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Too Many Games

Too many games get bought and never played. With these rules, you will be able to play Stars Without Number without a GM. Grab the rulebook off the shelf. Make yourself a character and start playing. This book is an interactive set of solo rules that guide your improvisation and acts as a GM for your adventures. In place of the common lists of words, this booklet uses visual icons to inspire you. 

Unleash your adventurous spirit and explore stars without number.

Solo is a perfect way to learn a new game, test your first adventures and going beyond just making characters when you are first getting to know the rules.

Stars Without Number Solo Adventures

Stars Without Number [SWN] is one of the most popular OSR role-playing games ever released. While it is very similar to a lot of dungeons & dragons derived games it diverges when it comes to the skill system. Outside of combat, SWN is mostly driven by 2d6 rather than the ever-present d20 so common in other OSR games. If you have never solo played an RPG before I will ease you into that as it is a different experience from any other form of role-playing.

You Need This Book

Because all role-playing is improvisation. If you are a GM and your players go off course, the improv tool in this book will help you create exciting adventures on the fly.


How This Book is Organised

All the rules in this book are at the front. You then get three useful record-keeping pages which you may print multiple copies of for your own use. Finally, there are ten pages of ‘game icons’. These you may also print off if you prefer to have them on paper.




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Alejandro C May 15, 2021 12:08 am UTC
How compatible is this with other Sine Nomine games like Godbound or Worlds Without Number?
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Peter R May 15, 2021 2:11 pm UTC
I don't own Godbound, and although I have Worlds Without Number I haven't read it yet or played it.
The basic mechanics will almost certainly work, my only concern is that the icons I chose for the icon wheels are very much sci-fi influenced.
I suggest that you download the full size preview and have a go. If it works then great, if it doesn't, let me know and I will create something specific for those games.
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randy H October 02, 2020 11:25 pm UTC
Unable to print.
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Peter R October 03, 2020 9:17 am UTC
Printing is not disabled in any way, so you should be able to print.
I have just uploaded a fresh copy of the PDF. It is named October 2020. Can you try downloading that newer file? If that works the problem was at DTRPG's end.
If it doesn't work, let me know and I will find a way to get a working file to you.
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Chris J August 05, 2019 3:41 pm UTC
Constructive criticism: the HUD graphic you've got on every page as a watermark makes the text quite hard to read at times and where you have it behind the oracle clock graphics it looks really messy. Please consider dropping the opacity of the HUD way down, and/or producing a "print friendly" plain text version.

Otherwise that's a pretty solid solitaire engine you've put together. Really like the clock concept as a tracker, as well as your nifty implementation of the icons in a clock format as an oracle. Good explanation of how solo play works too.
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Peter R August 05, 2019 4:04 pm UTC
I have made the change you suggested but the watermark is actually on a separate layer in the PDF so you can turn it off for easier printing.
Thanks for the suggestion.
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Chris J August 09, 2019 6:52 pm UTC
Hi Peter. Oh that's so, so much better, looks great and is a lot easier to read. And thanks for pointing out the layers - removing the background layer removes the HUD watermark and the coloured margins, turning it into a print-friendly version.

(For anyone else buying this, the updated version to download at the time of writing is the PDF entitled "Solo_Adventures_for_SWN.pdf)

Thanks for taking the comments on board and best of luck with the product.
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