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Adolescent Supernatural Mischief in the 1980's!

Using the VsM Engine created by Phillip Reed!

vs. Stranger Stuff is a rules-light tabletop roleplaying game of 1980’s inspired adventure, horror, and science fiction, where you play as “Kids” in their teens. But it’s not just homework and asking someone to the dance that are the terrors they need to face. Clearly influenced by the hit Netflix series, but also the great films that inspired that show, vs. Stranger Stuff — Season 2: Easy Mode Only takes the original mini-game released by Fat Goblin Games and offers revised rules that were first presented in vs. Stranger Stuff — Season 2, but has only the “Easy Mode” version of the rules, with clarifications that help to keep the game compatible with existing adventures, but also prepare the Kids for totally different dangers still to come.

In vs. Stranger Stuff — Season 2: Easy Mode Only then, you’ll find over 30 pages of rules for character creation, basic gameplay mechanics using a 52-card deck, how to combat monsters and all-too-human foes, and full stats for 13 different monsters and NPCS to face-off against the Kids all in a simple, straightforward black-and-white format for easy printing at home. The PDF is meant to be a free preview of the larger, more richly rendered vs. Stranger Stuff — Season 2 book, but also complete enough that you could get a cheap Print-on-Demand copy of the book, grab an adventure or two from online, and have everything you needed to play vs. Stranger Stuff at a convention or local game store, or just down in your mother’s basement like the Kids in the 80’s!

vs. Stranger Stuff is a complete roleplaying game using the vs. M Engine in a slimmed-down and quick to use format. Even novice gamers will have no problem creating interesting characters, learning the rules, and starting a game. All you need is paper, pencils, a deck of playing cards, and a few friends.

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Y.Y. Y September 21, 2017 7:13 pm UTC
Ace is the highest card, 1 is the lowest. Which case should it be in the vs.M? (It seems the rulebook never cover this.) Please advise.
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Lucus P September 21, 2017 7:45 pm UTC
Hello, Editor of vs. Stranger Stuff here...

In vs. Stranger Stuff, Aces are ALWAYS HIGH (equal to 14).

Sorry, that was a piece that got clipped out of the book in adapting our vs. Ghosts to vs. SS as we were simplifying fighting mechanics and in vs. Ghosts, Ace was always "the better number" either 1 or 14. This mattered as during combat, after using HIGH to hit, you needed LOW to deal damage.

But Ace is always "the best result possible" in vs. M Engine books.
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Y.Y. Y September 21, 2017 8:19 pm UTC
Thanks for your quick response. I am buying "Send in the Clowns" now. D:
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Lucus P September 21, 2017 9:02 pm UTC
Excellent! I hope you enjoy it! A review would be loved by all involved!
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Ken C September 21, 2017 12:12 am UTC
Great system. Easy to pick up. One small error:

vs Stranger Things Notes:
P4, c2, Equipment, para2, '... If you want to have something beyond ...'

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Lucus P September 21, 2017 12:24 am UTC
I'd be surprised if that's the only error (I'm the editor -- by the way).

It currently says:

If you want to something beyond the standard you’ll need to talk to the GM first.

If you remove the "to" or as you suggested added "have" after it -- it would fix it.

We're currently in the process of revising the revised rules (we revised these rules once for Send in the Clowns [see here: ] ) but we're planning a Season 2 edition.

Once we get those out, I'm going to try to trick Rick into reworking this version -- but don't tell him yet ;)

Thanks for pointing it out though, if you find more, let us know!
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Ben D October 13, 2016 12:51 pm UTC
If you're wanting a pre-made adventure to run with vs. Stranger Stuff, be sure to check out vs. Stranger Stuff Adventure: the Mad Gasser.
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Lucus P August 26, 2016 1:20 am UTC
I discuss and give a better preview of the vs. Stranger Stuff game here:
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