Horror


Singh Unleashed and Araine Unleashed Released For Achtung! Cthulhu

Some new miniatures are available for Achtung! Cthulhu from Modiphius. They're the Unleashed version of Sing and Araine. And, I have to admit, the effect on the Singh Unleashed miniature is rather interesting. These figures can be used in your RPG games or games of the Achtung! Cthulhu minis game.


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Fantasy Flight Announces Dead of Night Expansion for Arkham Horror

I wake up at a ridiculously early hour. I know people who generally go to bed later than I wake up. So, I am often up during the "dead of the night." And yes, even just sitting in my apartment, things can get weird. Though, I've yet to have other-dimensional horrors try and show up. You're not so lucky in Dead of Night, a new expansion coming for Arkham Horror from Fantasy Flight Games.


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New Achtung! Cthulu Miniatures Sets Available From Modiphius

The horrors of WWII were immense. And that's just the real world before you throw in other-dimension horros like Cthulhu. But that's just what happens in Achtung! Cthulu from Modiphius. And to help you bring that existential horror to your tabletops, they've got a quartet of new miniatures sets available over on their website.


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Hard West Strategy Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Building and maintaining a town in the Old West isn't easy. You've got bandits, desperados, demons, monsters, drought, and all sorts of things to worry about. Wait... Demons and Monsters? Yeah, they're roaming around as well. Keeping the peace just got a lot harder in Hard West, a new strategy board game that's up on Kickstarter now.


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USAopoly Posts Preview of IT: Evil Below Board Game

Ok, so it doesn't have Tim Curry as Pennywise, bu the new IT movie was still really good. And soon, you'll be able to bring all the floating action down to your tabletops in IT: Evil Below, a new horror board game coming from USAopoly. They've posted up a new preview as well as a little video showing off how the game works and what you'll be getting inside the box.


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The Orpheus Protocol Horror RPG Up on Kickstarter

Many Eldritch Horror games take place last century (in fact, roughly about a hundred years ago from now). But The Orpheus Protocol brings that to the modern world. Be a member of the elite Orpheus group and head out around the world to deal with all manner of existential horrors that look to destroy the world. The RPG is up on Kickstarter now.


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Grimmerspace Sci-Horror RPG Up On Kickstarter

Iron GM Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Grimmerspace, their new sci-fi/horror RPG setting that utilizes the Starfinder rules set. As you can tell from the name, Grimmerspace is not a nice, friendly, shiny sci-fi setting. It's a lot more dark, dirty, and dangerous. And, I mean, it was co-developed by Sean Astin. Yes, that Sean Astin (You know... Sam from Lord of the Rings).


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A Town Called Malice RPG Up On Kickstarter

*bass groove starts up.*
*synth organ kicks in*
Better stop dreaming of the quiet life, 'cause it's the one we'll never know.
And quit running for that runaway bus 'cause those rosy days are few.
Anyway, Monkeyfun Studios is running a Kickstarter campaign for their A Town Called Malice RPG.


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An Inner Darkness Adventures for Call of Cthulhu Up On Kickstarter

Pre-made adventures are super-helpful for the GM on the go. When necessary, they can just be dropped right into a game with minimal prep. Or, a GM can simply use one as a framework to do their own thing. Either way, more ideas floating around is nice. An Inner Darkness is a set of new adventures for Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Friday Snippets

We've made it to Friday. Congratulations, everyone! Just gotta get through today and we'll be back to the weekend. I'm looking forward to it. But before we get there, let's nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: In the Court of the Goblin King Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, New Turret Available From Puppets War, and H.P. Lovecraft The Dreams in the Witch House Miniatures Set Up On Kickstarter.


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Achtung! Cthulhu Keeper's and Investigator's Guides Available for 7th Edition Call of Cthulhu

Modiphius has anounced a new, updated version of the Achtung! Cthulhu Keeper's and Investigator's Guides, bringing them in line with Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition. Along with that, there's the new Under the Gun short adventure to bring players into that setting quickly and easily.


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Free League Publishing Launches Illustrated The Call of Cthulhu Kickstarter

One of the classic stories that pretty much every gamer knows at least of, if they've not actually read it, The Call of Cthulhu is one of H.P. Lovecraft's greatest works. Now, Free League Publishing is looking to create a new illustrated version, with art by Francois Baranger, having launched a Kickstarter campaign for it. While the initial funding is for just the illustrated novel, a stretch goal adds in a full RPG to it.


