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2400: Emergency Rules

2400: Emergency Rules


2400 is a series of lo-fi sci-fi micro RPGs. Each is a self-contained game that fits on 3 pages and a cover, two sides of a letter-sized sheet of paper. They're all in the same setting, unless they aren't. And they're all are built with the same rules as the free 24XX SRD. These are the Emergency Rules. 2400 is designed to be ultra light, super...   [click here for more]
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You Died

You Died


You Died is an immersive solo soulslike TTRPG created for the Caltrop Jam 2 using the Caltrop Core system. It has an estimated playtime of 2-3 hours and can be replayed multiple times. The game is currently in early development and feedback is widely welcomed. You are an Unearthed, born from tainted soil at the foot of the deceased Giant King Kohln....   [click here for more]
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Nerzugal's Game Master Toolkit

Nerzugal's Game Master Toolkit


This is the second Toolkit I have created to help out Game Masters new and old for 5E. Similar to the first, you will find fully detailed dungeons and one-shot adventures, most of which can be dropped in any traditional fantasy world with minimal effort. This Toolkit also comes with 100 new monsters as part of Nerzugal’s Extended Bestiary with numerous unique creatures as well as expansions upon...   [click here for more]
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UNE, The Universal NPC Emulator (rev.)

UNE, The Universal NPC Emulator (rev.)


UNE is the Universal NPC Emulator. With just a handful of dice rolls, UNE can help create a surprising non-player character (NPC) with its own motivations. A few more dice rolls, and UNE can provide more direction to place the newly-created NPC smack dab in the center of the story. It can even help determine the NPC’s general mood towards the player characters. Best of all UNE...   [click here for more]
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Tricks, Empty Rooms, and Basic Trap Design

Tricks, Empty Rooms, and Basic Trap Design


The original Tricks, Empty Rooms, and Basic Trap Design document. ...   [click here for more]
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5e Harn

5e Harn


Want to play in the HarnWorld setting using D&D 5e rules? Here you will find a 'light-touch' adaptation to capture the gritty, low fantasy medieval feel of Harn, while retaining 5e's elegant game mechanics. This is an unofficial product, approved by the copyright holders. Recommended Hârn resources: HârnWorld Master Module, Hârndex, and HârnMaster, available here on DriveThruRPG. Recommended...   [click here for more]
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ALONe: A Solo Game Engine BETA

ALONe: A Solo Game Engine BETA


(BETA-Get involved and shape the game!) Some tales best unfold ALONe. ALONe (A Lonesome October Night) is a solo game engine designed specifically to support role playing with only one player and no Game Master. Whether you want to play a cunning streetrat surviving by their wits, a demigod raising an immortal army to storm the walls of heaven, or a mercenary warrior who just wants to live through...   [click here for more]
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Four Houses in Chaos

Four Houses in Chaos


Four Houses in Chaos is a system agnostic solo/GM-less tool for using a tarot deck to provide a frame work for your game.  It includes advice on world building, relationships between rival factions, drawing inspiration for settings, and answering questions as an easy to use GM emulator.  Additionally, it includes a cheat sheet for your standard tarot deck (ifn case you don't have one handy.) ...   [click here for more]
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Vaults of Vaarn #1

Vaults of Vaarn #1


The sun is dying and the wreckage of countless eons litters the parched wastes of Vaarn, the desolate country that common folk call the blue ruin. It is said that these sky-coloured sands hide the graves of the Autarchs; have swallowed the buried arcologies in which the true seed of humankind was preserved through the Great Collapse; conceal forgotten crypts of memory, decaying crystalline lattices...   [click here for more]
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The Cycle | An Elegant Death System for 5E

The Cycle | An Elegant Death System for 5E


“I HELD HIM DEAR WHILE HE BREATHED HIS LAST. My brother clutched my arm tightly while crimson seeped through his tunic onto the pineboard floor below. He trembled and for the first time I saw fear enter his eyes. ‘I’ll be back right? The Cycle brings us all back in the end doesn’t it?’. I hugged him tightly while a tear dripped from my chin. I held him until his grip loosened and his...   [click here for more]
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In the Dark

In the Dark


What is this? In the Dark is a streamlined, multi-setting roleplaying game, based on the Forged in the Dark system. It allows you to play as a team of highly-skilled individuals operating on the fringes of law & society. You could be master thieves pulling casino heists, pirates raiding along the Spanish Main, or interplanetary bounty hunters roving the galaxy. Who is this for? Firstly, In...   [click here for more]
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A Star Once Fallen

A Star Once Fallen


The first adventure module for the Open Legend roleplaying game system, perfect for experienced and new players alike.    Marooned on an uncharted island, caught between two warring tribes, and threatened at all hours by a dormant volcano prophesied to awaken again. Can our brave heroes discover the legend of Starfall Island before they fall prey to its denizens?    In this introductory...   [click here for more]
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Minimal GM Companion Pack

