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"Do you believe in creatures like Bigfoot, The Mothman, The Jersey Devil, The Pope Lick Monster, Chupacabra, Gremlins & Lake Monsters? Well you should! These things are real. They are out there, just beyond the shadows, stalking the unsuspecting. Awaiting the perfect time to strike! Don’t believe me? Then maybe you should check out the Dark Places & Demogorgons Cryptid Manual. It’s based on a stolen, partially redacted and notated Federal file and case book that is splattered all throughout with real blood stains.  Still not enough? Please kid, I implore you to keep reading below. The knowledge contained in this creepy file, may just save your life!"

The Cryptid Manual is Bloat Games first exclusively Bestiary/Monster Manual type of product.  However, instead of using the same monsters that find their ways into most Bestiaries, for the Cryptid Manual, Bloat Games focused on highlighting the creatures of Cryptozoology from all around the world.  If you’ve ever wanted to run your players against a Big Foot, a Lake Monster, The Mothman or Jersey Devil, then this supplement will be a must have.  While the Cryptid Manual was created for Dark Places & Demogorgon it can easily be used with any OSR game, with very little conversion needed by the DM.  

More info on Dark Places & Demogorgons:

In Dark Places & Demogorgons, you play as high school students during the early 1980s. The town you live in has had a rash of disappearances and strange happenings. The adults seem lost as what to do, the police are as clueless as ever and aren’t helping and Reverend Phillips is on another witch-hunt. It’s up to you and your friends to figure out what’s going on and stop it from happening again! 

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Shannon B May 16, 2020 5:08 pm UTC

Special price for DARK PLACES & DEMOGORGONS - The Cryptid Manual - An OSR Bestiary: $6.00 (click the link to apply the discount)

Just got this email. Somethings screwy with price. Says $6 for special discount but pdf currently massively discounted to $4.99

Just saying in case future generated emails have an issue.
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David B May 16, 2020 7:10 pm UTC
hmm, thanks for bringing it to my attention! :)
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NÉMETH E March 10, 2020 3:55 pm UTC
A soft cover version would be great, i buy them on lulu everithng what i has is soft cover it would be funny to have a har one withc is much thinner then the base game.
Its also very expensiv, so please ad a soft cover it would be gret!
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dars N December 12, 2019 1:55 am UTC
Is there going to be a soft-cover version?
I have all the series but that and martial mayhem in soft and would like to carry on with that.
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Thomas S July 14, 2019 4:59 pm UTC
Is there a print on demand version in the future?
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David B July 15, 2019 10:09 pm UTC
We're hoping to have this back up soon!
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David B July 16, 2019 12:13 pm UTC
Thomas, it's available now. :)
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Jerry L July 22, 2019 2:55 pm UTC
Where is the softcover? I've been waiting over 4 months for a replacement since backing the Kickstarter that you took my money from, and am still left with only my messed-up copy having words running into the spine on almost every page. You said you would fix this issue and get the book back up, but I've heard nothing from you for months... now I see only HARDCOVERS being sold. That's not a viable solution! You promised something, and you should deliver on your word and the item. I backed at Hardcover and Softcover At-Cost Code + pdf level, not just Hardcover + pdf. Ignoring somebody for months and continuously putting out new Kickstarters without giving customers what they've already paid for and leaving them hanging is absolutely unethical business practice. Where is the softcover I paid for on February 23rd, man?!? Would you buy something at an online store 5 months ago, have it arrive defective, and wait over 4 months+ to get a replacement? No, you wouldn't, and I shouldn't have to either. I've tried contacting...See more
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Henry P July 25, 2019 1:41 pm UTC
Knowing Eric personally, I find it hard to believe he’s ignoring you. Perhaps you should try and adjust your attitude and approach.
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Jerry L July 25, 2019 3:04 pm UTC
Glad you know him so well to think he's incapable of any wrongdoing ;) I was very cool until months went by... at which point, anyone's "attitide and approach" will be elevated. Never a response for months until I posted this here, the KS page, and yet another e-mail (I have all of our email conversations if you'd like to read them). Anyway, he did refund my KS pledge. He stated I did get a softcover, and merely had to open my book a little more to read all the words (which I did), exposing the glue and pages are now hashed, barely hanging in lol. His layout team he went to could not increase the inner margins by even the slightest amount it seems, which is baffling. So he now only offers pdf or hardcover option here. He did offer me a free hardcover, but that was not what I wanted nor was it the sole pod option initially offered during the campaign. Anyway, very disappointing all around, as I thought for sure he would provide a decent, readable softcover. I'd heard so much good about Bloat Games......See more
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Ron B August 22, 2019 5:27 am UTC
If you got your messed up copy on DriveThru, that’s a DriveThru customer service issue, not Bloat Games.
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Seth C P February 25, 2019 2:25 pm UTC
OMG! Been looking forward to this for a while. Once I get my paycheck in a few days this is getting bought ASAP!
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