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Spirit of 77 Core Rulebook

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Hey there, all you boppers! Get ready for slam-bang action and high octane excitement with Spirit of 77 - the 1970’s pop culture RPG that turns up the volume and never slows down! Kung-fu tough guys, good old boy truckers, starry-eyed rockers and hardboiled sleuths, all jam-packed into one funky, easy to learn game system that's Powered by the Apocalypse.

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  • Spirit of 77 core rulebook
  • Character Role and Story Rap Sheet PDFs
  • Reference Card PDFs
  • Descriptions of The City and its citizens
  • GM Toolkit on building Fronts and So77 adventures

Now put on the turntable, kick it into overdrive and get ready to rock with the glittery power of glam and the gritty edge of the street - It’s Spirit of 77! Can you dig it?

 
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Jakob G September 18, 2021 3:48 pm UTC
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Are the handouts either available in other languages, or available as unprotected PDFs so I can translate the text?
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Jeff B September 13, 2021 7:49 pm UTC
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Any chance of getting a blank page inserted after the cover in the PDF so the page layout matches the printed book? This'd be for both the core book and Wide World of 77. I'd do it myself but I don't have the PDF password. :)
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Joseph S September 11, 2021 9:25 pm UTC
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@David K - I just order this in print and didn't get the PDF, I must have clicked the wrong option. Any chance you could help me out?
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David K September 11, 2021 10:38 pm UTC
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Hiya Joseph. Sure shoot us an email to our website, business[at]monkeyfunstudios.com.
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Joseph S September 12, 2021 2:12 am UTC
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Thank you!
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Tim L November 09, 2020 2:24 am UTC
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HOW CAN I GET MY MONEY BACK?

PDF IS USELESS WITHOUT BOOKMARKS OR THE ABILITY TO ADD SOME.
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David K November 11, 2020 6:34 pm UTC
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Hey there - Sorry about that. We'll take a look into how we can add the ability of bookmarks, we've never been asked before. If you want to stay tuned, we'll work on this. If you'd prefer just a refund, we can reach out to our DTR contact and see what we can do to provide that.
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Roger A October 12, 2020 7:44 pm UTC
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Dj Rajah here; My Boppers, Rockers, and even that one crazy honeypot absolutely love the Spirit of 77. The more we explore the 60's 70's exploration films the more in love we fall with this great game. Now, CAN YOU DIG IT! I SAID CAN YOU DIG IT, SUCKAAAAAAAA!
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Andrew R August 08, 2020 11:07 pm UTC
Hey! I just bought "Space: 1989" the other day, and I LOVE IT. I LOVE IT RIGHT IN THE FACE. So I came back to DTRPG to say, "Hey, I LOVE IT RIGHT IN THE FACE AND I WANT IT TO BE ITS OWN GAME", but...it's no longer available. Lucky me, I got it when I did, but...what gives? And I LOVE IT RIGHT IN THE FACE AND I WANT IT TO BE ITS OWN GAME DO YOU HEAR ME also I went to your website so I could leave a message or e-mail you or something but no dice.
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David K August 12, 2020 10:14 pm UTC
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OW MY FACE! Don't worry Andrew, it's back with a brand new name - Rad Planet.
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Andrew R August 28, 2020 12:25 am UTC
RAD

