The latest edition of the Doctor Who Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook will be available to pre-order from tomorrow, so we thought we’d share 5 reasons why you should be playing Doctor Who right now!

The Doctor Who Roleplaying Game is a hardback rulebook containing all the rules, monsters, background and characters you need to start having your own adventures through time and space right away!

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Today is the last day of our Summer Salesplosion, which means you've not got long left to grab yourself a bargain over at our webstore (25% off most physical products). Just head over there, pick what you want and then input the following coupon codes at checkout to get your discount:

•Paying in Pounds? SUMMERP25
•Paying in Dollars? SUMMERD25

Still undecided about what to buy? Well, apart from all of our latest releases, why not check out some of our staff's recent recommendations.

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We don’t want anyone to miss out, so make sure you share this image far and wide – on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Google+!

The sale ends today, so make sure you don't delay any longer to grab yourself a bargain!

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In today's blog we're pleased to present the cover for Uppsala, the next supplement for Yggdrasill, our roleplaying game of exciting adventure set in a mythical Scandinavia where Norse mythology is real.

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The SOE Handbook for World War Cthulhu: The Darkest Hour is available for pre-order now! The PDF version is also available at DrivethruRPG now!

The Special Operations Executive were tasked with some of the most daring and dangerous covert actions of the Second World War, from sabotaging power plants to establishing resistance cells in occupied Europe. Yet for the agents of Network N, fighting the Nazis is just one part of their war…

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As above, so below.

Few of our decisions really mean anything. File that report, fill that spreadsheet, attend that meeting – and at the end of the day, did any of that matter? Few of us make life and death decisions – and that's a luxury. Even in the Laundry, that secret branch of government charged with protecting the world from horrors unimaginable, most decisions are inconsequential. Do you fix the printer in the HR office first or the DVD drive in the travel laptop first? Do you read the files about the incidence of birth deformations in cattle near dimensional weak spots, or the new directive on time tracking work emails while out of the office? (Hint: neither of them will ever have any future relevance to you).

This supplement for The Laundry RPG is about two very different types of people whose decisions matter.

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Good news! For the next two weeks you'll be able to partake of our Victoriana Bundle of Holding – an exclusive deal for a bundle of Victoriana PDFs at an amazing price.  AND get a discount coupon for the hardcopy versions at our webstore!

Head there right away or:

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At the end of last week we took delivery of something extra exciting - the very first advanced copies of The Cthulhu Britannica London Boxed Set.  We updated our backers right away, and we couldn't resist sharing some photos with you here too.  It's turned out spectacularly well. We're all very pleased indeed, and are looking forward to taking delivery of the main body of copies soon!

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HappyFehmarnToday is Fehmarn, the first day of a new Sommlending year!  We'd like to wish all you soon-to-be Kai Initiates a very happy new year.

We're making great strides laying out The Lone Wolf Adventure Game and will have some extracts and art to share with you soon!

Learn more about The Lone Wolf Adventure Game here.

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The Laundry RPG recently appeared in a Bundle of Holding deal, and we were bowled over by the response. The Laundry is now in the hands of hundreds more gamers.

As is inevitable with such a darkly funny book, parts of it have started appearing on social media as new Laundry players share their personal highlights with their friends. One particular section from the print edition of the core Laundry manual seems to have really struck a chord. At the time of writing it's been retweeted 647 times, with 520 favourites. It has had 145 +1s on Google plus and 126 shares. It's just reaching Facebook now as far as we can see.

We've never really gone viral before (there was that one time with the Yggdrassil video on youtube but that's another story), so we thought we'd share.

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@hishgraphics shared this shot of the Laundry core book, and it's gone crazy:

Here's the whole page, written by the inestimable Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan. We hope you find it as funny as we do. Click it to enlarge.
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About The Laundry

The Laundry Files Roleplaying Game novels by Charles Stross. In the game, you play officers of the Laundry, that eccentric and underfunded agency dedicated to protecting the United Kingdom from unthinkable horrors. The Laundry uses the Basic Roleplaying System - the same system that powers the classic Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game (so you can easily convert adventures from one game to the other). As Laundry staff, you're trained to deal with the weird and ghastly spawn of the Mythos, you're equipped with the best equipment your committee-approved mission budget can buy, and you've got back-up on call from the SAS.

All of that means you're only terrifyingly underprepared, as opposed to completely screwed, when the shoggoth hits the fan.


Some reviews of the Laundry RPG:

"It takes the nihilistic horror of the Cthulhu mythos and makes it into a joke, just so that it can then turn it back around into a nihilistic horror setting once more. God spare England, because Cthulhu won’t."
- rpg.net review
"If you happen to be a fan of Charles Stross’ “Laundry Files” who games, then The Laundry is going to be near perfect for you. If you are a fan of Lovecraftian investigative horror, then The Laundry presents another approach to the genre, one that is more focused, much drier in feel, and with a very much drier wit. Lastly, this is the only RPG of Lovecraftian investigative horror that bothers to discuss a pension plan, so you know The Laundry makes sense."
- Reviews from R'lyeh
"The Laundry is probably the best horror setting I've ever seen. Funny, quirky, and totally dark, there's nothing in the Laundry that's not to like."
- drivethrurpg review


The Laundry RPG webpage
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We’re huge fans of Sir Terry Pratchett here at Cubicle 7, and are sad to hear the news of his death this afternoon.

We’ve made a donation to his charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK. To find out more about them or to donate: