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Other Worlds is a roleplaying game of heroic action and adventure for any genre. The game is driven by description: descriptions of characters, details of actions, and dramatic visualisations. Numbers and dice rolls are secondary to the action; in fact, you will find that in Other Worlds the rules serve to emphasise the story and increase the drama rather than getting in their way.

This book contains the following material:

  • A comprehensive worldbuilding procedure that the whole group gets to take part in
  • Over 100 ready-to-use character templates, from assassins to xenoarchaeologists and everything else in between
  • Detailed guidelines on creating your own cultural archetypes, professions, trademark powers, supporting characters, and adventure locations
  • A simple, elegant conflict resolution procedure that can handle any situation
  • Turn-based set piece rules to handle the more important conflicts of your story
  • A wealth of practical advice on how to get the most out of play, based on real experience at the games table
  • Quick-start genre packages for fantasy, horror, pirates, science fiction, superheroes, and the wild west 
"If you love worldbuilding, this is your game" - review                                                           
Other Worlds is a trademark of Mark Humphreys. Copyright Mark Humphreys 2011. All rights reserved. 
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Matthew L June 28, 2016 5:50 pm UTC
Hi Mark,

Is Starfighter still on the cards? I'd love to see more supplements for Other Worlds. :)
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Mark H July 01, 2016 7:38 pm UTC
Hi Matthew, yep it's in layout at the moment so I'm hoping to have more news for everyone later in the summer. Cheers! Mark
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.. . March 31, 2016 11:56 am UTC
Any discounts on the physical book for those of us that have bought the PDF?

Thank you!
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Mark H April 05, 2016 12:26 am UTC
Hi, sorry for the late reply. There isn't formally a discount but if you contact me via email/facebook/the OW website I will set you up with a $14.99 discount. Please let me know your customer ID and whether you are after the softcover or the hardcover.

(This goes for anyone else reading this as well)


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This title was added to our catalog on December 12, 2011.