Which Genre would you most like to see as a Chaosium BRP setting?
Contributed by Charlie Krank
on Saturday August 11, 2012 10:39PM
THE 2012 GENCON EDITION
Chaosium news and events at GenCon 45!
Chaosium is at GenCon 45 in full-force this year at Booth 601.
When you are done saving the world for humanity, stop by the booth and say "Hi". The
following are the Chaosium-ites and friends hanging-out at the show:
CHARLIE KRANK: our president and a long-time resident of Planet Chaos
(long, long time).
MEGHAN MCLEAN: production
dudette, art wrangler, and Boss Squirlin.
NICK NACARIO: production
dude, art wrangler, Minister of Interns.
PEDRO ZIVIANI: Icelander and
Chaosium author, notably of Mythic Iceland, one of our most recent releases. Pedro will be talking
about his book and doing signings during the show.
HEIJA HELGASDOTTIR: a
prime motivating force for Pedro (and the one who actually was born in Iceland).
MARK MORRISON: Chaosium
author of such classics as Terror Australis and Horror on the Orient
Cthulhu By Gaslight earned two nominations this year for Best Cover Art
and for Best Supplement. Keep those tentacles crossed!
EVENTS AT THE SHOW
The following are just a small selection of the hundreds of show events.
CTHULHU MASTERS TOURNAMENT: Before the gaze of ancient
horror humanity cowers beneath diaphanous veils of sanity, a covering grown old and thin with the
passing ages. The time has come for youth to be served and the veils pierced.
NOVUS ORDO SECLORUM:
It is the year 1800 and the HMS Promise gives chase to a Spanish corvette. As they
close on the corvette every man on the crew can already feel the weight of prize money in his
M.U. SKULLS: The M.U. SKULLS are back, and classes are in session. Join the Skulls in
some classic Call of Cthulhu
mayhem and insanity.
YOU TOO CAN CTHULHU:
Scads of players will once again rock the Casbah with the gang.
While most events are aimed at players new to
Call of Cthulhu rumor has it that they have
something special cooking as well. You can contact them in advance at their Facebook Page.
MYTHIC ICELAND BOOK SIGNING:
Noon, Saturday 11:00-Noon at the Chaosium Booth #601
-- Pick up a copy of Mythic Iceland and, while you’re at it, get it signed by the author, Pedro
ELDER PARTY NOMINATING
CONVENTION: Thursday 7pm at the Crowne Plaza, Pennsylvania Station B -- Freaks and Mutants! The Elder Party needs YOU! Do you want change in the White House or in
the Universe? Fabulous prizes for best nomination speeches.
GAME-O-RAMA: All Day during Dealer Room hours! Chaosium Booth #601. Win prizes
and partake in general merriment and madness!