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What if the world really was against you? 

What if you couldn't escape? 

Struggle against the stress and pressure of the world - of your own guilt - bearing down upon you.

There are no heroes here. 


Several years in the making, Locus is the result of a passion project - a tabletop roleplaying system with a focus on personal horror and mystery using a 3d6 system.  It is a game about flawed character, to explore consequence and morality against a backdrop of very real, supernatural and monstrous danger.  

The game master assumes the position of a Director, who conducts their Cast (the players) in their tragic play, of characters haunted by their own pasts and a scenario which aims to turn those haunts against them.  The goal is two-fold - to unravel the mystery of the world, and then survive it. 

The game is presented in two documents - a Director's Guide and a Player Guide.  Potential players should ideally not read the Director's Guide, as it reveals many of the secrets they would be aiming to discover in play.   

The Player Guide covers what you can expect as a player, the rules, character creation and some guidance on roleplay, interacting with the world and how certain conflicts will play out mechanically.

The Director's Guide contains all the tools needed to understand the lore of Locus and build and run your own game, guidance on working with players to get the most out of the personalised elements of your design including monsters tailor made to the player characters, and a full sample campaign.  

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November 16, 2019 6:31 pm UTC
I'm impressed with the system. Artwork is striking, evocative and atmospheric. Very well done!
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November 13, 2019 6:42 pm UTC
Really like the game in a general sense. However, it seems like the books have some editing issues. If Jack and/or Steph reads this, are you looking for an editor for this?
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CobblePath G November 15, 2019 8:05 pm UTC
We are looking to run a kickstarter in the future to be able to get an editor and some fancy book versions. :) Glad you like the content despite the editing.
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