May 082014
 

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On this episode, meet our new co-host Zarina! She tells us about her first time playing D&D, and Chris talks about the Infinity wargame. WTF D&D Parodies Achtung! Cthulhu! Then we build an Achtung Cthulhu Scenario with the Plotting Cthulhu utility, to help you create stories you might never think of on your own. now available on Modiphius.com and Drive Thru RPG. Running time for this episode is 49 minutes.

Running Order:
03:07 News
09:22 What’s on Your Table?
22:57 “Plotting Cthulhu” Adventure creation tool walkthrough
46:22: WTF, D&D??? Parodies Achtung! Cthulhu

 

 

Episode 14 Links:
News

Achtung! Cthulhu in Stores:

Stockists: http://www.modiphius.com/stockists.html

Modiphius Web Store: http://www.modiphius.com/4/post/2014/04/achtung-cthulhu-miniatures-books-accessories-out-now.html

Achtung! Cthulhu Adventure Series: Kontamination: http://www.modiphius.com/shop.html#!/~/product/category=6570890&id=35986329

What’s on Your Table?

Dungeons& Dragons 3.5 Edition: http://www.amazon.com/Dungeons-Dragons-Rulebook-Roleplaying-Slipcased/dp/0786934107

Mutant Chronicles 3rdEdition: http://www.modiphius.com/shop.html#!/~/category/id=8836104&offset=0&sort=normal

Infinity: The Game: http://www.infinitythegame.com/infinity/en/

“Plotting Cthulhu” Walkthrough:

Modiphius Web Store: http://www.modiphius.com/shop.html#!/~/product/category=6570890&id=30961918

DriveThru RPG Product Page: http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/127937/Achtung-Cthulhu-Plotting-Cthulhu-Dossier

WTF, D&D??? Parodies Achtung! Cthulhu: http://www.somethingawful.com/dungeons-and-dragons/achtung-cthulhu-wtf/1/

Music courtesy of Joshua John O’Connor
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Mar 032014
 

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On this episode of Modiphius Calling, our guest is Jay Little: Lead game designer for Mutant Chronicles 3rd edition, Kickstarting now. Jay gives us a sneak peek ar the Mutant Chronicles Rules… and talks about his other games: including Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, Star Wars: Edge of the Empire and Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures. Running time for this episode is 54 minutes.

 

Running Order:
0156 News
03:28 Interview – Jay Little – Mutant Chronicles Rules Sneak Peek

 

Episode 13 Links:

News
Mutant Chronicles 3rd Edition Beta: http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/126929/Mutant-Chronicles-3rd-Edition-FREE-Open-Beta?manufacturers_id=4329
Mutant Chronicles 3rd Edition Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/modiphius/mutant-chronicles-3rd-ed-rpg

Interview: Jay Little
1927 Sears, Roebuck Catalog: http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/126929/Mutant-Chronicles-3rd-Edition-FREE-Open-Beta?manufacturers_id=4329
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare: http://www.pvzgardenwarfare.com/

Music courtesy of Joshua John O’Connor
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Feb 192014
 

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On this episode of Modiphius Calling, our guest is Sarah Newton, author of the first Achtung! Cthulhu release — the Ennie award winning Zero Point Campaign! She’ll talk about her next Achtung! Cthulhu adventure set in Turkey(!), and her new RPG Mindjammer, set 15,000 years in the future, when earthlings have settled hundreds of distant planets and evolved into something more than human. In the spirit of technological evolution, we also discuss developments in gaming technology; will the next console be in your head?  Running time for this episode is one hour, one minute.

Running Order:
00:58 Mobile Gaming – New gaming technologies
21:02 Interview – Sarah Newton – Mindjammer
53:15 Achtung! Cthulhu: Inside the Secret War – Upcoming Turkish Adventure
57:55 News

 

 

Episode 12 Links:

Mobile Gaming - New gaming technologies

Samsung Touchscreen TV: http://www.samsung.com/us/2013-smart-tv/

MIT’s Star Wars Fleet Commander: http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2011/07/fleet-commander-star-wars/

Oculus Rift (3D Headset):  http://www.oculusvr.com/

Roll20: http://roll20.net/

3d Virtual Tabletop:
iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/3d-virtual-tabletop/id520938488?mt=12
Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.taponfire.threedvirtualtabletop

