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SINS - The Core Rulebook


The Award-Winning, supernatural post-apoc roleplaying game now available on DriveThru RPG for the first time! 


You open your eyes, and find the whole world broken;
the past past you knew washed away in blood and fire,
and the world all but consumed by the sins of our fathers.
The song of the Mother denies the dead their rest,
and they howl for the communion of all flesh; the end of mankind.

Slavers scour the wasteland looking for the unfortunate and the unwanted,
wars of faith consume what remains of humanity's precious resources,
and the cults of long-forgotten gods rise to prominence 
to proclaim their eldritch dominance once more.

By all rights, you should close your eyes again,
and let the comforting darkness of Mother's Song consume you.

However you, and those like you, are different.
against all odds, you fight back against the dying of the light.
You hold on to what it is that makes you human.

Against the onslaught of the coming darkness,
you refuse to yield, refuse to die,
and choose to live.

The path ahead isn't easy,
but your rebirth grants you the strength that few beings can match. 
You hold the power to drive back mankind's enemies, and the power to rule;
To be a saviour, or a destroyer.

Will you redeem mankind's Sins,
or draw us forever into the Darkness?
Only one thing is certain -
Your story is just the beginning.

At its heart, Sins is a narrative role-playing game, specifically focused on telling the stories of powerful entities known as Nemissaries, in a mysterious post-apocalyptic world inhabited by an undead hivemind known as the Brood. Sins is a game about choice, and the consequences which come from wielding great and terrible power. It’s also about horror and survival in an unforgiving world fraught with danger, where even the Nemissaries’ great power won’t necessarily protect them.

Sins runs on a highly-praised, unique D6 dice pool engine, which keeps games fast, fluid and narratively driven. Intricate but simple mechanics tie character development with mechanical progression, and cooperative storytelling mechanics ensure compelling narrative arcs occur in every game, driven by the player characters. 

This book is fully illustrated with evocative artwork by the acclaimed artist Will Kirkby, whose previous work includes cover work for several major Dark Horse Comic titles, guest covers for Critical Role comics and his own self-published Wraith King artbook and Grenade graphic novel. 

This product is the .PDF version of the 360 page, all-in-one, full-colour illustrated corebook.

This book includes;

- Over 100 pages of rich, immersive lore

- A simple 5-step Character Creation guide that covers everything a player will ever need, be it narrative or mechanical. 

- A Player's Guide, packed with advice on everything from wielding great and terrible power, to helping out new roleplayers at your table. 

- A directory of 70 unique Arietta, the awe-inspiring powers Nemissaries wield. 

- A handy GM's Toolkit, providing everything from enemy statlines to narrative advice.

- A terrifying Beastiary of the many horrors that inhabit the SINS world.

- Seamlessly intergrated commentary sidebars, explaining, exemplifying and advising how to get the most out of your SINS games.

- Character Sheets designed for elegance and simplicity.

This book is everything you need to run and play SINS - The Role Playing Game in .PDF format.

Purchasing this .PDF also includes a seperate printable character sheet, and a form-fillable .PDF character sheet. 

Want to try before you buy? Our Quickstart Prequel Adventure, DEAD CITY is now also available on DriveThruRPG!

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Dave S August 17, 2019 4:25 am UTC
I've just grabbed Dead City, and it made wonder if there's a linked table of contents in the core book?
Pretty interested in picking this up, it looks very promising.

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Gavin J October 28, 2019 3:35 am UTC
There wasn't originally, but when it gets updated, it will have it.
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