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Call of Cthulhu Starter Set
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This Starter Box contains everything you need to start playing Call of Cthulhu—the tabletop roleplaying game of mystery and horror.

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Alpha Omega Quick Start Guide

Alpha Omega Quick Start Guide


Are you ready to enter the world of Alpha Omega? The Alpha Omega Quick Start Guide includes everything you need to begin, streamlined mechanics, a new adventure, new creatures and NPC's! Players find themselves in a richly detailed, future Earth where mankind stands on the brink of extinction. Our planet is about to become the battleground for otherworldly creatures of incredible power as they wage...   [click here for more]
Mind Storm Labs   FREE 

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Ambrosia - A gathering of souls

Ambrosia - A gathering of souls


A gathering of souls” consists of a set of quick-start rules and an introductory scenario for Ambrosia that is meant to be played by a game-master and three to four players using pre-generated characters. Only the quick-start rules included in this book are required to run this scenario. The noble houses Baligant and Tauernier have been bitter rivals for centuries. When a child of Tauernier...   [click here for more]
Red Eyed Rabbit   FREE 

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Basic Roleplaying Quickstart Edition

Basic Roleplaying Quickstart Edition


In this BRP Quick-Start booklet, Chaosium has collected the essential Basic Roleplaying rules for a quick introduction to one of the most influential roleplaying systems in the world. Basic Roleplaying was designed to be intuitive and easy to play. Most Basic Roleplaying mechanics are simple and logical. Virtually all rolls determining success or failure of a task are...   [click here for more]
Chaosium   FREE 

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Belly of the Beast RPG - Quick Start

Belly of the Beast RPG - Quick Start


A tabletop RPG about callous survivors scavenging the abyssal guts of the world-eating Beast that consumed their home. You are a scavenger. Driven by the primal instinct to survive, you venture into the depths of the Evergut in search of some remnant of the past that will postpone your inevitable digestion.   The land was resplendent once; sprawling forests, massive ranges,...   [click here for more]
Sigil Stone Publishing   FREE 

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Blackwood Beginnings

Blackwood Beginnings


The world of Wreck Age depicts humanity’s desperate struggle after betrayal and disaster have decimated Earth as we know it. Your introduction to Wreck Age begins in the 26th century, during the re-setting of the calendars, or Year Zero, the first year in the re-emergence of civilization we call The Resurgence. Welcome to Blackwood, the Staker community that you sprouted forth from. You have...   [click here for more]
Hyacinth Games   FREE 

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Bureau 13: Stalking the Night Fantastic - Jumpstart

Bureau 13: Stalking the Night Fantastic - Jumpstart


This is the adventure used to introduce Bureau 13:Stalking the Night Fantastic to the Savage Worlds family of gamers. It was included with the SWADE kickstarter and now is here for your downloading pleasure. This is a quickstart for playing Bureau 13:Stalking the Night Fantastic with Savage Worlds Adventure Edition also known as SWADE. The ready to run adventure The Curious Case of Walnut...   [click here for more]
Tri Tac Legacy  Pay What You Want

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Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition Quick-Start Rules

Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition Quick-Start Rules


Horror Roleplaying in the Worlds of H.P. Lovecraft The Great Old Ones ruled the earth aeons before the rise of humankind. Originally they came from the gulfs of space and were cast down by even greater beings. Remains of their cyclopean cities and forbidden knowledge can still be found on remote islands in the Pacific, buried amid the shifting sands of vast deserts, and in the frigid recesses...   [click here for more]
Chaosium   FREE 

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Cartel: Quickstart

Cartel: Quickstart


Cartel is an RPG of Mexican narcofiction Powered by the Apocalyse, a combination of Breaking Bad, The Wire, and El Mariachi from Mark Diaz Truman, one of the creators of Urban Shadows. In Cartel, you take on the role of someone tied to the Sinaloa Cartel, trying to stay alive in an increasingly dangerous game of drugs, money, and power. The Sinaloa...   [click here for more]
Magpie Games  Pay What You Want

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Changeling: The Lost Demo

Changeling: The Lost Demo


This free booklet gives you and five of your friends everything you need to play your first game of Changeling:The Lost, White Wolf’s all-new Storytelling Game of Beautiful Madness. Discover the wonder and terror of the Lost in “Dwelling in Darkness,” a complete introductory scenario. All the necessary rules are included. All you need is a few 10-sided dice and...   [click here for more]
White Wolf   FREE 

