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TinyD6 gets apocalyptic!

The versatile and minimalist TinyD6 ruleset hits the road in this post-apocalyptic sourcebook. Containing new rules for settlements, vehicles, and mutations, Tiny Wastelands is your trust companion in the blasted landscapes of the near-future.

Powered by the TinyD6 engine, with streamlined mechanics that utilize only one to three single six-sided dice on every action, characters that can be written 3x5 notecard, and easy to  understand and teach rules, Tiny Wastelands is here to be your rules-lite waypoint on your lonely apocalyptic road!

Included are over a dozen lightly detailed settings, written by some of the best authors out there. These “micro-settings” are light-weight, open-ended and designed to be inspiriational for your games and provide a fast, easy jumping point for your campaign! Covering a wide selection of post-apocalyptic genres and ideas, there's something for everyone in Tiny Wastelands!

Featuring Micro-Settings by: John Kennedy, Darren Pearce, Scott Smith, Wendelyn Reischl, Paul Weimer, Jean-Baptiste Perrin, Steve Radabaugh, Shawn Carmen, Mari Murdock, Dianna Gunn, Steve Diamond, Elizabeth Chaipraditkul, Marie Brennan, Angus Abranson, Jaym Gates, Tobie Abad

Tiny Wastelands is a complete rulebook, but to fully utilize the scope of the game, a deck of Enclave Cards is required.

 
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Michael B September 17, 2018 9:55 pm UTC
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I ran a con one-shot last Saturday and we all had a great time. The group of 6 consisted of veteran and first-time players and everyone learned the system in a few minutes. We made characters together and I was mostly happy with the results. One of the veterans immediately noticed some chances to power-game and created a mutant martial artist with bulging muscles and other combat traits/mutations, which seemed a little unbalanced compared to the other characters, but in the end it still worked out pretty well.

For a campaign I'd say the mutation list should be a lot longer, though. With a little creativity you can easily come up with your own, but a more extensive and diverse list would have been appreciated even for the one-shot as the list has a focus on combat mutations.

Anyway, I'm glad I backed this on KS and can recommend it (just like the other Tiny D6 games, btw)!
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Alan B September 17, 2018 9:57 pm UTC
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Michael!

The feedback is appreciated. We'll work on expanding that.
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Jeff M September 08, 2018 6:50 pm UTC
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I was currious to see how you would pull of the heritage feature in TW, and the archetype selection makes really sens.

I have two question : first can you use both heritage and archetype ? and do you plan to make archetype list for specific scifi genre as a TF addon, like cyberpunk genre, or a human only type of setting for both TD and TF ?

thanks for your answers.
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Alan B September 09, 2018 12:11 am UTC
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Hey!

Thanks for the kind words.

So Archetypes and Heritages fulfill the same role in the game in a mechanical sense. Our design stance is that in "human"-centric settings, Archetypes define the characters, but in a less human-kind centric world (like Tiny Dungeon), we'll use Heritages.

They're not meant to be stacked.
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Jeff M September 09, 2018 6:36 pm UTC
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thanks a lot for your answer Alan
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Jeff M September 14, 2018 7:33 pm UTC
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sorry to bother you again, but do you think you ll post archetypes for specific genre in tinyzine (like Dark Fantasy with only human, or Cyberpunk themed setting) ?
and do you have plan to make more capaign setting like Destiny of Tides ? (i love the concept of playing a merfolk)
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Alan B September 14, 2018 9:06 pm UTC
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Hey!

We don't have any specific plans, but we'll look into it as a possibility! Tiny Cyberpunk is an upcoming book, and will be a full book like Tiny Wastelands!
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Dale B August 30, 2018 7:10 pm UTC
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The Full-sized Preview PDF is corrupted and can not be opened. Any chance of fixing this?
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Dale B September 01, 2018 4:03 am UTC
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Thank You for fixing the Preview PDF.
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Ronald B August 30, 2018 4:11 am UTC
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Looks like all the page numbers are on the right side...
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Will K August 30, 2018 1:43 am UTC
Print version soon?
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Alan B August 30, 2018 2:33 am UTC
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Coming after Kickstarter backers get theirs! Likely October!
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