Sooooo...is it gonna be its own game, later, maybe, huh?
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Stephen G July 29, 2020 12:32 am UTC
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I purchased the core rulebook but it's not downloading properly, Adobe acrobat cannot open it. Also I noticed on this site that whenever I buy something there's a "click to get it" link which is not here on this product.
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Stephen G July 29, 2020 1:54 am UTC
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OK, the "click to get it" link is now here on the product page, and I got a workable copy of the core rules so I'm good.
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Joel C June 29, 2020 3:14 am UTC
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Thought I had purchased core rulebook, but all I got were the rap sheets and 7 total pages including cover of very cute pages (fake comic book ads, etc.), but definitely no core rulebook or details about the city (or even what "Gearshift" and P, N, L, D1, D2, and O meant). A little help please? Thank you kindly.
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David K June 29, 2020 1:46 pm UTC
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Hi Joel - Did you order the digital or the physical copy?
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Joel C June 29, 2020 2:51 pm UTC
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Digital, although I was planning to order both. My Account lists a very nice note about Spirit of 77, but for some reason the core rulebook did not come through (you can see it in the next to last invoice from my many purchases :-) ). Please help! I will be happy to re-purchases (although 10.99 is a bit steep for the few pages I received, I don't mind). Been supporting causes through here for a while. First time I've not been able to eventually get stuff I paid for. Thank you for your help.
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David K June 30, 2020 2:50 am UTC
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Should be fixed now. Sorry about that, Joel. Let us know if it's still not appearing for you as a downloadable.
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Matt P June 23, 2020 8:19 pm UTC
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What was updated on 6/19/2020?
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David K June 25, 2020 11:04 pm UTC
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No rules changes, we're just cleaning up some text and formatting stuff we've been meaning to fix for some time.
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Brennon T February 25, 2019 7:10 am UTC
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Wasn't there a discounted bundle being offered that contained everything? Now that I got a response on my question (below) I was ready to order the print bundle. But I no longer see it. Am I missing it somewhere?
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Brennon T January 10, 2019 7:05 am UTC
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Quick question(s): Is the PDFs included with the print bundle? Also is there a PDF version available for Greatest Hits Vol. 1? Last Question: Is there anything else out for Spirit of 77 that I should be aware of? Other than the three products listed here.
While I love and prefer print books, I do love the flexibility of having PDFs when traveling.
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David K February 06, 2019 2:19 am UTC
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Hi Brennon - Yes, PDF's should be included in the print bundle (If not, let us know). We're trying to decide how to do a PDF for GH v.1, once it's available we will update the package for those who purchase it. We are also working on a new Double Feature and combining that into a Greatest Hits, Vol. 2.
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Raymond W December 31, 2018 4:33 pm UTC
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Bought for the Columbo references, was not disappointed, I love 70s pop culture and the authors of this game clearly do too. Thank you for this, hoping for a more Columbo derivative supplement before I jump on one of those lol.
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David K February 06, 2019 2:16 am UTC
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Hi Raymond - glad to hear you're a fellow fan of Peter Falk. We consider Columbo as part of the "Sleuth" role, but we are constantly thinking about ways to let them shine. If you do a Columbo adventure, let us know!
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R. W September 16, 2018 5:00 am UTC
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Any plans for a hardcover PoD?
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David K February 06, 2019 2:15 am UTC
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We've thought about it, do you think there would be interest?
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R. W February 06, 2019 4:55 am UTC
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Absolutely. What I've found is that there is a page count - around 150 - after which paperbacks can be unwieldy to read. 312 certainly qualifies! Just easier to read and holds up better over time - and looks better on the shelf. For digest size as well - witness Blades in the Dark and Forbidden Lands.
Nothing says 1977 is here to stay like hardcover. Can you dig it? I knew you could.
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MARK M May 14, 2018 2:24 pm UTC
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This game gave me genuine joy to read, and after some preparation, I gave a spin in my game group. It was a huge hit. The mechanics work well--fast and satisfying. The improvisational nature of the game and the mechanics that makes the players not the DJ, responsible for successes and failures and the lists of optional results, are particularly fun. The genre may take a little training for some groups, and setting the right tone and balance for the campaign are essential, but once you overcome that hurdle and start cranking the 70s hit, the setting and atmosphere are perfect, allowing the players to be goofy and action oriented at the same time without too much or too little of either. I cannot recommend enough.
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Andrew B May 29, 2017 11:28 pm UTC
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Do you have to have the Apocalypse World Engine main book or something? Or is that covered here?
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Steven S July 18, 2017 5:25 pm UTC
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You do not need Apocalypse World or any other book to run a game. All of the rules required are in this core rulebook.
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Andrew B July 18, 2017 9:34 pm UTC
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Yeah I ended up picking it up. Great investment. I loved this setting. I am glad I took a chance on it.

Id like to make a personal request I think would make a great addition to your line. Something along the lines of a 'The Strange Side of 77' where more details and options are placed for hokey sci fi and paranatural options are listed to add as themes for your wonderful system. Kind of like a Kolchak sourcebook.

I entertained the idea of merging some Monsterhearts options with So77, but the systems are different enough to make such options difficult. I always loved the science fiction/supernatural themed shows and movies which came out in that time period. I think such a book would give me everything I would want to whip up a very interesting game.

Thought I would mention my 'brilliant' idea. Theres enough in your game with the x-tech options to make something work, but I think theres enough material here to make an entire book. Id buy it. I promise.
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Andrew B July 18, 2017 9:50 pm UTC
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Oops. Realized that was a fellow purchaser and not the publisher. Well, I still stand by my comment above.
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David K November 19, 2017 5:32 pm UTC
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Hi Andy - We have been quietly working on something along these lines. Will keep you posted.
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Andrew B November 21, 2017 12:44 am UTC
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Please do. I love the game line and would love to see more options developed along these lines. Id pick it up as soon as I could. Thanks for the wonderful game line.

Stay cool.
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Richard W April 26, 2017 10:36 pm UTC
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Got this the other day and my friends and I have more or less fell in love with the concept, that said we tend to play online due to the fact that we all live far apart. So with that in mind are there editable versions of the PDF character sheets?
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David K November 19, 2017 5:29 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Hi Richard - Sorry we weren't getting update notifications from DTR. Do you mean PDF's that allow you to add the character stats directly into the PDF or blank PDF's so you can make your Roles and Stories?
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Richard W December 18, 2017 6:02 am UTC
PDFs that allow folks to add stats directly
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