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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.
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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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Cthulhu Wars: CATaclysm/Final Onslaught
Update #88/#105 (March 18, 2021): Petersen Games is in the process of registering for VAT in the UK, which is expected to be complete before the campaign ships in July.

Hastur Rising
Update #38 (March 24, 2021): Check out videos of the finished resin and PVC units!

Return to Planet Apocalypse
Update #53 (March 18, 2021): The RPG books have left HK and are due in NA and the EU by late April/early May.

Glorantha: The Gods War
Update #50 (March 24, 2021): Production has been delayed due to a new outbreak in China. Updates to come as information develops.

Eternal Adversary
Update #83 (April 7, 2021): Check out some pics of as-completed tooling!

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!

Cthulhu Wars: Onslaught Three (FULFILLED)
Update #199 (March 23, 2021): Reprints for the corrected DE translations will be included with the production run for Final Onslaught, so they are expected to ship July 2021. A miniature campaign was run for German backers to add-on any other content they desired.

Cthulhu Mythos for 5E (FULFILLED)
(Ghoul Island - Yig Snake Granddaddy - Dark Worlds - The Big Sleep - Have You Found It)
Update #81 (Fevruary 17, 2021): Cthulhu Mythos will be integrated online with Shard Tabletop. If you back Shard at the "Mythos Master" level (which includes SPCM and Ghoul Island by default), you will also receive one of the follow-up sagas when they are published. Alternatively, if you back it at a level including a Gamemaster subscription, you will receive SPCM for free.

Planet Apocalypse (FULFILLED)
Update #179 (March 16, 2021): The eight heroes needing corrected based have been shipped.

See also:
Dinosaur 1944 - Hyperspace - Startropolis

CW Strategies

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Special unit classes
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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?
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