Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics Adventure Wargame

A project in London, UK by Chris Birch, Modiphius

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Fight the Cults of Cthulhu across the Roman Empire with a complete wargame and range of 28mm scale Heroes and Mythos monster miniatures
Backers: 827
Average Pledge Per Backer: £115

Funded: £95,215 of £50,000
Dates: May 28th -> Jun 30th (34 days)
Project By: Chris Birch, Modiphius
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Latest News

UNLOCKED! Cold Ones PLUS Last Stretch Goals Revealed!

June 30th - via:
We're now in the closing hours! Chris will be doing a Facebook live at 6pm UK time,  and you can now see the last set of stretch goals - preview below! We've now unlocked the Cold Ones! Cold Ones are beings composed entirely of ice and snow. Capable... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Bloodborn Queen PLUS Ghouls of Mormo Deep Dive

June 30th - via:
We've now unlocked the Bloodborn Queen! There's a deep dive in to the Ghouls of Mormo below but first let's look at this new Monstrosity! Bloodborn Queens are powerful Leaders and Monstrosities who seek out enemies to plant their spawn. This is a... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Bloodborn Swarm PLUS Priests of Mormo Deep Dive

June 30th - via:
We've unlocked the Bloodborn Swarms! Bloodborn are residents of the Dreamlands, who swarm their prey, feeding on their blood and as they devour them, immediately spawning more of their kind to spread to the next target. They're sculpted swarming... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Night Gaunts PLUS Guerrilla Miniatures Games

June 29th - via:
We've unlocked more flying creatures! Night Gaunts are a hideous creature from the world of Dreams that feeds on the fear of those they hunt. These are a Group Category enemy appearing in units of 3 or 6 to taunt your allies! These three multi-part... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Shoggoth!

June 29th - via:
We've unlocked one of the true nightmares of the mythos! Shoggoths are terrifying creations of the Elder Things. Vast in strength, remorseless in pursuit of prey, and lethal enemies capable of expanding and engorging themselves to outmatch even their... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! The Elder Thing PLUS Servitor Overlords Deep Dive

June 28th - via:
We just unlocked the Elder Thing - strange alien scientists who have some powerful and twisted hold over humanity. These incredibly powerful Leaders also act as Monstosities and can trigger an avalanche of action amongst the enemy forces.  This a... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Deep One Scouts!

June 28th - via:
We've unlocked the three Deep One Scouts - these are the eyes of their sub-aquatic brethren on land armed with blow pipes, worm grenades and axes! They can be summoned by the Cult of Mormo and are a Group unit, which appears in 3 or 6 miniatures per... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Herjan's Horde! Bundle & Individual Add On's Live

June 28th - via:
We've unlocked Herjan's Horde - a bundle of 17 resin miniatures now added to the Avatar of the Outer Gods reward and in STL to the Digital Collections. This is now available as individual add ons or as one big bundle with a saving - getting you the... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Cult of Mormo Standing Stones PLUS Token Sheet Bonus!

June 27th - via:
We've unlocked the Cult of Mormo Standing Stones terrain set! You can read about them in more detail in this Terrain Update. These ancient stones appear in groves throughout the forest, perhaps once sacred they have been twisted to darker purposes by... (Read More)

NEW FACTION: Herjan's Horde Arrives Tomorrow!

June 27th - via:
Get ready for our big news tomorrow - a second faction, allied to the Cult of Mormo, will be unlocked and 17 resin miniatures added to the Avatar of the Outer Gods reward (and in STL to the Digital Collections), and made available as individual add... (Read More)

VIDEO: Prologue Battle Report - Scenario 3

June 26th - via:
We've got a great video for you today thanks to our AV producer Steve who has been head deep in the world of Cohors Cthulhu creating this awesome battle report we filmed at Sarissa Precision's studios. In this game, Chris takes Steve through part... (Read More)

Modiphius’ Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics Kickstarter Ending Soon

June 26th - via:
Modiphius is closing in on the final days of their Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics Kickstarter campaign. This takes you into a Cthulhu-themed solo and cooperative clash during the time of the Roman Empire as your Legions (and their uneasy allies) battle against the threat of cultists and more! (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Nyarlathotep, Avatar of the Outer Gods PLUS! Stretch Goals Revealed!

June 25th - via:
We unlocked the next big Avatar of the Outer Gods - Nyarlathotep, the Crawling Chaos, the God of a Thousand Forms, the Black Pharaoh, the Stalker Among the Stars, the Faceless God, and the Herald of the Outer Gods! Nyarlathotep is now added as a... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Bonus RPG Adventure, Character Creation Deep Dive

June 24th - via:
Hi there, thanks to a steady rise in the signups we've just unlocked another Community Goal. This adds another free Cohors Cthulhu RPG adventure - Aurum Habet Tolosanum by Dave Semark, in PDF for everyone at Scribe reward and above, plus the content... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Fluttering Fiends! Late Pledges Unlock Stretch Goals Too!

