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Ghostories Expanded RPG

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Note: this compiles the former PDF Collection into a single book, which is identical to the softcover version.

Ghostories includes everything you need for edge-of-your seat, paranormal mysteries. Explore the paranormal as innocents, investigating ghostly encounters, possessed victims, or freakish constructs. Or, delve into the arcane pursuits associated with empathy, faith, magic, meditation, the occult, science, or vigilantism. Tangle with a variety of ghosts, embodied spirits, phantoms, banes, and other creatures -- or mortal threats, such as rogue sorcerers, diabolists, mad scientists, and endowed cults. Ghostories includes special rules for investigations, fear and dementia, paranormal powers, and using connections, as well as nine scenarios, numerous story ideas, reference sheets, and over twenty ready-to-use character templates.

Ghostories is a roleplaying game designed to be both easy to learn and fast-paced. The versatile genreDiversion i (1.1) 2d6 rules make it perfect for one-shot games, extended play, or as a framework for your own ideas. Plus you can combine it with our Active Exploits Diceless System for diceless supernatural mystery adventures. genreDiversion i games can also be combined to expand gaming options--mix and match custom rules and features from one game with another, such as with Coyote Trail for Wild West Horror or Mean Streets for Film Noir Horror. Notes for adapting material from MasterBook™/Bloodshadows™ are also provided.

In short, Ghostories is fast, ready-to-use, and adaptable. You don't have to learn a complicated system, refer to scores of tables, or spend all day creating characters. The rules are easy to learn, consistent, and flexible. You can either create custom characters for the game or dive right in with any of the included templates. The game is designed to be light; it has a small footprint and extremely low price tag - it's not overloaded with tons of rules or an excess of information you just won't need. It's meant to get you running quickly so you can have a good time.

Embrace Ghostories and weave tales of mystery and dread, where horrific spirits walk among the mortal world, haunting a moonlit landscape of ominous portents.

  • Flexible and consistent rules for a variety of character roles, paranormal powers, horrors, and investigations.

  • Ready-to-use templates to get into the action quickly
    Over twenty characters that can be used right away.

  • Eight ready-to-play scenarios
    Investigate hauntings, murders, cults, and other paranormal events.

  • One full-length adventure
    Draw innocent characters into the world of meditation and mysticism.

  • Story ideas
    Numerous story ideas to help create your own supernatural stories.

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August 14th, 2014
I think Thomas B's review pretty much hit the highlights, so I'll keep my review brief. Then Genre Diversion 1.1 rules are fast and with this rule book you could easily do X-Files, Fringe, Buffy the vampire slayer, Bureau 13, really any game that cros [...]
Thomas B. [Featured Reviewer]
February 5th, 2011
The Good: Options packed on top of options A ton of useful material, including 9 complete adventures and 21 sample characters An implied setting, but nothing hardwired, so you can pick and choose as you like A la [...]
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