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Spiralis - A Lovecraftian Roleplaying Game
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Spiralis - A Lovecraftian Roleplaying Game

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Spiralis is a rules-light game of eldritch mystery and cosmic horror, inspired by Graham Walmsley's Cthulhu Dark and the Powered By the Apocalypse family of games. It is tailored to run mini-campaigns (2-6 sessions in length), but also works well for one-shots.

Creating Investigators takes just a few minutes, and every roll of the dice, whether taking Action or making a Stat Check, propels the story forward. Keepers and players have distinct agendas that will focus play on the types of stories you want to tell, and ensure that everyone at the table has an equal chance to contribute to the fiction.

Spiralis features extensive Keeper advice, including a questionnaire that will help you construct compelling mysteries for the players to explore, while not entirely leading them by the hand at every step.

Physical zine available at the publisher's website.

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Dennis G May 15, 2018 3:01 pm UTC
If this is looking for feedback and refinement, why would I pay for it?
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Aaron S May 15, 2018 3:40 pm UTC
Charging a few dollars for ashcan editions is common practice among indie developers. However, I'm changing it to pay-what-you-want.
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P. M May 15, 2018 7:59 am UTC
FYI, there's already a Lovecraftian RPG called "nameless" being played over on Yog-Sothoth, for any who may confuse the two.
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Aaron S May 15, 2018 3:39 pm UTC
Well, that's deeply unfortunate. Might have to take this down.
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Alexander K May 15, 2018 3:56 am UTC
"And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dic" is a pretty unfortunate cutoff point for a title.

edited: ...if it's a cutoff and not intentional, that is.
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Aaron S May 15, 2018 3:39 pm UTC
Ha! Noted. Looking into changing that now. You'd think it would be pretty straightforward...
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