RPG Company List: C

Cafe Games Limited
PO Box 953 Phoenixville, PA 19460 (USA)
Small-press makers of board and party games, including some games with role-playing elements such as "The Werewolves of Miller's Hollow" -- a party game by French authors Phillipe des Pallieres and Hervé Marly under their Lui-Meme brand.
Caligula Forlag
Small-press makers of the Danish-language fantasy game, LEF.
Carnivore Games
PO Box 846, Londonderry, NH 03053-0846 (USA)
Small-press makers of the universal television RPG, Now Playing: Roleplaying the World of Television (2004) and the modern-day supernatural RPG, The Unexplained: Chronicles of the FPI (2010). Founded by President and author Brad Younie in 2004.
Excelsior Publication: Casus Belli / Jeux Descartes
1 rue du Colonel Pierre-Avia, F-75015 PARIS (France)
A French magazine publisher, which published several French-language RPGs generally in magazine format. Some of these were thru the gaming magazine "Jeux Descartes" or the later magazine "Casus Belli". The RPGs include: 2089: Le Jeu du Tricentenaire, Enfer & Damnation, Le Petit Peuple, Mega, Simulacres, and ROLE.
Catalyst Game Labs
Lake Stevens, WA (USA)
A publishing division of InMediaRes Productions, LLC - formed in 2007 to produce and publish for the Classic BattleTech and Shadowrun lines licensed from Wizkids LLC. Publishers of Eclipse Phase (2009) in cooperation with designers Posthuman Studios LLC. Founding staff include Loren L. Coleman (Director of Theoretical Gaming Sciences), David M. Stansel-Garner (Materials & Operations Manager), Adam Jury (Media Design & Production), Rob Boyle (Game & World Development), Randall N. Bills (Game & World Development), Herbert A. Beas II (Game & World Development).
Camberly Area Wargames Society (CAWS)
38 Carshalton Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU14 4AQ (UK)
Small-press makers of the anime-inspired "Animouch!" miniatures game, and the unpublished "Unlock" RPG. Authors include Steve Gill.
Cell Entertainment
Kungsgatan 29, 3rd floor, S-111 56, Stockholm (Sweden)
A small-press Swedish company, makers of the new Gemini RPG.
Cellar Games, LLC
Minneapolis, MN (USA)
Small-press makers of Chronica Feudalis (2009) and Technoir (2011). An imprint of author Jeremy Keller.
A grouped imprint for games based on Japanese anime by a number of authors.
Chainmail Bikini Games
Concord, NC (USA)
Former small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded by owners James and Heather Garr.
Chameleon Eclectic
PO Box 10262, Blacksburg, Virginia, 24062-0262 (USA)
Former makers of the techno-thriller RPG, Millenium's End, The Babylon Project, and the surreal game Psychosis. Founded by Charles Ryan. Their official website is down as the company folded, but there is an unofficial site with some of the former content.
Chaos Enterprises, Inc.
PO Box 16040, Dublin, GA 31040-6040 (USA)
Small-press makers of the Legendmaker fantasy RPG.
Chaosium, Inc.
900 Murmansk Street, Suite 5, Oakland, CA 94607 (USA)
Makers of many RPGs including: Call of Cthulhu, Pendragon, Elric, and the occult game Nephilim. Former makers of Runequest (1ed & 2ed), . Founded in 1975 by Greg Stafford to make the fantasy wargame "White Bear & Red Moon", and later published the Runequest RPG (1978), set in the same world as the wargame ("Glorantha").
Chapter 13 Press
Small-press makers of Pulp Era: Cinematic Adventures in the Yesteryear by James Carpio, Michael Smith, Jon Richardson (2005). Members Mike Smith (Editor in Chief and Concept), J. Carpio Dregg (Concept and Mechanics Design), Kristina Smith (Editor), and Jon Richardson (Mechanics Guru).
Charon Productions
282c Campion St, Kelowna BC, v1x 7s8 (Canada)
Makers of the Battlepack gaming accessory for miniature figures. Founded by creator and RPG author Andrew J. Lucas, with distribution by En Pointe (a registered company owned by John Lucas).
