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Wordplay is a rules light roleplaying game that uses descriptive phrases and applies them directly into the action by giving the phrase a value, which is converted into a number of six sided dice to throw. Wordplay is very easy to play and is designed to be used in any genre that you wish to explore.

Wordplay features the following:

  • Free flowing character creation using descriptive phrases and words called ‘traits’ which are then split between Body, Mind and Soul categories.
  • A fun dice building mechanic. Describe what your character is doing and make use of as many advantages as possible to build your hand of dice.
  • Roll your dice and get as many successes as possible – highest wins. Only the dice that land on the table count!
  • Create goals for your characters and drive them forward to succeed.
  • Pre-designed ‘themes’ – ready made settings to inspire you to create and play straight away

Wordplay focuses on how descriptions of characters affect play at your gaming table. Instead of numerous mechanistic modifiers the game presents narrative opportunities which are translated into dice for your characters. It’s light, open and encourages story telling and vivid descriptions around the table. Wordplay is a six sided dice paradise, so a large number of six sided dice are needed to play.

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.. . January 29, 2018 6:55 pm UTC
Is there a discount on PoD for those who have bought the PDF?
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Jesse B September 30, 2015 7:38 pm UTC
I purchased the PoD and pdf. Reading through the pdf (still waiting for the physical book to arrive), it says there's a character sheet available for download on your website. I looked for it but I wasn't able to locate it. Can you point me in the right direction? Please?
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Jesse B September 27, 2015 9:38 pm UTC
Can you provide a link to the character sheet? I might have missed it on the Wordplay site, but might have missed it.
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Paul L February 11, 2015 12:50 am UTC
Hi. Is this the latest version or is Worlds of Wordplay by d101games? This has a more recent date of being updated. It's confusing as to which one is the most recent.
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Dominic M June 05, 2015 4:55 pm UTC
This is the most recent version (v1.4.0).
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Nicholas C February 10, 2015 1:32 pm UTC
any news on the POD version?
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Nicholas C September 25, 2014 10:12 pm UTC
thanks. will there be a POD version?
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Dominic M June 05, 2015 4:54 pm UTC
The POD version is now live.
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Nicholas C September 24, 2014 8:21 am UTC
How does it differ form previous editions? I would be interested to know if the dice pools are a little lower than in previous editions, as sometimes they feel a little unwieldy
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