Episode 152: Modiphius Discusses Achtung! Cthulhu, Mutant Chronicles, and Fate

Modiphius is an exciting gaming company that has a wide range of products to explore, including a terrifying vision of World War Two entitled Achtung! Cthulhu, a roleplaying setting for Call of Cthulhu and Savage Worlds. We are re-booting the fantastic sci-fi dieselpunk world of Mutant Chronicles with the 3rd Edition of the roleplaying game, bringing you the Fate Core release of Sarah Newton’s Mindjammer – The Roleplaying Game and turning Paolo Parente’s awesome DUST universe in to the new DUST Adventures RPG – and fully compatible with the DUST Tactics board / wargame! 

About Achtung! Cthulhu


Discover the secret history of World War Two – stories of the amazing heroism which struggled to overthrow a nightmare alliance of science and the occult, of frightening inhuman conspiracies from the depths of time, and the unbelievable war machines which were the product of Nazi scientific genius – and how close we all came to a slithering end!

Play a huge range of classic wartime heroes such as Russian political officers, German U-Boat commanders, British commandoes, RAF pilots, US rangers, Washington investigators, London journalists, Hollywood starlets, and resistance fighters from all across Europe, who must all unite in the battle against the darker side of World War Two. Play a full campaign leading from the opening shots of the War in 1939, through intrigue and adventure in Occupied Europe, the siege of Berlin in 1945, and finally the cold wastes of Antarctica in 1946! 

The world of Achtung! Cthulhu is a huge and terrifying World War 2 setting for two popular roleplaying game systems: Call of Cthulhu, Savage Worlds (Realms of Cthulhu) with additional core book conversion to FATE Core and adventures converted for Trail of Cthulhu & The PDQ System.

About Mutant Chronicles

Venusian Ranger

The Mutant Chronicles story takes you on a full throttle dieselpunk sci-fi ride through a solar system beset by corporate intrigue and the invasion of a terrible dark alien force. With technology failing due to the insidious effects of the Dark Symmetry humankind must fight back against the Dark Legion hordes whilst dealing with in-fighting and conspiracy from within.

The Solar System is a roaring mayhem of death and war. The surfaces of the inner planets have been swept clean by the violent onslaught of the dark legions storming hordes of Nepharites, Razides, Pretorian Stalkers and Undead Legionaries. In the enormous cities of the far and distant future, heretics devoted to the destruction of humankind stalk the dark backstreets and gloomy alleys spreading their teachings of greed, jealously and war [From the 2nd Edition Back Cover]

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