Fort Wayne, IN (USA)
Primarily makers of polyhedral dice and other accessories, currently based in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Former makers of the Albedo sci-fi RPG. Founded in 1987; in 1998 it merged with The Armory.
Children of the Grave Press
Selden, NY (USA)
Small-press makers of upcoming supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") in the "Children of the Grave" fantasy setting. Founded in 2001 by Robert J. Romano with authors Bret Boyd, Jim Lai, Gary Liu, and Gary Parrish.
Chimera Creative
605 Elm St, Carlisle, IA 50047 (USA)
Small-press makers of Dust Devils: The Truly Gritty Old West Role-Playing Game. This is the publishing house of designer Matt Snyder, founded circa 2002.
Chine Games
Small-press makers of the F20 universal RPG system, by Timothy Jones (2004). An imprint of Better Mouse Games.
Circa Games
Small-press designers of Terra Incognita: The NAGS Society Handbook, a Victorian RPG using a variant of the Fudge system, made in association with Grey Ghost Games, along with other upcoming products. Founded by Scott Larson in October 1998.
Citizen Games
Small-press makers of upcoming supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") and other games. Staff includes President Michael J. Eckert, senior editor Scott Bagley, d20 brand manager W. Jason Peck, Sidewinder line developer Geoff Spakes, d20 Line editor Ross Watson and creative director Rob Stone.
Clint Krause Games
Small-press maker of Roanoke (2006), Don't Walk In Winter Wood (2006), and Urchin (2007). The imprint of designer Clint Krause. It was succeeded by KNRPG.
Clockworks Games
5765 73rd Place, 1st Floor, Maspeth, NY, 11378 (USA)
Small-press makers of the world-gone-made RPG Asylum and the ghosts-as-spies RPG Spookshow, and the science fantasy RPG Chosen. Founded in 1997 by Aaron Rosenberg.
Cloud Kingdom Games, Inc.
275 Waneka Pkwy, Suite 4, Lafayette, CO 80026 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for any fantasy-genre role-playing game, focussing on riddles and puzzles. Staff include Matt Mayfield (President), Vicky Mayfield (Sales Manager), and Rick Smith (Art Director).
Cobra Games
Small-press makers of the RPG system Combat Stats-D12, and the Tri-Worlds background.
Cobweb Games
Small-press makers of Hell for Leather (2010) and Chronicles of Skin (2011). Founded by author Sebastian Hickey and artist Jason Hickey.
La Cocoguawa
Asturias (Spain)
Makers of the Spanish-language RPGs Piltrufos: el juego de rol piltrufantemente piltrufero (2001), El Juego de Rol Flynn (2002), and Moffet Babies: el juego de rol de los bebes mofetas (2002).
Cold Blooded Games
Port Talbot, South Wales (UK)
Small-press makers of the modern crime RPG Dog Town (2004). It is the imprint of author Jonathan Ridd.
Collision Entertainment Design
Small-press makers of the tongue-in-cheek action RPG Juggernauts (2003), published in electronic format.
Coltrane Publications
PO Box 212, Midland, Virginia 22728 (USA)
Small-press makers of the tongue-in-cheek sci-fi RPG S.H.A.L.T. from the late 1980's.
Columbia Games
PO Box 3457, Blaine, WA 98231 (USA)
Makers of the Harnmaster RPG and numerous Harn products detailing the in-depth fantasy world, including works compatible with third edition D&D (aka "D20"). Originally founded in 1972 as a wargames company.
Comic Store Comercial Ltda
Small-press makers of the Portugese-language universal system Opera RPG 'Beholders Lost in Alternative Realities', by Leonardo Andrade and Rogério Godoy (2004). There is also an English-language a shareware version.
Committed Comics
Redmond, WA (USA)
Small-press makers of the fantasy RPG Dawnfire, by Jason Marin (2000).
