@HPLHS is doing a ‘documentary.’

Which is to say, they’re gonna take a stab at THE COLOUR OUT OF SPACE. That HPLHS newspaper is full of win, by the way. I dunno how much sense it makes for non-Mythos fans, but from my point of view it’s primo stuff.

Moe Lane

PS: Yeah, them putting together unofficial (?) props for the fortieth anniversary Chaosium Call of Cthulhu Kickstarter is also full of win. There’s a lot of win going on here.


BEYOND THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS has arrived! I’ve wanted this supplement for a while, now. Just… not enough to spend hundreds of dollars on it, mind you.

Pelgrane Press’s “The Yellow King RPG” Kickstarter to start soon.

Today in Shut up and take my money, damn your eyes:

Pelgrane Press is terrified to announce that The Yellow King Roleplaying Game is coming soon to a Kickstarter near you.

Written and designed by GUMSHOE master Robin D. Laws, YKRPG takes you on a brain-bending spiral through multiple selves and timelines.

Continue reading Pelgrane Press’s “The Yellow King RPG” Kickstarter to start soon.

An entertaining Laundry competition that I can’t participate in.

Well, I can participate in it, only it won’t do me any good: the prizes are for UK/EU/Australasians only.  Which is cool. I imagine that there’s any number of American-based contests that are just for Americans, only I haven’t noticed because I’m an American so why would it register?

It’s still a fun idea, though. Basically, Charlie Stross’s British publisher (Orbit) is running a contest where people send in occult gear that’s suitable for the Laundry, which is of course the UK’s bureaucratic institution dedicated to fighting the Mythos and preparing England for CASE NIGHTMARE GREEN (a cosmic horror apocalypse coming soon to a reality near you!). Anyway: just because I can’t win it doesn’t mean that I can’t write something up anyway. If only because it amuses me to do so. Continue reading An entertaining Laundry competition that I can’t participate in.

It is a glorious day at National Review Online.

Cthulhu reference. Also, SMoD. And, well, this:

Cruz is great. Rand Paul is great. Scott Walker is great. Bobby Jindal is great. Rick by-God Perry is great. Jeb Bush . . . was a really, really fine governor. We have primary elections for a reason, and these are some big boys (and girls? What says Governor Martinez? Governor Fallin? Governor Haley? Governor . . . ?) who are more than capable of inflicting upon themselves whatever savage and perverse ritual combat Republican-primary voters demand, with the last man standing demanding of the conclave in Cleveland: “Are you not entertained?”

Should be a hoot.

Personally, I recommend staying frosty when it comes to the primary. After all, every Republican candidate except one will end up losing it; their supporters should probably be prepared for that to happen. Or, conversely: if they’re planning to take their ball and go home if their candidate loses… then they should probably do it now, and avoid the rush.

“Possible Bubbles of Spacetime Curvature in the South Pacific.” #cthulhu

It is a scientific paper examining certain details – from the perspective of physics – found in HP Lovecraft’s The Call of Cthulhu, and it is written in a style that is both entertaining, and interesting in its own right.  The author (Benjamin K. Tippett, PhD) – oh, I won’t be coy: this is good enough to sell as a short story, or get placed in a fiction anthology.  For money.

Via here and here.

“Antiques Roadshow: Arkham MA.”

Looked this up after flipping through The Lurker in the Lobby, which is of course a standard survey of Lovecraftian films. It’s pretty good, if you go into it accepting that it doesn’t have a budget and/or an actual film crew:

Honestly, my major issue here is the sound. An overhead boom (I THINK that that’s the right term) would have cleaned that right up. I still liked the whole thing.

Down to the Wire on The Moaning Words Kickstarter. #cthulhu

It’s an online game, sort of: honestly, I mostly care that Alan Dean Foster is writing for it.

Not that any of you actually care, but I have a good score on picking Kickstarters that get funded. As in, perfect*. This one I’m hoping won’t spoil my record…

Moe Lane

*Admittedly, I often come late to the party.