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Cypher Chronicles—our weekly round-up of the latest MCG news, interesting links, and gaming inspiration! https://www.montecookgames.com/cypher-chronicles-vol-3-2017/
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It's our annual call for GMs at #GenCon! Run games for us, get cool stuff! https://www.montecookgames.com/calling-all-gen-con-2017-gms/
We at Monte Cook Games are continuing to grow our presence at Gen Con in 2017. In 2016, our official events included over 100 games for of Numenera, The Strange, and the Cypher System. Our booth was 800 square feet and we ran demos of Numenera, Cypher System, and No Thank You, Evil! all day. When event registration opened last year, our games sold out within hours. Gen Con informed us that they were among the most chronically oversubscribed at th...
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New Gamemaster Month: It's Week Two! Let's Talk Setting and Rules!
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I am learning as much or more designing Invisible Sun as I have during any other design. It’s as though the game itself occasionally has to rise up and smack me alongside my head to remind me, “I’m not like other games.” Case in point. I had thought that the Cypher System’s design of keying character creation to a description sentence about the character was so good that I should use the same general idea here. But as I worked, and thought abo...
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The next #NewGamemasterMonth article is "Initial Planning for Your Game Session"—what a new GM should do to prepare for the first game.
https://www.montecookgames.com/new-gamemaster-month-initial-planning-for-your-game-session/
Welcome to the second installment of New Gamemaster Month! In New Gamemaster Month we’re helping players who feel the urge to run an RPG—to become a GM for the first time—take the plunge. Whether you’re new to gaming or a long-time player who’s never happened to take the GM’s seat, we’re making the process of running your first adventure an easy one. If you’re just joining us, start with the first installment. Then join us every Tuesday and Th...
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This great stuff. I hope I can use this to entice more potential GMs to actually run a game or two.
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Plate Mail Games has created a bundle of its background music for #Numenera and @TheStrangeRPG! 40% off! http://tinyurl.com/zqm3ewk
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January is #NewGamemasterMonth! Here's the first in a series of posts about how YOU can become an RPG gamemaster! https://www.montecookgames.com/new-gamemaster-month-welcome-and-lets-get-started/
During New Gamemaster Month, we’re going to give you the skills and confidence to become a GM. We’ll guide you through the process of understanding the rules, the setting, and your first adventure. Gamemastering. To some gamers, it seems to come naturally, but to others—longtime veterans of gaming, as well as newbies just entering the hobby—it’s a bit intimidating. But running an RPG can be an incredible joy, and GMs keep our hobby thrivin...
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This is the fourth installment of New Gamemaster Month! In New Gamemaster Month we’re helping players who feel the urge to run an RPG—to become a GM for the first time—take the plunge. Whether you’re new to gaming or a long-time player who’s never happened to take the GM’s seat, we’re making the process of running your first adventure an easy one. If you’re just joining us, start with the first installment. Then join us every Tuesday and Thurs...
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The first #Numenera novel, The Poison Eater, is now available in a deluxe limited-edition hardcover! https://www.montecookgames.com/the-poison-eater/
A Novel of the Ninth World Poison never lies. Talia was once one of the twelve martyrs of the forgotten compass, a prisoner of the unhuman creatures known only as the vordcha. She barely escaped that life with her body and soul intact. Now she has a new life as a poison eater in the city of Enthait. Here she is hailed as one of the city’s protectors. No one knows her history. No one has asked about her past. She’s been here long enough...
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We're aware of a problem with PDF redemptions sent out last night, and we and are in the process of fixing it. We are also aware of an (unrelated) problem with the Contact Us form (which should be working now).
If you're still unable to redeem your items this evening, please follow up with the Contact Us form. 
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Should I have received the NPC deck email? Only got the asset deck
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Cypher Chronicles—our weekly round-up of the latest MCG news, interesting links, and gaming inspiration! https://www.montecookgames.com/cypher-chronicles-vol-2-2017/
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The special Gen Con 2016 adventure, Assault on Singularity Base, is now available! This adventure pits not one, but six groups of PCs against enemy forces. Run it as a mega-event with as many as 36 players and seven GMs, or choose any of the individual team missions to run for a single gaming group. https://www.montecookgames.com/assault-on-singularity-base/
An amazing multi-group gaming experience The Empress Tahali V, leader of the Grand Imperium, controls the galaxy with her countless legions of Imperium troopers. Clad in glistening silver armor marked with her griffon symbol, the Empress’s troopers patrol the streets of every Imperial city. But a ragtag band of rebels fights against the Imperium, their determination, bravery, and skill making up for their lack of numbers and supplies. The...
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Are the 6 groups working toward a common goal or are they all trying to reach the objective before the other parties?
Both options make for some interesting encounters
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