Larry Niven Dreampark (Novel): http://www.amazon.com/Dream-Park-Larry-Niven/dp/0765326671

Treasure Trap (UK LARP): http://cam.treasuretrap.co.uk/http://community.dur.ac.uk/treasure.trap/

Biohacking: http://biohackyourself.com/biohacking-101/

Interview: Sarah Newton

Mindjammer (FREE preview): http://www.rpgnow.com/product/126093/Mindjammer—The-Roleplaying-Game—FREE-PREVIEW

FATE RPG: http://www.faterpg.com/

Starblazer Adventures: http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/56969/Starblazer-Adventures

Legends of Anglerre: http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/81022/Legends-of-Anglerre

Achtung! Cthulhu: Inside the Secret War 

Zero Point 1 & 2: Three Kings & Heroes of the Sea (Bundle): http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/106769/Achtung-Cthulhu—Zero-Point-1-%26-2-Call-of-Cthulhu-%5BBUNDLE%5D?filters=400_0_0_0_0

News

Mutant Chronicles 3rd Edition Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/modiphius/mutant-chronicles-3rd-ed-rpg

Music courtesy of Joshua John O’Connor
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Feb 112014
 

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On this episode of Modiphius Calling, we answer your questions about the Mutant Chronicles Third Edition … Kickstarting now.  Mischa Thomas has been writing five thousand words a day for the game — he tells us what to expect from The Dark Symmetry portion of the Core Book, and the Dark Soul Sourcebook.  And Reuben Saunders reads a horrifying story from the upcoming bestiary for Achtung! Cthulhu: Terrors of the Secret War. Running time for this episode is 47 minutes.

Running Order:
01:53 News
05:49 Mutant Chronicles 3rd Ed. Kickstarter – Your questions answered!
25:16 Terrors of the Secret War – Shoggoth Behemoth (Dramatic Reading)
34:15 Mutant Chronicles 3rd Ed. – Dark Symmetry Preview

Episode 11 Links:

Mischa Thomas
Cold & Dark: http://www.chroniclecity.com/cold–dark.html
Visceral (Novel) : http://www.delta14.com/books/visceral/

News
Mutant Chronicles 3rd Edition Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/modiphius/mutant-chronicles-3rd-ed-rpg
Mindjammer RPG (Free Sneak Preview): http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/126093/Mindjammer—The-Roleplaying-Game—FREE-PREVIEW?cPath=8425_10380

Starblazer Adventures: http://www.cubicle7.co.uk/our-games/starblazer-adventures/

Mutant Chronicles Q&A
Luna Police Badge: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/modiphius/mutant-chronicles-3rd-ed-rpg/posts

Music courtesy of Joshua John O’Connor

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Feb 102014
 

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Chris Birch caught up with Fred Malmberg, CEO of Paradox Entertainment to talk about the past, present and future of Mutant Chronicles, his days as CEO of Target Games, the origins of Mutant Chronicles, the movie and much more. We also get talking about the Mutant Chronicles Kickstarter and the new Conan movie!


 

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Feb 102014
 

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On this episode of Modiphius Calling, a sneak peek at the 3rd Edition rules for Mutant Chronicles, blowing up on Kickstarter now. Hear about the brand new faction — White Star, and innovative rules for weapons and technology. Novelist Gunnar Roxen will tell us about the opening adventure he’s writing for the game. Plus — what’s on our table this week. Running time for this episode is one hour, four minutes.

Running Order:
00:42 – News From Modiphius
05:25 – What’s on Your Table? Gunnar – Crimeworld, Josh – Fiasco, Chris – Dystopian Legions
17:26 Mutant Chronicles Rules & White Star Preview
47:18 Interview: Gunnar Roxen, Novelist & Mutant Chronicles Adventure Writer

Episode 10 Links:

News

Mutant Chronicles 3rd Ed. Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/modiphius/mutant-chronicles-3rd-ed-rpg

What’s on Your Table?

