Spin epic Mythos tales of cosmic horror across the Weird Century in a complete, stand-alone roleplaying game powered by the AGE System!
Latest Updates from Our Project:
Revelations of the Bacchae - Bonus Adventure!
6 days ago
– Thu, Nov 30, 2023 at 11:10:37 AM
Hey there everyone!
As some of you may recall, during the campaign Ian Lemke (developer for the Expanse and Fantasy AGE), ran a livestreamed game of Cthulhu Awakens called "Revelations of the Bacchae". As a thank you to our backers for all your patience while we finish production and printing of the book, we're sending a PDF copy of Ian's adventure to all pledge tiers that include a reward. Keep an eye out for an email from Backerkit, but if it gets caught in your spam folder, you can get it from the Digital Rewards section of your survey.
And don't forget to tune in to ThusdAGE today at 2pm pacific, where Malcolm Sheppard will be on to talk about setting design in Cthulhu Awakens and Threefold!
November: From A Cold Place
22 days ago
– Tue, Nov 14, 2023 at 10:36:32 AM
It’s snowed up here a few times, and it puts me in mind of environmental horror. The Mythos has numerous examples of that, such as the cryokinetic Gnoph-Keh. But you’re interested in cozying up with a good book—or perhaps, an evil one. And thus:
Core Rulebook: The core rulebook is at print!
Otherwise, the only news is some people may have heard about a recent PDF update to Cthulhu Awakens and multiple Modern AGE .pdfs. This was to correct the credits in those books, not the gameplay material.
We’re still working hard on the Roll20 version (see screenshots below), but we’re well past the main effort there.
GM’s Kit: The GM’s Kit is at print!
Don’t forget that where Green Ronin usually does an adventure if it adds anything extra to a GM’s kit, this time we decided to include Unexpurgated Texts, a sourcebook describing new Mythos grimoires and less conventional sources of lore.
Weirdness Overflowing—60s Adventure, Weirdness Overflowing—Cults of the Mythos, Quickstart: At the production stage at various levels of completion.
Revelations of the Bacchae: Revelations of the Bacchae, 95% finished and should be released soon.
DREADCRAWLS: #0 has been released in PDF. It is expected to have a much shorter print time, so it will be going to print later with the aim to send it simultaneously with the core and GM’s Kit.
Two other issues beyond KS pledges are in layout.
Campaign Book: The next supplement beyond the Kickstarter, is a campaign book. Still in the planning stages.
We also have some work-in-progress screenshots of the Roll20 development!
October: Wide Revelations
about 2 months ago
– Mon, Oct 09, 2023 at 08:24:19 AM
What’s going on in October? Let’s get to it.
Core Rulebook: The final pre-press PDF has been released to qualified backers, and the core is up for preorder (and the PDF is for sale) to general audiences. The standard cover is done, and the limited-edition cover is in mid-process. The Roll20 version is in the home stretch of development as well, as we look for firm printing arrangements.
GM’s Kit: Layout on the screen is finished! Our hope is to get this printed simultaneously with the core rulebook. Remember that the kit comes with its own sourcebook, Unexpurgated Texts, featuring eldritch sources of knowledge ranging from old books to a video game.
Weirdness Overflowing—60s Adventure, Weirdness Overflowing—Cults of the Mythos, Quickstart, and Revelations of the Bacchae: Still in the production queue. Revelations of the Bacchae, the bonus we added as a thank you for your patience, is well along, with art and maps finished.
DREADCRAWLS: #0 has been released in PDF, awaiting a print release. Two other issues beyond KS pledges are in layout.
Campaign Book: The next supplement, outside the Kickstarter, is a campaign book. Still in the planning stages.
This month, I thought I’d showcase Steve Jones’ work on the Roll20 edition of the game and related resources. Please note that these aren’t final, as some come from earlier stages of development.
PDF Final Version Available!
2 months ago
– Tue, Oct 03, 2023 at 03:41:02 PM
Just a quick note here to let folks know that new download links for the final version of the PDF are being sent via Backerkit. If the email ends up in your spam folder, you can find it in your survey under Digital Rewards. You may notice you have multiple download links available, if you purchased more than one edition of the book, but all downloads marked "PDF final" are the same.
You can also request a new survey at this link, if you need to: https://cthulhu-awakens.backerkit.com/
Malcolm Sheppard will be back later this month with his usual production update.
September: Toward the Threshold
2 months ago
– Tue, Sep 26, 2023 at 11:40:14 AM
Hello! Last month all the news was about getting backer PDFS of the core and DREADCRAWLS out, so there wasn’t much need for me to say anything. Since then. Gen Con happened, marked by the release of Fantasy AGE Second Edition, which sold out at the show alongside every Expanse book. (Both games use the AGE System, just like Cthulhu Awakens.) Unfortunately, despite taking precautions, COVID-19 made an appearance at the show too, which slowed some of us down. But we’re still moving forward. Here’s what’s up.
Core Rulebook: You got backer PDFs, and you were kind enough to point out issues our proofing process missed. We applied further corrections and now we’re in the finishing stages of negotiating with a printer.
GM’s Kit:Unexpurgated Texts, the book of strange books and other sources of knowledge, is ready. Layout on the screen and play aids is ongoing.
Weirdness Overflowing—60s Adventure, Weirdness Overflowing—Cults of the Mythos, Quickstart, and Revelations of the Bacchae: Still in the production queue. Revelations of the Bacchae, the bonus we added as a thank you for your patience, is well along, with approvals on art and maps completed.
DREADCRAWLS: You got #0 in PDF if you were a qualified backer, or purchased it as an add-on, and we’re figuring out print options for this as well.
Campaign Book: We’re negotiating with an experienced writer/editor to helm this post-Kickstarter supplement. More news will come when I can tell you, but the proposed outline is pretty innovative, and I’m excited to see where it goes.
No pictures this time around—you’ve seen the ones in the core! But I’ll check in next month. Cheers for fears, everybody!