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Cthulhu Wars: the Daemon Sultan

A project in Rockwall, TX by Sandy Petersen

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The Final Onslaught of the Cthulhu Wars game phenomenon!
Backers: 4339
Average Pledge Per Backer: $70

Funded: $302,250 of $50,000
Dates: Apr 23rd -> May 8th (15 days)
Project By: Sandy Petersen
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Latest News

Thank you so much and a Sandy Design Corner

May 7th - via:
While the campaign's not over, I will boldly state that we have exceeded our expectations. Thank you so much for your support. In fact, by some criteria, this has been our most successful campaign of all time. In the first day of our highly... (Read More)


May 7th - via:
Ooops.   This update was meant for CATaclysm. Disregard.  I think the blind idiot god, Azathoth was actually messing with me.  (Read More)

Reminder - Last Day for the Reprint Survey!

May 7th - via:
Reprint Survey closes in 14 hours! The Kickstarter ends in about 14 hours, and when it does, I'll close the reprint survey. If you haven't already, please take the survey so we can best determine which items to reprint. There are a few products that... (Read More)

Cthulhu Wars: a Retrospective

May 6th - via:
Reminder: In 90 minutes, today at 7pm CST (GMT -5),  I will be hosting a live chat on the Petersen Games Facebook page:   Cthulhu Wars: a Retrospective  In 2012, I designed what I believed to be my... (Read More)

oops, make that May 6

May 5th - via:
Sorry about that. In my haste to post I somehow forgot a whole month. Replace “April” with “May” in the previous update. I  (Read More)

Sandy live chat tomorrow

May 5th - via:
Tomorrow, April 6, at 7 pm US Central Standard Time (i.e., Texas time), I will be hosting a live chat on the Petersen Games facebook page, here: And here is some more. All the items we have spoken about... (Read More)

Design Corner: Cthulhu Wars' Flow

May 3rd - via:
Every good game has a certain flow to it, sometimes formally divided by aficionados into the opening, the mid-game, and the end-game. Cthulhu Wars is no exception. A typical game of Cthulhu Wars only lasts 4-6 turns, 5 being typical, so every turn... (Read More)

The 9-12 Player Ritual of Annihilation Track

May 2nd - via:
Yesterday we forgot to show (and mention) the Ritual of Annihilation track meant for the neoprene map add-on. This morning, in realizing there was empty space below the 11 player section, it was suggested that we could add a 12 player track, as it... (Read More)

A 9 to 11 Player Map!?

May 1st - via:
9 to 11 Great Old Ones enter. One Great Old One leaves. . Yes, we're doing it. A 9-11 player map. Unlike our previous maps, this one is not a "flippy" in two parts. Instead it is one single Earth map, with 36 areas, that works for 9, 10, or 11... (Read More)

New to Cthulhu Wars? Here's what to do

April 30th - via:
The minimum you need is what we call the "core game", which is simply Cthulhu Wars. You can order this with the Outer God Pledge on this campaign, or you can simply straight-up buy a copy from your friendly local game store or a number of online... (Read More)

What expansions should I get? Redux

April 30th - via:
 As stated in a previous update, most people want a faction or two first. Once they have the factions they want, they may move on to a map or two. Third on the tier are the figure expansions. How are these used and which should you consider?  First... (Read More)

I'll be doing a live chat tonight at 7 o'clock US Central Standard Time

April 29th - via:
Hey all, Sandy will be live on Facebook tonight at 7 pm. I'll be on for at least an hour, answering any or all questions.  Just go here:  At 1900 hours (7 pm) US Central Standard Time (that's Texas time),... (Read More)

The Reprint Survey Keeps Getting Better!

April 29th - via:
Update on the Reprint Survey: 2,309 respondents so far! CW O1 Expansions: Everything. We have plenty of demand for all the items listed in the catalog under "Onslaught 1." CW O2 Expansions: Items we are expecting to reprint: Tcho-tcho Great Library... (Read More)

What factions?

April 28th - via:
A lot of folks are new to Cthulhu Wars on this campaign, which frankly we did not expect. Of course we're thrilled. The basics on what is Cthulhu Wars can be found here.  But many people are wondering what to get next (besides, presumably, Daemon... (Read More)

What should you get?

April 26th - via:
Hey all, we are happy to announce the following expansions are going to be available either in our webstore (if we have stock on hand) or as add-ons for the campaign (if it's being reprinted).  Available on Our Webstore  Yes I know we haven't... (Read More)

A Closer Look at The Leng Tribe Tcho Tchos

April 25th - via:
How does the Leng tribe work?  Well, as I said in my update earlier today, their ultimate goal is a really good play of Fulmination for 5-6 Elder Signs, usually around Turn 4 or late in Turn 3.  In general, the Leng tribe takes the three universal... (Read More)


April 25th - via:
ELEVEN of the Fifteen CW O1 expansions have met our threshold for reprinting: In the order of demand: Dreamlands Map Primeval Map Dreamlands Surface Monsters Dreamlands Underworld Monsters Yuggoth Map Great Old Ones 2 Great Old Ones 3 Great Old Ones... (Read More)

The Tcho Tcho Tribes!

April 25th - via:
We are announcing a new surprise add-on for this campaign! And it's only $6! Of course it "only" contains a tip card, and some spellbooks.   . The Tribes You must have the Tcho-Tcho faction to use this add-on, of course. Here's how you use it: ... (Read More)

Revised Catalog for CW Product Line!

April 24th - via:
Revised Catalog of CW Products! A trio of fans have revised the Cthulhu Wars product catalog!  It now has descriptions for folks unfamiliar with each expansion! The campaign page link has been updated, but here it is as well for convenience.  . How... (Read More)

What's the Elder Shoggoth like?

April 24th - via:
The Elder Shoggoth represents the original Shoggoth created by the Elder Things, or possibly a spawn of Ubbo-Sathla. Things get a little fuzzy when you go that far back. The Elder Shoggoth is, of course, a Terror, and a remarkably dangerous one. ... (Read More)

What's the Daemon Sultan faction like?

April 23rd - via:
A rather long-winded post about the Daemon Sultan! It's here! Starting Play The Daemon Sultan starts with only 4 Power and no units on the map! This faction’s special ability is “Psychosis”. This is a Cost 0 action. Select an area with no units... (Read More)

Can Daemon Sultan eat Bast? (What happens if you ALSO backed CATaclysm)

April 23rd - via:
If you backed CATaclysm, things are simple Many have corrected realized that if you have already backed CATaclsym, you will pay more for shipping than if you simply add the CATaclsym products as add-ons in the pledge manager of THIS Kickstarter. ... (Read More)

What's going to be offered on the PG website?

April 23rd - via:
As I write this, we are still waiting for the final few O3 pledges to be delivered. As soon as we get confirmation that this has happened, we'll be opening up our shop on Petersen Games for anyone to order through. These items won't be available on... (Read More)

We are truly appreciative.

April 23rd - via:
Thanks so much for your support! We are excited to do this, our Final Onslaught, and thrilled for you all to take this ride with us.  How do I get the Cats, or other add-ons?  It's simple. Add the Bubastis faction in the Pledge Manager for this... (Read More)

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