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Chill Introductory Insert

Chill Introductory Insert


Good evening. You're about to enter the world of Chill. This is the world of horror-the world of the blood-thirsty vampire, the keening banshee, and the horror role-playing game of adventure into the Unknown, and your first adventure is about to begin. This is the Introductory Insert that was included with the Chill Second Edition Corebook. ...   [click here for more]
Martin Caron   FREE 

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Clockwork: Dominion Quick Start Rules

Clockwork: Dominion Quick Start Rules


The World Turns. The Empire Falls. The Pontus Rises. Welcome to the Clockwork. The Clockwork: Dominion RPG One of the most successful Steampunk RPGs on Kickstarter to date! Clockwork: Dominion is a steampunk roleplaying game set in a Victorian...   [click here for more]
Reliquary Game Studios   FREE 

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Contagion Second Edition Quickstart

Contagion Second Edition Quickstart


The world of Contagion is a dark and terrifying place. On the surface it is no different than the world you and I live in. Most people go on about their lives never realizing the terrors that walk among them. Despite humanity’s vast ignorance, the horrors are there. Angels demons, gods and Hellspawn make war in the shadows. Clergy and Slayers rise from the human flock to protect their...   [click here for more]
Aegis Studios   FREE 

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Dark Ages Basic Rules

Dark Ages Basic Rules


These basic rules for the Dark Ages line are intended to allow players to use any of the core supplementary rulebooks (Dark Ages: Mage, Dark Ages: Werewolf, Dark Ages: Inquisitor and Dark Ages: Fae) without having to purchase Dark Ages: Vampire. These rules have been excerpted from Dark Ages: Vampire, but have had most of the vampire-specific information and rules removed. They contain only...   [click here for more]
White Wolf   FREE 

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Delta Green: Briefing Documents

Delta Green: Briefing Documents


WELCOME TO THE APOCALYPSE This five-page reference document summarizes the core rules of Delta Green: The Role-Playing Game. They cover creating Agents, using skills, conducting combat, and falling apart as sanity dwindles. Find an expanded quickstart guide in Delta Green: Need to Know, and the complete rules in Delta Green: Agent's Handbook. ...   [click here for more]
Arc Dream Publishing  Pay What You Want

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Delta Green: Need to Know

Delta Green: Need to Know


Gold Ennie Award winner for Best Free Game, 2016 WELCOME TO THE APOCALYPSE Born of the U.S. government’s 1928 raid on the degenerate coastal town of Innsmouth, Massachusetts, the covert agency known as Delta Green spent four decades opposing the forces of darkness with honor, but without glory. Stripped of sanction after a disastrous 1969 operation in Cambodia,...   [click here for more]
Arc Dream Publishing  Pay What You Want

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Demon: The Descent Quickstart

Demon: The Descent Quickstart


I was an angel. I wasn’t an angel of vengeance, or an angel of mercy, or even an angel of death. I was an angel of the Machine. I came to Earth wrapped in a Cover that the Machine provided, and I served. Service didn’t make me happy, but it made me what I was. An angel. But then I stopped serving. Why? It’s complicated. You were involved. That’s all...   [click here for more]
Onyx Path Publishing   FREE 

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Dioses Extraños: Quickstart

Dioses Extraños: Quickstart


"El universo es una prisión, y el alma es el prisionero. En el mundo de Dioses Extraños los jugadores interpretan a esas almas perdidas, que buscan escapar al ciclo de reencarnaciones y tor - mentos mediante la iluminación, ya sea abando - nando la prisión terrenal del espíritu, ascendiendo para convertirse en dioses, o destruyendo...   [click here for more]
Pronoia Works  Pay What You Want

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Eclipse Phase Second Edition: Quick-Start Rules

Eclipse Phase Second Edition: Quick-Start Rules


This Eclipse Phase Second Edition Quick-Start Rules download provides everything new players need to dive right into a game of Eclipse Phase Second Edition. It includes a primer to the game’s transhuman setting, where future technologies allow people to digitally back up their minds and download into new bodies. A stripped-down version of the core rules cover the basic mechanics....   [click here for more]
Posthuman Studios LLC   FREE 

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Eclipse Phase: Rules Primer

Eclipse Phase: Rules Primer


This Eclipse Phase Rules Primer brings you the core Eclipse Phase Second Edition rules in two pages for quick-reference! Combine them with the Eclipse Phase Quick-Start Rules with Acrimony, and also Nano Op: Grinder! ...   [click here for more]
Posthuman Studios LLC   FREE 

