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Welcome to the game of exploration on the razor's edge of time.


...all of space and time, every grand event and poignant moment, every bloody battle and every perfect Christmas. You have the privilege of seeing them all, even changing one into another.

You’ll meet amazing people along the way. People in trouble. People in need. People whose stories are going to have very sad ends.

Will you help them? Can you? Will you follow the one good and proper rule in all the cosmos? That one simple, impossible, all-important commandment...


Beautiful Anomalies features...

  • A unique cosmology for adventures in space and time, with themes of exploration and caring, plus an aesthetic of sufficiently advanced theology.
  • Frightening and strange factions, from the angelic Watchers who oversee the Akashic Blockchain, the organ-harvesting Kirugons in their dark matter bodies, and It, the wish-granting Ultimate Order that exists outside time.
  • A solid, detailed framework for building adventures based on Dooms, Locals, Villains, and Minions, each with their own unique character sheet. These sheets are supplemented by a detailed, blow-by-blow GM chapter written from the direct perspective of author and GM Rose Bailey.
  • An innovative system based on the Plot Deck, which both resolves conflicts and allows the players to introduce setting-appropriate twists.
  • ...and much more.

Created by an All-Star Team...

Created by Rose Bailey (Cavaliers of Mars, Vampire, Chronicles of Darkness)

Co-written by:

All of these amazing writers receive royalties from every sale.

Your purchase includes...

  • The core book, featuring setting, rules, and antagonists.
  • Sheets for three types of player characters (Innocents, Adventurers, and Strangers), and construction sheets for Dooms, Locals, Villains, and Minions. 
  • A print-and-play Plot Deck.
  • VTT-appropriate Plot Deck images, at 300dpi, with included back image.

The Plot Deck in print...

Can be found here!

A big thank you to the supporters of Rose Bailey's Fantasy Heartbreaker Patreon, who made this game possible!

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Michael B November 27, 2018 5:50 am UTC
Can you say a little bit about the system? It states "other unique systems" in the info, but what does that mean? I find the setting interesting, but I'm tired of people re-inventing the wheel and making things more complex than necessary; and I know my group wants at least a little crunch in their rules.
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Matthew W March 27, 2018 1:38 pm UTC
This game looks interesting, but these days I play exclusively through play-by-post (i.e., on on-line forums). The mention of the plot deck makes me wonder if this is something that could be played in PbP or if it needs to be played F2F (face-to-face). Thanks.
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Rose B March 27, 2018 10:13 pm UTC
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WESLEY K April 01, 2018 2:44 pm UTC
The description of the game sounds very interesting but it's just so brief. Could you possibly go more in-depth into what the stories are, what the characters are and what the setting is about?
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This title was added to our catalog on March 26, 2018.