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Win a copy of FtS during Extra Life!

Hello, fellow pseudopods,

Squamous Studios is proud to be participating in this year’s Extra Life, partnering up with the New England Gamers group to help raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Extra Life is a benefit wherein gamers run gaming events for 24 hours straight, and will kick off 3pm EST. You’ll have the chance to win one of several copies of Feed the Shoggoth during the Call of Cthulhu RPG event during the live stream. Head on over to this Friday, November 17th, and get in on the action! You can pitch in donations to have terrible things happen to the investigators during the CoC session; who knows, perhaps one of them will get eaten by a shoggoth…

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New Interview up, and a show of support to

Hello, fellow pseudopods,

First up, we wanted to tell you about an interview we did with Dark Tower Games recently, in which we discussed a number of projects that we at Squamous Studios have been involved in. Much of it focuses on the book design work that we do, but Feed the Shoggoth! talked about as well. You can check it out by heading here.

Second, and more importantly, there’s a bit of sad news to mention. Some of you may be familiar with the website (otherwise known as YSDC). It has been one of the premier websites to support the HP Lovecraft and Cthulhu game community, whether it be Call of Cthulhu, Trail of Cthulhu, the various board and card games, or whathaveyou. The fellow that runs the site, Paul McClean, is an incredibly sweet and nice person.

There was a project started a few years ago to help raise money to support YSDC, in the form of a book called the Masks of Nyarlathotep Companion. A Kickstarter was formed, the project was successful, and a few years later, the book was released.

Unfortunately, due to circumstances i’m not entirely familiar with, there was an accounting error somewhere along the way, and the publisher ended up being short about £10,000. Paul, not wanting to see anyone lose money from this, gave that publisher that 10k back, out of his own pocket. That’s…a shit ton of money. And in order for Paul to try to mitigate that loss, he’s decided to sell his entire collection of CoC material. Of which he’s been accumulating since 1982.

Well, in an effort to give back a little support to Paul and YSDC, i, along with some other publishers, are having a fundraiser. From now until midnight, July 1st, i will be offering copies of Feed the Shoggoth! at a discount. Use this coupon code at checkout: YOGGIE17 , and you’ll get $5 off the core game. In addition, for every purchase during the fundraiser, $5 will be donated to YSDC to help keep it running.

Thanks for reading this. Our gaming community, while growing every year, is still pretty small, and sites like are integral to keeping it alive and thriving.

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The Shoggoth minis are here!

We’re very happy to announce that the brand new Shoggoth minis are in house, and ready for purchase! Jason McKittrick, as usual, did a stunning job bringing these miniatures to life, and now they can be yours. We have them available in four colors: Putrid Purple, Baleful Black, Blasphemous Bronze, and Grotesque Green. You can check out a picture of them below:

You can get one for $10 plus shipping, but we’re also offering a special; a 4-pack of Shoggoth minis for just $30 (plus shipping, natch)! Head over to the store and check ’em out!

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New Shoggoth mini in production!

Hello, fellow pseudopods,

We’ve gotten a lot of feedback about the game over the intervening months, and one thing that keeps on being brought up is that people are bummed that they missed out on getting the shoggoth miniature from the Kickstarter. Well, we have some good news! We’re working again with Jason McKittrick of Cryptocurium, who is now actively working on a new mini! We’re calling it the “shoggoth mini mini”, as this little fellow will be smaller than the original; about the diameter of the metal turn counter. It’ll be hand painted, and only run you a measly $10 (plus shipping).

When it’s available for purchase here, we’ll let you know. But for now, we’ll tease you with this photo of the prototype:

Also, there are rumblings in the Studio about work being done on the first Feed the Shoggoth! expansion, with a Kickstarter to follow. We’ll let you know more as things develop…