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Primal Quest - Essentials

Primal Quest - Essentials


Weird Stone & Sorcery Adventure Game by Diogo Nogueira Primal Quest - Essentials is a streamlined set of rules for weird stone & sorcery adventures in a mythical world where humanity survives side by side with dinosaurs, aliens, and creatures more ancient than the world itself. Written by: Diogo Nogueira Edited by: Wayne...   [click here for more]
Old Skull Publishing  Pay What You Want

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Spirit of the Century

Spirit of the Century


The deadly Doctor Methuselah seeks to unravel time itself with his solution to the Eternity Equation... Gorilla Khan stalks darkest Africa from conquered Atlantis... Mad scientists, strange sorcerors, and power-hungry dictators all seek to undo the fate of humanity. It's the final century of the second millennium – and you are our last hope!   Spirit of the Century...   [click here for more]
Evil Hat Productions, LLC  Pay What You Want

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Mölkkypamfletti

Mölkkypamfletti


Tervetuloa pelaamaan Mölkkyroolipeliä! Kyseessä on roolipelijärjestelmä, joka soveltuu monenlaisissa ympäristöissä pelaamiseen ja kaikenlaisten tarinoiden kertomiseen. Näin voitte viettää ulkona aikaa tarinoiden parissa. Mölkkypamfletti ei sijoitu mihinkään tiettyyn maailmaan tai genreen, vaan tarinat voivat olla ihan mitä tahansa Kummelista Kaurismäkeen tai fantasiasta avaruusoopperaan. ...   [click here for more]
Storycraftsman  Pay What You Want

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Sidewinder: One-Shot RPG Rules

Sidewinder: One-Shot RPG Rules


Enter the danger zone with Sidewinder, modern air-to-air combat rules using the One-Shot RPG system.   THESE RULES INCLUDE EVERYTHING YOU NEED FROM CHARACTER CREATION, PLANE SPECS, AND GAMEPLAY.   This publication is Pay-What-You-Want. It takes a lot of dedication and work, to make these titles available so we appreciate any support, even if...   [click here for more]
One Shot RPG  Pay What You Want

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Immaterial Components

Immaterial Components


Immaterial Components is an in-depth analysis of the material component system in 5th edition. It examines the history of the components, the components themselves, and presents a variety of alternatives and expansions to this often over-looked, and sometimes frustrating and confusing aspect of the game. It includes a variety of tables on which spells cost money, which ones consume their components,...   [click here for more]
Clever Games  Pay What You Want

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Dog Eat Dog

Dog Eat Dog


Dog Eat Dog is a game of colonialism and its consequences. It tells the story of the natives of a small Pacific island as they come into conflict with a foreign occupation force attempting to seize it from them. The game begins when the war ends. Winner of the 2013 Indiecade Impact Award Shortlist for the 2013 Diana Jones Award ...   [click here for more]
Liwanag Press  Pay What You Want

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Romance of the Perilous Land (first edition)

Romance of the Perilous Land (first edition)


ROMANCE OF THE PERILOUS LAND is a game very much inspired by the oldest fantasy roleplaying game created in the 1970s,  but it is also its own creation. Rather than mixing lots of fantasy tropes and world folklore like the original game, Romance of the Perilous Land is firmly set in the world of British folklore, from the stories of King Arthur to the wonderful regional tales found throughout this...   [click here for more]
Trollish Delver Games  Pay What You Want

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APOCTHULHU Quickstart Rules

APOCTHULHU Quickstart Rules


Horror Roleplaying in Terrifying Realms of Lovecraftian Apocalypses. ◊ Lovecraftian roleplaying typically sees brave Mythos investigators foiling plots to corrupt our familiar world. But what happens when the heroes DON’T save the day? When the cult’s apocalyptic schemes succeed? What comes next? That’s what APOCTHULHU is about. APOCTHULHU is...   [click here for more]
Cthulhu Reborn  Pay What You Want

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d12GO!

d12GO!


d12GO is a simple rules-lite role playing system that uses a single 12-sided die (a “d12”).  The driving philosophy behind d12GO is that players and game masters can start playing in any genre or setting they want.  Just pick up a d12… and go! Character creation is a breeze, with different character levels suited to different styles of game or difficulty. Playing something tense and full...   [click here for more]
Brad Zimmerman  Pay What You Want

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Chain Reaction - Blood Horizon