Minimal GM Companion Pack


This is my ongoing attempt to make the average GMs life a lot easier! This consolidates the most common info into one convenient booklet, with some handy minimal handouts to give to players. Please provide feedback, suggestions, and reviews here or on the Dungeon World Discord server (discord.me/page/dungeonworld) (@Sentinel Greg) included -  -...   [click here for more]
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Immortals: Rules for Divine Beings (Revised)

Immortals: Rules for Divine Beings (Revised)


This book provides rules for running aspects of divine player characters in your First Edition Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.  It provides: Rules for divine ranks Salient divine abilities Discussion of combining divine ranks, epic levels, and mythic tiers Running a divine game, including tables for monster creation guidelines and bonus progression through 100th level A new prestige class allowing player...   [click here for more]
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Robot Warriors to HERO System Current Editions

Robot Warriors to HERO System Current Editions


This work started it in the early 1990’s with the goal of using Robot Warriors mecha construction and combat rules with 4th edition Champions and the HERO System Rulesbook. It has been updated and enhanced to help you do the same—with any current edition of HERO! Convert Robot Warriors characters to the 4th, 5th, or 6th editions of the HERO System! Use Robot Warriors robot writeups—as is—in...   [click here for more]
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Stakes For Tabletop Roleplaying

Stakes For Tabletop Roleplaying


Stakes For Tabletop Roleplaying gives a listing for a variety of actions that characters might undertake in a game, a complex of possible interesting outcomes for those actions, and sample 'perks' for the specialist. It is intended mainly for the following: For Tenocha, Shamblington, and other games from Levi Kornelsen, these are ready-made expansions to the action available....   [click here for more]
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a village a forest a dungeon a beast (VFDB)

a village a forest a dungeon a beast (VFDB)


You find yourself in a small village perched at the edge of a mysterious forest. These peasants are threatened by monsters emerging from an ancient dungeon: the lair of a fell beast. ABOUT THE BOOK A VILLAGE, A FOREST, A DUNGEON, A BEAST (VFDB) provides a rules-lite, minimalist framework for tabletop fantasy roleplay. It presumes you know the basics...   [click here for more]
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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]
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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]
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Beasts of Bright Mountain

Beasts of Bright Mountain


The Whispers Conclude! The heroes have driven away the ogre army attacking Brighton. All that remains to defeat the Cult of Shub-Niggurath is to confront a transformed Corvun Baerg and his Witch master Hexos Vell-The Skinless One! After the party travels through miles of tunnels, they discover a fertile valley and the entrance to the secret temple of the Ebon dawn cult. But before they enter the...   [click here for more]
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Game Mechanics for the World of Calidar (Revised)

Game Mechanics for the World of Calidar (Revised)


This booklet provides the necessary instructions to help convert system-agnostic game statistics expressed in the Calidar books. It also gives an introductory overview of the Calidar Universe and its "known world," the Great Caldera. In a fantasy setting designed without core rules from a specific role-playing game, there lies a challenge in describing creatures, spells,...   [click here for more]
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Motif SRD Quick Start

Motif SRD Quick Start


The Motif SRD Quickstart is a simple plug & play roleplaying game system build. It also includes a customizable but ready to use story oracle to use as a GM assistant or enable solo play! It is a companion to the Motif Toolkit SRD, which describes the broad framework of Motif. This title focuses on enabling fast pickup play with custom concepts and rapid game...   [click here for more]
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Fragged Empire Adventure - The Ghost Ship Carthage

Fragged Empire Adventure - The Ghost Ship Carthage


A free introductory adventure for Fragged Empire. At 03:13 hours standard Haven time, on Octo 14th 1005 AX, the Archon medical frigate Carthage issued a general distress call. At 5:05 hours on Octo 16th, Legion VESPER force Epsilon boarded the vessel. An hour later, the ship went silent, charted a course for deep space, and was never heard from again....   [click here for more]
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Land of Eem RPG Open Beta Bundle

Land of Eem RPG Open Beta Bundle


The Lord of the Rings meets The Muppets in this lighthearted, epic fantasy roleplaying game! Land of Eem is a game about adventurers exploring and discovering the remnants of a forgotten, better age. Players take on the roles of lore-seeking travelers, fortune-seeking pioneers, and adventure-seeking heroes in a time devoid of them. The game emphasizes player creativity...   [click here for more]
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Soulbound: Dark Industrial Fantasy BETA

Soulbound: Dark Industrial Fantasy BETA


Soulbound is tabletop game about wielding randomly generated, arcane weapons which are bound to one's spirit. It is set in the golden age of invention, a time plagued by giant fauna and corrupted demigods. As hunters of the inhuman it is your duty to slay these beasts.  In Soulbound players assume the role of wielders, regular humans who have been bestowed unique weapons with supernatural powers....   [click here for more]
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CORE Micro

