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The new espionage role-playing game from Merle M. Rasmussen, creator of the first espionage role-playing game.

The time: now. The place: everywhere.

Your mission: preserve peace and stability in a world rife with conflict, mistrust, duplicity, and shadowy organizations.

You are an agent of ICON: The International Covert Operatives Network. You have been recruited from your former life, trained in the ways of tradecraft, and sent into the field to handle the missions that other agencies cannot, or will not handle.

One player is the Administrator, describing and controlling the game world, while the other players take on the role of international spies, working behind the scenes where governments won’t go.

Tense negotiations, dangerous combat, thrilling car chases, tradecraft, surveillance, intrigue, and subterfuge are all at hand with the roll of the dice.

Top Secret: New World Order is a tabletop role-playing game recommended for 2–8 players. 

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Mark M January 27, 2020 7:02 pm UTC
For what it's worth, this publisher has unfulfilled obligations to previous subscribers of it's "Gygax magazine" from a few years ago.
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Chad S January 27, 2020 4:14 pm UTC
Did the bookmarks and all the errata ever get fixed?
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Nicholas M January 27, 2020 10:45 pm UTC
NOPE. Still the dumpster fire it was at release.
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neil S October 28, 2019 11:37 pm UTC
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October 15, 2019 2:38 am UTC
Jayson Elliot just ran the game for us at a local gaming con, and we had a total blast. It was the game I laughed the most in all weekend. Game is designed for fast play, and it shows.
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Robert R September 28, 2019 2:42 am UTC
The reviews of TS/NWO here at DriveThru are AWFUL! Is there anyone here who has played this that can give some insight on it as a SYSTEM and NOT on its art or how it compares to the original TSR release? I want to try this but the reviews...I hesitate. Did ANYONE here enjoy PLAYING this game and think its worth getting?

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Dave M January 27, 2020 4:46 pm UTC
I'm a massive espionage fan (I run Modus Operandi) and love Top Secret/S.I. but I didn't enjoy playing this I'm afraid. Your mileage may vary though.
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Douglas B July 02, 2018 2:40 pm UTC
The revised rulebook (v1.1) content is welcome, but the bookmarks in this version are something of a mess. I hope a v1.2 version with better bookmarks is on the way.
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Doug C May 19, 2018 11:34 pm UTC
I had Top Secret/SI years ago (I think I still have my dice from the set!). I may have to add this to my wish list!!
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Tony M March 27, 2018 6:52 am UTC
Can someone clue me up as to what the difference between the 2 pdfs is?
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Francisco P March 28, 2018 11:40 am UTC
Also, I made the same question for the White Queen mission.
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Kerry H March 26, 2018 6:11 pm UTC
Are there any reviews of this game posted anywhere?
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Donald C March 26, 2018 5:29 pm UTC
I'm having the same issue as Christopher B ... I'm only receiving a 0kb file when I d'load, that will not open (obviously) ... Please rectify this double asap!
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Christopher B March 26, 2018 5:03 pm UTC
I'm having trouble downloading this file, it keeps saying that it is 0KB file size. Can someone help with this?
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George F March 26, 2018 4:57 pm UTC
Unfortunately, I missed out on the KickStarter. Are there print versions available anywhere? Or a PoD available here in the future?
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Mike C March 27, 2018 12:29 am UTC
Several local gaming stores have boxes sets already available for sale. I'd call around.
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Tim L March 26, 2018 8:41 am UTC
Any chance you can provide a slightly higher resolution file? Quite a few of the drawings have awful compression artefacts when viewed zoomed or on a high ppi screen. And any plans to release a white background operative dossier that can be filled in with normal pen when printed?
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Jayson E March 26, 2018 9:05 am UTC
I'll give it a try right now, Tim.
Thanks for the heads-up.
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Jayson E March 26, 2018 9:13 am UTC
Hi Tim — I just downloaded the file to check it, but I'm not seeing the compression artefacts. Could you tell me a couple of specific pages that look bad so I can try and troubleshoot?

It's 2am here, so I may not be able to get this fixed immediately, but I'll check back in. You can also email me at

Thank you
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Jayson E March 26, 2018 9:34 am UTC
Found the problem, the files have been updated.

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Tim L March 26, 2018 6:56 pm UTC
Jayson, great! Thank you for updating the file so swiftly! :)
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