Cohors Cthulhu Tabletop Roleplaying Game

A project in London, UK by Chris Birch, Modiphius

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A 2d20 RPG adventure of mighty Roman warriors and their barbarian rivals fighting the forces of the Mythos
Backers: 2321
Average Pledge Per Backer: £95

Funded: £221,294 of £50,000
Dates: Oct 4th -> Oct 29th (26 days)
Project By: Chris Birch, Modiphius
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Latest News

WE DID IT! A personal video from your Legate somewhere in a Roman fort on the border...

October 29th - via:
That was an incredible month! Thanks so much for joining us in this new adventure into the Hidden War and for all your support.  I wanted to give a massive shout-out to our incredible team who has helped manage the day-to-day work on the... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Two Servitor of Mormo Minis & Episode 4 of Falcones Fortunae Actual Play

October 29th - via:
We've hit £220k and unlocked two 3D Printable STL miniatures of Servitors of Mormo, the shock troops of the Cult of Mormo, controlled by the Servitor Overlords. See below for their sculpts and more info on their background! Firstly, Episode 4 of our... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! The Servitor Overlord Miniature, & FINAL Stretchgoals Unveiled!

October 29th - via:
That’s the last of the current stretch goals done at £215,000! We’ve now unveiled the last block stretch of goals (see below for the big graphic) to see us through to £300,000, which will end with full VTT core book modules for Roll20 and... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! A Priest of Mormo PLUS Deep Ones & Mi-Go Faction Overview

October 29th - via:
We've only got just over five hours to go! If you need help with selecting Add On's or changing your pledge, check this handy update. As soon as we unlock the £215k goal, we're going to reveal another big series of Stretch Goals for these last... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! 'Silent Mine' for Laurium Adventures PDF, Lucius Character Preview

October 29th - via:
Good morning everyone! We’ve unlocked an adventure by Tyler Omichinski for the Laurium Adventures PDF, and we've got a preview of the last of the Heroes of the Hidden War miniatures set.  Lucius is a character from the prelude fiction and is both... (Read More)

£200k! UNLOCKED: Roll20 Character Sheet, Spell Cards for VTT, PLUS Vita Character Preview

October 28th - via:
We’ve hit £200,000 (over $242k USD), which is incredible - thank you from our whole team for all the support! We have now unlocked the bonus Roll 20 Character sheet, as well as a complete set of Spell cards from both the Gamemaster and Player’s... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Voidforged - Advanced Rules for Epic Characters!

October 28th - via:
We've unlocked an expansion for characters we will now add to the Gamemaster's Guide that goes far beyond the normal character development rules. In the world of Cohors Cthulhu, there are characters who will become transformed in the war against the... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Hexcrawling, Encounters & Resources

October 28th - via:
We've unlocked a huge piece of content for the Gamemaster's Toolkit - which is the Gamemaster screen and a booklet that currently includes the Settlement rules. This content is included in PDF for the Scout pledge upwards, and the Prefect and Legate... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Companion Creatures Rules for Player's Guide

October 27th - via:
We've unlocked the Companion Creatures rules to be added to the Player's Guide! Companion Creatures Your character may obtain a companion creature by purchasing a talent such as Bestiarius or because of events that have occurred during a campaign. A... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Tadhg The Druid PLUS Facebook Winners!

October 27th - via:
Evening folks! We picked the winners for the massive Facebook competition - they have been contacted through Facebook messenger, and we can confirm they are Simon Cooper $1000, Jamal Bayliss $300 and Chloe Sanderson $300 - massive congratulations to... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! NPC VTT Token Pack, Briton Character Sheet & Hidden Wars Primer Part 2

October 27th - via:
Hi, we've unlocked another Instagram and mailing list social goal to get everyone a set of NPC tokens for use on VTT platforms and the Briton-themed character sheet. Go Brits! :-) We picked the winners for the Facebook competition and will be... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! More Creatures For Germania, Character Preview: Suibhne the druid

October 26th - via:
We've unlocked two more creatures for the Germania book - the Mariwûlf and the Nahtshrōkaz. There's also a preview of one of the Heroes of the Hidden War character set, Suibhne, a young Hibernian druid who's come to Germania seeking answers to her... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals! Hexcrawling, Companion Creatures, Void Forged, VTT, Spell Cards and Creature STL's!

October 26th - via:
Hi all, we've now unveiled all the Stretch Goals through to £215k, so you can see where we're headed next. There are a lot more beyond that to come. This includes a host of rules content you can unlock, like Companion Creatures for the Player's... (Read More)

The Hidden Wars of the Ancients - Primer Part 1

October 25th - via:
We've got just three more days to go, so we're going to share an insight from sections of the Gamesmaster Guide into the Hidden Wars and how they came about.  The Hidden Wars of Cohors Cthulhu are conflicts fought in the shadows, unmarked by... (Read More)

Character Preview: Aldegar & Facebook Competition Last Chance!