Chain Reaction - Blood Horizon


There are no clean getaways. Chain Reaction – Blood Horizon is a complete standalone campaign inspired by the novel and film No Country for Old Men. You’ve stolen a satchel full of cash from a bullet-riddled drug deal gone wrong in the desert, sparking a chain of events that catches the attention of every gang in the country. Enemies chase you across a campaign map representing...   [click here for more]
Witching Metal  Pay What You Want

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Cthulhu Eternal - Victorian Era SRD

Cthulhu Eternal - Victorian Era SRD


Above the waves rose weedy remembered spires. The moon laid pale lilies of light on dead London, and Paris stood up from its damp grave to be sanctified with star-dust ...”   IMPORTANT NOTE: This PDF contains the text of a full set of rules for a (setting-independent) RPG which embraces Lovecraftian investigations in a mid-to-late...   [click here for more]
Cthulhu Reborn  Pay What You Want

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CHAOS System

CHAOS System


Welcome to the CHAOS System, a generic and simple system centered in a "chaotic" use of initiative and action resolution. Grab a bunch of d6 (5 at most per player), create your character in a couple of easy steps and you are ready to go! 12 pages book 3 pages of rules Illustrated Using only a couple of d6s Fast and easy character creation. A different take on...   [click here for more]
La Torre de Dimirag  Pay What You Want

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Cthulhu Eternal - Jazz Age SRD

Cthulhu Eternal - Jazz Age SRD


I threw on the current of the Crookes tube apparatus, and focussed toward that scene of immortal blasphemousness the strongest ether radiations which men's art can arouse ...”   IMPORTANT NOTE: This PDF contains the text of a full set of rules for a (setting-independent) RPG which embraces Lovecraftian investigations in a 1920s/30s...   [click here for more]
Cthulhu Reborn  Pay What You Want

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The Pulp Hack

The Pulp Hack


A mad scientist has used old schematics from Nikola Tesla and a Peruvian demon stone to create an army of Rasputin clones. A group of robots from the far reaches of the galaxy have landed on Earth to study the brains of prominent composers. A fascist group has uncovered the lost scroll of the deathweaver in the Amazon forest and plans to hold the United States to ransom. These are the deliciously insane...   [click here for more]
Trollish Delver Games  Pay What You Want

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The Crying Hack

The Crying Hack


The Crying Blades Houserules turned into a Black Hack hack If you've seen The Crying Blades, you know which game I'm talking about... But you probably didn't, so just know this little game is inspired by The Black Hack from David Black. The Crying Hack is a fantasy, classic OSR, easy game. It's built on the fundation of The Black Hack and it aims to retain its simplicity and flexibility, while...   [click here for more]
DaimonGames  Pay What You Want

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Lightmaster Core Rulebook

Lightmaster Core Rulebook


Lightmaster is a game of pulp fantasy where you can loot ancient tombs, sail your flying ship to the moon, and engage undead Martians with flintlock, sword, and spells. With its skill and level based characters, detailed combat involving critical strikes and specific injuries, and extensive path based magic system, Lightmaster is a retro-clone of a popular role-playing game from the 1980s. The game...   [click here for more]
Gurbintroll Games  Pay What You Want

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Sword & Scoundrel: Open Beta Document

Sword & Scoundrel: Open Beta Document


Sword & Scoundrel is a player-driven role-playing game of passion, violence, and general skullduggery. It's a morality play presented as an HBO character drama, set against a backdrop of intrigue and swordplay in a dark fantasy Renaissance setting. It's a game where players declare what's most important to their characters and see it challenged through play. It's a game about seeing how far you...   [click here for more]
Grand Heresy Press  Pay What You Want

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Beat to Quarters

Beat to Quarters


"Deck! Sail! French Frigate, Amelie, 28 guns Sir! She's seen us!" "Thank you Mr Watson. Higgins, my compliments to the cook but dinner will have to wait. Mr Brown, bring us around - I mean to engage her before sundown." "Aye Aye Sir!" "Mr Scott-Hargreaves, have the ship cleared for action ... and Beat to Quarters!" Inspired by the novels of Forester and O'Brien, Beat to Quarters takes you on...   [click here for more]
Omnihedron Games  Pay What You Want

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Movie Night

Movie Night


An all-ages storytelling roleplaying game inspired by the movies of the 80's and shows such as Stranger Things. I originally designed this as a game to play with my daughter who was really wanting to try gaming but was a bit too young to take in all of the mechanics. It then developed into this, which was playtested in both a school and at a few small, daring tables. It's designed to be child-friendly...   [click here for more]
77studios  Pay What You Want

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Micro Western RPG: Quickstart Edition