Gunnar: Fate: Crimeworld: http://www.evilhat.com/home/fate-core-sneak-peek-crimeworld/

– Sunset Mission (Gaming Music): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Zl5vpy__dQ

– Josh’s Hot 80s MOG Playlist (Gaming Music): http://mog.com/m/playlist/2411079?ci=40000

Josh: Fiasco: http://www.bullypulpitgames.com/games/fiasco/

Chris: Dystopian Legions: http://www.spartangames.co.uk/products/dystopian-world/dystopian-legions

Interview: Gunnar Roxen

“The Wyld Hunt” (Novel):  http://www.amazon.com/Wyld-Hunt-Agency-Case-Files-ebook/dp/B007RYW03C

Music courtesy of Joshua John O’Connor

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Jan 272014
 

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 On this episode of Modiphius Calling, Line Editor Lynne Hardy joins us for part two of our guide to the Achtung Cthulhu Keeper’s Guide, now available, plus a review of two new board games, 8 Minute Empire: Legends and Terry Pratchett’s The Witches. You’ll also find out what kind of tea we all like to drink — whether you want to or not and news of the upcoming Mutant Chronicles Kickstarter.
Running time for this episode is one hour, nine minutes.

Running Order:
00:52 – News From Modiphius
06:22 – What’s On Your Table: Chris – Eight Minute Empire: Legends, Josh – The Witches
21:33 – Tea Time
27:40 – Guide to the Keeper’s Guide Part Two
1:06:20 – Waddingtons Monopoly ‘Prisoner of War’ version!

 

Episode 9 Links:

What’s on your table: Chris: 8 Minute Empire
http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/142326/eight-minute-empire-legends

Josh: The Witches,
http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/137095/the-witches-a-discworld-game

Tea Chat!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tea

Guide to the Keeper’s Guide Pt 2
Guide to the Keeper’s Guide Part One: http://www.modiphius.com/5/post/2013/12/modiphius-calling-sunday-8th-december.html

Raiders of the Lost Past (TV Show): http://yesterday.uktv.co.uk/shows/raiders-lost-past/
Flame & Citron: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flame_%26_Citron
Foyle’s War: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foyle%27s_War
Monopoly’s Secret War Against the Third Reich: http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2014-01-12-inside-monopolys-secret-war-against-the-third-reich

Music courtesy of Joshua John O’Connor 

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Dec 082013
 

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On this episode of Modiphius calling The Achtung Cthulhu Investigators and Keepers Guides are now on sale, we’ll walk through the first half of the Keepers Guide with additional insights and things to look out for.  Chris and Lynne review the Firefly Board Game. Olivier Zamfirescu from DUST Studio talks about new starter kits and plans for DUST Tactics. James Hewitt from Mantic Games talks Dread Bowl, the Kickstarter success Mars Attacks Miniatures Game and wargame scenery. Running time for this episode is one hour and four minutes.

Please excuse the reverb on this episode’s dialogue.

 

 

Running Order:
00:53 – What is that intro about? Rita Birch explains!
02.34- News from Modiphius:
03:30 – What’s On Your Table: Firefly Boardgame
16:57 – Interview with Olivier Zamfirescu from DUST Studio
28:15 – Achtung! Cthulhu – Inside the Secret War – The Keeper’s Guide
57:00 – Interview with James Hewitt from Mantic Games
1:02:52 – Close and thanks. Next show an interview with Lenny Balsera from Steve Jackson Games and the FATE team and part 2 of our Inside the Secret War – The Keeper’s Guide

Episode 7 Links: 

Interview – James from Mantic Games:http://www.manticgames.com

Interview – Olivier from DUST Studio
http://www.dustgame.com
http://www.dust-tactics.com

What’s On Your Table – Firefly Boardgame
http://www.fireflythegame.com
http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/138161/firefly-the-game

News - Keeper’s & Investigators Guide available at:

RPGNOW

DriveThruRPG

Modiphius Webstore (if people buy both they get the same bundle deal as above)

Music courtesy of Joshua John O’Connor
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Nov 302013
 

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On this episode of Modiphius Calling we’re joined by Lynne Hardy, line editor for Achtung Cthulhu and creator of steampunk pulp RPG Cogs, Cakes and SwordsticksJeremy Hogan talks about his Kickstarter hitDreaming Spires which lets you build Oxford University with all the famous names. Plus, hints on running a period game in World War Two or the Age of Steam.

