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Be a good dog. Protect your home. Be loyal to those who are true. These are the words of the Code of Man.”

— Sister Picassa Collie, Shepherd of the Church of Man

Dogs have inherited the world, building the kingdom of Pugmire untold years after the Ages of Man. These dogs have been uplifted to use tools and language, and they seek to rediscover the world they’ve inherited. Some dogs use the leftover technology of humanity, but they believe it to be magic handed to them by their dead gods. Others seek to create an ideal civilization, using a Code of Man compiled from ancient, fragmentary lore left behind by humanity.

Pugmire juxtaposes the tropes of high fantasy with our relationship with domestic dogs. Dogs adventure to uncover the lost ruins of the Old Ones in search of relics, knowledge, and danger. They have access to magic that they master through faith or academic study. Enemies of Pugmire can either be monstrous or simply other misunderstood people, such as the cats of the Monarchies of Mau. Dogs have a moral code that classifies some people as “good” and others as “bad” (although not “evil” — that’s reserved for insane monsters that only seek destruction and chaos). The world is dangerous and mysterious, but good dogs will persevere.

Some highlights of Pugmire include:

  • An evocative, mysterious, and family-friendly setting, presented from the perspective of iconic characters like Princess Yosha Pug.
  • A traditional fantasy rules system redesigned for streamlined play and easy creation of heroic dogs, with an emphasis on cooperation and action over competition and violence.
  • A variety of callings and breeds that give focus to a dog’s role in society and in the adventuring party.
  • Rival races to interact with, like cats and badgers, along with terrifying and dangerous monsters that roam the landscape.
The Pugmire Early Access book is a pre-release, an advanced look at the upcoming full Pugmire RPG. It is a near-complete rulebook allowing players to dive right into the world of Pugmire as the complete game is still in development.

Note on the Print Editions: Standard Color uses a thinner paper stock than Premium Color, basically the same paper as the Black & White books. This usually means the colors are less vivid, but it also means the price drops a bit per page in the production process. Examples of pages: Premium Color vs. Standard Color.

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December 30th, 2016
I haven't play testing it yet, but reading through the text it seems like it wouuld be a good game. It doesn't follow the classis d20 mechanics, but it's pretty close and the changes are easy to understand if you've played any d20 game. The writing is [...]
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August 12th, 2016
I'll have to admit, I was a bit uncertain about the premise to this game, given that it's a fantasy game, but with dog people. That's not terribly imaginative, but it might sell just based on the aesthetic appeal. That was my initial "judgi [...]
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May 12th, 2016
This is the "early access" version of Pugmire that was released for free to Kickstarter backers, and is now available to the general public. While the book is not perfect (it was never intended to be), the amount of information provided is ph [...]
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March 26th, 2016
This early access to Pugmire has gotten me even more interested in picking up the game once it's completed. It gives a good idea of what the rules and the world will be like and I can't wait to see more. [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on February 24, 2016.