CORE Micro


A Hybrid Microsystem built for Speed & Flexibility Stat your world in no time. Expand your options in realtime. CORE is a hybrid RPG: it blends traditional RPG concepts with narrativist techniques to produce unpredictable character-driven stories, such as those seen in popular media. The system offers lots of player agency and just a tiny amount of crunch. It's built for speed and flexibility,...   [click here for more]
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BRIGHTHAMMER

BRIGHTHAMMER


is a rules light, high fantasy roleplaying game based on Sledgehammer by Gayhalforc Made to print, pick up, and play; Brighthammer's three mini-zine format offers a rules set that encourages free-form collaborative roleplaying for high fantasy scenarios. Brighthammer Player Handbook Zine: Simple single roll D100 resolution system; Quick and customizable character creation; Character...   [click here for more]
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Cyberpulp Daydreams - Text Only

Cyberpulp Daydreams - Text Only


This project is currently in development. Welcome to The Convergence (aka The Verge). Before you is Idun, the titanic pillar set firmly in space – at the center of our core worlds – by our ever-present Lords, the Trusci. Within, nigh three hundred million souls work diligently across six Tiers, split into thousands of Wards (aka Floors), to fortify the sanctity – and power...   [click here for more]
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Vigilant Gamemaster's Guide

Vigilant Gamemaster's Guide


Everything you need to gamemaster for Vigilant! The GameMaster's Guide includes detailed rules and advice on everything from playstyles to monsters! With loads of advice and tools for any GM to take advantage of regardless of the system, the Vigilant GameMaster's Guide is a staple at any gaming table.   Included in the 158-page pdf: Everything you need to...   [click here for more]
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Brutalix - Critical Hit and Critical Fail charts

Brutalix - Critical Hit and Critical Fail charts


Brutalix is a new system of critical hits and critical fails to bring brutal woundings to your campaign adventure! There are three 1d20 charts for every weapon damage category (bludgeoning, piercing, slashing) and three 1d8 charts for every other damage type (fire, lightning, necrotic, etc.) Here are the rules in their entirety: Brutalix is a combat system of...   [click here for more]
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Fading Suns 4 - Fakers & Freebooters

Fading Suns 4 - Fakers & Freebooters


Space piracy — a plague on interstellar society! A scourge nearly impossible to eradicate!   The line between pirates, privateers, opportunistic adventurers, and space captains confiscating resources for themselves is blurry. Common to them all, however, is their preying upon freight, infrastructure, and commerce, and their willful looting of space depots, scientific installations,...   [click here for more]
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The Exploration Codex

The Exploration Codex


The Exploration Codex! A system neutral book for fantasy RPGs. This book contains sections on: Building Your World Map Making Generating Continents Hex Grids And You No Effort Node Maps Random Encounters Biomes Travel Cities & Metropolises Towns & Villages Forests & Woods Swamps & Marshlands Deserts & Desolate Lands Tundras & Taigas Mountains & Peaks Rainforests...   [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]
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Knave Illuminated

Knave Illuminated


Knave Illuminated is a Minimalist OSR RPG ruleset and toolkit. I think, Ben Milton's, 1.0 version of Knave was intentionally incomplete to help kick start you into making your own game. I Took the time to add in some of the information, conventions, and rules that knave assumed you knew alread, or would figure out on your own. It is a Minimalist D20, Six Stat sytem. It is Fast...   [click here for more]
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Scoundrel

Scoundrel


Scoundrel is a Minimalist OSR RPG ruleset and toolkit, with some class flavor. It is based off of Knave, and my Knave Illuminated. I tried to keep to the same tone and vision in Knave Illuminated, but Scoundrel is my hack of knave, it adds: a class ability choice to character creation. more varied characters by linking...   [click here for more]
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C4

C4


C4 The exploding RPG! Make your character in seconds. Create a world in a snap. And you just need a die! You will find in this game: Short and easy rules. Point-based characters. Energy Points to use Powers. Roll one die only. Explosive die. Optional rules. You will not find in this game: Character sheet (It's so simple you can do it on a napkin). Page turning. Bookkeeping. ...   [click here for more]
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Covert Ops - GMs Screen Print & Play

Covert Ops - GMs Screen Print & Play


See Core Product here Hide mission-critical intel from operatives! This is a game master's screen for the Covert Ops role-playing game (see Core Product).  It is presented in a 6-page layout to be printed landscape and inserted into sleeve-based universal GM screen systems such as those sold elsewhere.  Alternatively, you can print on project paper (the printable self-adhesive paper available at...   [click here for more]
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Playing the Market

