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    Thought traditional RPG zines were dead? Not so. Out from Bayt al Azif comes the eponymous first issue of a new Cthulhu Mythos gaming magazine, courtesy of @JS113.

     

    Inside Bayt al Azif's 80 pages you'll find three scenarios (and a solo adventure), reviews, interviews (Rogue Cthulhu, Chris Spivey) history pieces, comics and more. You can pick up a copy (PDF and POD) via DriveThruRPG.

     

    With The Unspeakable Oath moving to a Patreon model, Bayt al Azif joins The Arkham Gazette as another traditional-style Cthulhu gaming magazine on the market.

     

    Bayt al Azif #1

    A magazine for Cthulhu Mythos roleplaying games

     

    Issue #1 includes:

     

    • 3 adventures dual-statted for Call of Cthulhu 7th edition and Gumshoe (Trail of Cthulhu/The Fall of Delta Green ).
      • A group of teenagers must survive the night in an abandoned school (Modern Era).
      • A team of investigators must determine the truth behind a massacre of Vietnamese civilians by American soldiers (US-Vietnam War).
      • A band of secret agents must discover what has been smuggled into Damascus (Dark Ages).
    • 1 solo adventure set in the Miskatonic University library.
    • Tables for running random chases.
    • A overview of every Cthulhu mythos RPG release of 2017.
    • Classic Cthulhu RPG reviews.
    • Interviews with Rogue Cthulhu and Chris Spivey.
    • Advice, history, comics, and more...

     

    Price (USD): $6 (PDF), $10 (Print + PDF)

     

    Source: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/246851



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    Thanks Paul! Very excited to finally release this.

     

    jared.

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    £7.80 in the UK, plus £4.36 postage. Seems a bit steep, but I'm a sucker for print zines and this one looks mighty fine. However the preview on DriveThru didn't work.

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    Thanks @Treme!

     

    Hi @GBSteve, I had some troubles getting the preview on DriveThru to work correctly when I uploaded the files, but it should be working now. Since their site uses flash, you might have to clear your cache and/or restart your browser.

     

    The price in pounds is roughly the same cost as the US$10 price based on the current exchange rates. I tried to make it comparable to the other Cthulhu magazines out there, where The Unspeakable Oath does 68 pages for US$15, and The Arkham Gazette does 120 pages for $20. The newest issue of White Dwarf is £6 and I think GW has a slightly bigger budget than us!

    Shipping is set by drivethrurpg, so I can't do anything about that, sorry!

     

    "Mighty fine" is what we were going for! I hope it lives up to that, please let me know what you think!

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    Hi @JS113. No problem with your cover price, that seems very fair. It's the postage I'm carping about. But I'm expecting mine to arrive tomorrow so I'm holding off looking at the pdf.

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