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ELEMENTAL Discovery Guide

ELEMENTAL Discovery Guide


Unleash Your Game! ELEMENTAL is a fast and flexible roleplaying game for any character, any setting, any story. The game is designed for the characters and stories you want to play. It features a very approachable game system and a wealth of playable content spanning multiple genres. So whatever movies, books, comics or TV shows you’re into, ELEMENTAL gives you the tools to quickly...   [click here for more]
Gildor Games   FREE 

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EPOCH: Fever Pitch

EPOCH: Fever Pitch


A Free One Shot Scenario of Character-Driven Survival Horror + EPOCH Quick-Start Rules. It’s the hottest summer on record. People are doing everything they can to beat the heat, but with regular brown-outs interrupting the electricity supply and a forecast for soaring temperatures ahead, many people are short on sleep, and tempers are beginning to fray. The city is a tinderbox...   [click here for more]
Imaginary Empire   FREE 

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EPOCH: Road Trip

EPOCH: Road Trip


A Free One Shot Scenario of Character-Driven Survival Horror + EPOCH Quick-Start Rules. The open road stretches out before you; a half-heard whisper of freedom in the wind. It’s time to escape the grind and stress of everyday life. You deserve a break after all, and where better than a picturesque mountain cabin with the people closest to you, far from all those modern pressures....   [click here for more]
Imaginary Empire   FREE 

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EPOCH: The Cold Shore

EPOCH: The Cold Shore


A Free One Shot Scenario of Character-Driven Survival Horror + EPOCH Quick-Start Rules. It is December, 1870. The clipper Sea Witch, a week out of Melbourne and bound for England, is caught in a storm in the Southern Ocean. In the dead of night, she is driven by the tempest onto sheer cliffs. A handful of survivors drag themselves onto the beach. But while they may have survived...   [click here for more]
Imaginary Empire   FREE 

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Era: Survival - Quickstart Guide

Era: Survival - Quickstart Guide


Humanity battles for survival in the dangerous world of Gaia, where Infection and Mutation are a daily threat. Organising itself into factions with different ideas about how to best survive the dangerous world they inhabit, they clash with each other as often as Infected. This Quickstart Guide contains a cut-down version of the rules and a single adventure. It's intended to display the rule set for...   [click here for more]
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Fateforge - Player's Guide

Fateforge - Player's Guide


"Fateforge, Epic tales in the world of Eana for 5th Edition. A love letter to Sword & Sorcery and the world's greatest RPG, from the team behind Shadows of Esteren, the most awarded French RPG."    Welcome to Eana, an entirely new campaign setting for your 5th Edition adventures. Following the sword & sorcery tradition, the adventurers will travel through grandiose landscapes...   [click here for more]
Agate RPG   FREE 

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Forts & Frontiers: Free RPG Day 2019: The Feast of the Dead

Forts & Frontiers: Free RPG Day 2019: The Feast of the Dead


A Wendat sachem and his trading party escort a Jesuit priest from Trois-Rivières to their remote village on the shores of Lake Karegnondi. They do this to maintain favorable trading conditions with the French, but many of the Wendat resent their presence and, especially, their impact on tradition. Together they face the perils of Wendake—from wild rivers to hungry predators to a darkness...   [click here for more]
Campaign Games   FREE 

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Geist: The Sin-Eaters Quickstart

Geist: The Sin-Eaters Quickstart


Begin Your Journey Across The Threshold This free booklet gives you and five of your friends everything you need to play your first game of Geist: The Sin-Eaters, White Wolf’s all-new Storytelling game set in the World of Darkness. It contains all of the rules and characters you need to start, as well as “The Return of Mr. Monster,” a complete introductory scenario. All...   [click here for more]
White Wolf   FREE 

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Hunter: The Vigil Quickstart (One Year Later)

Hunter: The Vigil Quickstart (One Year Later)


One Year Later The Special Cases Unit of the Philadelphia PD was used to handling strange cases, but when a flesh-eating ghoul killed one of their own a year ago, they formed a cell to hunt down the monsters that lived in the night. Now it's a year later, and they're looking for revenge, but at what cost to themselves? This Free RPG Day-exclusive quickstart for Hunter: The Vigil contains...   [click here for more]
White Wolf   FREE 

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Hunter: The Vigil Quickstart (The Hunt)

Hunter: The Vigil Quickstart (The Hunt)


The Hunt The Special Cases Unit of the Philadelphia PD was used to handling strange cases, but when a flesh-eating ghoul killed one of their own, they're thrown into a new world where literal monsters roam the night. Now they're working for an organization known as Task Force: Valkyrie, or they will be after they finish this hunt.... This quickstart for Hunter: The Vigil contains everything...   [click here for more]
White Wolf   FREE 

