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Modiphius Entertainment is an RPG and tabletop game publishers based in Fulham, London. Modiphius was founded in 2012 by husband-wife team Rita and Chris Birch to publish their first game Achtung! Cthulhu.[1] The company have since published a number of product lines based on independent licenses and established brands.

Modiphius Entertainment
Game company
Founded2012
FoundersChris Birch, Rita Birch
HeadquartersLondon, UK
Websitehttps://www.modiphius.com/

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GamesEdit

Achtung! CthulhuEdit

In 2013 the company raised £177,000 through Kickstarter to create Achtung! Cthulhu, a tabletop RPG set in the Second World War inspired by the work of H.P. Lovecraft.[2] The game was well-received in the RPG community, and won several awards, including Best Roleplaying Game at the 2014 UK Games Expo.[3] In 2018 a videogame based on the franchise was released by Auroch Digital.[4]

Mutant ChroniclesEdit

In 2013 Modiphius released the 3rd edition of popular post-apocalpytic RPG Mutant Chronicles.

Other FranchisesEdit

The company have released a number of games based on popular videogame and pop culture franchises:

  • In 2014 the company released Thunderbirds, a co-operative board game designed by Matt Leacock based on the popular British children's TV show Thunderbirds.[5]
  • In 2015, the company announced a licensing deal for Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian property, with the publication of a roleplaying game, Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of, and an ongoing line of supplements in that setting taking place beginning in February 2016.[6]
  • In 2017 the company released their first edition of Star Trek Adventures, an RPG series based on the television series Star Trek.[7]
  • Also in 2017 the company acquired the license for Bethesda property Fallout and in 2018 released Fallout: Wasteland Warfare, a tabletop wargame featuring characters and settings from the videogame series.[8] The company announced in 2019 that they would be working on an RPG expansion to Fallout:Wasteland Warfare to be released in the same year.
  • In 2018 the company announced they would be working with Dreamworks Studios to produce a board game based on the children's films Kung Fu Panda.[9]
  • In the same year, they also announced a John Carter of Mars roleplaying game and line of supporting material,[10] based on the early-1900s pulp science fantasy series of the same name by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The John Carter RPG began shipping in early 2019.
  • In 2019 the company released a promotional miniature of the Dragonborn from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, announcing that they were working on a skirmish level wargame based on the franchise.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ABOUT". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
  2. ^ "Achtung! Cthulhu - The WW2 Keeper's & Investigator's Guides". Kickstarter. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
  3. ^ "ACHTUNG! CTHULHU". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
  4. ^ "Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics on Steam". store.steampowered.com. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
  5. ^ "THUNDERBIRDS". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
  6. ^ "Modiphius Brings Robert E. Howard's Conan To Tabletop RPGs". VR World. 2015-02-11. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
  7. ^ "STAR TREK". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
  8. ^ "FALLOUT". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
  9. ^ "KUNG FU PANDA". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
  10. ^ "JOHN CARTER". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.