MUP Ep. 210 – A Chat with Cat Tobin

Campus Crier

The Campus Crier is where we keep all the mythos related news and info for the podcast, this episode was recorded on October 10th, 2020. 


Our friend and editor of the show, Edwin, is involved in the Midderland 5e setting Kickstarter! The book is a setting and bestiary for the “green-hued dark-fantasy” based on middle England. Edwin did the 5e conversion for the setting and Ennie Award winning artist, Glynn Seal is the primary author, artist, and layout artist. I’ve seen the 11 page teaser PDF and it looks really quite cool. You can get a PDF for $25, $35 for a POD softcover, and $45 will get you a hardback with an amazing fold out map.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/necromancergames/midderlands-setting-and-bestiary-for-fifth-edition/description

There is a PDF “taster” available here: https://1drv.ms/b/s!Asryxq7YIiBZhtYMcbTPSbPWDiKf9Q?e=0fsfef


Good Friend of Jackson Elias and all round awesome guy Paul Fricker has a new scenario for Call of Cthulhu out in the Miskatonic Repository called Full Fathom Five, a reference to Shakespeare’s Ariel’s song. It is set on board a whaling ship in the Pacific ocean in 1847 and involves a series of deaths or murders on board. Some of our own illustrious members, past and present, have played this as playtesters including Keepers Dan & Chad, Editor Max and a whole slew of other people we know and love. It looks really fantastic, so go and check it out. You can get the PDF at DriveThru for $6.99


Mork Bork and the Swedish Kartel are releasing an LP! Putrescence Regnant is billed an “ear-shattering, rot reeking bog crawl for Mork Borg.” A little more info was leaked with the cryptic announcement at the Mork Borg Discord server of which we have a screenshot in the show notes.


Cyberpunk Red, Mike Pondsmith’s iconic dystopian sci-fi RPG, finally has a release date and a price point! Cyberpunk Red will come in at $60 for the physical book and $30 for the PDF, and should come out on November 19th and Nov 14th for the digital. Thanks to a data dump at the R. Talorisian website, we know the book has 457 pages and 211,000 words and 143 individual pieces of art! Murph is excited about this one.


Brett Kramer’s Sentinel Hill Press has finally re-released The Dare, that fantastic CoC scenario that we all love, and updated it for 7th edition! You can pick it up at DTRPG for $14.99, and that price will be discounted from the eventual price of a physical book that is also coming out soon! Congrats to Brett for getting this all wrapped up!


Sunken the gm-less RPG using Trophy Dark, of which I am a backer, is at the printers! I’m really excited about this and can’t wait to have this book in hand, because the PDF was absolutely gorgeous.


Arkham Relic Hunt from Squamous Studios, something else that Dave and Murph have backed, is about to ship out within days of this recording.


Children of Fear, a new Call of Cthulhu campaign set in classic 1920s mentioned way back in 2019 is finally getting some updates from Chaosium! Lynne Hardy’s campaign across Asia will come out early 2021 and is 416 pages long. The cover was released through all of their social media outlets. 


A DG hack of Cthulhu Dark called Cthulhu Deep Green has been released on DTRPG and it looks really quite cool. The latest scenario that was just released and is called The Linear Men. You can get both of these from DTRPG and both have a POD option that at the time of recording was $12 & $15 each, so a pretty good deal. And I’m a sucker for Cthulhu Dark clones and so I’ve already bought Deep Green and it is pretty awesome.

The Discord

MU Discord server invite link: https://discord.gg/vNjEv9D 

Sponsor

We want to thank Noble Knight Games for returning to sponsor our show. Has the COVID got you hunkering down at home? Are you looking for an online store with a huge selection of new and out-of-print games and game books? Then look no further than Noble Knight Games, at NobleKnight.com. 

Do you have games or game books that you’re interested in selling or trading? Check out Noble Knight’s Buy-Sell-Trade program, (link in the show notes). Noble Knight will buy almost anything that is a tabletop game or tabletop game adjacent.  Board games, card games, RPG books, painted or unpainted miniatures, collectibles, fantasy novels, accessories… if it’s nerdy and gamey, they probably want it. If you want to know more about this program, email them at trades@nobleknight.com 

And just for listeners of our show, Noble Knight has a discount code you can use at checkout. Use MADNESS for 10% off any order of $10 or more. This insane discount is valid from now until December 22, 2020! 

And thank you beaucoup to Max for editing this episode. 

Main Topic

Pelgrane Press New Community Content Program

Gumshoe Community on DriveThruRPG: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/340/Pelgrane-Press/subcategory/561_34434/GUMSHOE-Community 

Gumshoe Community Content Contest on Pelgrane Press site: https://site.pelgranepress.com/index.php/gumshoe-community-content-contest/ 

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