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Call of Cthulhu is an award-winning roleplaying game, first published in 1981. The 7th Edition will have updated rules and new content.
Call of Cthulhu is an award-winning roleplaying game, first published in 1981. The 7th Edition will have updated rules and new content.
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    CHAOSIUM MINION: as a general supporter of things Chaosium, you think what we publish is great and you would like to get your name and a thanks from Chaosium in the core rulebook (no shipping needed). Thanks!

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    ANARCHIC ACOLYTE: as an acolyte, you'll be issued a PDF of the CALL OF CTHULHU INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK (no shipping needed).

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    GHASTLY GHOUL: befitting your nature, you will dig up a PDF of the CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK (no shipping needed).

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    TERRIBLE TCHO-TCHO: you must have PDFs of both the CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK and INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK (no shipping needed).

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    SIBILANT SERPENT-PERSON: a sibilant serpent-person seeks a special softcover (printed) of the INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    DANK DEEP-ONE: a deep-one searches the depths for a softcover (printed) CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    BALEFUL BYAKHEE: in the vastness of space the byakhee finds a hardcover INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK, with a PDF of this book also included (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    NIHILISTIC NIGHTGAUNT: in the most remote regions of the world, the nightgaunt peruses a hardcover CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK; a PDF of the book is also included (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    DIGITAL DHOLE: eschewing obfuscation, DIGITAL DHOLES accept only those things existing on the ethereal, not physical, plane. You will receive PDFs of everything: the INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK, the KEEPER'S RULEBOOK, the KEEPER SCREEN, THE PHOBIA DECK, THE CURIOUS CHARACTERS DECK, BOOKMARKS, BOOKPLATES, and PDFs of any benefit awarded already or to be awarded through any future (achieved) stretch goal. (no shipping required).

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    MALEVOLENT MI-GO: these technologically-advanced beings desire both the softcover CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK and the INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    ENIGMATIC ELDER-THING: enigmatically, elder-things have interests understood only by themselves. Some Elder-Things request a hardcover CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK along with a softcover INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK, which includes a pdf of both books (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    SLOBBERING SHOGGOTH: of course, a massive shoggoth engulfs both the hardcover CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK and INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK, plus PDFs of both books (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    ABOMINABLE ABHOTH, SOURCE OF UNCLEANNESS: Does Abhoth spawn both diminutive monsters and those pesky investigators who seem to foil the plots of the Mythos minions at every turn? Then does Abhoth spawn a one-of-a-kind Kickstarter-exclusive! This is a leather-bound INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK featuring thick leatherette hard-covers with the front cover and spine stamped with luxurious gold foil. This book is only available through this project. The interior pages will include all improvements, on high-quality paper. The binding is thread sewn, square backed, and each book is individually shrink-wrapped. You also receive a pdf of the book. (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    GRUESOME GUG: in the Vale of P'nath do gugs congregate. Gug gaming groups need one hardcover copy of the CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK, and four softcover copies of the INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK, plus pdfs of both books (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    HIDEOUS HASTUR, WHO-IS-NOT-TO-BE-NAMED: The stars are nearly right! Resting within Lake Hali, on distant Carcosa, Hastur beckons with a one-of-a-kind leather-bound CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK featuring thick leatherette hard-covers with the front cover and spine stamped with luxurious gold foil. This book is only available through this project. The interior pages will include all improvements, on high-quality paper. The binding is thread sewn, square backed, and each book is individually shrink-wrapped. You also receive a pdf of the book. (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    NICTITATING NYARLATHOTEP, THE MESSENGER: the Mask of a Thousand Faces offers a Kickstarter-exclusive if you dare accept. Here are both the leather-bound CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK and leather-bound INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK featuring thick leatherette hard-covers, with front cover and spine stamped with luxurious gold foil, and come in a complementary slipcase. These books are only available through this project. The interior pages will include all improvements, on high-quality paper. The binding is thread sewn, square backed, and each book is individually shrink-wrapped. You also receive a pdf of the book. (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    DIABOLICAL DARK-YOUNG: We will bring the diabolical dark-young duo of Mike Mason and Paul Fricker, authors and editors of CALL OF CTHULHU 7th edition, to GenCon to host a never-before-played scenario for you. There will be four games of five players each, to be scheduled for your accommodation. This reward level also includes all benefits of the SLOBBERING SHOGGOTH level. You are responsible for arranging your own travel and accommodation to GenCon Indy 2013. The games will be held at GenCon 2013 in August, the final books to be delivered in October (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    FAMISHED FATHER DAGON & THE MOTHERS HYDRA: Shambling Sandy Petersen, the original author of CALL OF CTHULHU, is attending GenCon 2013. Monstrous Mike Mason and Palpitating Paul Fricker, authors and editors of CALL OF CTHULHU 7th EDITION, are attending GenCon 2013. Is this cosmic coincidence? Are the stars right? You will dine with them on Thursday evening. No doubt you will speak of things deep, uncorrelated, and cosmic, but forgive Sandy if he rambles-on a bit about his new CTHULHU WARS game. This reward level also includes all benefits of the NICTITATING NYARLATHOTEP level. You are responsible for arranging your own travel to, and accommodation at, GenCon Indy 2013 (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    YAMMERING YOG-SOTHOTH: sliding effortlessly between worlds and time-streams, Yog-Sothoth produces multiple iterations of both the hardcover CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK and INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK. Backers at his level receive 6 hardcover copies of each book, plus one copy each of the leatherette CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK and INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK (14 books total), plus seven copies of the Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition Kickstarter Slipcase. This is a "books only" Pledge Level and receives no other awarded benefits from stretch goals other than the many improvements to the bindings or the text. (add base postage of $19/US, $24/Canadian, $34/other to +$1 per each other physical add-on item in your order).

