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The Daytrippers Gamemasters Guide is a toolkit for creating surreal adventures in weird worlds and other dimensions. With this expansion to the DayTrippers Core Rules, the GM takes the players into new and wildly divergent realities every session, blurring the line between subjective and objective reality.

The DayTrippers GameMasters Guide presents a radically new approach to designing and running unforgettably immersive adventures in inner and outer space. It's a valuable design aide for any GM, whether you run a home DayTrippers campaign, or use it as an adventure supplement for other game systems.

Designed by Tod Foley (creator of CyberSpace, Ghosts in the Machine, and Watch the World Die) the DayTrippers Gamemasters Guide blends modern and traditional gamemastering techniques with the random input of oracle tables and the approach of surrealist art. Each adventure is designed to last a single session and return the PCs back to Earth with the pacing of a short story or television episode. The result is a fast interpretive system with its own skittery mechanics, spitting out an endless variety of psychoactive science fiction narratives that will trip your players out. Psychic Content. Oracular Prep. Narrative Resolution. Vertical Control. High Bleed. You've played like this before, but you've never seen rules for it.

What reviewers are saying...

"The generators were fantastic, and certainly some old-school writers
could learn a thing or two from you with their example."
- The RPG Pundit, author of Dark Albion

"It's a game for good gamers. The rules aren't hard to figure out, and
even with all the crazy stuff you can stumble across, there are plenty
of generators to cover your ass..."
- David Guyll, author of A Sundered World

"DayTrippers is so scientific and intellectually mature that I'd
wholeheartedly recommend it for people smarter than me..."
- Venger Satanis, author of Alpha Blue

"Though the book is written for the DayTrippers game, this is a book
I would recommend to any GM that wants to cultivate great ideas and
find useful suggestions on how to further develop their GM skills."
- Keith Mageau, RollingBoxcars

"The goal of DayTrippers is to produce science fiction adventures that
encourage thought through the presence of surrealist ideas, objects and
concepts. It achieves this through flexible mechanics that sit in the
background of play, and through the wealth of supporting materials. This
is a game that is unafraid of philosophy and welcomes it to the table."
- Jaye Foster, 6d6

DayTrippers Adventure Modules
DayTrippers Core Rules Less Little - A DayTrippers Adventure Module Vidome 123 - A DayTrippers Adventure Module
Core Rules
Less Little
Vidome 123
DayTrippers Forms & Sheets Black Hole Run - A DayTrippers Adventure Module Golden Age Adventures - A DayTrippers Adventure Anthology
DayTrippers Forms & Sheets Black Hole Run Golden Age Adventures

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DayTrippers Adventures and Supplements

Golden Age Adventures Black Hole Run - a DayTrippers Adventure Vidome 123 - a DayTrippers Adventure Less Little - a DayTrippers Adventure DayTrippers Forms & Sheets (PDF) [BUNDLE] DayTrippers GM/Player Screen

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neil S November 01, 2019 12:37 pm UTC
Does this have charts to create new dimensions
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Tod F November 01, 2019 8:05 pm UTC
Yessir! Here is an Index of Generator Tables in the book:

Mission Type
Node Type
Mission Details

Star Size
Star Color
Special Stars

Planet Size
Atmospheric Pressure

Surrounding Area
Local Condition
Predominant Colors
Unusual Wilderness Features
Weird Qualities
Nearby Objects
What Is This Place Used For?

Body Shape
Body Surface
Sensory Apparatus
Other Characteristics
Social Group Size

Societal Values
Societal Problems
Levels of...See more
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neil S November 01, 2019 10:42 pm UTC
WOW thank you
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