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Dreams & Dystopias is a diceless roleplaying game that asks you to unlearn some of the things you know and ready yourself for a new kind of gaming experience. There are no dice and hardly any stats. Instead of dice, the system utilizes Chess mechanics.

The Alpha Test 1.9 PDF release is packed full of optional rules, guidelines and ideas. Playtest it, hack it, find out what works, and maybe become part of the development of a new kind of roleplaying. Thanks to everyone who's commented so far.

The suggested setting of Dreams & Dystopias is inspired by YA dystopian fiction such as Suzanne Collins's The Hunger Games, Veronica Roth's Divergent, Ursula K. Le Guin's Annals of the Western Shore, and Lois Lowry's The Giver. The rules could also be easily adapted for a superhero-type setting.

NOTE: During the transition to Beta, you'll find some incompatibilities between the Alpha and Beta materials. Most of the differences just involve optional rules disappearing or becoming core rules. One of the main differences is that the Beta version only uses XP and tiers (Fledgling, Initiate, Imago, Mystic), not Levels.

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File Last Updated:
March 24, 2016
This title was added to our catalog on January 10, 2016.
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Sad Press
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