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Last 21 hours of Masks Companion Kickstarter

by on Mar.09, 2015, under Kickstarter, Masks of Nyarlatotep, PDF, Print

Sixtystone Press’s first Kickstarter has entered the last 21 hours of funding.

The Masks of Nyarlathotep Companion funded in under three hours, and has now garnered over 700 backers and over £32,000 in funding.

The Masks of Nyarlathotep Companion offers backers the chance to own an enlarged version of the Companion in PDF, softback and hardback formats. The Companion has been enlarged by one set of clue sheets, one scenario, four extra pre-gen characters and eight articles, achieved by stretch goals.

The Kickstarter can be found here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/482503977/masks-of-nyarlathotep-companion

The project ends Tuesday, 10 March 2015 5:55 PM GMT.

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Worlds of Cthulhu handouts

by on Mar.09, 2015, under Magazines, Worlds of Cthulhu

A long time ago I used to edit Worlds of Cthulhu magazine, published by Pegasus Spiel.

Each issue was accompanied by PDFs of the handouts in the magazine. These have long disappeared from Pegasus Spiel’s website. But thanks to the wonders of the Wayback Machine they are still available.

The handouts for issues #1 to 5 can be found here: https://web.archive.org/web/20090705130828/http://www.worldsofcthulhu.com/outtakes.html

 

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Last 48 hours…

by on Mar.08, 2015, under Kickstarter, Masks of Nyarlatotep

The Masks of Nyarlathotep Companion Kickstarter has entered the last 48 hours of its campaign.

The KS can be found here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/482503977/masks-of-nyarlathotep-companion

The KS is the only place you can pick up a PDF or print copy of the Companion. All net profits from the KS go towards the running costs of www.yog-sothoth.com.

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Last 7 days of Masks Companion kickstarter

by on Mar.02, 2015, under Kickstarter, Masks of Nyarlatotep

Just a quick note just to say that the Masks Companion is now in its last week of fund-raising.

We’ve met our funding target and we’ve breached numerous stretch goals that will enlarge the Shanghai and Australian chapters of the Companion.

Remember that this will be your only opportunity to pick up the Masks Companion in printed format. The Masks Companion ends on . Make your pledge now, or set the reminder to alert you when there is only 48 hours left.

The Masks Companion Kickstarter can be found here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/482503977/masks-of-nyarlathotep-companion

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20% off Sixtystone Press stuff at DriveThru/RPGNow

by on Feb.22, 2015, under Uncategorized

There’s a quick 20% off sale at Sixtystone Press right now. That’s 20% off Investigator Weapons 1 & 2, Cathulhu and Lost in the Lights.

You can find them all here: http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/index.php?manufacturers_id=4306&affiliate_id=383614

Sale ends on 28 Feb 2015.

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Masks Companion funds in under three hours!

by on Feb.09, 2015, under Kickstarter, Masks of Nyarlatotep

The Masks of Nyarlathotep Companion funded in under three hours yesterday.

Stretch goals have been announced, and are as follows:

  • £11,000 – G.Roby’s Chapter Clue Sheets (see this thread for further information). Phil has recently updated these for the Kickstarter. UNLOCKED!
  • £12,500 – An article on the Japanese Rikusentai (equivalent of marines) by Hans-Christian Vortisch for the Shanghai chapter. UNLOCKED!
  • £14,500 – Ben Patey will design the dustcovers of Jackson Elias’s books, the hand-outs for the Cat’s Cradle scenario and a bust of Bast. These will be available as separate add-ons. UNLOCKED!
  • £16,000 – Bret Kramer will complete his Jackson Elias introductory scenario “The Burning Heart”. This may be a separate PDF if the page count is long. Closing in….
  • £17,500 – An article about the USMC Leathernecks posted to China Station in Shanghai written by Hans-Christian Vortisch.
  • £19,000 – The Dark Mistress. Publicly available information and maybe the only photo in existence of this mysterious steam yacht.

You can find the Kickstarter here:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/482503977/masks-of-nyarlathotep-companion

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Masks of Nyarlathotep Companion Kickstarter launches

by on Feb.08, 2015, under Kickstarter, Masks of Nyarlatotep, PDF, POD

Sixtystone Press in association with Innsmouth House Press is proud to announce the launching of the Masks of Nayarlathotep Companion Kickstarter this afternoon.

When released on the yog-sothoth.com website last year, the beta version of the Companion was downloaded over 50,000 times before it was withdrawn from general circulation.