Comstar Media, LLC
Salem, OR (USA)
A publishing company with a gaming division, "Comstar Games". Makers of the anthropomorphic animal game, Kevin & Kell Roleplaying Game (2005), Combat!: A Military Action Game (2005), and the mecha anime game Mecha Aces (2006). The publishing house was founded in 2004 by William and Jennifer Andersen and Jack R. Reynolds.
Conclave Editora
Makers of the Portuguese-language fantasy RPGs, including a Vikings D20 supplement that has been translated into English.
Consensus Games
Pennsylvania (USA)
Small-press makers of Ganakagok: A Mythopoetic Roleplaying Game (2009). An imprint of author Bill White.
Contested Ground Studios
74 Mungalhead Road, Falkirk, Scotland, FK2 7JG (UK)
Small-press makers of the dark science fantasy RPG a|state (2004), Cold City (2006), and Mob Justice (2006). Founded by Malcolm Craig (writer), Paul Bourne (artist), John Wilson (E-Business manager), and Iain McAllister (Editor).
Small-press makers of the sci-fi RPG Cooperation, by Charles J. Walther (1997). (site down as of Aug 2000)
Core Creations LLC
9024 S. Sanderling Way, Littleton, CO 80126 (USA)
A literary agent service for accepted works. Publishers of the "Hellraiser" game (??), which is listed in the Usenet list of RPGs but which I have no other information about.
Core Games Publishing Ltd.
Stobart House, Pontyclerc, Penybanc Road, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, SA18 3HP (UK)
Former publishers of the near future science fiction game, Corporation: The Roleplaying Game (2006). Reformed in 2008 as Brutal Games.
Corone Design
Small-press makers of Hellcats and Hockeysticks (2009). An imprint of author Andrew Peregrine.
Corsair Publishing
PO Box 259836, Madison, WI 53725 (USA)
Small-press publishers of the comic book RPG Sketch, and former publishers of first edition Sovereign Stone RPG in cooperation with Sovereign Press. They also make the "Pulp Dungeons" and "Pulp Horror" lines of generic adventures, and were former publishers of the gaming-related comic series "Dork Tower".
Council of Fools Productions
Small-press creators of the fantasy RPG Ehdrigohr (2013), by Allen Turner.
Coyote Press
Small-press makers of the Italian language RPG, Ravendeath, by Iacopo Frigerio.
Crafty Games
Oregon (USA)
Small-press makers of Spycraft 2.0 and Fantasy Craft. Founded in 2005 by the original creators of Spycraft: Alex Flagg (core designer), Steve Hough (graphic designer), and Patrick Kapera (co-creator). Spycraft was originally released by Alderac Entertainment Group in 2002.
Cream Alien Games
Small-press makers of the medieval Japanese mini-RPG Kagematsu (2009). An imprint of author Danielle Lewon.
Les Créateurs Genevois
c/o Francois Suter, Vuillonnex 14A, 1233, Bernex (Switzerland)
Small-press makers of the French-language RPGs Tigres Volants and Chronos. Based in Switzerland.
Creation's End Management Group
Florida (USA)
Small-press creators of the religious horror RPG, Creation's End by Michael Holder (2005) -- published via Winterwolf Publishing.
Creative Encounters
Small-press makers of the sci-fi alternate future RPG, Reich Star. Founded by author Ken Richardson in 1991 with the financial support of Ken's cousin Michael Dean. However, there was not enough invested for a second printing.
Creative Illusions, Inc.
3242 S. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60616 (USA)
Small-press makers of the biblical apocalypse RPG The Seventh Seal. Founded by author and illustrator Scott R. Mitchell in 2002. It closed in 2005, licensing Morrigan Press to produce a revised edition of the game.
Creative Images Publishing
11949-A Bricksome Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70816 (USA)
Former small-press makers of the unpublished fantasy RPG The Worlde of Legends, originally intended for release in 2004. Founded by writers Cody Sibley and Dominic Bordelon.
Creative Mountain Games
Chicago, IL (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D and other D20 games, including a series of commercial SRD 3.4 PDFs.
Crimson Empire
Small-press makers of the Crimson Empire fantasy RPG. It later became Spartans Unleashed and the game was renamed Cursed Empire.
