Monte Cook

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Welcome to the Official Website of Monte Cook

I’m Monte Cook. I’ve been a writer for 25 years. Most of that time, I’ve designed tabletop roleplaying games, but I’ve also published novels, short stories, comics, and nonfiction. Feel free to check out my blog, The Chapel Perilous, my various projects, or my two different game publishing imprints, Monte Cook Games and Malhavoc Press.

Latest from the The Chapel Perilous

Gaming Goodness

March 5, 2014

The last few months have been an embarrassment of riches when it comes to playing rpgs.

Celebrating 40 Years of D&D

February 6, 2014

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of D&D, I ran a nice long game (8+ hours) of dungeon exploration this past weekend.

What D&D Means To Me

January 26, 2014

Recently, on account of it being D&D's 40th anniversary this upcoming week, Russ over at ENWorld asked, what does D&D mean to you? This was my answer.

Pretending to be Scared

January 14, 2014

While I worked at TSR, I met a young new editor named Keith Strohm. We hit it off pretty quickly and he was interested in joining in a game group. I told him that I was running a Call of Cthulhu campaign (Pagan Publishing's excellent Walker in the Waste campaign, to be exact). He shook his head. "That's not for me."

News & Happenings

I will be at the following shows in 2014:

UK Games Expo May 30-June 1

GenCon August 14-17

DragonCon August 29-Sept 1

I was interviewed on the Translating the Strange Podcast along with Bruce Cordell.

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Latest Projects

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