> Before everyone starts getting all up in the "hey, let's get Andy to do a > Cthulhu Fluxx deck!" remember that there are others who hold that > copyright. > There was a card game (Mythos) put out by Chaosium, as well as the RPG. > Therefore, a Cthulhu Fluxx deck may be a long time coming. That's an excellent point. I'd thought that Chaosium Inc held the gaming-related license for all HPL-related properties. But the recent Call of Cthulhu CCG was published by Fantasy Flight Games, and Munchkin Cthulhu is of course by Steve Jackson. So: either FFG and SJG negotiated with Chaosium (this seems most likely in FFG's case, since I think CoC is actually a Chaosium trademark), or they renegotiated with the HPL estate. (Warning: the FFG website is fantasyflightgames.com and not fantasyflight.com. The latter is decidedly NSFW.) Regardless: the Mythos is a licensed property, and as such may cost big bucks in licensing fees. Just ask TSR, when they tried to put Cthulhu and Elric in "Deities and Demigods." Oh well. I could see sanity-altering Keepers that did things like increase your Draw by one (eldritch knowledge) while reducing your Play by one (gibbering in a corner is not conducive to winning) as being really neat. -- It is in the nature of poets to misuse their sources. --John M. Ford, "The Lost Dialogue"