June 23rd - via:
We've unlocked the Fluttering Fiends at £70,000! A hideous, misshapen amalgam of crow, mole and other, less savory, less terrestrial creatures, Fluttering Fiends are a verminous terror to any who take to the skies. Their unwholesome wings support... (Read More)

Battle Report Part 4 - Capture The Priest!

June 21st - via:
This update covered the prep for this battle if you want to recap or missed it.  Here's the overview I generated for the mission using the campaign tools.  Capture The Priest of Mormo - An important ally has identified an enemy leader (I picked a... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Die Draugr Stage 2 Monstrosity!

June 21st - via:
We just unlocked another Stretch Goal - the terrifying Die Draugr Stage 2 - another Monstrosity for your table!  Should the Stage 1 Die Draugr gain enough bodies, there is a worse fate. The gibbering, screaming, twitching bodies are drawn to each... (Read More)

Miniature Scale PDF Download

June 20th - via:
Hi there we've now added a PDF to the project page that will let you see how the miniatures scale and check them out up close. This will be updated as we reveal more miniatures but will give you something fun to look over! Click on the image below to... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Der Draugr Stage 1

June 20th - via:
We've unlocked another Stretch Goal overnight and it's only a short jump to the Die Draugr Stage 2 stretch goal! The three Der Draugr Stage 1 models (singular Die Draugr) are larger models on 40mm bases and are now unlocked as a resin set for the... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Father Dagon joins the ranks of Avatars PLUS Extended Painting Video

June 19th - via:
Thanks to another Community Goal falling before the mythos onslaught we've unlocked another bonus for Avatar and Digital Collection rewards as well as an Add On!  Father Dagon is one of the spawn of Cthulhu, ruling the Deep Ones alongside Mother... (Read More)

Terrain Deep Dive PLUS Terrain Reveal - Sacrificial Stone & Roman Statues!

June 18th - via:
Here's a bit of a deep dive in to the terrain sets and what features they bring to your table plus some exciting reveals of what's to come. I should stress - you don't need this terrain you can easily use any buildings or ruins in your collection,... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! RPG Adventure! PLUS: Painting Heroic Romans with Peachy!

June 17th - via:
Hi there, firstly thanks to the surge in signups you've all helped unlock another Community Goal and some bonus content for the Cohors Cthulhu RPG Kickstarter who have been joining in and helping us fund more 'Tactics content. As thanks they, and... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Heroes Set 6 - The Atlanteans!

June 15th - via:
The Atlanteans are now unlocked - Hero Set 6 is now included for free as a physical set in the Legion Legate and Avatar of the Outer Gods rewards and STL in the Digital Collection and Digital RPG Returning Backer rewards. Otherwise you can add them... (Read More)

Sheehad Production Shot, A Thracian Scoundrel Joins The Battle!

June 14th - via:
Hi everyone I'm at Pyrkon in Poland this weekend talking about Heroes of Might and Magic RPG we announced this week, the Discworld RPG, and promoting Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics.  Our factory have just completed mastering the Sheehad here's a picture... (Read More)

Next Stretch Goals Revealed, Legate & Avatar Possible Unlocks

June 13th - via:
Hi there, we've revealed several more Stretch Goals so you can see what's coming up - and this isn't all! So far, you can see when we reach the unlocks,  Legion Legate will score the Fluttering Fiends and Deep One Scouts, whilst the Avatar of the... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Hyperborean Terrain Set! Hyperborean Content Reveal

June 12th - via:
Thanks to those of you signing up to the mailing list we've unlocked another Community Goal which is the Hyperborean Gateway Ruins! The Hyperboreans left behind strange mystic living ruins. The failing ancient technologies within cause space time... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Sheehad! Add On & Monster Category Update

June 11th - via:
We finally unlocked the Sheehad! This is a 90mm tall multi-part Monstrosity class model on a 50mm base. The Sheehad is now included free as a resin miniature in both the Legion Legate and Avatar of the Outer Gods rewards, plus in STL in the Digital... (Read More)

The Atlanteans & Der Draugr! Plus New Returning RPG Backer Pledge

June 10th - via:
Hi there, first if you've been watching as a Cohors Cthulhu RPG backer and didn't want to repeat some content we've now introduced a £70 digital reward for returning RPG backers that doesn't get the STL's unlocked in that Kickstarter project. ... (Read More)

Hunt The Mi-Go! Battle Report Part 2

June 9th - via:
Hi there, we're closing in on the last of the first batch of Stretch Goals, these more complex models took a bit more effort but the next batch are shorter goals  and unlock more characters who could be vital allies for you, as well as a very... (Read More)

Twitch Painting Stream Now Live!

June 7th - via:
Our in-house painter Calum and Steve from the production team are doing a Twitch stream painting live now - come and check out the models! We'll post a link in the next update to the archived version if you missed it.   (Read More)

Destroy Those Foul Priests of Mormo! Battle Report Part 1!

