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USR 2.0 (Unbelievably Simple Roleplaying)

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Sometimes you just want to play a roleplaying game without the hassle of learning a mountain of rules. Unbelievably Simple Roleplaying has the answer. This streamlined ruleset will get you and your friends around the table and on an adventure in no time. With quick and easy mechanics that both new players and veterans will love, USR opens up a gateway to infinite worlds, whether you want to play as detectives in Victorian England, witch hunters in a dark city or warriors in a magical realm. 

Play it Your Way

USR is an easy game to learn but there are optional rules throughout if you fancy making it a bit more advanced. Feel free to add your own rules or change current ones to match your preferences. The most important thing is that you and your group have fun with it.

What's New?

What's New In USR Version 2.0? This is the second version of the USR system, and while the game hasn't changed much there have been a couple of alterations. For one, the layout has had a lick of fresh paint. Hope you like it. The second is that using Specialisms during combat has changed to make it even more streamlined. Thirdly, narrative points have been adjusted to offer a more structured way of using them. Finally, after lots of feedback the book now includes more advice for new players starting out with roleplaying games. Other than that, it's all the same, unbelievably simple game you love!

USR 2.0 features:

  • Super fast character creation
  • Generic system covering a multitude of genres
  • Rules-lite gameplay that encourages roleplay
  • Role-play centric advancement
  • Quick, modular combat
  • Simple one-die task resolution
  • Dynamic rules for any weapon imaginable
What gamers like you are saying about USR:

"I am a huge fan of this system. It is simple, elegant, and FREE" - The Mary Sue

"This is a great game - simple, well laid out and very flexible" - Tabletop Diversions

"The system does exactly what it says on the tin and provides a simple yet versatile system" - Lloyd of Gamebooks

Follow the author Scott Malthouse on Twitter @scottmalt

 
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Michael S February 15, 2017 8:21 pm UTC
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Newbie Question: If character has the Medium Weapon +2 specialism and a Pistol +2 do they add +2 or +4? If this character did not have the pistol would they still add the Medium Weapon +2? Finally is a Combat specialism needed to use a weapon (i.e., Have only Pistol +2)

THANKS!!
Miike
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Hans-Olof O February 24, 2016 7:58 pm UTC
PURCHASER
File ontains only 10 pages, should be 21?
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Emily M June 01, 2015 11:13 pm UTC
PURCHASER
What sort of licence does the system have?
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David L July 08, 2014 3:27 am UTC
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Just a bit of nitpicking... the book has 21 pages. It is nearly 52 megabytes! I find it hard to believe it's not possible to optimize the PDF file.
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scott M July 12, 2014 4:34 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Thanks for the heads-up. I've uploaded a new file that's been heavily compressed. Have fun!
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Jeff E August 03, 2014 5:02 pm UTC
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This has reduced the size... To 50 megs. I think the problem is that each page is a 2+ meg image. There is no "text", that can be copied and pasted, just images of text. You may want to check the render settings on your pdf making program (which the file tells me is Scribus 1.4.3). This page says that it's 1 meg, but that is clearly wrong. It could be a function of the watermark system doing it, but I cannot tell.

I hate to complain about free, because free, but I would prefer less graphics, just black and white text. Neither the images, or the pink text print well.
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