Micro Western RPG: Quickstart Edition


Test the Waters First Are you interested in the Micro Chapbook RPG 1.75 system but not sure if it is your cup of tea? Test the waters with these wild-west-themed quickstart rules that will allow you to play any of the Adventure Modules or Scenarios in any of the game worlds. Micro Western RPG is a super-simple and fast-playing dark supernatural wild west game that is based on, and...   [click here for more]
Micro RPG  Pay What You Want

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The Hedgerow Hack

The Hedgerow Hack


The Old Shires are in peril. The Danes advance, burning thatch and bushel; the Puritans tear down Maypoles; the iron railways cut through leaf and lane; in the Otherworld, barrows open and dragons take flight across the darkening woods. But you are here to defend the oldest places and forgotten ways. The Briar Company of Sky & Furrow are champions of the dwindling Light against...   [click here for more]
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Duty & Honour

Duty & Honour


Europe is aflame! The Emperor Napoleon rules Europe and his armies press through the Iberian Peninsular to gain total control! Only the British Army, under the Duke of Wellington, and their allies can save the day. Inspired by the adventures of Richard Sharpe and Matthew Hervey, Duty & Honour is a roleplaying game where you take the role of...   [click here for more]
Omnihedron Games  Pay What You Want

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Lightmaster Book of Tables

Lightmaster Book of Tables


Lightmaster is a game of pulp fantasy where you can loot ancient tombs, sail your flying ship to the moon, and engage undead Martians with flintlock, sword, and spells. With its skill and level based characters, detailed combat involving critical strikes and specific injuries, and extensive path based magic system, Lightmaster is a retro-clone of a popular role-playing game from the 1980s. The game...   [click here for more]
Gurbintroll Games  Pay What You Want

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Capriccio RPG

Capriccio RPG


Your friends like RPGs but are too capricious to read any manual? As a Game Master (GM), do you feel that complex rule systems hinder your improvising skills? If so, this is the game for you! Capriccio RPG is a Rules Light role-playing game, easy to learn and ideal for one-shot games. It works very well online (e.g. Discord / Google Hangout): maps are optional,...   [click here for more]
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Revolution Comes to the Kingdom: Playing the Game

Revolution Comes to the Kingdom: Playing the Game


Action, stealth, propaganda and the mythic underworld. Revolution Comes to the Kingdom (RCTK) is a tabletop roleplaying game about a small, fictional country undergoing a civil war in the years following World War 2. Your characters must travel to each of the eight valleys, lead the people there to a spiritual awakening,...   [click here for more]
Porcupine Publishing  Pay What You Want

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Rocket Age - Bring 'Em Back Alive

Rocket Age - Bring 'Em Back Alive


It is 1938 and the annual Anglo-French Expedition on Venus is getting ready to set out from Roosevelt Station to capture and catalog the alien flora and fauna of that jungle-covered planet. Marvel at the wondrous landscapes and the power of the mighty thunder lizard. Be thrilled by the drums of the native Venusians as they pound through the night. Join the expedition now in this Rocket Age episode...   [click here for more]
Why Not Games  Pay What You Want

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It Takes A Child To Raze A Village

It Takes A Child To Raze A Village


It finally came; the night you had all been waiting for. You gathered the sacred oils and adorned the clay homunculus; lit the incense and said the sacred, deviant words that burnt your tongue and lips. Finally, your Dark Messiah was born. A daemon mind made flesh, with the sharpness and cruelty of the world below. Unfortunately, It’s stuck in the body of what is, basically, a human baby and...   [click here for more]
Ursidice  Pay What You Want

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Alique: an Anything RPG

Alique: an Anything RPG


I don't want you to buy a game you're not interested in, so here's the design decisions and concepts. This game is heavily narrativist. That means the system is very simple without any real tactical complexity. It’s more focused on telling a cool story than on careful resource management. There's lots of ways for players to manipulate the dice rolls, and players almost always succeed. There are resources...   [click here for more]
Twisted Die Productions  Pay What You Want

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Tales from the gods early access

Tales from the gods early access


Tales from the Gods is a single-player RPG using the “Thousand-year-old vampire” system by Tim Hutchings. You are a deity adored by your small village of followers, you can help them expand but beware of natural disasters or other deities that might want to come for you. This is an early access version of the full game that will come to KS later this year.  ...   [click here for more]
Axo Stories  Pay What You Want