Playing the Market


Looking to add a little randomness to the prices in your source book’s shopping list? Want to tie the costs into the availability of the item? Trying to work with both fantasy and science fiction settings? Playing the Market may be just what you’re looking for. With a simple one-roll mechanic you can model market fluctuations for cost and supply of items you want finer control over. Works...   [click here for more]
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Weird Wild Wuxia West

Weird Wild Wuxia West


You are ragged group of drifters in a world of six-guns, sorcery, kung fu and dinosaurs. Inspirations include Westerns, Wuxia, Kung Fu (the tv series) and Shaun Keenan’s Dinosaurs of the Wild West. W4 was written by RL Vieira (www.patreon.com/redram) and is based on Ray Otus’ Sorcerers and Sellswords. Please also have a look at: Weird Wild Wuxia West Adventures Western Slang Rules ...   [click here for more]
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Psionics

Psionics


The original 1e style psionics index and compliation.  ...   [click here for more]
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Gaming With Kids, Ranges, Flexibility, and Accessibility

Gaming With Kids, Ranges, Flexibility, and Accessibility


If you run a school, library, hospital, charitable, or social program that supports children, but are hard pressed on funding, reach out to me on twitter @ bebarce and I will work with you to get you a copies for free or at print/ship costs.  I will also reach out on your behalf to companies that produce or sell accessories. The Gaming with Kids Guide is a direct extract from...   [click here for more]
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Treatise of Creation

Treatise of Creation


Learn how to make your own characters and monsters in our kid friendly 5e styled game system. The treatise walks you through several character classes, spells and abilities in a simple and easy to understand system for kids and new game masters.  Our games are fun and easy to play as well as GM, guiding young minds through adventures with just enough flexibility to keep things open for surprises...   [click here for more]
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My Life as the GM

My Life as the GM


A step-by-step guide to running Paul Czege's award-winning game My Life with Master. You and four friends can play an evil genius and his minions struggling with their low self-esteem and whether to fulfill his evil commands. This authorised supplement contains: • advice for getting the best out of a one-off game of My Life with Master • an original scenario • four pre-generated...   [click here for more]
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Monster Force Terra

Monster Force Terra


Monster Force Terra is a light storygame using the Apocalypse World Engine to tales of giant monsters who terrorize the Earth but also just happen to save the human race from an even worse threat in the process! You take on the roles of the kaiju in this game, going about your own business of seeking food, shelter and a mate, when disaster strikes! In getting back to...   [click here for more]
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Modulus

Modulus


     Modulus is a human-oriented, gritty, setting-agnostic role-playing system! Math is kept to a minimum, and the rules absolutely needed for play fit on the back cover. The book contains a generic role-playing system with Game Master commentaries on all rule sections to provide insight into how to run the game, as well as why certain rules were included. The generic system includes two variants...   [click here for more]
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The Adventure Cycle

The Adventure Cycle


Take your character off on awesome fantasy adventures whenever you feel like a quick session. Build your character's reputation, wealth and social rank as you join others to complete adventures for treasure, and quests for reputation. As a game master you run a village, its many local characters, the surrounding part of the world and the tribes and factions to be found there. Build a pool of any number...   [click here for more]
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Noire: Elle Est, Elles Sont

Noire: Elle Est, Elles Sont


Noire: Elle Est, Elles Sont is a mini RPG where you play as a group of Femmes Fatales, trying to uncover the truth behind the disappearance of an alcoholic detective. ...   [click here for more]
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Simplicity: A Fantasy Roleplaying Game

Simplicity: A Fantasy Roleplaying Game


Welcome to Simplicity, a fantasy roleplaying game that allows you and your friends to create fictional adventures in a fantasy world. By design, the Simplicity system is easy to learn, easy to use, and easy to master. Everything you need to know about your character exists on a single simple sheet. Simplicity uses a design and evolution system that allows you to develop your character as you see fit....   [click here for more]
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Min-Max Monsters

Min-Max Monsters


Want to spice up your encounters? Min-Max Monsters is a treatise on finding and unlocking the potential of your favorite creatures. Chock full of suggestions for both novice and experienced DMs, this book will provide you with new ideas for use in your games. While there are a handful of suggested new rules, they are not the focus of the book, nor are any new rules required to use the vast majority...   [click here for more]
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4AM - A Monsterhearts 2 Supplement

4AM - A Monsterhearts 2 Supplement


A free monsterhearts 2 supplement made for the 2k21 record jam and inspired by the Girl In Red song! Includes some new optional rules for when your characters spend their night lying in bed thinking too much again.  Credits Cover image is 'Polychrome floral group c,' taken from the Smithsonian and used under a CC0 license.  'Portrait Study' by Thomas LaFarge, taken from the Smithsonian...   [click here for more]
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