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Active Exploits Diceless Roleplaying


All of the Adventure, None of the Dice!

"Probably hands down one of the best diceless systems on the market. Excellent support for any questions you may have about the game... I would recommend Active Exploits for anyone who is curious about running a diceless game but yet still wants some sort of rules for keeping balance and control in the game. A must have for everyone's desktop."

Now in its second edition, Active Exploits takes you where no other universal diceless system has gone. And, best of all, it's FREE. The system is broken down into 3 main sections:

  • Basic Exploits
    An introductory and simplified set of rules.
  • Advanced Exploits
    These advanced and optional rules expand the basics: flairs sharpen character ability, threads describe group dynamics, vehicle rules covering motorcycles to starships, and more.
  • Live Exploits
    A compilation of Basic and Advanced rules optimized for live action roleplaying (LARP).
  • Setting Rules
    Extra material covering the Arcane and Martial Arts.
  • Reference Material
    A master list of skills and gimmicks, and director's notes.

Plus, it now also includes a PDF of the Special Edition Softcover (out of print) as a bonus download, so the following is added to the list of features:

  • Adaptive Exploits
    A framework for converting characters from other games, and adapting other ability/skill-based systems for diceless play.
  • The Shaded Veil
    An add-on for Arcane settings.
  • genreDiversion i and Impresa Express Integration
    Notes for using Precis Intermedia's old 2d6 and xd10-based rules-lite systems with Active Exploits.
  • And More
    Other material not found in the regular core version.

Active Exploits is cross-compatible with Precis Intermedia's genreDiversion rules (HardNova 2, Coyote Trail, Bloodshadows 3E, etc). Plus, check out the available setting books, which contain a wealth of information.

Also check out Lords of Olympus, another Diceless RPG in which you portray Greek gods and demigods (this is a different system).

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Joshua H October 14, 2023 6:40 pm UTC
Hi, what are the differences between the file downloads?
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Ronald B October 15, 2021 5:21 pm UTC
I have the print copy of these rules and the pdf looks like an older version, before changes were made and errata made for the rules. In short, this pdf and the print copy don't match up. I think it is time that this pdf was replaced with a pdf of the print copy.
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Brett B October 15, 2021 6:10 pm UTC
Sounds like a good idea. I'll work on that shortly. Thanks.
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Ronald B October 16, 2021 9:01 pm UTC
Thank you as I really think it will help push the rules system forward. What are the chances of then making it POD as well for others to get a print copy of?
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Brett B October 16, 2021 9:20 pm UTC
I have a few print copies remaining via my web site. I probably won't be doing any more printing of it until a new edition is completed (no idea when).
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Brett B October 19, 2021 11:12 pm UTC
Updated with new branding and bonus Special Edition PDF.
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Ronald B October 21, 2021 5:52 pm UTC
That is perfect thank you. Will help a lot when I am writing scenarios for it.
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