Note: Dreaming Spires Kickstarter closes today (Nov 30th) please check it out!

 

 

 

 
Running Order:
01:14 – News from Modiphius: We went to print with the first books! The Floor Tiles look awesome and Chris visits Battlefront to talk about the DUST rpg with the playtest about to kick off.
05:55 – Interview with Lynne Hardy about lining editing the Achtung! Cthulhu books and Cogs, Cakes & Swordsticks.
18:26 – What’s On Your Table: Zombie State, Wars of the Roses: Lancaster Vs York, King of Tokyo, Mice & Mystics
34:12 – Interview with Jeremy Hogan about Kickstarter Dreaming Spires
50:40 – Mobile Gaming: Lords of Waterdeep, Tiny Deathstar,
57:58 – Up For Debate: How to Run a Period RPG
1:11:12 – Close and thanks. Next show Olivier from DUST Studio and James from Mantic talking about Mars Attacks

Music courtesy of Joshua John O’Connor and Bob Spelled Backwards

Episode 7 Links: 

What’s on Your Table:
Chris: Zombie State http://boardgamegeek.com/image/717471/zombie-state-diplomacy-of-the-dead?size=large
Josh: Wars of the Roses: Lancaster vs. York, 

Lynne/Josh: King of Tokyo
http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/58936/wars-of-the-roses-lancaster-vs-york
http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/70323/king-of-tokyo
Lynne: Castle - http://www.cryptozoic.com/games/castle-detective-card-game

Interview: Lynne Hardy
http://www.modiphius.com/cogs-cakes–swordsticks.html

Mobile Gaming:
Chris – Lords of Waterdeep - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lords-of-waterdeep/id648019675 $6.99
Lynne: Tiny Death Star: FREE!
https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/star-wars-tiny-death-star/id663576850
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lucasarts.tinydeathstar_goo

Roundtable: Up for Debate: How to run a “period” RPG: Chris, Josh, Lynne
20s slang link: http://local.aaca.org/bntc/slang/slang.htm

Interview: Jeremy Hogan, Dreaming Spires,
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/949153718/dreaming-spires

 

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Nov 182013
 

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In this episode of Modiphius Calling, Godfather of Call of Cthulhu Sandy Petersen talks to us about Cthulhu Wars Miniatures game. Jeff Combos of Exile Studio talks Hollow Earth Expedition and Space 1889.John Houlihan, writer of The Trellborg Monstrosities and Karim Thielgaard, actor & musician (and partly to blame for Chris’s journey to Achtung! Cthulhu). Eldritch Ukelele player Reuben Saunders presents Lovecraftian music suitable for fans of Erich Zann and George Formby. Running time for this episode is 60 minutes.

 

 

 

 
Running Order:
00:38 – Welcome, John Houlihan on Trellborg and his latest writing projects
06:36 – What’s on Your Table?
08:35 – Mobile Gaming
14:52 – Feature: The Eldritch Ukelele Music of Reuben Saunders
34:43 – Interview: Jeff Combos, Exile Game Studio
42:06 – News From Modiphius
45:18 – Interview: Sandy Petersen, Green Eye Games
54:57 – Catchup With Karim, Goodbye!

In Episode 7 we’ll have an interview with Olivier Zamfirescu from DUST Studio and Lenny Balsera from Steve Jackson Games (and part of the FATE team).

Episode 6 Links:

John Houlihan
http://www.computerandvideogames.com
The Monstrosities at Trellborg PDF’s

What’s on Your Table/(Video Games) John:
Rise Son of Rome 
Titan Fall
Zombie State Boardgame

iPad Games: 
Ancient Battle Rome
Plague Inc 
3D virtual Tabletop

Jeff Combo:
Hollow Earth
Space 1889

NEWS: 
Lords of Waterdeep
Dust Adventures
Mutant Chronicles

Interview: Sandy Petersen   
Cthulhu Wars
Sandy Petersen Bio

Karim Thielgaard
http://www.karimtheilgaard.com

Music courtesy of Reuben Sanders, Joshua John O’Connor and Bob Spelled Backwards

 

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