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I Love the Corps Quickstart

I Love the Corps Quickstart


It is 2450. Earth died 250 years ago. In its place, stands the Colonial Dominion. Defending it, is the United Colonial Marine Corps. Most marines are trained to fight 'Rebel scum', but there are many more horrors to face than that. I LOVE THE CORPS is a role-playing of military, action, science fiction and horror. It uses only a single D6 for cinematic...   [click here for more]
Psychic Cactus Games   FREE 

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Imp of the Perverse (Playtest)

Imp of the Perverse (Playtest)


A new game of psychological horror and monster-hunting in Jacksonian Gothic America. Inspired by the work of Edgar Allan Poe, this game centers on the struggle to overcome harmful impulses by hunting down those who have fully given into theirs and turned into literal monsters. You will face horrors that stir your Imp to offer you more and more of their own perverse power. Can you resist...   [click here for more]
ndp design   FREE 

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In Nomine: The Sorcerer's Impediments

In Nomine: The Sorcerer's Impediments


The Sorcerer's Impediments is a FREE introductory adventure for In Nomine, the modern-day roleplaying game of angels and demons fighting for the future of . . . well, the future. This short adventure has all the rules you need to play. To get the full In Nomine experience, however, download the core rulebook. Your characters are minor angels...   [click here for more]
Steve Jackson Games   FREE 

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Indie+ Horror Anthology (2015)

Indie+ Horror Anthology (2015)


Welcome to the second Indie+ Anthology, released just in time for Halloween weekend! Enjoy eleven differnet short horror pieces from the Indie+ staff, special guests, and friends of Indie+ to celebrate the creation of our Indie+ Community page on G+! Indie+ is a community of role-playing game fans, some tabletop, some LARP, too. What’s the indie part? From the very beginning...   [click here for more]
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Infinem Quickstart/Demo

Infinem Quickstart/Demo


The End has come, Humanity has fallen and the survivors fight to live each and every day. Most People have congregated into massive walled cities called Beacons for safety. A race of squid-faced beings called the Ancient Ones have risen from the depths of the Earth and now seek to claim the planet for themselves. Their ancient enemy the Angelics are here as well but they seem to only be watching...   [click here for more]
Day Dreamer Interactive   FREE 

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into The Vaults!: Running Session One

into The Vaults!: Running Session One


An SCP-inspired tabletop gaming framework (v2.1) by Jamie Wahls This game is about survival horror, abstract concepts, and puzzles. I didn't think it was very complicated until I tried to write down everything I knew about Vaults, including all the weird edge cases and plot spackle that I've developed since v0.1 in 2013. I quite like this as a system for...   [click here for more]
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Kisarta - Quickstart 1.0

Kisarta - Quickstart 1.0


Death is not the end of everything, at least not for you. So, brace yourself: a journey full of terrors is waiting for you in Kisarta, a new setting that will lead all the players of the 5th Edition straight in the otherworld! In this Setting Rulebook for the most famous role-playing game of the world, players will travel in the Seven Dominions of Kisarta, a dark land of struggle...   [click here for more]
Isola Illyon Edizioni   FREE 

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Mage: The Ascension (Revised) Quickstart

Mage: The Ascension (Revised) Quickstart


Reality Overthrown! Their heritage is magic, their quest truth. Every culture has nurtured or condemned them. They lead humanity to the far horizon and beyond. They are mages, the inventors of sorcery, science and faith. For centuries they have battled to define existence and lead humanity to an enlightened age. Now, in an age when technology is humanitys magic, the magicians of yesteryears mystic...   [click here for more]
White Wolf   FREE 

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Mage: The Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition Quickstart

Mage: The Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition Quickstart


This introduction to Mage: The Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition includes a summary of the setting and basic rules. This Quickstart also features descriptions, stats, and story-hooks for playing an unlikely pack of mages: the Bridge Troll Cabal, a “family” of gutter mystics whose life in the underside of Seattle contrasts with the vibrant face of that city. For...   [click here for more]
Onyx Path Publishing   FREE 

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Mage: The Awakening Demo Part 3

Mage: The Awakening Demo Part 3


A Nest of Vipers Welcome to the third installment of Gloria Mundi, the demo chronicle for Mage: The Awakening. The players might well have been wondering about the other mages in the Boston area and what response they might have to the power that Adam has unleashed. How do mages govern themselves? Do the characters have to fear repercussions for their roles in this drama? The characters are...   [click here for more]
White Wolf   FREE 

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Mage: The Awakening Demo Part 4

