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Out of the Suitcase #33: Collecting and dealing with personal demons...

Out of the Suitcase #33: Collecting and dealing with personal demons...

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 1st Sep 2022

Chaosium President Rick Meints shares stories from a life-time as a collector of all things Chaosium.One of the joys and curses of being a completist collector means you seek out every printing, edition, and variant of each item. The most recent occurrence of this for me relates to the Citadel … read more
Out of the Suitcase #31: Cults of Prax, One for the Ages...

Out of the Suitcase #31: Cults of Prax, One for the Ages...

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 9th Mar 2022

Chaosium President Rick Meints shares stories from a life-time as a collector of all things Chaosium.I can't imagine playing RuneQuest in Glorantha without Cults of Prax. Fortunately, when our GM Tim Webster introduced us to the game he already owned it. Cults of Prax and the RuneQues … read more
Out of the Suitcase #30: A few jokes at Glorantha’s expense

Out of the Suitcase #30: A few jokes at Glorantha’s expense

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 10th Feb 2022

Chaosium President Rick Meints shares stories from a life-time as a collector of all things Chaosium.The back side of the Jan/Feb 1981 Chaosium order form included a few Gloranthan themed jokes. I don’t think these were ever published elsewhere. Fortunately, they are as corny now as they were 40 yea … read more
Out of the Suitcase #28: How 'Beyond the Pass' became Griffin Mountain

Out of the Suitcase #28: How 'Beyond the Pass' became Griffin Mountain

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 15th Jan 2022

Chaosium President Rick Meints shares stories from a life-time as a collector of all things Chaosium.I played through Griffin Mountain in the summer of 1981 shortly after it was published. It's my favorite RuneQuest campaign. Here's the story about how Griffin Mountain came to be … read more
Out of the Suitcase #25: ​As Authentic as Thaumaturgy can get…

Out of the Suitcase #25: ​As Authentic as Thaumaturgy can get…

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 7th Nov 2021

Chaosium President Rick Meints shares stories from a life-time as a collector of all things Chaosium.Before The Grand Grimoire there was... Authentic ThaumaturgyIn the late 1970s Chaosium founder Greg Stafford sometimes helped other individuals get their projects published. The eclectic mi … read more
Out of the Suitcase #24: ​Wherein the back cover gets finished...

Out of the Suitcase #24: ​Wherein the back cover gets finished...

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 5th Nov 2021

Chaosium President Rick Meints shares stories from a life-time as a collector of all things Chaosium.Last night after dinner I took another pass over the text for the back cover of my collector's and reference guide to all things RuneQuest and Glorantha. This is the third edition of The Me … read more