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    STUPEFYING SHUB-NIGGURATH, SPAWN #6-10: The Black Goat of the Woods has spawned a pair of books that will last for generations, with the finest binding you can get. The Temple Edition is limited to up to 25 sets of books, or will be printed to order. Here are the CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK and the INVESTIGATOR'S HANDBOOK printed in England and hand-bound by Temple Book Binders, a very-highly regarded shop in Oxford. There is a full description of the books in the Project Story to the left.

    Temple notes that they require four months to hand-make these books, and they will be shipped separately, from the United Kingdom.

    Of course, this level includes pdfs of both books and other enhancements and stretch goals, as revealed on the Pledge Level Benefits Grid. (While the shipping for this set of books is included with this level, if you include any add-ons please add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order exclusive of this book set.)

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    CORPULENT CTHULHU: The stars are right! Mighty Cthulhu rises from the depths of the South Pacific with a truly one-of-a-kind product--a selection of rare CALL OF CTHULHU rules editions from across space and time. THE TEMPLE EDITION #1: Full Goatskin Keeper's Rulebook and Investigator Handbook in a custom slipcase, 2014. CALL OF CTHULHU FIRST ED.: In original 2” box, shrink-wrapped, signed by Sandy Petersen #4/200, 1981. CALL OF CTHULHU SECOND ED.: In original 1” box, shrink-wrapped, 1983. CALL OF CTHULHU THIRD ED. published by Games Workshop LTD. under license, 1983. CALL OF CTHULHU FOURTH ED.: softcover, 1989. CALL OF CTHULHU FIFTH ED.: softcover, 1993. CALL OF CTHULHU 5.1.1 EDITION: Special Hardback, 1993. CALL OF CTHULHU 5.6 EDIITON: Hardcover, 1999. CALL OF CTHULHU SIXTH EDIITON: Hardcover, in Shrinkwrap, 2004. CALL OF CTHULHU 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION: Green Leatherette with gold foil Elder Sign on cover, 2001. CALL OF CTHULHU 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION: “Named Edition” one of thirty-three with the name of a deity inscribed, unknown deity, wrapped in brown paper with twine with copper foil Elder Sign on cover, 2001. CALL OF CTHULHU 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION: Brown Leatherette with gold foil title on cover, 2011. CALL OF CTHULHU SEVENTH EDITION: Hardcover Keeper's Rulebook, Hardcover Investigator Handbook, Softcover Keeper's Rulebook, Softcover Investigator Handbook. All awards of STUPEFYING SHUB-NIGGURATH including the Authors' Dinner at Gencon if you're attending that game convention in 2013. Of course, this level includes pdfs of both books and other enhancements and stretch goals, as revealed on the Pledge Level Benefits Grid. Shipping is included.

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    GREGARIOUS GREAT RACE: do you have the mental fortitude it takes to live in legend-haunted Arkham? We seek volunteer Yithians to inhabit twelve personalities found in the INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK. Our worthy authors and editors will assign you to the appropriate organization or duty in Arkham. We will ask for pertinent character distinguishing features (about 66 words) and a picture. You will receive the leather-bound CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK and leather-bound INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK, plus pdfs of both books, and all benefits that accrue. (add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order).

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    STUPEFYING SHUB-NIGGURATH, SPAWN #2-5: The Black Goat of the Woods has spawned a pair of books that will last for generations, with the finest binding you can get. The Temple Edition is limited to up to 25 sets of books, or will be printed to order. Here are the CALL OF CTHULHU KEEPER'S RULEBOOK and the INVESTIGATOR'S HANDBOOK printed in England and hand-bound by Temple Book Binders a very-highly regarded shop in Oxford. There is a full description of the books in the Project Story to the left.

    Temple notes that they require four months to hand-make these books, and they will be shipped separately, from the United Kingdom.

    Of course, this level includes pdfs of both books and other enhancements and stretch goals, as revealed on the Pledge Level Benefits Grid. (While the shipping for this set of books is included with this level, if you include any add-ons please add base postage of $5/US, $10/Canadian, $20/other, +$1 per physical item in your order exclusive of this book set.)

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