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Sword & Musket

Sword & Musket


Are you thirsty for more action, drama, and suspense?  What about courtly intrigue and and political maneuvering?  This and more can be found in the all-new role-playing game “Sword & Musket” brought to you by the creator of STAKE.   In Sword & Musket, you play as a cavalier, rifleman, or bucaneer and aid Queen Elizabeth in maintaining peace between Tudor England and her European neighbors...   [click here for more]
Leo Winstead  Pay What You Want

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Yarr! Encounters

Yarr! Encounters


Avast! Encounter Tables t' help yer Referee fill out or create an adventure on t' high seas, or the islands ye dig up treasure on, or anywhere else yer band o' pirates may go. Degined for the YARR! Pirate RPG, and compatible with all or most OGL / OSR / d20 games. ...   [click here for more]
BD Games  Pay What You Want

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One-shots: a practical primer for GMs

One-shots: a practical primer for GMs


Practical advice on coming up with adventure ideas and making the best out of a 3 hours game. ...   [click here for more]
Artikid Arts  Pay What You Want

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Tombstone (Alpha Version)

Tombstone (Alpha Version)


Grab your six-shooter, and get your game on. This is Tombstone, a rules-lite Wild West RPG. This Alpha version contains everything you need for endless adventure. Choose from six character Backgrounds: Folk Hero, Gambler, Indian Brave, Outlaw, Soldier, and Holy-Roller. Make a character, or select a Quick Play character to get into the action immediately. This booklet contains rules for character backgrounds,...   [click here for more]
Corey Ryan Walden  Pay What You Want

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SWAT: Spells, Weapons and Tactics JumpStart

SWAT: Spells, Weapons and Tactics JumpStart


It’s like COPS meets Lord of the Rings! SWAT is a gaming toolbox for Savage Worlds inspired by reality TV, Police Procedurals, and Film where characters play Law Enforcement / Bounty Hunters / Repo-men, working the cold hard streets while being filmed, set in a fantasy world with multiple environs which parody your favorite fantasy properties.  This JumpStart comes with...   [click here for more]
Rocky Mountain Savages LLC  Pay What You Want

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Clumsy Heroic Adorable Anticapitalist Penguins Vs Business Goose's Ivory Tower

Clumsy Heroic Adorable Anticapitalist Penguins Vs Business Goose's Ivory Tower


Business Goose’s Ivory Tower rises above the Tundra, spouting out smog, destroying the ice caps, and hurting the downtrodden Penguins below. Today, that ends. Today, you will fight your way up through every floor of the Ivory Tower. Today, you will battle past all the Department Heads. Today, the halls will ring with your battle cries. Today, the tower will fall! NOOT NOOT! Clumsy Heroic Adorable...   [click here for more]
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Lex Arcana RPG - QuickStarter

Lex Arcana RPG - QuickStarter


"Then Romulus shall receive the sceptre of his race, and found the walls of Mars, and call the people Romans. I have given no limits or duration to their possessions: I've given them empire without end." Virgil, Aeneid Historical-Fantasy Roleplaying in a Roman Empire That Never Fell In Lex Arcana, you are a Custos (warden) of the Cohors Auxiliaria...   [click here for more]
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UPDATED One-Shot RPG System Rules: The Dark Ages Setting

UPDATED One-Shot RPG System Rules: The Dark Ages Setting


UPDATED: JUNE 2022 Enter the world of castles and knights. Whether your character is fighting to reclaim land in Normandy, searching for the grail, or robbing from the rich in Nottingham, OSRPG Dark Ages rules offer comprehensive yet easy rules based on D100.   THESE RULES INCLUDE EVERYTHING YOU NEED, FROM CHARACTER CREATION AND GAMEPLAY RULES. THIS  UPDATE INCLUDES THE INTRODUCTION OF...   [click here for more]
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Blood Feud

Blood Feud


Blood Feud is a role-playing game about honor, power and toxic masculinity. You portray men struggling to uphold their honor. In the end, you will see what that struggle has cost both them and their community. This is a game about people being nasty to each other and about figuring out why. It’s also a game about vikings of pre-christian Scandinavia;...   [click here for more]
Bläckfisk Publishing  Pay What You Want

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Godtale

Godtale


Godtale is a Norse mythological micro RPG about escapades and rivalries, about cunning and vainglory. You portray aesir, asynjur and vanir of your own creation. Together you go on adventures in the Nine Realms. But each of you wants to be the deity who earns the most glory—not infrequently at the expense of your companions. ...   [click here for more]
Bläckfisk Publishing  Pay What You Want

