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Out of the Suitcase #12: The Chaosium – releases from 1975 and 1976

Out of the Suitcase #12: The Chaosium – releases from 1975 and 1976

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 2nd Mar 2021

Chaosium President Rick Meints shares stories from a life-time as a collector of all things ChaosiumNote: initially, I thought of doing a series of posts showing the products released by the company each year. But 1975 and 1976 were both low volume years for The Chaosium, so I've combined them her … read more
Out of the Suitcase #6: Maps and Legends

Out of the Suitcase #6: Maps and Legends

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 29th Jan 2021

Chaosium President Rick Meints shares stories from a life-time as a collector of all things ChaosiumI was sorting through some things when I came across these original maps from 1979. Drawn by William Church, they debuted in the 2nd edition RuneQuest Rulebook. For years they were tacked up on Greg's … read more
Out of the Suitcase #2: Ducks, Ducks, and more Ducks

Out of the Suitcase #2: Ducks, Ducks, and more Ducks

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 22nd Dec 2020

Chaosium President Rick Meints shares stories from a life-time as a collector of all things Chaosium Over on the RuneQuest Facebook group there's recently been a wonderful, fragmented discussion of the origins of Ducks in Glorantha recently. I thought I'd spend a little free time writing d … read more
WeAreAllUs: Chaosium marks two years since the passing of Greg Stafford

WeAreAllUs: Chaosium marks two years since the passing of Greg Stafford

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 11th Oct 2020

It is two years since the passing of Chaosium company founder Greg Stafford. As one of the greatest game designers of all time; winner of too many awards to count; and a friend, mentor, guide, and inspiration to generations of gamers, “the Grand Shaman of Gaming” influenced the universe of … read more
Glorantha Games 2020: Glorantha at Home (Oct 3rd)

Glorantha Games 2020: Glorantha at Home (Oct 3rd)

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 12th Sep 2020

Glorantha Games 2020: Glorantha at Home is a fan-run event that takes place online on Saturday, October 3rd. (This replaces the in-person event, that but for Covid-19 would have taken place in Birmingham, UK on April 25th this year.)Games set in Glorantha include RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha, … read more
'The Rattling Wind' free scenario now available in Japanese!

'The Rattling Wind' free scenario now available in Japanese!

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 31st Aug 2020

"The Rattling Wind" is a RuneQuest scenario by Helena Nash that we released for free in October 2019 to commemorate the first anniversary of the passing of Chaosium founder Greg Stafford. The scenario was made available as a free download from our itch.io page, and now, thanks to Japanese … read more