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It is the dawning of the Third Age -- an age of great heroes who have forsaken their previous murderhobo lifestyles in the pursuit of gold and glory in the tumultuous world of food trucks within Middle Earth. This is.... GRUEL TRUCK.

Gruel Truck is a hybrid mini-RPG where players take on the roles of former Adventurers (e.g. Wizards, Knights, Orcs) as well as performing Food Truck jobs to gather tips as they go from location to location to serve customers.

Each Adventurer role has special abilities that allow them to perform special tricks in their truck duties. Customers are represented through the using of a normal deck of playing cards (not included), which provide the difficulty of the order for each customer.

Gruel Truck has two styles of play -
- Normal play, where a single truck of players compete against running out of Customers in their deck
- Competitive play, where a larger group of players compete against one another in multiple trucks.



** Note - This purchase is the core rule book, which includes all necessary print-outs.**

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December 14, 2017 5:18 pm UTC
I have seen this game being played at cons and listened to players' stories about their sessions and, based upon that, I had to buy it. Everyone I've seen and/or heard had had a great time with it.

I have to say, this is one of the most entertaining rulebooks I have read (Bedlam Hall is great too). Not only is this game about running a food truck in a fantasy setting, there is appropriate time given to coming with backstories on how the crew got together.

You get two modes: one for a four-player(ish) crew and the other (competitive) for multiple four-player food trucks. I don't know a lot of game in the PtbA space, but I don't know if there are other games that let you play 4, 8 or 12 person RPG that facilitates some great silliness where you can be terrible people to your greatest friends.

I think it is worth the $10 but I bought the softcover at Strategicon, just for the placecards and the Gruel Truck hats that you get with it.
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David K December 15, 2017 1:48 am UTC
...and so it was in the Third Age, when tales of lore at gatherings of geekdom did inspire the intrepid and daring to abandon murderhobo pursuits in search of grills and glory. The Sacred Order of Monkeyfun doth thank you for such kind words and there was much rejoicing.

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Jarad C December 16, 2017 12:16 pm UTC
So this is a PBtA game? Having trouble finding information on the game, but am curious.
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Jarad C December 13, 2017 8:39 am UTC
Any reviews you could post? 10 bucks is above my "impulse buy" limit, but it looks pretty great so I keep checking.
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David K December 15, 2017 1:51 am UTC
...but not all who did hear such tales were tempted to abandon the sword for the spatula. They did count their coinage within their mighty sacks, for who would dare to lighten their sack without value or cause. So the Sacred Order of Monkeyfun did go forth to provide those who had questions and nagging doubt within their hearts a beacon of inspiration and virtue. For all good person did need such guiding lights within troubled times. AND THE SACRED ORDER OF MONKEYFUN SHALL PREVAIL! HUZZAH!
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