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POCKET UNIVERSE is a complete compact role-playing game system that won't strain your brain, your muscles, or your wallet.  It's the core rule system of Quicksilver Lite, Teenage Demonslayers, and the upcoming Béthorm.

Starting with a clean, clear, and consistent 2d10 system, Pocket Universe is easily adaptible to any genre, period or setting.  Despite its small size, it delivers credible character-driven social interaction as well as monster bashing fun.  The play is as realistic or fantastic, as light or deep as you want it to be.

Co-created by Jeff Dee (Villains and Vigilantes, T.W.E.R.P.S., WarChest) and the mononymous Manda (no last name but also known as Talzhemir Mrr).


  • Complete rules for detailed character creation and customization.
  • An extensive list of skills, advantages and disadvantages to quickly and easily build interesting and unique characters for any genre or setting.
  • A realistic but simple combat system designed to allow play to move at an exciting, swift pace.
  • Combat critical tables which add that extra bit of danger and tension to every strike.
  • A customizable creature system designed to allow imaginative GMs the ability to create their own unique monsters and creatures.
  • A Pocket Universe character record sheet in PDF format.
  • Art by ex-TSR and Villains and Vigilantes artist, Jeff Dee.
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April 19th, 2015
Amazing game only complaint is the layout. I have found that it is very easy to convert other games to this for a quicker paced game. Also Jeff Dee is easily reached by enail if you have questions. [...]
October 17th, 2014
This system would be more appealing were it 1985, but it's not. It's layout is confusing and it really needs to be edited for clarity. Not bad if you need something quick, but it's nothing I'd use long term. I'm not all into making my own every thing [...]
December 5th, 2003
Decent. Fairly basic, but has enough little 'bits' that it should be easy to customize. [...]
November 28th, 2003
An interesting try at a quick and simple system, but could definitely use a cleaner and more interesting presentation. [...]
October 6th, 2003
A great, simple RPG with plenty of room for expansion and modification. If you're trying to simplify your gaming with an easy-to-use system, give this one a try. My only complaint? No magic system, although a rudimentary one can be found at their web [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on April 02, 2007.