October 25th - via:
Hi folks just a reminder we’re closing the Like & Share competition over on Facebook, which you can find here, tomorrow.  All you have to do is LIKE and SHARE the post - and it helps spread the word! Winners will be picked at random at 9 am... (Read More)

Bring Cthulhu Mythos To Ancient Rome In Cohors Cthulhu Wargame!

October 25th - via:
Modiphius have announced that they're going to be working with Alvaro and Francisco Erize, the minds behind CLASH Of Spears to bring their twisted and horrifying world of Cohors Cthulhu to the tabletop as wargame. (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Laurium Adventure, Quickstart Add On (Free for Legates!), Creature Preview!

October 24th - via:
Hi everyone, we’ve been asked a few times about getting the Quickstart printed, and so we’ve now made this available as a printed add on for £15 - it’s a hefty 84 pages being such a substantial adventure. We’ve also made it free for Legates... (Read More)

Announcing Cohors Cthulhu - Adventure Wargaming in the Hidden War.

October 23rd - via:
Today, we're announcing more details about the forthcoming miniatures game Cohors Cthulhu - Adventure Wargaming in the Hidden War. You'll be able to use the hero miniatures from this roleplaying game Kickstarter, and the launch will provide more... (Read More)

Actual Play Episodes 1-3 Now Live and A Life Well Lived!

October 23rd - via:
We're into our final week now, and there's some news of the miniatures game being revealed today, but first, here's the transcript from the Random Worlds AMA Chris did last night.  Actual Play - Falcones Fortunae! This series sees the heroes taking... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Settlement Rules, AMA Tonight 7pm GMT / 2pm EST Plus Character Blog

October 22nd - via:
Firstly, Chris will be doing an AMA at the Random Worlds Discord from 7 pm GMT / 2 pm Eastern time tonight if you’d like to join in and chat. Lead writer Douglas Seacat has written a blog A Matter of Character, about the characters in the Cohors... (Read More)


October 21st - via:
The Gamemaster’s Guide focuses on the main backstory for Cohors Cthulhu and introduces the Cult of Mormo as the main protagonists, along with many summoned creatures and gods from the mythos. The Germania Adventures book goes into much more depth... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Geta Character Plus Fortune Tokens for Legates or Add On & Resin Minis News

October 20th - via:
First, we can announce that we will now produce all the physical Kickstarter miniatures in our acclaimed, high-quality resin production - the same used for The Elder Scrolls and Fallout miniatures lines. If you check the project page there is another... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! New Adventure by Dave Semark, Character Preview Centurion Marius!

October 19th - via:
We've unlocked another adventure for the Germania Adventures book by author Dave Semark! Below is a preview of one of the story's main heroes, Centurion Marius Terentius, who can also be used as a Roman Centurion character by one of your players. ... (Read More)


October 18th - via:
The Gamemaster's Guide has many factions, adversaries, and creatures for the players to contend with. One of the major new groups introduced in Cohors Cthulhu is the Cult of Mormo. Here's a preview of some of their content and the creatures they... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Actual Play Series Announced - Watch Session Zero Today PLUS New Social goals!

October 17th - via:
To celebrate reaching 1500 backers, we're announcing some big news - an actual play series for Cohors Cthulhu to teach you how to play! We also hit more social goals, so we've unlocked the Aegyptian-themed character sheet and a Hero Token Pack for... (Read More)

NEW ADD ON! The Sator Square Dice Tray & background info

October 16th - via:
We've added a new add on - the SATOR Square Dice Tray. We have also added for free to the LEGATE PLEDGE! You'll see we've updated the pledge and stretch goal graphics to be a bit clearer as well.  Inscribed across the Roman Empire, the SATOR square... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! 'Artefact From The East' by Mari Tokuda PLUS Character Preview: Maeren

October 15th - via:
Another adventure has been added to the Laurium Adventures PDF, and tonight, we'll also take a look at a key character in our whole storyline, the immortal Maeren.  Adventure Preview: Artefact From The East by Mari Tokuda A priestess from far to the... (Read More)

UNLOCKED: Briton Culture & What's Next For the Game Line

October 14th - via:
Hi, we unlocked the Briton Culture for the Player's Guide, and below, you'll find a little more info on where the line will be going next! Culture Preview - Briton You are a Briton, a part of the fierce warrior society that has inhabited the islands... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Kaeso! Plus $1600 Facebook Prize and Social Goals

October 13th - via:
We unlocked the next character, Kaeso, who now features in the 3D printable STL miniatures, their story in the Fiction Anthology, and NPC stats in the Laurium Adventures book.   Social Goals & Facebook Competition to win $1600! Remember we're... (Read More)

How To Select Add Ons or Change Your Pledge

October 12th - via:
We know finding or selecting Add Ons and Changing Pledges on Kickstarter can be confusing, so here is a quick visual guide.  First, on the Kickstarter project page, click on the blue Manage your pledge button: Then click on the Change your pledge... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Dirir and Hrimwurm for Germania Book!

