Your Best Game Ever Should Arrive a Bit Early!
We’re in the exciting final few weeks before Your Best Game Ever goes off to press. Initial layout is complete and the book is now being tweaked before heading into... Read more
YBGE and CSR Progress—and More
Here’s a little news about Your Best Game Ever, the Cypher System Rulebook, and some of our other titles in the works.
I reported about a month ago... Read more
Principle Writing Is Wrapped Up on YBGE and CSR Revisions Have Begun!
Today we hit a cool milestone for Your Best Game Ever: Monte let the team know that, last night, he typed the final words into the manuscript. In the... Read more
Your Best Game Ever Is Underway
Monte is hard at work on Your Best Game Ever. His initial focus is on advice for being a great player. This is a critical aspect of Your Best... Read more
We Invite You to Return to the Actuality (plus an update on Your Best Game Ever)
On Tuesday we launched a Kickstarter campaign to reprint Invisible Sun, Monte’s radical, visionary game of surreal fantasy and magic that is truly magical. Invisible Sun is an incredible production,... Read more
BackerKit is about to close. What’s next?
Thank you from the bottoms of our hearts for supporting our Your Best Game Ever Kickstarter. You guys are—well—the best!
BackerKit for Your Best Game Ever closes tonight, and we’d... Read more
The Campaign Has Come to an Amazing End. What’s Next?
Thank you for your amazing levels of support in making Your Best Game Ever, the revised Cypher System Rulebook, and all of the other books we unlocked a... Read more
All the Books Upgrade Unlocked!
Whew! Made It. It was close, there, but you did it. Utterly amazing. And now all the books get bigger and better. All of them!
Your Best Game Ever—... Read more
A Couple of Things for the Final Day of the Campaign
Wow! What a week it’s been! And what a final day! Just one hour left, and we are cruising toward that final, amazing stretch goal that upgrades all the books.... Read more
Cypher Deck Unlocked! And What's This...?
You did it! Overnight, we reached our goal of $515,000 and thus we will make a 100-card Subtle Cypher deck. We’ll add it to the I Want It All! level... Read more
Audio Book Unlocked!
How exciting! This will be Monte Cook Games’ first audiobook, and I can’t think of a better book to start with than Your Best Game Ever!
This professionally produced... Read more
We Are All Mad Here Upgrade Unlocked!
Things get even madder! We Are All Mad Here will now be 192 pages with more art, more madness, and a double-sided poster map.
That makes all four of the unlocked... Read more
While some of us were sleeping, the rest of you put us over the stretch goal amount for four gorgeous, 8x10 prints of the book covers. Thank you!... Read more
We Are All Mad Here Unlocked!
Wow! We reached that goal even faster than we dared dream. Thank you for your support! You guys are all mad. I mean, you’re great! And now We are All... Read more
GM and Player Notebooks!
You did it! We are now going to make two fantastic notebooks to accompany Your Best Game Ever. They'll be included in the I Want it All! level and... Read more
Godforsaken Upgrade Unlocked!
Thanks to each and every one of you, Godforsaken, the fantasy-themed guidebook that I’m going to be writing will now be a 192-page book with more art, more adventures,... Read more
A Deeper Look at Your Best Game Ever, Part 3
In the previous installments, I’ve looked at a couple of areas that we’ll be discussing in Your Best Game Everto give you a better idea of the planned approach... Read more
Stay Alive! Upgrade Unlocked!
Well, that was fast! In less than 24 hours you helped push us over the goal, so now Stay Alive!, the horror-themed sourcebook we unlocked a while back, will... Read more
New Stretch Goal: Your Best Game Ever Notebooks!
A lot of you have asked for stretch goals that apply directly to Your Best Game Everand we agree—let’s build on that book! One of the best ways we... Read more
The Godforsaken Lands are places where the gods themselves cannot go. It’s a paradise in the homelands thanks to the power of the gods, but only the bravest, strongest, smartest,... Read more
Videos and Streaming!
We did a Your Best Game Ever panel at Gen Con that focused on tips specifically for having your best game session ever. Listen to Darcy Ross, Bruce Cordell, Sean... Read more
Two Stretch Goals at Once!
Thanks to you, we’ve reached 2750 backers and now we will add the character creation rules for Cypher Shorts characters in the new Cypher System Rulebook and we will put... Read more
Why I Love Character Porfolios
Cypher System Character Portfolios may soon become a reality. One of these 24-page booklets is the perfect way to track all your character’s stats, gear, background, notes, and other developing... Read more
I want to tell you guys about an idea I have.
No, Cypher Shorts aren’t MCG-branded underwear. (The Kickstarter for those are next year.) Rather, Cypher Shorts are a way... Read more
The Stars are Fire Upgrade Unlocked!
Nice! Thanks to you and your support, our science fiction sourcebook, The Stars are Fire, is going to be bigger and better than before. It will have more pages with... Read more
Inside Stay Alive!
If you're curious and excited about what will be in Stay Alive!, proceed!
Most of us at MCG enjoy the horror (and thriller) genres and are looking forward to... Read more
Video Series Unlocked!
Looks like I’m going to be in front of a camera a lot soon! The Your Best Game Ever video series will start in early 2019. We'll release them regularly... Read more
Inside the Stars are Fire
Curious to know more about what The Stars are Fire will contain? Read on!
We’re really excited about this 160-page book of sci-fi goodness that will cover running and playing... Read more
Callisto 6 from Geek & Sundry!
Thanks to you, we have unlocked Stay Alive!, a horror-themed sourcebook and setting, and last week we unlocked The Stars Are Fire, a science-fiction-themed book. Things are moving fast... Read more
Stay Alive! is Alive!
We can all stay alive now! We’ve unlocked the latest goal, and it’s a horror-themed book—yeah, you guessed it by now—titled Stay Alive!This 160-page intense hardcover book will cover... Read more
Upgrade to Your Best Game Ever Unlocked!
Every version of Your Best Game Ever, both deluxe and standard, PDF and print, just got even better! Bigger, more beautiful, and funnier!
And gaming pals, we have a... Read more
Deluxe Version of Your Best Game Ever Unlocked!
Yes! Now we get to have a gorgeous leatherbound version of Your Best Game Ever.It’s going to be amazing! We are going to make this a book that every roleplayer... Read more
A Deeper Look at Your Best Game Ever, Part 2
So, last time, we took a look at a specific issue that Your Best Game Ever will cover and showed the general approach the book will take. This time, we’ll... Read more
A Different Kind of Stretch Goal
We’re thrilled to see the number of backers already getting in on this Kickstarter. So much so, in fact, that we want to set a special stretch goal based solely... Read more
A Deeper Look at Your Best Game Ever, Part 1
Every hobby has a go-to guidebook. Definitive and broad in scope, it’s the thing that every seasoned veteran has, and it’s the book that every newcomer is encouraged to get.... Read more
The Stars are Fire Unlocked!
Wow! That was fast! We had a huge stretch goal right out of the gate, and you helped us hit it on day 2. Thank you.
That means a whole... Read more
Funded! Thank you!
Thanks to all of you, Your Best Game Ever and the new Cypher System Rulebook will be a reality. We are excited to get to work on these books.
But... Read more