Masks of Nyarlathotep To Be Released In May

Awesome news on the Call of Cthulhu rumor front. Rumor has it that the new updated and expanded version of Masks of Nyarlathotep will likely be released this month! This is great news and I am looking forward it. ~ Modoc Follow Rolling Boxcars on G+ or on Twitter

First Impressions – Reign of Terror

I have spent the last week or so reading the new Reign of Terror from Chaosium. This is not a review by any stretch of the imagination, but rather a “first impressions” look at the book. NO SPOILERS, I promise. Let me start off by saying this book has been a real pleasure to read….

The Miskatonic Repository Went Live Today

Today is the day! The new Miskatonic Repository by Chaosium is now live at DriveThruRPG. Though it appears they are still rolling it out. At present, the only way to visit the Repository is through the link above or search for the words “Miskatonic Repository” at DriveThruRPG. Hopefully, DTRPG will include a left margin banner…

The Miskatonic Repository is Coming

Chaosium is getting closer to launching the Miskatonic Repository. When the Repository launches they will be offering a small selection of what I believe to curated content. Chaosium has announced that the first content released will include six art packs (free) and five scenarios. My underlying concern is still that the content will not be…

A Little Apprehension Over the New Miskatonic Repository

I’m not sure how I feel about Chaosium’s announcement about the new Miskatonic Repository. For those that don’t already know, the new Miskatonic Repository while be a place for content creators to publish their Call of Chtulhu fan-created content. The same operation model as D&D’s DM Guild will be used. The reason for my apprehension…

Down Darker Trails is Now Available in Print

Chaosium is reporting that their newest in print title, Down Darker Trails, is available in retail distribution starting today. And now to be cliché, why don’t you rustle up your posse and ride on down to your FLGS and grab a copy. ~ Modoc Follow Rolling Boxcars on G+ or on Twitter

Cubicle 7 Launches Call of Cthulhu “Our License is Ending” Sale

As promised, I have some more news about the Cubicle 7 Call of Cthulhu supplement sale. Cubicle 7 announced that the sale is underway and that they’re discounting most of the products that are under the CoC license at 25% off of the physical book/PDF combo. They also stated that come 1 January they will…

Chaosium Not Renewing Call of Cthulhu License with Cubicle 7

Cubicle 7, publisher of several Call of Cthulhu supplement lines, announced yesterday that they will no longer be publishing Call of Cthulhu licensed supplements in the coming year. As you will see from their statement, this breaking of ties is mutual and on good terms. The idea of them keeping their Cthulhu Britannica, World War…

CoC News: Horror on the Orient Express will Soon be out of Print!

This is for all of the Call of Cthulhu fans out there. Chaosium just reported that that their inventory of the ENnie award winning campaign, Horror on the Orient Express is running out. Consider this your last call to pick it up before it’s out of print and the price skyrockets. I suspect with the…

It’s ENnie Season – Here’s Some of My Favorites

It’s ENnie voting time and this year there are some nominees in all of the various categories. It excites me to see so many of the game books that I personally own and like. I would like to plug a few of my favorites. The 2017 nominees list can be found here and cast your votes…

The Mask of Nyarlathotep Companion – From Humble Beginnings to Rare Collectible

“The Mask of Nyarlathotep Companion” is a fan produced supplement for the most celebrated campaign for the Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game, “The Masks of Nyarlathotep”. The companion dwarfs the campaign book by several hundred pages. “The Complete Masks of Nyarlathotep” was printed in 1996 is 224 pages, while the companion is a staggering 730…