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Arkham Horror Third Edition Play By Forum Waiting List


This page is for Arkham Horror Third Edition (2018). For Arkham Horror (2005) go here.


Arkham Horror (Third Edition) is a popular cooperative game by Fantasy Flight Games (FFG) that lends itself well to the Play By Forum (PBF) option, like its predecessor, Arkham Horror. The first game started in November 2018. The need to give everyone a chance to play and the longer commitment of the PBF format gave rise to this Waiting List. All games are collected under this forum: Play By Forum.

If you are interested in playing a game of AH3 by forum, please post your name below. General requirements are that you own a copy of FFG's Arkham Horror (Third Edition) (and any expansions that are used in the game) and that you can check in at least once or twice a day once your game starts. Mostly, only card titles or generic card effects will be distributed as FFG has requested no actual text be posted for previous versions of PBF play (thus the reason to own the game). Other specific requirements will be outlined at the start of the game and may change from moderator to moderator. Entry into a game is on a first come, first serve basis. And while we will try to accommodate everyone that wants in a game, we reserve the right to end this at anytime.

If you are interested in moderating a game, please note that below. Obviously, anyone can go and start their own moderated games and set it up however they want. But this list is for those wanting to use Clipper's GIMP files to post game states and access to card lists to help track progress. You need to have PhotoShop, GIMP, or some other means to manipulate the graphics. The demand is a bit heavier for moderators in that they will need to check-in more frequently and do their best to get through a round within 2 days. We ask that you respect the order of the player list and keep it updated to reflect your invites and acceptances. Moderators can get started at their leisure.

How To Add Your Name

  • Click on the "Edit" link at the top of this article.
  • Add the following two lines to the bottom of the list before the "|}" code):
    • |-
  • Replace the text in "CAPS" with your specific information. Do not add the " mark (or just follow the example above you).
  • CODES can be found below.
  • At the bottom of the webpage, note the "Edit Summary" description, such as "Added Name" or "On Vacation"
  • If you are currently playing in a game, you cannot get back on the list unless your moderator indicates you are in the end-game. Once that happens, you may get back in line, but please mark "#" and the "game number" behind your name. To be fair to everyone, we ask that you play in only one game at time.
  • When a game gets started, a moderator will invite the first several names until a game fills. Once that game starts, those names that accepted will be removed from the list and everyone else will move up. Names will also be removed from the list for too many declined invitations.
  • There is a record of the edits on this page so we know who may be cheating!
  • NOTE: Since people can update this list simultaneously, it is possible that your name may not appear. Please verify it is on the main page before you leave.
  • NOTE: If you are a new user or not a regular user, please set your GeekMail notifications to forward messages to your regular email address. The list has the potential to clear very fast at random times and you will be bypassed if you do not respond within a timely fashion. Instructions on forwarding GeekMail.

Removing Names

Since anyone can edit this page, we ask that only moderators update the status of 'other' players. This edit should be limited to removing players who started in your game and those who decline the invite. A first decline gets marked with an * but stays on the list in the same position. A second decline gets ** and is moved to the bottom of the list. A third decline gets deleted from the list.

So an added name should show the user added with a history of that user adding the name. Any deletion should show the moderator name with a larger update. If anything looks suspicious, it will be corrected by a moderator.

Notations on the List

Expansion Codes

  • B - Does not want to play with any expansion (base game only)
  • Large expansions
    • TBD when an expansion is released.
  • Small expansions
    • TBD when an expansion is released.
  • Promo expansions
    • AP - Ashcan Pete promo from Arkham Nights
  • A - Owns all (non-promo) expansions and is willing to play with any or all of them
  • A* - Owns all expansions including promos and is willing to play with any or all of them

Time Zone Codes

  • A - Prefers a "American" Time zones game
  • E - Prefers a "European" Time zones game
  • P - Prefers a "Pacific" Time zones game

Status Codes

  • * - declined/ignored one invitation. If a 2nd invitation is declined/ignored, they will move to the bottom of the list
  • ** - declined/ignored two invitations. If a 3rd invitation is ignored, they will be removed from the list
  • # - Currently playing, will be bypassed if still playing when the next game starts
  • I - Invited to the listed game; (Ax) means notified as x in the order of alternates, should any of the initial invitees decline.
  • M - Means moderating at this moment and not willing to play
  • V: XX/XX - XX/XX - Currently on Vacation / Away from the computer; exempt from collecting asterisks during the time stated

Your name may be on the list only once. If you are currently playing in a game and would like to get back in line, please wait until your current game has reached the end-game as specified by the moderator.


Clipper B M

If you are a new user or not a regular user, please set your GeekMail notifications to forward messages to your regular email address. The list has the potential to clear very fast at random times and you will be bypassed if you do not respond within a timely fashion. Instructions on forwarding GeekMail.


  • Clipper (1, 2, 3, 4)

Links to All Games

Arkham Horror 3E PBF #4: Oh R'lyeh?
Echoes of the Deep
Base, 4 players
Arkham Horrror Third Edition PBF #3: Crossing the Veil
Veil of Twilight
Investigators lose (The Key and the Gate)
Base, 5 players
Arkham Horror 3rd Edition PBF #2: Welcome to Arkham
Feast for Umôrdhoth
Investigators win (12)
Base, 4 players
Arkham Horror 3rd Edition PBF #1: Enter the Breach
Approach of Azathoth
Investigators win (Lost in Time)
Base, 4 players


These are the files created by Clipper that have been made publicly available. Further files may be available later. Please request access to other files if you wish to moderate a game.


To post a banner, use the following format:
where XXXXXXX is replaced with one of the following numbers:

Agnes Baker: 4417496
Calvin Wright: 4417498
Daniela Reyes: 4417499
Dexter Drake: 4417500
Jenny Barnes: 4417501
Marie Lambeau: 4417502
Michael McGlen: 4417503
Minh Thi Phan: 4417504
Norman Withers: 4417505
Rex Murphy: 4417506
Tommy Muldoon: 4417507
Wendy Adams: 4417508


Thanks to:
ColtsFan76 for the basic wiki layout and starting the BSG PBF games.

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