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Western Horror FF

Western Horror FF


WESTERN HORROR It all started with a preparation for a one-shot session  in my gaming group's favorite DeadLands setting. Unfortunately, after playing a lot of PBTA games, I found it nearly impossible to switch back. Having done my research, I was not able to find  Pbta in the western genre, and I wanted a system designed specifically for one-shot games or short campaigns - with high risks, madness...   [click here for more]
Andrey Bell  Pay What You Want

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Adventure! d20

Adventure! d20


The d20 System Game of Pulp Action! A new era begins in the 1920s - an era of imagination, of globe-trotting exploration and mad science. An era in which excitement awaits everywhere from the lofty skyscraper penthouses of New York City, to the sweltering jungles of the Congo. It is an era of Adventure! Heed the Call to Adventure! Requires the use of...   [click here for more]
Onyx Path Publishing  Pay What You Want

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The Elephant & Macaw Banner: Player's Guide

The Elephant & Macaw Banner: Player's Guide


WINNER — ENnie Awards 2019, Judges' Spotlight prize Containing the first two chapters of The Elephant & Macaw Banner Roleplaying Game! This PDF has everything you need to play your first sessions in this fantastical setting, exploring 16th-century Brazil and its monstrous and magical secrets.  The Elephant & Macaw Banner is an award-winning...   [click here for more]
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October Rust

October Rust


October Rust is a tabletop roleplaying game about personal fall for the greater stand, set in fictional early modern setting. You play protagonists, who makes the final stand to make the last victory against an ungrateful world.  In October Rust, you play one-shot session to play through the heist to make the answer for your common cause.  It's for 3-5 players: 2-4...   [click here for more]
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Frozen Skies Setting Primer (Deluxe)

Frozen Skies Setting Primer (Deluxe)


Alyeska. A frontier land largely at the mercy of the savage Wulvers since the end of the Great Darmonican War, barely enough soldiers left to defend the rump of the Commonwealth's once extensive colonial holdings. With many towns cut off and large swathes of territory overrun by the beasts the safest form of transport is by air, but the breakdown in law and order as given rise to scoundrels like...   [click here for more]
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CORE Feats

CORE Feats


This small expansion to the CORE rules provides DL (Difficulty Levels) for various physical feats of strength, agility or endurance: running, jumping, throwing, lifting, and holding your breath. Suitable for any game that rates difficulty on a 1-10 scale. For use with The CORE MICRO system is a hybrid RPG SRD for character-driven...   [click here for more]
As If Productions  Pay What You Want

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EXPEDITION

EXPEDITION


Expedition is a small game of scientific adventure, where a group of carefully selected specialists are sent to deal with supernatural, life-threatening or never before seen threats and discoveries. It’s a sipmple, one-shot friendly formula to emulate any type of expedition you might want. You can use it to run anything, from early 20’th century exploration expeditions to surprising space horror...   [click here for more]
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Vivid System

Vivid System


The Vivid System is a rules-lite game system designed for playing fast-paced, cinematic adventures inspired by the pulps and your favorite fantasy, sci fi and action movies. It is meant to be simple and easy to learn, very fast and transparent in play, and require minimal preparation on the Game Master's part. Character data can fit on a 5x8" index card, and you only need the common six-sided dice...   [click here for more]
Hari Ragat Games  Pay What You Want

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Cloaks, Courts, & Gonnes RPG

Cloaks, Courts, & Gonnes RPG


Serve your nation as an agent, spy, or assassin embroiled in the Thirty Years' War.  Cloaks, Courts, & Gonnes (CC&G) is a compact but complete RPG focusing on the cloak and dagger exploits of war and politics during the early seventeenth century. The system is a straightforward d10 dice pool with built-in degree of success mechanics, a random mission generator, a common NPC list, period-specific...   [click here for more]
Sigil Stone Publishing  Pay What You Want

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Wolf Hounds

Wolf Hounds


“Those that men call Werewolves or Lycanthropes call themselves the Hounds of God, as they claim their transformation is a gift from their creator, and they repay the gift with their tenacity, for they will pursue an evildoer to the very gates of Hell.” – Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book Wolf Hounds is a historical fantasy roleplaying game about the Benandanti,...   [click here for more]
Hare Trigger Games  Pay What You Want

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Anyworld Quickstart

Anyworld Quickstart


Anyworld is a roleplaying system that works in any genre. The core mechanics are incredibly flexible and yet simple enough for newcomers to grasp very quickly. All you need to play is the Anyworld rulebook and a handful of six-sided dice. The Quckstart includes most of the basic rules along with 4 premade characters. ...   [click here for more]
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