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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. The company have since published a number of product lines based on independent licenses and established brands.
|Founders||Chris Birch, Rita Birch|
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. The game was well-received in the RPG community, and won several awards, including Best Roleplaying Game at the 2014 UK Games Expo. In 2018 a videogame based on the franchise was released by Auroch Digital.
In 2013 Modiphius released the 3rd edition of popular post-apocalpytic RPG Mutant Chronicles.
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.
- 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.
- In 2017 the company released their first edition of Star Trek Adventures, an RPG series based on the television series Star Trek.
- 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. 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.
- In the same year, they also announced a John Carter of Mars roleplaying game and line of supporting material, 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.
- "ABOUT". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
- "Achtung! Cthulhu - The WW2 Keeper's & Investigator's Guides". Kickstarter. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
- "ACHTUNG! CTHULHU". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
- "Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics on Steam". store.steampowered.com. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
- "THUNDERBIRDS". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
- "Modiphius Brings Robert E. Howard's Conan To Tabletop RPGs". VR World. 2015-02-11. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
- "STAR TREK". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
- "FALLOUT". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
- "KUNG FU PANDA". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
- "JOHN CARTER". Modiphius. Retrieved 2019-07-14.