Cortex+ Creator Studio
Here's the text of the press release created on August 3rd.

Margaret Weis Productions Joins DriveThruRPG’s Community Content Program with the announcement of the Cortex Plus Creator Studio™

Wisconsin, August 3, 2016 - Margaret Weis Productions (MWP) and DriveThruRPG are thrilled to announce that the Cortex Plus Creator Studio, a partnership that will offer third party game designers the opportunity to publish Cortex Plus RPG supplements, is now officially live.

Cortex PlusThe newly-launched program takes the place of MWP’s existing Cortex Plus Fan Product and Cortex Plus Official Licensed Product. The Cortex Plus Creator Studio gives creators a chance to share their hacks, settings, and adventures using the systems outlined in the Cortex Plus Hacker’s Guide, as well as the upcoming Cortex Plus Heroic™ and Cortex Plus Action™ core rulebooks.

Standing alongside Wizards of the Coast’s DMsGuild (which is run by DriveThruRPG) and Monte Cook Games’ Cypher System Creator program, Margaret Weis Productions allows Cortex Plus fans to offer Cortex Plus RPG supplements for sale on DriveThruRPG.com. Creators will set the price for their work, or may offer their release for free.

Matt McElroy, Director of Publishing for DriveThruRPG, stated, “We’re thrilled to have Cortex Plus as part of our initial wave of community created RPG material. Creators have already launched new Cortex Plus material including Head Shot! A zombie apocalypse setting, and more.” About Margaret Weis Productions: Margaret Weis Productions (MWP) is an award-winning publisher of tabletop roleplaying games. They are best known for the licensed RPG games created from the worlds of Dragonlance, Serenity, Supernatural, Battlestar Galactica, Smallville, Leverage, Marvel and Firefly. Based in Wisconsin, MWP has been bringing games to fans since 2005.

For more information about the The Cortex Plus Creator Studio, visit: Link: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/community_content.php

You may also contact Christi Cardenas at christic@margaretweis.com or by phone (612-868-4066). 



Standing alongside Wizards of the Coast’s DMsGuild (which is run by DriveThruRPG) and Monte Cook Games’ just announced Cypher System Creator program, Margaret Weis Productions will allow publishers of any size to offer Cortex Plus RPG supplements for sale onDriveThruRPG.com. Creators will set the price for their work, or may offer their release for free. Individual, small, or large publishers are all welcome under the Cortex Plus Creator Studio parameters. Details of the terms and conditions including royalties, commissions, and revenue shares will be released prior to the formal launch of the program.

Margaret Weis has this to say - “I believe role-playing game companies are stronger when standing together. We’re thrilled to be joiningDriveThruRPG in this program that’s all about those who play our games. We have always listened to our fans, and their feedback and ideas have been incorporated into what we produce. We can’t wait to see what the community creates and how they expand on the characters, adventures, settings and rules through the Cortex Plus Creator Studio.”

Matt McElroy, Director of Publishing for DriveThruRPG, stated,”The Cortex Plus fanbase have created their own worlds and system hacks for years. This new program will offer opportunities for creators to share their work with other Cortex Plus fans around the world, and help support this beloved system.”



About Margaret Weis Productions: Margaret Weis Productions (MWP) is an award-winning publisher of tabletop roleplaying games. We are perhaps best known for our licensed games created from the worlds of Dragonlance, Serenity, Supernatural, Battlestar Galactica, Smallville, Leverage, Marvel and Firefly RPGs. Based in Wisconsin, MWP has been bringing games to fans since 2005.

The Cortex Plus Creator Studio will launch in Spring 2016.

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