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Explore mysterious worlds hidden just outside our reality in this new RPG using the story-based Cypher System of Numenera.
Oz. Barsoom. Asgard. The Dreamlands. The setting of your
favorite novel or movie. Worlds even more exotic or bizarre, driven by laws of
magic, psionics, or weird science. What will you find when you venture into
... The Strange
Oz. Barsoom. Asgard. The Dreamlands. The setting of your favorite novel or movie. Worlds even more exotic or bizarre, driven by laws of magic, psionics, or weird science. What will you find when you venture into ... The Strange
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    1. Sean K Reynolds Collaborator on March 10, 2017

      Hello, everyone!
      The Strange Box Kickstarter achieved its social media goal (100 shares on Facebook and 100 retweets on Twitter), so Bruce recorded a video of him reading his upcoming novel, Myth of the Maker—the story that inspired the idea of The Strange RPG. You can watch it on our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch…

    2. Sean K Reynolds Collaborator on February 28, 2017

      Hey, backers of The Strange!
      In case you hadn't heard:
      • Bruce’s next novel, Myth of the Maker, comes out in April.
      • The idea behind the novel served as the basis for The Strange RPG—Bruce and Monte thought it would be a cool game setting as well as a cool story.
      • To get the word out about the Strange Box Kickstarter (going on right now), we've set up a little sharefest promotion by creating a Facebook post and a Twitter tweet.
      • If we get 100 shares of that post and 100 retweets of that tweet, Bruce will record a 10-minute video of him reading a sneak preview excerpt of Myth of the Maker.
      • The idea is that by sharing these two posts, news of the Strange Box will reach people who aren't normally in the loop about new MCG projects.
      So please share, and if we hit those goals, everyone gets an early preview of Myth of the Maker!
      The Facebook post:
      https://www.facebook.com/montecookgames/photos/a.202375973260227.1073741828.202218413275983/809990159165469/
      The Twitter tweet:
      https://twitter.com/MonteCookGames/status/836683309849559040
      Thanks!

    3. Monte Cook Games 11-time creator
      Superbacker
      on June 1, 2016

      @Jules: We're happy to help you. Yes, rewards from this campaign have been filled.

      Here is a list of the rewards for the BASIC STRANGER backer level:

      The Strange Player’s Guide PDF
      The Strange corebook PDF
      The Dark Spiral PDF
      The Strange Bestiary PDF
      Worlds Numberless and Strange PDF
      In Translation: The Strange Character Options PDF
      Encyclopedia of Impossible Things PDF
      Strange Revelations: Ten Instant Adventure for The Strange PDF
      The Strange corebook in print
      Unique character card
      Name in The Strange corebook
      The Strange Online Character Generator: http://chargen.thestrangerpg.com/
      The Paradox Room, short fiction
      Recursion web site: http://recursions.thestrangerpg.com/
      Roll20 support: https://roll20.net/
      Tales from the Strange fiction
      When Worlds Collide: Converting Numenera and The Strange
      Shipping Allowance: $10

      If you are missing any rewards, please contact support@montecookgames.com. We are a small team and we each wear many hats, so it can take us several days to respond to messages, but we promise to respond.

      Should you need us, we want to make sure you receive the service you deserve, so please use the Contact US form on our website (http://www.montecookgames.com/contact-us/) or email us at support@montecookgames.com to reach us and we will do our absolute best to help you.

      Also, please make sure our updates and responses aren't going into your spam folder or being blocked by your server. We use a service called Constant Contact to keep in touch with our backers. Some folks have blocked receiving email through Constant Contact. If you have previously blocked receiving email through Constant Contact but would now like to opt back in, please follow these instructions:

      --Go to this URL, and complete the short form: http://bit.ly/mcgcontact

      We wish you all the best from Monte Cook Games!

    4. Jules Halligan
      Superbacker
      on May 31, 2016

      Is anyone able to tell me if all the ebooks from this campaign have been released?
      I can't tell if I am missing anything from my all the ebooks, reward.

    5. Monte Cook Games 11-time creator
      Superbacker
      on April 7, 2016

      Greetings backers!