October 12th - via:
We've unlocked the Disir and the Hrimwurm creatures for the Germania book, check them out below! We're doing another update shortly showing the process of how you choose Add On's.  Creature Preview - Disir Disir are often characterized as the... (Read More)

UNLOCKED: Fabric Map For Legates & Add On Plus Valda Preview

October 11th - via:
We've added a Fabric Map to the Legate Pledges, worth £30/$37, and it's now available as an Add On for other backers! Below is another character preview for Valda, the Germanic priest (one of the existing characters already part of the project). ... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Extra Laurium Adventure! Character Preview Ekkehard and Path of Heroes

October 10th - via:
We unlocked the adventure  ‘Vigilia by Harrison J. Chadd for the Laurium Adventures PDF.  First, let's look at another one of the characters in the existing 3D Printable miniatures and physical miniatures set’s Ekkehard (and also fiction... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! GM Guide Plot Generator. Preview of Hidden Talents, Secret Truths & Campfire Tales

October 9th - via:
We hit the £125k goal to unlock the Plot Generator for the GM Guide!  Now we've revealed the next wave of Stretch Goals covering another Adventure for the Laurium Adventures PDF, two more creatures for the Germania book and Kaeso's character model,... (Read More)

Character Preview: Pubilius, Next Stretch Goals Preview

October 8th - via:
Tonight, we have a preview of another character from the Heroes of Laurium miniature set, existing 3D printable STL files, Fiction Anthology and NPC Stats in the Laurium Adventures PDF - Pubilius.  First, a quick look ahead at the next Stretch... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Roman Engineer Buccio, Germanic Character Sheet Plus Legionaries Preview

October 8th - via:
We've unlocked Roman Engineer Buccio, who is now added to the 3D printable miniatures, the NPC stats in the Laurium Adventures PDF and his story in the Fiction Anthology!  We also hit another Social Goal, which unlocks the Germanic Themed Character... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Extra Adventure & Two Creatures!

October 7th - via:
We unlocked an extra adventure for the Laurium Adventures PDF 'Find the Witch' by Paul Matthews! This adventure is set in Laurium where a Deep One hybrid witch has been captured by the occupants at Laurium and is now imprisoned in the town.... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Supporting Characters, Player’s Guide Pledge Plus Guide To Book Contents

October 6th - via:
For players in your group who just want to get a printed Player’s Guide (and maybe Add Ons), we’ve added the Barbarian pledge. At £25, this gets you the Player’s Guide in print and PDF,  and you can choose any other Add Ons with it. We... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Ubovvi & Building Notes

October 6th - via:
We hit the £100,000 goal and unlocked another character goal! This adds the story of Ubovvi to the Fiction Anthology, his model to the 3D Printable STL miniatures and his NPC stats to the Laurium Adventures PDF.  We'll be revealing the next wave of... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Castrum Primum Adventure by Richard August and Amalthea Overview

October 5th - via:
First up, the three digital pledges do not allow add ons, so we have created a new reward: Scout (with physical add ons), which lets you choose from any of the physical add ons if you only want to get the RPG pdf content.  You've unlocked another... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Spellbook of Yog-Sothoth, Laurium Adventure, Social Goals & Penrod Overview

October 5th - via:
We’ve added more content to the Gamemaster’s Guide, the Spellbook of Yog-Sothoth! Yog-Sothoth, the outer god, is both keeper of all knowledge and coterminous with all time and space, and so its magic is based on unlocking gateways, freeing... (Read More)

UNLOCKED: The Amber God Adventure, Extra Creature & Atreba Character!

October 4th - via:
The adventure 'The Amber God' by Cat Evans is now added to the Laurium Adventures PDF (included in the Scout pledge and above). Workers at the Eburnus family amber mine find something resembling a warped idol entombed in a huge chunk of amber.... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! Celtic Spellbook & Netflix's Barbarians actor Valerio Morigi

October 4th - via:
Our first stretch goal just got unlocked: adding the Celtic Spellbook to the Player's Guide! This magic is rooted in a faith and legend cycle that emphasizes a connection to the land and forces of nature, relying on mysterious and willful powers... (Read More)


October 4th - via:
Thank You! Thank you everyone, and welcome to Laurium! We’re looking forward to releasing the game and stepping into the sandals of Roman legionaries and other heroes from the tribes and people across the Roman Empire to fight side by side against... (Read More)

Cohors Cthulhu Sees Modiphius Set The Legions Of Rome Against Cosmic Horror

October 4th - via:
Modiphius Entertainment are now on Kickstarter as they expand their Achtung! Cthulhu Universe back in time from the Second World War to the Second Century BCE with the Cohors Cthulhu Roleplaying Game. (Read More)

Cohors Cthulhu, from Modiphius Entertainment: Kickstarter now Live!

October 4th - via:
The Kickstarter campaign for Cohors Cthulhu, Modiphius Entertainment’s latest transmedia property set in a Lovecraftian version of Ancient Rome, is live now! (Read More)

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