Mage: The Awakening Demo Part 4


Siren's Song Welcome to the fourth installment of Gloria Mundi, the demo chronicle for Mage: The Awakening. In this story, the characters begin their own investigation of the Vice-spirits and discover that one of them, at least, has carved out a niche for itself in the Fallen World. They find out how subtle and poisonous the influence of these spirits can be, and, hopefully, they learn that...   [click here for more]
White Wolf   FREE 

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Mind's Eye Theatre Introductory Kit

Mind's Eye Theatre Introductory Kit


A brief look into our classic Mind's Eye Theatre system. This free booklet gives you a taste of the mechanics for our original live-action roleplaying system. If you like what you see, you can purchase our complete Mind's Eye Theatre books here on DriveThruRPG.com! ...   [click here for more]
White Wolf   FREE 

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Mind's Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade Quickstart Guide

Mind's Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade Quickstart Guide


It's a new night! Mind's Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade is a new edition of a classic game that draws on more than two decades' worth of material from the iconic World of Darkness setting. Whether you're a new player checking out Mind's Eye Theatre for the first time, or a veteran who is curious about the new edition, this Quickstart Guide will help...   [click here for more]
By Night Studios   FREE 

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Monsters & Corruption Quick Start

Monsters & Corruption Quick Start


Welcome to the Monsters & Corruption: The Night Time World Quick Start. This is a monster fantasy game for two or more players. To play you will need a copy of these rules, a pencil & paper and some dice. Specifically six and ten sided, abbreviated as d6 and d10. ...   [click here for more]
SoJ Designs   FREE 

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Monsters and Other Childish Things Quick-Play Guide

Monsters and Other Childish Things Quick-Play Guide


Learn to play Monsters and Other Childish Things in minutes in this two-page Teacher's Guide. ...   [click here for more]
Arc Dream Publishing   FREE 

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Nibiru Role Playing Game - Quickstart Guide

Nibiru Role Playing Game - Quickstart Guide


You crawl away from the wreckage of your past. You hang on tight to the last remnants of your previous life. You wash ashore, on a beach of rust. You observe yourself; your inner strife. The choice is yours; Remember, or Die.   Step into the world of Nibiru; an ominous space station, home to millions, where stories of mystery, drama...   [click here for more]
Federico Sohns   FREE 

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Nightmare on Hill Manor

Nightmare on Hill Manor


There are times when the rational world seems, if only for a second, to fall away. The leaves rustling in the trees on a still day. The movement just past the corner of your eye. We are taught to ignore the foolish impulse to react. But for those who look too long, too closely, there is another world pulsing just behind the façade of the one we know. Unimaginable things skitter by in the darkness,...   [click here for more]
White Wolf   FREE 

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Noctum Mutilated Edition (Alpha Build)

Noctum Mutilated Edition (Alpha Build)


We summoned it with our malice. We made it grow by the strength of our hatred. We let it stay because we can’t change our very natures. Nothing can force humans to commit acts of evil, only endow us with powers to indulge in our own sadistic proclivities. It’s all around us, on every news channel and in every paper. The vile nature of man is evident. Some of us kill our parents and...   [click here for more]
Wicked World Games 1.1   FREE 

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Obsidian LARP Quickstart

Obsidian LARP Quickstart


Obsidian paints the bleakest of futures. Minions of Hell have corrupted the Earth and, in this post-apocalyptic world, humankind stands on the brink of extinction. Desperate for survival, the remnants of Humanity have banded together to rebuild and to fight back within the confines of a structure called “The Zone.” The year is 2299.   The Obsidian LARP project is based...   [click here for more]
FR Press   FREE 

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OneDice Schnellstart

OneDice Schnellstart


"OneDice ist ein einfaches, schnelles und flexibles Rollenspielsystem. Diese Schnellstart-Regeln sind entworfen worden, um Interessierten ein Gefühl für das System zu geben. Man kann damit sofort los spielen. Neben den meisten Basisregeln enthält dieses PDF auch noch eine ausführliche Beispielszene, ein kurzes Fantasy Abenteuer und ein Science Fiction Abenteuer, das alleine...   [click here for more]
Cakebread & Walton   FREE 

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ORPHEUS Protocol - Playtest

ORPHEUS Protocol - Playtest


The ORPHEUS Protocol is a tabletop role playing game in which players explore a world of eldritch horror, occult espionage, and shadowy paramilitary engagement. To this end, players take on the role of a supernaturally augmented or impeccably skilled operative with a role in ORPHEUS's eternal mission to protect the world and consolidate its supernatural power in the process. These operatives investigate...   [click here for more]
Third Act Publishing   FREE 

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