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The Cthulhu Wars Wiki has 83 articles since March 2015!
This wiki seeks to be a collaborative collection of Cthulhu Wars strategies from various players, exploring the depth and richness of gameplay Cthulhu Wars has to offer.
Feel free to comment with your preferred strategies and thoughts on existing wiki information. Open discussion and constructive criticism of the information in this wiki is highly recommended and beneficial to the community as a whole!

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Planet Apocalypse
Planet Apocalypse is a co-op game developed by Petersen Games. Several of its units have received crossovers into Cthulhu Wars, including eight of its Investigators (via CW Onslaught 3 Stretch Goal Box), its Cacodemon enemy (as an Onslaught Three free reward and webstore purchase), its Cthulhu: The Harbinger enemy (as a separate Kickstarter and webstore purchase), and its other enemy units (as a free crossover rules pdf). (read more)
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CW News

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Update #64 (July 30, 2020): Now that you know "bi-weekly", let's learn "bi-monthly"! Also, maaaaaaybe Dire Yog-Sothoth?

Final Onslaught
Update #78 (July 30, 2020): The core games will be printed and shipped first. Also, check out some more horror movie and anime recommendations.

Cthulhu: The Harbinger (FULFILLED)
July 23, 2020: If you've previously purchased the Harbinger Cthulhu figure sans rules, there is a limited stock of rules and art prints for sale now at PG!

Hastur Rising
Update #25 (July 30, 2020): The Risen One will require five molds in total.

Cthulhu Mythos for 5E
(Ghoul Island - Yig Snake Granddaddy - Dark Worlds - TBA)
Update #78 (July 9, 2020): PG announces the Planet Apocalypse for 5E sourcebook!

Planet Apocalypse
Update #174 (July 17, 2020): Please see the link to the current errata, and announcing three new Fourth Circle Terrors for Planet Apocalypse 2: Fachan, Scurrilet, and Cobold!

Glorantha: The Gods War
Update #38 (July 8, 2020): A revised version of the Rune Deck that better fits standard card sleeves has been added to the Pledge Manager.

See also:
Eternal Adversary - Hyperspace - Startropolis

CW Strategies

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  • "Gate Control": Tips on when to take a Gate vs. when to build your own.
  • "Elder Signs": How much power is an Elder Sign worth?
  • "Neutral Monsters": General rules and strategy for Neutral Monsters.
  • "Terrors": General rules and strategy for Terrors.
  • "Independent GOOs": General rules and strategy for Independent Great Old Ones.
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