      I've put together this list for you, @Laslo:

      The Paradox Room (MOBI, PDF)
      Tales from the Strange (EPUB, PDF, MOBI)
      TSK The Strange Unique Character Card
      When Worlds Collide: Converting Numenera and The Strange
      The Strange XP Deck PDF
      The Strange corebook
      The Strange corebook PDF
      The Strange deluxe corebook
      The Strange Player's Guide
      The Strange Player's Guide PDF
      The Strange Cypher Deck
      The Strange Cypher Deck PDF
      The Dark Spiral
      The Dark Spiral PDF
      The Strange GM Screen PDF
      The Eschatology Code PDF
      The Strange Bestiary
      The Strange Bestiary PDF
      Swordbreakers: An Elite Organization of The Strange PDF
      The Strange Creature Deck
      The Strange Creature Deck PDF
      Worlds Numberless and Strange (Strange Recursions)
      Worlds Numberless and Strange (Strange Recursions)PDF
      The Estate Dossiers PDF
      In Translation: The Strange Character Options in print
      In Translation: The Strange Character Options PDF
      Mastodon PDF
      Strange Revelations: Ten Instant Adentures for The Strange
      Strange Revelations: Ten Instant Adentures for The Strange PDF
      Alternate Origins PDF
      The Strange Cypher Chest
      Impossible Vehicles PDF
      Extreme Cyphers PDF
      Encyclopeida of Impossible Things
      Encyclopeida of Impossible Things PDF
      Cults, Factions, and Syndicates PDF

      I hope I've not forgotten anything!

      Should you need us, we want to make sure you receive the service you deserve, so please use the Contact US form on our website (http://www.montecookgames.com/contact-us/) or email us at support@montecookgames.com to reach us and we will do our absolute best to help you.

      Also, please make sure our updates and responses aren't going into your spam folder or being blocked by your server. We use a service called Constant Contact to keep in touch with our backers. Some folks have blocked receiving email through Constant Contact. If you have previously blocked receiving email through Constant Contact but would now like to opt back in, please follow these instructions:

      --Go to this URL, and complete the short form: http://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/d.jsp…
      --Click the Sign Up button.

      We wish you all the best from Monte Cook Games!

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      Laslo on March 29, 2016

      I really was hoping someone at MCG would correct my list.
      I don't think they sell any of their sourcebooks for $30, those run $40-$45, so short by 2 halves of a sourcebook.
      Also looks like their estimate of 12 ( low end ) glimmers was short by 5 products.

      Any thoughts?

    7. Monte Cook Games 11-time creator
      Superbacker
      on March 23, 2016

      Greetings backers!

      Thank you for your kindness and support.

      Should you need us, we want to make sure you receive the service you deserve, so please use the Contact US form on our website (http://www.montecookgames.com/contact-us/) or email us at support@montecookgames.com to reach us and we will do our absolute best to help you.

      Also, please make sure our updates and responses aren't going into your spam folder or being blocked by your server. We use a service called Constant Contact to keep in touch with our backers. Some folks have blocked receiving email through Constant Contact. If you have previously blocked receiving email through Constant Contact but would now like to opt back in, please follow these instructions:

      --Go to this URL, and complete the short form: http://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/d.jsp
      --Click the Sign Up button.

      We wish you all the best from Monte Cook Games!

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      Laslo on March 9, 2016

      Seems like everything was
      Unidentified sourcebook $30?
      Unidentified sourcebook $30?
      PDFs of above
      12-15 short PDFs ( got 7 )
      Estate Dosiers
      GM Screen
      Swordbreakers
      Cults Factions and Syndicates
      Impossible Vehicles
      Mastodon
      Eschatology Code

    9. William Gordon on March 9, 2016

      I'm done with MCG and Kickstarter. Nothing has been done, even with multiple messages on problems with the website. I am extremely disappointed in this whole process. Referring someone to your website when they've stated multiple times that the website is the problem is extremely unhelpful!

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      John D Prins on March 8, 2016

      As a Strange Superfan backer, I'd just like to drop a comment here on what Monte Cook Games recently did for us. While I had not complained about it, having dropped $500 on this campaign turned out to be a tad underwhelming for me. To this point, I figured I had maybe broke even on dollar value - not accounting for extra shipping costs, which were high enough that I waited until multiple print books were available before ordering my rewards. Breaking 'even' is why I wasn't complaining, but typically you expect backing a KS to get a bit better deal than waiting on retail. I was happy with the books, even if shipping made it cost a bit more for me in the end.