Critical Mass Studios
PO Box 252, Kent Town 5071 South Australia (Australia)
Small-press makers of the Soothsayer RPG. An Australian company, working in conjunction with Guild of Blades to publish it in the U.S. and Europe.
CRN Games
New Orleans, LA (USA)
The RPG imprint of author Clinton R. Nixon, created in 2006 as the successor to his former company name, Anvilwerks. Games published under this label include The Prince's Kingdom (2006).
Crosstime Games
Victoria, B.C. (Canada)
Small-press makers of the fantasy RPG Elemental Axes (2003). They have a science fiction RPG tentatively called Star Runners currently in development. Owned and operated by author Eric Seaton.
Crucible Design
13 Prospect Park, Lisburn, N. Ireland, BT27 3HR (UK)
Small-press makers of The 23rd Letter, SpaceNinjaCyberCrisis XDO, and Zombi, and Based in North Ireland. Founded in 1996 by Matt Johnston along with Colin Johnston, John Fleming, Lesley McLarnon, and Eamon Watters. In 1998 three more were added to the team: Gavin Bell, Paul Keenan, and Aidan Rogers. They have an infrequent free newsletter (entitled "WildTalents") available in PDF format.
Crunchy Frog Enterprises / Nightshift Games
889 Mowry Ave, St#105, Fremont, CA (USA)
Small-press makers of Vampire Hunter$ and other RPGs, including supplements for third edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded by Paul Arden Lidberg.
Cryptosnark Games
636 Hall Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55107 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") along with live-action and tactical games, including the d20 supers game Deeds Not Words. These are published electonically in PDF format. Founded in 2002 by the propietor Scott Lynch with the help of Jenny Hermey.
Crystal Star Games
Victoria (Australia)
Small-press makers of Quest - The Storytelling Game as well as classes for d20 system games. An imprint of author Shane Garvey.
Cubicle 7 Entertainment Limited
100 Ballards Lane, Finchley, London, N3 2DN (UK)
A small-press British RPG publisher formed in 2003 by Angus Abranson and SLA Industries creator Dave Allsop. The company bought Heresy Gaming in the summer of 2006 and are releasing 2nd edition Victoriana, a dark fantasy Victorian RPG, in the summer of 2007, and Starblazer Adventures, based upon the British sci-fi comic series by DC Thompson in the 1970's thru early 90's, in 2008. They are also the current publishers of SLA Industries (formerly published by Nightfall Games, Hogshead Publishing & Wizards of the Coast). They also publish an English version of the Polish RPG, Frankenstein Faktoria and a revised edition of De Profundis.
Cumberland Games
Austin, TX (USA)
Small-press publisher of downloadable RPG supplements including paper miniatures, solitaire gamebooks, and fonts. Founded by author S. John Ross.
Cutter's Guild
353 N. Commonwealth, Elgin, IL 60123 (USA)
Small-press makers of the Deathstalkers fantasy horror RPG. Founded in 1999 by author Mike Whitehead for this RPG. Other staff include business manager George Meyers, editor Joe Meyers, and webmaster Brian Aultz.
Cutting Edge Games
PO Box 1797, Tempe, AZ 85280-1797 (USA)
Former makers of the Age of Ruin post-holocaust RPG. Staff include Age of Ruin author Clay Gibbons and designer/graphic artist Ray Stratton.
Novato, CA (USA)
A company developing electronic entertainment products, and an online community for gamers. Founded around 2000. In June 2000, they acquired Hero Games. Steve Peterson (formerly of Hero Games) is in charge of Cybergames product development and marketing. In September 2000, they acquired three more RPG companies: Emperor's Choice, Obsidian Studios, and Pinnacle Entertainment Group. Obsidian's Sean Patrick Fannon and Jason Engle are moving to the Cybergames main office in Novato, CA. The other companies are keeping their current offices and retaining control of their product lines.

John H. Kim <jhkim-at-darkshire-dot-net>
Last modified: Mon Jul 2 09:16:03 2018