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Urban Knights: Roleplaying in the World of 1970s Crime Television

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Dig this, brothers and sisters--URBAN KNIGHTS is a "rules lite" roleplaying game set in an action-packed world inspired by 1970s cop and detective television shows: a stripped-down, minimalist RPG designed to capture the gonzo action and bad one-liners of a very distinctive genre. The game's intuitive mechanics are as simple as the pleasures of the genre itself, engineered to facilitate over-the-top action with a minimum of muss and fuss. All you need to play are these rules, a handful of six-sided dice, some poker chips or other counters, and a few friends (a classic funk playlist is probably a good idea, too).

Ready to take back the streets? Groovy, baby...groovy!

 
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Bartholomew K September 06, 2016 3:24 am UTC
I played a review copy of this game.

It's incredible. We played an entire episode in about 6 hours. The rules are easy to digest and fun in execution. The concept is stellar, and the structure of the game goes a long way toward helping create the "rolling ball of fun" that makes a good tabletop session memorable and engaging.

I absolutely recommend Urban Knights. It's like playing out the best parts of nostalgia.
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C Michael Hall
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