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Apocalypse World: the Extended Refbook

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Apocalypse World has always had this orbiting body of playbooks, originally called "limited ed," now called "extended," that aren't in the book. They expand Apocalypse World in various ways in various directions, some pretty dramatic.

The Extended Refbook is a set of these extended playbooks with expanded explanations and helpful text. It includes some old familiar playbooks like the Quarantine and the Show, plus some playbooks that have been available only to a limited audience, like the Symbiote, the No One, and the Contaminated, plus some weird things like the Skiller and the Landfall Marine's Reclamation Mission. It also includes the 1st Ed rules for fronts, updated to 2nd Ed.


  • The Child-thing
  • The Contaminated
  • The Landfall Marine
  • Supplemental: Walkingsuit
  • Supplemental: Reclamation
  • The No One
  • Quarantine
  • The Show
  • The Skiller
  • The Symbiote
  • Supplemental: the Colony
  • The Waterbearer
  • MC Reference
  • Fundamental Scarcities & Fronts

The "Spreads" file is suitable for printing and bringing to the table.

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Jeff B September 22, 2022 12:12 am UTC
I'm sorry, when purchased, is the PDF I received a watermarked PDF? Thanks.
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Andrea P September 24, 2022 2:17 pm UTC
Hi, from what I see, the files aren't watermarked (at least, there's no VISIBLE name or order number printed on the pages). Is this helpful for you?
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Andrea P August 23, 2019 12:18 am UTC
I'm trying to find out what I'm missing with this one. I see there's no The Faceless, no The News, no The Patron. If I can humbly cast a vote, PLEASE, put even those ones into this file. I'd love to have them all togheter.
Also, minor thing, double check page references and hyperlink. I saw MC reference pag.54, while it's 55. I didn't check the other.

Thanks Vincent.
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Alfred R August 30, 2019 4:01 pm UTC
Regarding the Faceless and The News, per Vincent on Twitter:

"In Apocalypse World, I share ownership of the Faceless with my friend @pseudo310, and of the News with my friend Josh Savoie [...] if, for whatever reason of their own, Bret or Josh email me one day and ask me to stop publishing them, I want to be able to stop publishing them that very day, no questions asked, no hassle."
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Andrea P August 30, 2019 4:08 pm UTC
So, we still can have them (even today), in the official site
(the second PDF in the Free section), but we can't have them here? Ok.
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Andrea P August 30, 2019 4:39 pm UTC
PS Alfred, thanks for the info. I noticed that my reply could sound slightly a**hole-ish. It wasn't my intention.
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