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Horrible Games Running Alone Kickstarter

Usually in a 1 vs Many game, the 1 is the bad guy. They control all the evil things out there on the board. In Alone, it's the other way around. The 1 is the Hero, trying to escape an infested space ship, while the Many are playing the various terrible traps and aliens they will find along the way. Horrible Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for a new print run of the game that also includes new extras.


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Free League Publishing Announces Illustrated Call of Cthulhu Kickstarter

Ia! Ia!

The stars are right. Or, they will be right on February 15th. Get over all that lovey-dovey stuff from the day before with a whole heaping helping of horror. Free League Publishing has announced that's the date they'll launch their new Illustrated Call of Cthulhu Kickstarter campaign.


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LexOccultum - Carta Monstrorum RPG Book Up On Kickstarter

It's always good for the GM of a game to have more resources available to them. With that in mind, RiotMinds is running a Kickstarter campaign for the Carta Monstrorum, a big book of monsters and other horrors for the LexOccultum RPG. Along with that, they're teaming up with writer Steve Savile to work on it.


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Slash-Accre Horror Board Game Up On Kickstarter

It's summer vacation, and a group of teenagers have found a secluded set of cabins in the woods where they're planning on having a wild time. Unfortunately for them, they're not alone. A crazed killer is on the loose, slowly hunting them down one by one. Who will survive? Who won't? That's up to you to decide in Slash-Accre, a new horror board game up on Kickstarter now.


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Tales of Evil Horror Board Game Up On Kickstarter

A rag-tag group of kids going and solving mysteries and defeating ancient horrors is pretty hot right now in terms of theme. And that's what you get in Tales of Evil, a new horror board game that's up on Kickstarter. Become part of Pizza & Investigation and defeat demons and clear out evils from various locations.


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Arkham Horror 3rd Edition Now Available

You might think that the world can be strange and cruel, but it's got nothing on the things that lurk just outside of the realm of reality. And when those things try and encroach on our regular existence, stuff begins to go weird. It's up to the different investigators to figure out what's going on and put a stop to it. The Year of New Editions adds another notch to its list with the release of Arkham Horror 3rd Edition from Fantasy Flight Games.


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Chicago By Night Sourcebook for Vampire: The Masquerade Up On Kickstarter

Chicago by Night. This one I know. You go to Portillo's. You hit up Navy Pier. You maybe check out the Miracle Mile. The Planetarium and Shed Aquarium and Museum of Science and Industry will be closed, but being vampires, I'm sure you can find a way in. Plus, you avoid the crowds. So that's good.

Man... now I really want Portillo's...

Anyway, Chicago by Night, a sourcebook for Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition is up on Kickstarter now.


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The Black Iron Horror RPG Up On Kickstarter

Sometimes, the solution is worse than the problem. Or, at least, the proposed solution. During a long war between humans and elves, the elves summoned a giant ball of iron to fall from the sky and crush the human forces. Unfortunately, that iron ball has since corroded and is mutating and warping anything it touches. The elves fled. The humans mostly died off. Those that could took refuge underground. That's where you find yourself in The Black Iron, a new horrror fantasy RPG that's up on Kickstarter now.


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CMON Announces New Night of the Living Dead Game

Night of the Living Dead came out 50 years ago this month. It's an icon of the horror movie genre, basically laying the groundwork for all zombie movies to come. George A. Romero's classic is soon to be getting an official board game, as CMON has announced that they've procured the license and will be making a new game based on the property.


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Thousand Year Old Vampire Solo RPG Up On Kickstarter

Thousand Year Old Vampire is a new solo RPG that's up on Kickstarter now. Take over the role of the titular vampire from the very beginning with the loss of their humanity all the way until their end. It's great for those vampire afficionados (I'm looking at you, Suzy) and anyone who might not have an RPG group around and just want to embrace your darker side.


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Horror Boards Horror Boardgame Up On Kickstarter

It's the time of the year where even those that only have a moderate enjoyment of horror movies go all-out. I've got my own stash of movies that I tend to get out just for this time of year. Horror Boards looks to bring that love of horror movies to your tabletops in an expandable board game. The game's up on Kickstarter now.


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Expanded and Revised Version of Slasher RPG Now Available

Name? Speak up man, speak up.
"Shropshire Slasher."
Occupation?
"Shropshire Slasher."

For those of you that have ever wanted to be in or direct your own slasher movie, there's a perfect RPG for you. It's called, aptly enough, Slasher, and the new expanded and revised edition is available now, just for any sort of spooky games you're running this month.


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