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Night Reign - A roleplaying game of stealth, guile, violence and devilry

Night Reign - A roleplaying game of stealth, guile, violence and devilry

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Night Reign is a roleplaying game of stealth, guile, violence and devilry for a GM and one or more players, set in a quasi-Edwardian metropolis perched on an inhospital peninsula beset by
toxic black rain and ruled by a corrupt cabal of Noble Houses.

You take the role of members of The Red Right Hand, a conspiracy loyal to the recently deposed royal family, using your talents in assassination, infiltration and dark sorcery to strike out at your oppressors.

Using an innovative blackjack based rules system, Night Reign brings the tension and excitement of stealth videogames to the tabletop.

 
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Christopher L September 12, 2020 3:37 am UTC
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This game has an intriguing, evocative setting and interesting mechanics. I have found a few things I think could be improved, however.

- Some terms are used before they're really defined or explained, which I found confusing. The main example of this is the term Incursion. It's first mentioned on pg. 8, but not explained until pg. 26.
- The last sentence on pg. 16, about fleeing, is confusing too. Do you take a condition and gain 1 flame token whether you spend a shadow token or each mark body, or do you only take a condition and gain 1 flame token if you each mark body? Because of the word "each" it seems like the intent is that the group of players all flee together, but only that single word indicates this. Maybe if English had a plural "you" that would have been clearer. I found I had to read the paragraph on fleeing several times to understand what it was getting at.
- On pg. 19, there might be an extra word or a word missing in the last sentence in the section...See more
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Patrick B August 26, 2020 8:14 pm UTC
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Can we get a preview or a better description of how this blackjack based system works?
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Christopher L September 01, 2020 4:47 pm UTC
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I don't see it linked to here on this page, but the game has a PWYW SRD here: https://sinisterbeard.itch.io/ruled-by-night-srd
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Oliver J September 02, 2020 12:21 am UTC
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Thanks Christopher! The best thing to do would be to check out the srd.
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Sinister Beard Games
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