      Anyway, MCG did the very classy thing of offering the choice to Super-backers of either a Core book, 2 supplements or $60 MCG Store credit as a way of acknowledging that the Strange hadn't produced as much product as they had initially hoped.

      Thank you, MCG, that was very classy and well appreciated.

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      Nick pater
      Superbacker
      on February 7, 2016

      Got mine this money. Thanks for lots of stuff. Nick

    12. Monte Cook Games 11-time creator
      Superbacker
      on January 19, 2016

      Hi Eric! Encyclopedia of Impossible Things PDF (and print copies) will go out to backers in early February...huzzah!
      ~~~~~~~~~
      Should you need us, we want to make sure you receive the service you deserve, so please use the Contact US form on our website (http://www.montecookgames.com/contact-us/) or email us at support@montecookgames.com to reach us and we will do our absolute best to help you.

      Also, please make sure our updates and responses aren't going into your spam folder or being blocked by your server. We use a service called Constant Contact to keep in touch with our backers. Some folks have blocked receiving email through Constant Contact. If you have previously blocked receiving email through Constant Contact but would now like to opt back in, please follow these instructions:

      --Go to this URL, and complete the short form: http://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/d.jsp
      --Click the Sign Up button.

      We wish you all the best from Monte Cook Games!

    13. Eric J.
      Superbacker
      on January 16, 2016

      Are PDF links for "Encyclopedia of Impossible Things" going out to backers yet?

    14. Monte Cook Games 11-time creator
      Superbacker
      on January 13, 2016

      Hi William! Thanks for letting us know that you've had difficulty with the reward redemption process. We'll get in tough through a Kickstarter message.

      HI Jason! We know, right?!? We (all of Team MCG combined) back loads of Kickstarter campaigns, so it is hard to keep up with all of them! Sometimes it is like Christmas when the rewards start rolling in.

      And here is the reminder we like to post for all to see: We want to make sure you receive the service you deserve, so please use the Contact US form on our website (http://www.montecookgames.com/contact-us/) or email us at support@montecookgames.com to reach us and we will do our absolute best to help you.

      Also, please make sure our updates and responses aren't going into your spam folder or being blocked by your server. We use a service called Constant Contact to keep in touch with our backers. Some folks have blocked receiving email through Constant Contact. If you have previously blocked receiving email through Constant Contact but would now like to opt back in, please follow these instructions:

      --Go to this URL, and complete the short form: http://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/d.jsp
      --Click the Sign Up button.

      Warm regards,
      Tammie

    15. Jason Emery, Jester of Valoria on January 8, 2016

      How about that. I had no idea the store had opened up and these rewards could be redeemed already. Hah. It's easy to forget about a KS from two years ago!

    16. William Gordon on January 8, 2016

      Never received any of my strange items, or about half of numenera for that matter. I've had problems with the site ever since it was put up and have received no help. All customer service has said is use the site, so I'm just putting this up to show my dissatisfaction with this whole company.

    17. Monte Cook Games 11-time creator
      Superbacker
      on December 17, 2015

      Greetings lovely backers! Just popping in here to say please don't reply on Kickstarter comments to reach us. We want to make sure you receive the service you deserve, so please use the Contact US form on our website (http://www.montecookgames.com/contact-us/) or email us at support@montecookgames.com to reach us and we will do our absolute best to help you.
      Also, please make sure our updates and responses aren't going into your spam folder or being blocked by your server. We use a service called Constant Contact to keep in touch with our backers. Some folks have blocked receiving email through Constant Contact. If you have previously blocked receiving email through Constant Contact but would now like to opt back in, please follow these instructions:

      --Go to this URL, and complete the short form: http://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/d.jsp
      --Click the Sign Up button.

      Have you heard that we are offering a gift for you or the world? You can read more about it here: http://www.montecookgames.com/a-gift-for-you-or-the-world/, but the gist of it is that we're offering you $5.00 to spend in the MCG Shop or to donate to one of three charities...the choice is yours.

