MUP 085 – Post GenCon News Roundup

Download this episode MUP_085-Post_GenCon_News_Roundup_800Episode 85 is pretty much a catch up session for news that has cropped up over the last few weeks. We’ve got so much to cover that we figured it was time for an all-Crier episode! This episode was recorded on August 9, 2015.

Campus Crier

  • MUP won the Silver ENnie for best podcast!
  • Modiphius got a Best Cover award for Achtung! Cthulhu.
  • Chaosium’s Horror on the Orient Express won gold for Best Adventure, and silver for Best Production Values.
  • Dan went to GenCon!
  • Chaosium news from forums and the GenCon panel:
    • Merger with Moon Design, producer of Golrantha, which is coming back along with the RuneQuest & HeroQuest lines (Guide to Golrantha this year won a Diana Jones award, gaming excellence)
    • 7E: “Files are with the printer, going through the proofs” — Hopeful for a Halloween 7E release date
    • Reinforcing idea that creators will get paid in full and on time
    • No more monographs in the future. Current monographs will not be reprinted, though they might “level up” to full Chaosium products.
    • BRP line will be taking a further back seat as it is the least selling product line.
    • Here’s another roundup of the panel from YSDC
    • And here is the new management structure on Chaosium’s blog.
  • Paizo’s next adventure path is called Strange Aeons, which is packed full of Mythos flavor. Also check out the Pathfinder Adventure Path #46: Wake of the Watcher
  • Chad Bowser had to pull out of NecronomiCon due to unforeseen health issue. We wish him our best.
  • Check out the trailer for Dagon, a stop-motion film Kickstarter
Feedback We got a 5-star review in iTunes from Spaceheater5000 from USA on July 14, 2015
Excellent resource! The Miskatonic University Podcast offers an entertaining and enlightening look at the Call of Cthulhu RPG, as well as all things Mythos-related and Lovecraft-adjacent. These guys clearly love what they do and they have great chemistry. Keep up the fantastic work, and GO PODS!
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