June 7th - via:
Remember with yesterday's unlock of the Mi-Go we also unlocked the Mi-Go stats for the core book, and also the Mi-Go Side Quest which will be a three part scripted mission.  I've been running through a slightly larger scenario today on a 2ft x 3ft... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Mi-Go Drones!

June 6th - via:
Mi-Go Expeditions to Earth have long been reported scouring the world for some inscrutable purpose!  The 3 Mi-Go models are now unlocked as a resin item for the Legion Legate and Avatar of the Outer Gods rewards, and in 3D Print STL for the Digital... (Read More)

A Closer Look At The Hero Miniatures

June 5th - via:
Today, we will take a further look at the heroes available to help you hold the frontier against the Outer Gods. Sets 1 and 2 below are included in the Legate reward, Sets 1-5 are included in the Digital Collection in STL, and the Avatar reward as... (Read More)

COMMUNITY UNLOCK! Avatar of Yog-Sothoth

June 4th - via:
Thanks to those of you who signed up to the mailing list we reached a Community Goal which is to unlock the Avatar of Yog-Sothoth miniature! This means the Avatar of the Outer Gods reward gets this physical and STL miniature for free, and the Digital... (Read More)

Procedural Campaigns & Side Quests

June 3rd - via:
Tonight we'll dig a little deeper in to the campaign structure. As backers you'll be able to beta test the core rules later this summer,and provide feedback before we get to the final stages of editing and layout.  As we've mentioned, you can play... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Cult of Mormo Mosaic Spawn Terrain Piece

June 3rd - via:
Thanks to all your support this weekend we've unlocked this mosaic terrain piece themed around the Cult of Mormo which doubles as a reminder for the Spawn Direction for Mendaxius' AI mechanics! The Cult of Mormo are the hands that are controlling the... (Read More)

FUNDED! Next steps on our journey!

June 2nd - via:
Thanks for all your support! We funded yesterday, and now we can begin the journey of building out the world of Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics! It's awesome to be building our own universe - we love the big IP's but there's nothing like building on a story... (Read More)

Facebook Live Walkthrough & Token Set Reveal

June 1st - via:
Hi there just a quick update today. We have been giving non stop demos for the last couple of days at the UK Games Expo - do come and see us if you're at the show! I did a Facebook Live today, giving a quick walkthrough of the game and the prologue... (Read More)


May 30th - via:
Our expedition is marching on the UK GAMES EXPO, and the advance party is already assembling the defences! If you'll be there, come and try a demo of Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics and check out the pro-painted minis and terrain! We're at Booth 692.  We'll... (Read More)

Monster Categories & PDF Pledge

May 29th - via:
Mighty Warriors of Rome! You'll need to find some allies fast, as Mendaxius will send all manner of creatures from across the Cthulhu Mythos to support the Cult of Mormo and its attacks on your forces! First, though, we've added the Scribe reward for... (Read More)

Skirmish Level Miniatures Game Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics Adventure Wargame Kickstarter Launches

May 29th - via:
Yesterday, Modiphius Entertainment launched their Kickstarter to fund the Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics adventure wargame. In this skirmish level miniatures game, players will lead their forces against the monsters and minions of the Cthulhu Mythos in the ancient Roman era. There are a variety of pledge levels but you can jump aboard for a pledge of approximately $77.00 to score the core rulebook and the miniatures to play the prologue and first act or go all in to get absolutely everything needed for the entire three act campaign (including all unlocked miniatures – 97 to start with 57 STLs) for a pledge of approximately $577.00 through June 30th. Expected delivery is next March. (Read More)

Fight the Hidden War On Your Terms!

May 28th - via:
When I first set out to test ideas for Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics, I ranged between having a bunch of heroes delving into ruins and large numbers of units advancing across the map, and all the while, wondered why you couldn't have both in the same... (Read More)

Exclusive first look at Cthulhu wargame’s tendril monster

May 24th - via:
We've got a model from upcoming Modiphius wargame, Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics, to share - the monstrous Sheehad, which can attack you from below. (Read More)

Nightmare Thoughts: Cohors Cthulhu Tactics Prologue, Book Review

Modiphius is planning to release Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics, a solo and co-op skirmish wargame where you lead heroes and soldiers from the Ancient Roman world to battle against the horrors of the Cthulhu Mythos, very soon. As a preview, Modiphius released a 32-page pdf called Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics Prologue on 5/10/24, which introduces the main mechanics of the wargame in three scenarios of increasing complexity. Below I will highlight some of the more unique and interesting mechanics of the wargame preview. (Read More)

Modiphius Announces Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics Quickstart Rules

May 10th - via:
Back in 2022, Modiphius Entertainment announced Cohors Cthulhu. According to the studio this world of cosmic horror, set during the days of the Roman Empire, would be part of a major transmedia project. Now we have Cohors Cthulhu: Tactics quickstart rules, a glimpse of the upcoming miniatures wargame. (Read More)

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