      We hope you have very happy holidays!
      Team MCG

    18. Jerry Bocci on November 30, 2015

      just got my email+link a few days ago. The free preview of Game of Screams (in Halloween) was fantastic (and well-timed), but the rest... woot!

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      Nick pater
      Superbacker
      on November 27, 2015

      And my code. Good customer service includes sorting things out when things go wrong so top marks all around

    20. Greg Krywusha
      Superbacker
      on November 26, 2015

      Got my code. Thanks! Wondering if/when the PDF code will be sent as well.

    21. Annette Beatwell on November 26, 2015

      Add me to the count of folks that didn't get the link. I'm sure they'll sort it soon.

    22. Sylvain Pronovost on November 26, 2015

      I also did *not* receive the link for my free copy of Strange Revelations... First time ever that MCG has forgotten to send me a link. I would appreciate one, pretty please :-)

    23. Carlos Ovalle
      Superbacker
      on November 26, 2015

      Yeah, sounds like several folks didn't get it- I just came to check on the very same thing.

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      Nick pater
      Superbacker
      on November 26, 2015

      Anybody else not received the revelations PDF?

    25. Monte Cook Games 11-time creator
      Superbacker
      on November 26, 2015

      For those of you didn't get your copy of Strange Revelations: We sent the link out to backers a few weeks ago, but there seems to have been a glitch for a few of you. We're looking into it and will get it fixed as soon as possible. We're so sorry about that.

    26. Clinton Macgowan
      Superbacker
      on November 26, 2015

      Yeah, I am surprised to find it for sale on their site but no download link in my account page. That is a little off.

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      Robin Stirzaker on November 25, 2015

      Not impressed that the PDF of Strange Revelations is up for sale on DriveThru RPG before backers get it via KS Fulfillment.

    28. Jerry Bocci on November 23, 2015

      I'm guessing that eBook backers will get the PDF for Strange Revelations in our KS fulfillment on the MCG site once the physical book is ready to be shipped, like they did with the other book/PDF rewards. So far, though, the MCG store only shows the free preview PDF.

    29. Ryan Blackstock
      Superbacker
      on November 20, 2015

      In case you didnt see, Matt Stawicki (who did art for The Strange) has his own calendar projectup on Kickstarter
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/191982142/matthew-stawicki-2016-fantasy-calendar

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      Jason Gilmore on November 1, 2015

      Has anyone received the Revelations PDF yet? I was expecting it by Friday. My email settings shouldn't be getting in the way of receiving anything.

    31. Llenor on October 31, 2015

      Hi, i have exactly the same problem than Sadgrinner. I'm a french backer, so with the shipping cost, i can't get my reward before all are available (100$ shipping cost is not a good deal. I also wanted to order the entire lot in one delivery). And now, some are out of stock. And one of them is the Deluxe Corebook only for Kickstarter.

      But i don't understand it: if we backed it, so our exemplary should be printed and stocked for the time we take our reward. How could it be out of stock?

    32. Jerry Bocci on October 28, 2015

      I was a Two Games Together backer (hardcover of The Strange and Numenera corebooks, PDFs of the rest), and have been quite happy with the rewards I've gotten so far.

      As far as I can see, the only things not yet delivered are:
      Strange Revelations (revealed as the actual title for "More Strange Adventures", to be ready for ordering some time this week)
      Encyclopedia of Impossible Things (title for "Strange Compendium", coming early 2016)

      I'm using The Strange (Cypher/Numenera) in my Roll20 campaign now, although a lot of info still needs to be loaded into their wiki.
      Also, The Paradox Room came out about a year ago, as a download from DriveThruRPG.

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      Sadgrinner on October 23, 2015

      I didn't ship the Deluxe Corebook in time! It's been out of print for the last couple months that I've been checking.

      Fingers crossed that I can still get my copy delivered...

      Monte Cook Games / Tammie: What can I do to help? Any chance of seeing my Strange deluxe corebook after all this time?

    34. Ryan Blackstock
      Superbacker
      on October 8, 2015

      And for the Superfans, there are 2 more 160 page books beyond the Compendium and More Adventures, and a bunch more Glimmers :)

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      Steve Ellis
      Superbacker
      on September 22, 2015

      I was an Print Lover reward, so I've been able to order 6 of the 8 books promised before they stop the shipping coupons- the outstanding ones are the Strange Compendium and More Strange Adventures as they are yet to be publised. I believe "Worlds Numberless & Strange" is the better/retitled Strange Recursions book.

