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QUIETUS - A roleplaying game of melancholy horror

QUIETUS - A roleplaying game of melancholy horror

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QUIETUS is a one shot, prepless RPG of melancholy horror. It’s a game for a GM and one or two players, and emulates tragic horror movies like Oculus, The Strangers, The Babadook, Inside and the Netflix version of The Haunting of Hill House. If a piece of fiction can make you cry and scream, then it’s a great model for the sort of stories that you can tell with QUIETUS.

Powered by a stripped down version of the award-winning Blades in the Dark engine, you’ll create characters with tragic backstories, and send them hurtling headlong into a nightmare where their past trauma might be the only thing that saves them.

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DIOGO A May 12, 2020 10:33 am UTC
Any chance of a POD option?
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Oliver J May 28, 2020 7:56 pm UTC
Hi Diogo! No POD, but you can buy a beautifully printed copy at my website,
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Panu L December 15, 2019 9:03 pm UTC
Any chance of a preview?
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Oliver J December 16, 2019 11:33 pm UTC
Hmm, I did specify that there should be one when I uploaded it. I'll try and sort that.
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This title was added to our catalog on December 15, 2019.
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