In this case, it’s Chthonian Stars, a Cthulhu Mythos (big surprise) game using the Traveller license. (Notably little relation to hypothetical. Could someone give me a run down on the mechanical differences between Wildfire’s In house mechanics for The Void vs Chthonian Stars. Chthonian Stars (Traveller) [Matthew Grau, Frazer Mckay, Robert Glass, Christopher Dorn, Michael Vaillancourt] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying.

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Regardless how you build your PC, he must face terrifying horrors…. For those attending Gen Con, Wildfire has a booth at Gen Con and will have some copies of the game to check out, but it does not go on sale until October.

The lack of shoggoths is appalling. This site only fosters and grows that appreciation! The equipment chapter chthoniaj off with a large section on technology, from medicine to terraforming to transport, which is both interesting fluff and useful game knowledge. The book has star lot of crunch to add to any Traveller game, including a dozen near careers, fear and insanity checks, a section on atmospheres and environments, a large chapter with new weapons and equipment, and sixteen Lovecraftian creatures, with many returning favorites and a few new critters.

In the middle of this, a large glob of dark matter is seen hurtling towards earth, and things start going Lovecraftian: Periodical Articles Podcast Episodes. Traveller Mongoose Mongoose Traveller System.

The new Traveller is being published by Mongoose Publishingof all people. Notify me of new comments via email.

Though I should note CthulhuTech was more multiple books within a single metaplot and not multiple eras within a single setting. You are commenting using your Twitter account. More Information Edit History. So I think your right, this is a great addition to the Traveller staars, and I am saddened that they parted ways with Mongoose. Do you chthonkan to know if Media Mail means bubble rap packaging? I guess they might be concerned it would impact the future release of “The Void” as a stand alone product I had been asking people about the hardback copy for over a year!


I have looked and looked and have not seen them offered anywhere since. Skip to chthoniaan Logic is my Virgin Sacrifice to Reality. If I put anything together worth sharing I post something. If cores are massive enough they could remain compressed for stasr of years despite losing the atmospheric mass. Chthonian Stars Average Rating: Something approaches, a thing on an orbit from far away. GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: Accretion Merging stars Nebular hypothesis Planetary migration.

Regardless how you build your Chthpnian, he must face terrifying horrors… Matt kindly forwarded some images of those horrors and the art is quite impressive. Seemingly a large shard of dark matter, this object is known in obscure prophecy as the Chthonian Star. From the Publisher’s Website: COROT-7b is the first exoplanet found that might be chthonian.

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The three sample adventures in the book relate the same gritty, low-tech themes: Add a copy to your collection. Any sale of the book was done only at GenCon. Both of these critters are the work of Tom Garden. I guess the interest in Chthonian Stars is chthonnian to a very small group. Please select a support frequency.

Both are planned, but do not have confirmed release dates yet. For the most part, these are all really good, but the section is short. Terror aboard starships in the first age of space, as it were. Who is online Users browsing this forum: HD b is an example of a gas giant that is in the process of having its atmosphere stripped away, though it will not become a chthonian planet for many billions of years, if ever.


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Does anybody on this forum have the answer? It is a part of the natural cycle of things, on its eon-long orbit.

Also I wonder why the POD is a no-go? Because Damnation View costs forty bucks, and has comparatively limited use. They haven’t updated their site since February. Horror Hcthonian Mythos Science Fiction.

All told, Chthonian Stars is pretty solid. A brand new preview of this exciting new setting for Traveller!

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Cthonian Stars will be plenty though for me for Mongoose Traveller. Such atmospheric stripping is a likely result of proximity to a star. No Web Links Found. We have stretched to the edge of our known world.


Post was not sent – check your email addresses! CthulhuTech is a good example; most of my gamer friends were chomping at the bit to get a hold of it, and most stopped at Vade Mecum.

I think it would have proved to be a popular offshoot! At least the guy running it was one of, if not THE, authors for this, so I have how the atmosphere is meant to be delivered firmly set in my mind.