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      Sadgrinner on September 13, 2015

      I also wanted to order the entire lot in one delivery.

      Still missing:
      - Strange Recursions (224-page hardcover)
      - Strange Compendium (160-page hardcover)
      - More Strange Adventures (96-page softcover)
      - The Paradox Room, short fiction
      - The Strange support in the Roll20 virtual tabletop

      Given its page count, I imagine "Worlds Numberless and Strange" is meant to be the 'Strange Recursions'.

      Tammie or Monte: Do you have any ETAs for the above products? In particular, I'd love to know when we can expect the Strange Compendium.

      Thanks!

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      DaGrimOne on September 9, 2015

      Hi everyone,
      I saw an earlier comment that the corebook was accidentally listed as out of stock and could not be added. I seem to be having the same problem with the Recursion book (Worlds Numberless and Strange) or is that really out of stock?

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      David Lucardie
      Superbacker
      on August 27, 2015

      Any word on when the last of the KS rewards will be available so I can (finally!) order the lot in one delivery?

      It looks like the Strange Recursions, Strange Compendium, More Strange Adventures, Paradox Room and Roll 20 support are still missing, according to the list on the KS fulfillment page. (Is Worlds Numberless and Strange one of these with a new name?)

      Also, there is no link to add the print version of Worlds Numberless and Strange, the PDF version of the Cypher Deck, or the PDF of the Beast Deck from the fulfillment page.

    39. Alex on August 4, 2015

      Tried sending a few requests for help via Monte's site with no responses in the last couple of weeks. Finally got around to ordering my books (was waiting for a larger shipment as the cost of shipping up here can be quite expensive). Only sent out the Aredyn card. Sixty bucks toward shipping and looks like the books were missed. Just wish I knew what was going on with it. :(

    40. merrygoblin
      Superbacker
      on July 31, 2015

      I've got the 'add to cart' and coupon for Worlds Numberless and Strange PDF (and used them), but not got either the cart link or coupon for the physical book that I took as an add on. Should I have these for both physical and PDF now?

    41. Monte Cook Games 11-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 23, 2015

      Sorry about that Steve! The Strange corebook is not out of stock on the MCG Shop...I just typed the wrong number into the inventory field, but it is fixed now.

      Tammie :)

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      Steve Ellis
      Superbacker
      on July 23, 2015

      The Strange Corebook is listed as Out of Stock- is there any ETA for its return to print? Thx. Steve

    43. Monte Cook Games 11-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 22, 2015

      My sincere apologies, guys. Having a bit of technical difficulty. I'm sad that you didn't have the PDF first thing this morning, and I don't want you to wait a minute longer, so, through DriveThruRPG, I've gifted the PDF to the backers who should receive it. I hope you enjoy this hefty, inspiring work!

      Thank you, as always, for your kindness and patience. You guys make it all worth while!

      Tammie

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      Sleet
      Superbacker
      on July 22, 2015

      Thanks for the message, guys, apparently I had missed that email, too!

      I've still got a couple of those shipping credit coupons left, and I'm trying to plan out just how many books to wait for at a time before placing orders. I don't suppose we can get a heads up in a future update about (approximately) how many more books are going to be part of the Superfan pack?

    45. "Wystan" - Bill C.
      Superbacker
      on July 22, 2015

      Nothing here yet.... :|

    46. Rob Sansone on July 22, 2015

      I'm still missing mine

    47. Chris Tavares on July 22, 2015

      Got my update and coupon codes, redeemed, and just flipped through the PDF. Great looking book, and thanks Tammie for fixing things so quickly!

      Got my Numenera box set in the mail today too - it's been a good day so far. :-)

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      Nick pater
      Superbacker
      on July 22, 2015

      You can do it tammie! Yes you can. Will wait for update

    49. Monte Cook Games 11-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 22, 2015

      Greetings beautiful humans! We hear you and will get to the bottom of this issue (distribution of Worlds Numberless and Strange), we promise. You've no idea how much we appreciate you and adore you.

      Please give me (Tammie) some time to work out the issue and then I'll respond here again.

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