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Crimson Cutlass Omnibus


Adventure as a gentlemen pirate in the Era of Exploration and Reformation.

This is the definitive edition of one of the most innovative RPGs written. Originally three volumes, now including the recently written Book Four: Campaigns, and new adventure material exclusively for this Omnibus. Five books, all in a single source.

Characters, combat, missions, encounters, down-time, campaigns, and back again; all action generated with a deck of Tarot cards.

Cutlass is a wellspring of ideas that can be adapted for any genre from High Fantasy to Science Fiction, Superheroes and Horror (and they have been), as well as a masterclass in world-building and campaign design. The ideas presented WILL change the way you look at other games.

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Stacie W October 12, 2022 4:34 pm UTC
Is this in print anywhere?
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Triem V February 05, 2024 1:04 am UTC
For this edition, only the "Book One" section. This can be purchased as Print on Demand from Amazon under the title of "Crimson Cutlass Fundamentals."

This contains the character generation rules, and the tables most used by the GM and players during a session, but none of the Scenario design tables (Book 2), Encounter design tables (Book 3), World generation titles (Book 4), or the 200 pages of so of supplimentary rules and tables exclusive to this omnibus (Book 5).

The print on demand volume is $25
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George R January 17, 2022 7:55 am UTC
Here's a few more videos of me riffing in solo play:

Tells a nice story, the system.
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Gilbert I November 03, 2020 2:37 am UTC
Is this the same edition that is broken up into several books on Amazon as Kindle ebooks?
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Gilbert I November 03, 2020 4:46 am UTC
I dug a little and answered my own question: Yes, it is! So a further question - to you plan on offering a POD for this?
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Fredrick R September 05, 2021 7:51 pm UTC
No it is not the same as the old books. There is tons of new stuff. Most of it only available in this edition. Very different from the version for sale a Bezos Book Dealership.
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Conrad T September 16, 2018 8:09 am UTC
Don't let this one slip by you. Cutlass (as the cool people call it) is a one of kind gem.
Contained in the base game is rules for Characters, Ship creation and combat, Conflicts of Arms at Company and Army levels and even Sieges, rules for generating sophisticated Scenarios including detailed tables to generate the action.
As they say, too much to list here.
If you could only take one RPG to that desert island, well, take D&D (what are you crazy) but if you can take 2, then take Cutlass. You won't be disappointed.
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Ron V August 09, 2018 10:28 pm UTC
Thank you!

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George R August 10, 2018 1:18 am UTC
It's a beast.
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Ron V August 10, 2018 1:54 am UTC
Haha, yeah it is!
I'll either break it into books to print it out or maybe try 2:1 (I think) which would knock it down to @383pp.
I have had good luck with non-factory toner so that would only be a few $.

I was just over at RPGGeek and looking into adding this Omnibus Edition, but I'm relatively new there and am a bit intimidated about trying to do that.
Even though I've yet to play, I'm very (too?) excited about your game and trying to spread the word to new folks.
("you can't go wrong for a couple of bucks")

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