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Petersen Games

Petersen EntertainmentPetersen Games is the game publisher founded and run by none other than Sandy Petersen himself. Petersen Games' first game is the smashing Kickstarter board game hit Cthulhu Wars. It would be unthinkable for them to miss supporting THE KRAKEN.


ChaosiumChaosium is the legendary games publisher of Call of Cthulhu, RuneQuest and HeroQuest. Aeons-old bonds of friendship, strengthened by the occasional sacrifice and feast, reach across the Atlantic or Pacific (depending on which way you look) and bind THE KRAKEN to this fine game publishing house and the other way around. The folk at Chaosium believe in the 'game local' philosophy of gaming events. THE KRAKEN is one of their favorite events, and they hope all of you enjoy the gaming retreat as much as they do. Needless to say they are proud sponsors of THE KRAKEN.

The Design Mechanism

The Design MechanismThe Design Mechanism is the publisher of Mythras formerly named RuneQuest 6. They are proud to support THE KRAKEN a gaming event as fine as their games.

Heinrich Tüffers Verlag

Heinrich Tuffers VerlagThe Heinrich Tüffers Verlag publishes the dystopian science fiction RPG ULTIMA RATIO — Im Schatten von MUTTER which was introduced during SPIEL' 14. They are a fine bunch of publishers and gamers happy to support THE KRAKEN.


ModiphiusModiphius are the publisher of the terrifying Achtung! Cthulhu roleplaying game setting for Call of Cthulhu, Savage Worlds, Mutant Chronicles as well as Robert E. Howard's Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of and much more. They have seen great portents in the stars and so humbly support the great KRAKEN!

Editions Sans Detour

Editions Sans DetourEditions Sans Detour is the French publisher of Call of Cthulhu and boy is their stuff nifty, pretty and cool. We are honored to include this illustrious publishing house to the sponsor list of THE KRAKEN.

Fenris Games

Fenris GamesFenris Games not only provides cool wargaming and roleplaying supplies but is also responsible for sculpting the famous Cthulhu Wars and amazing Gods War miniatures. THE KRAKEN hails their work and welcomes them on our sponsor list.

Pelgrane Press

Pelgrane PressPelgrane Press is a top quality publisher of plenty awarded tabletop roleplaying games that has seemingly arcane connections to the Mythos. For one they work closely with Robin D. Laws, Kenneth Hite, Rob Heinsoo and Jonathan Tweet and they publish Trail of Cthulhu — in short: They have everything to be a natural sponsor of THE KRAKEN. Gamemasters who run Pelgrane Press games and players who play in them at THE KRAKEN will be specially rewarded!

Nocturnal Media

Nocturnal MediaNocturnal Media is the publisher of the fantastic King Arthur Pendragon RPG and Prince Valiant® The Storytelling Game. They not only keep these classic games alive but also sponsor events like THE KRAKEN attended by gamers who have a soft spot in their hearts for Arthurian and chivalrous roleplaying.

October 2-5, 2015