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The Sword, The Crown, and The Unspeakable Power (SCUP) is a dark fantasy role-playing game from Wheel Tree Press. Reminiscent of the A Song of Ice and Fire or First Lawbooks, SCUP focuses on power, politics, and intrigue in a setting you create using a unique world building exercise. Built on the Powered by the Apocalypse system developed in Vincent and Meguey Baker’s game Apocalypse World, SCUP is designed to let players get their hands dirty in scheming, conniving, and backstabbing. Take control of powerful sorcerers, regal nobles, and hardened warriors as you plot your rise to glory. Will others step on you as they ascend the social hierarchy? Or will you hack and claw your way to be the one who wears the crown?

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dan S January 27, 2019 5:18 pm UTC
Could you maybe elaborate on what the individual PC resources are? To give us more of an idea what Strategic positioning is, or how Skill can be threatened.
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Daryl P July 19, 2018 9:57 pm UTC
Any plans for a hardcover?
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Megan P August 01, 2018 1:46 pm UTC
Good question. The hardcover would actually require a whole different layout as our book was initially laid out for a size that Drive Thru doesn't do hardcovers in. This would be some extra money and work so RIGHT NOW we're probably not looking at a hardcover.
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Megan P June 29, 2018 2:54 pm UTC
There definitely will be a PoD version coming shortly!

(Sorry about the delay in replying, I was on vacation!)
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Andrew B June 15, 2018 3:52 am UTC
I am really interested in this game, but I was curious if there will be a print on demand version? Sadly I missed the kickstarter to be able to get a physical copy.
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DIOGO A June 01, 2018 8:54 pm UTC
So, is there going to be a PoD option ? When ?
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Brett M May 08, 2018 9:36 pm UTC
Probably wishful thinking here, but is there any chance that this product could be switched to a regular PDF from a watermarked one? PbtA games are typically watermark-less and it's a big reason why I love them.
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Megan P May 14, 2018 11:52 pm UTC
Hey there! I genuinely have no strong feelings about this so... YOU GET YOUR WISH! I just changed it. Enjoy!
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Brett M May 22, 2018 10:03 pm UTC
Thank you so much! This feels like winning a radio contest (or at least what I imagine it feels like).
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April 14, 2018
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Wheel Tree Press
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