We just passed 3000 backers on our Miskatonic University Kickstarter, so we're rewarding them with a Field Trip
Posted by Michael O'Brien on 7th May 2018
We're delighted enrolment at Miskatonic University has just passed 3000 backers! And by way of saying thanks, we'd like to offer everyone supporting our Kickstarter a special Field Trip to celebrate the end of the semester.3000 Backer Reward—Field TripWhen the Kickstarter campaign ends we're se … read more
Graduate with Honors - Miskatonic University board game Kickstarter ends soon!
Posted by Michael O'Brien on 4th May 2018
Graduate with honors!—Chaosium's new Lovecraftian board game ends on Kickstarter soon (May 8th). A great new game by a world famous designer at a very reasonable price - just $25 gets you the full game!From the creators of Call of Cthulhu and German board game design legend Reiner Knizia. Check … read more
Another Stretch Goal passed, a new Stretch Goal added in our Miskatonic University: The Restricted Collection Kickstarter!
Posted by Michael O'Brien on 2nd May 2018
Another Stretch Goal passed, a new Stretch Goal added in our Miskatonic University: The Restricted Collection Kickstarter! This one is direct from Reiner Knizia's home base and design studio in Germany: a new eighth Defense Card for the game. We already have a "Flee" card in our MU game; this o … read more
Miskatonic University Kickstarter: an MU short story by Molly Tanzer, just for backers
Posted by Michael O'Brien on 25th Apr 2018
Chaosium was born out of fiction—company founder Greg Stafford discovered his mythic world of Glorantha through his writings. Only a few years later, Sandy Petersen turned H.P. Lovecraft’s most famous story of the Cthulhu Mythos into our most award winning RPG game, Call of Cthulhu. Since 1992, Chao … read more
"Wa-ha!", or "Iä Iä!"?
Posted by Michael O'Brien on 23rd Apr 2018
Our first Reiner Knizia game Khan of Khans will be out in Japanese translation on May 1st, thanks to our friends Arclight Games! And our second Reiner Knizia game MISKATONIC UNIVERSITY is live on Kickstarter now.We don't know whether we should be saying "Wa-ha!", or "Iä Iä!" … read more
MU Board Game Kickstarter: we're funded, just 16 hours in - now on to Stretch Goals!
Posted by Michael O'Brien on 18th Apr 2018
We reached our $25,000 funding goal for the Miskatonic University: The Restricted Collection Kickstarter in under 16 hours from launch! From all the team at Chaosium, thank you to all our backers so far—students, professors, valedictorians, deans and members of the board. It's great to be back … read more
Miskatonic University board game Kickstarter: the Semester commences on April 17th!
Posted by Michael O'Brien on 10th Apr 2018
Another Faculty Note from Susan, board games line editor:The launch date for our Miskatonic University: The Restricted Collection Kickstarter is set!The MU academic semester commences on Tuesday April 17th. The Kickstarter campaign will run for 21 days, ending on Tuesday May 8th. We're excited … read more
MU Faculty Note: the player mats!
Posted by Michael O'Brien on 24th Mar 2018
Another Faculty Note from Susan, board games line editor: You might have seen on social media that we playtested and demoed a prototype of our forthcoming board game Miskatonic University: The Restricted Collection at various conventions last year. The finished version looks quite dif … read more