These tables seem to have not been included in the reprint.
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