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Online Tabletop Gaming - Getting Started with Chaosium


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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 gaming, and with some ideas as to where start:


To make your first online gaming experience as easy and as fun as your regular tabletop gaming, the team at Chaosium has put together some Top Tips for Online Gaming. We've also got recommendations as to what published scenarios - for Call of Cthulhu, RuneQuest, Pendragon, 7th Sea, and HeroQuest Glorantha - you could consider trying out online.

It includes a dedicated sections about online play for:

  • Call of Cthulhu, with recommendations from CoC creative director Mike Mason
  • RuneQuest, with recommendations from RQ creative director Jason Durall
  • 7th Sea, with recommendations from 7th Sea creative director John Wick
  • King Arthur Pendragon, with recommendations from KAP line editor David Larkins
  • HeroQuest Glorantha, with recommendations from HQ line editor Ian Cooper

On behalf of the whole Chaosium team, wishing everyone all the best until the Stars are Right again.


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