The Kickstarter has been created in order to feed this demand and to raise funds to help with the running costs of yog-sothoth.com, the Internet’s première site for Lovecraft and Call of Cthulhu fans.

The Kickstarter will be the only place to acquire an updated version of the Companion in PDF and/or book formats.

The Kickstarter can be found here:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/482503977/masks-of-nyarlathotep-companion

Please check it and out and pledge if you like it.

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Investigator Weapons volume 2: Modern-day now available

by on Dec.31, 2014, under Investigator Weapons, volume 2 - modern, PDF

Sixtystone Press is happy to announce the arrival of the long-awaited Investigator Weapons volume 2, Modern day for contemporary Call of Cthulhu games.

Hans-Christian Vortisch presents iconic, common and less-common weapons found in service yesterday, today and tomorrow for use by Investigators, armed authorities and the cultists they hunt.

Hans presents variant stats for all of the covered weapons, and Investigator Weapons 2 also summarises weapons rules from all editions of Call of Cthulhu including seventh edition, as well as Basic Role-playing games such as The Laundry, as well as providing optional rules for enhanced play.

A POD version will be available shortly and early purchasers will receive a voucher allowing them to get the POD version at the same discount as the future PDF+POD bundle, when the POD version is released.

A print run for games stores is also planned for 2015.

Happy New Year!

Investigator Weapons volume 2: Modern-day can be purchased now from DriveThruRPG and RPGNow.

 

 

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Investigator Weapons 1: 1920s back in print

by on Aug.27, 2014, under Investigator Weapons, volume 1 - 1920-30s, POD

We’ve added Investigator Weapons volume 1: 1920-30s as a Print On Demand (POD) option to our offerings on DriveThruRPG and RPGNow.

You can find the book here.

The content of the book is unchanged from the Chronicle City release of 2012.

 

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Cathulhu released in PDF and POD

by on Apr.25, 2014, under Cathulhu, Format, PDF, POD

“It is said that in Ulthar, which lies beyond the river Skai, no man may kill a cat; and this I can verily believe as I gaze upon him who sitteth purring before the fire. For the cat is cryptic, and close to strange things which men cannot see. He is the soul of antique Aegyptus, and bearer of tales from forgotten cities in Meroe and Ophir. He is the kin of the jungle’s lords, and heir to the secrets of hoary and sinister Africa. The Sphinx is his cousin, and he speaks her language; but he is more ancient than the Sphinx, and remembers that which she hath forgotten—H.P. Lovecraft, The Cats of Ulthar, 1920

Welcome to Cathulhu, the Call of Cthulhu alternative setting where feline sleuths investigate the horrors of the Cthulhu Mythos.

Cats are mysterious, self-contained creatures. Both wild and domestic in nature, they are silent observers of all that goes on around them.

In Cathulhu, discover the secret life of the cat as a Dreamlands warrior and a Waking World sleuth. Cats are the secret allies of humanity in the fight against cosmic horror; confronting overlooked machinations orchestrated from the sewers, tracking down sorcerers and cultists in the Waking World, and taking the fight to Nyarlathotep’s minions in the Dreamlands with the Cat Armies.

Cathulhu contains full character generation information for creating feline characters, feline abilities, background information on the cult of Bast, a short bestiary of feline opponents and an introductory adventure, ‘The Black Cat’.

Cathulhu is fully compatible with Call of Cthulhu sixth edition rules.

Cathulhu is intended as an interlude to mainstream Call of Cthulhu games, and provides a different POV to the horrors of the Cthulhu Mythos. It can be played light-heartedly or seriously. The opponents of the feline investigators can range from dastardly rat-kings or mutant sewer lizards, to lone mad sorcerers, or all the way to a full-blown confrontation with the Cthulhu Mythos.

History

Cathulhu is the English-language version of Katzulhu, which first appeared in the German-language Cthuloide Welten magazine, #1 and #2, in 2001/2002. The Katzulhu rules were reprinted in 2009 to accompany the release of Pegasus spiele’s Dreamlands sourcebook.

Cathulhu was developed by Ingo Ahrens, Adam Crossingham and Daniel Harms from Ingo’s original Katzulhu, and was published in Worlds of Cthulhu magazine #4 in 2006. This edition is revised from the Worlds of Cthulhu version and includes additional information about Sabbat cats, and the cult of Bast through the ages.

 

It is now available from DriveThruRPG and RPGNow in PDF and POD formats. It will be available for e23 shortly.

 

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