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The Spy Game Core Rulebook

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Take on Secret Missions and Covert Operations in a Clandestine World

Welcome Agent. Enter a world of international stealth and intrigue in a modern setting. Delve into a world of spies, assassins, diabolical masterminds and suave secret agents. 

The Spy Game is an action & espionage roleplaying game book that uses the 5th Edition of the world's most famous roleplaying game rules. Peer behind the curtain of society into the world of the Agencies and take your place as a world class spy. Together with your crew of con-artists, specialists, infiltrators and hackers you will influence, subvert and overcome any challenge.

Will you topple corrupt governments or protect the interests of the highest bidder? Will you take out the target before they achieve their aims, or aid them? Will you counter worldwide threats, or become them yourselves? The Spy Game places your own intelligence agency on the world stage, where the promise of adventure waits for you!

  • Create your own spy stories of action and adventure in a covert world.
  • Build your own super spy as anything from a rough wilderness explorer to a tuxedoed charmer and everything in between.
  • Use a familiar gaming system in 5e, allowing new players to easily start and experienced players to get right into the action.
  • Engage and overcome a host of minions, villains, and evil genius NPCs.
  • Explore the world of The Spy Game and its agencies, colorful worldwide organizations engaged in every type of espionage in exotic locations.
  • Design complex plots and deadly missions for players to go on with the help of guidelines for Gamemasters new and old.

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Susanah G October 06, 2021 3:36 pm UTC
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See The Spy Game being played on the Black Cats Gaming Youtube channel!

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQnMUdtEi1rKSYHDJjRCsmDWk8yRtzFjc
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Peter T September 03, 2021 8:55 am UTC
Can I play the game in solo ?
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Mario C August 19, 2021 3:01 pm UTC
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Does this require the phb and dmg to play or is everything self contained
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Susanah G August 21, 2021 5:25 pm UTC
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Everything is self-contained. It contains all you need to create and run your own missions!
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Mario C August 22, 2021 6:32 am UTC
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Awesome... Looking forward to trying it out.
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NATHAN D May 29, 2021 2:01 pm UTC
Will there be a POD edition?
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James B June 01, 2021 11:05 pm UTC
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Hi Nathan,
we aren't planning on one at the moment as we have a hard copy for sale over on www.blackcatsgamingshop.com. Pdfs are all here on DriveThruRPG, but we haev hard copies separately.
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Nimrod Y March 29, 2021 1:04 pm UTC
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Also, for those of us who invested in the Kickstarter, when will we get the free copy of the mission booklets?
I see they are available for sale, but I didn't get an email to download them yet.
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Susanah G March 31, 2021 7:32 pm UTC
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Please send an email to info@blackcatsgaming and we can get that sorted for you!
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Nimrod Y March 29, 2021 1:00 pm UTC
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Is there a player's version of the book without the 3rd part?
I want to give my players a copy to read, but the PDF has the 3rd part in it.

Are the beta files updated for the final version? If I download the different sections from the beta, will it be the same as the book?
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James B June 01, 2021 11:08 pm UTC
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Hi Nimrod,
We don't have a player version at the moment, and the beta isn't updated for that use. We are thinking about it, but for the forseeable it's only the PDF - sorry about that!
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Resh W January 17, 2021 6:16 am UTC
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I regret not getting this on Kickstarter but oh well the PDF will have to do for now
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Andrew C January 03, 2021 2:48 pm UTC
Besides here, is there a forum or reddit for discussion about this book? Thanks.
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James B January 03, 2021 11:22 pm UTC
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Hi Andrew, there's a Discord server for discussions as well: https://discord.com/invite/5grXcXk
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Andrew C January 05, 2021 2:16 am UTC
Thank you for the invite James.
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Wez W March 12, 2021 1:56 pm UTC
Any chance of a print?
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Felipe L November 09, 2020 5:07 am UTC
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The quality of this book is amazing, the development and the classes are a made with love by the creators and have a lot of very fun concepts. True to it intent to bring modern gameplay to 5e in a simple, yet extremely fun way.

There's some grammar errors in the book, and, in my opnion, some classes (specially subclasses) need a rebalance/rewrite.

Depise that, the overall quality of the product is amazing, and a more than welcome addition to my collection. My group loved the rules of infiltration and combat and I as DM loved the grab and go system using agencies and calibers. A must have if you want some modern (and easy to adapt to any period in time, even in future) gameplay for you ol'D&D 5e
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November 04, 2020 3:46 pm UTC
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Really enjoying this game so far but was wondering if it’s possible to get backpacks added to the gear list? I notice that the Wet Work Pack lists a assault backpack to carry his gear but the wilderness pack does not, even though he would need to in order to carry all the other listed stuff which I’m sure won’t all fit in the bivouac sack. Even the Infiltration Pack gets a backpack. So making a backpack a basic gear item to purchase as well as put into a specific pack would cover all needs and scenarios. Just a thought, keep up the great work. Thanks.
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November 04, 2020 1:39 pm UTC
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The section for special ammunition is missing armor piercing for it’s description.
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Paul D October 21, 2020 3:56 pm UTC
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Having just purchased this book, primarily to scratch a spycraft itch, I have to say congrats to the writers, artists and content creators. I've not had my hands on such a clean looking, clearly written product in what seems like forever. Nothing fancy detracting from the actual content. The artwork in the book provides inspiration but isn't there for the sake of bulking out a product that lacks content. Other indie companies and even some of the larger main rpg producers should take note. Clean lines and QUALITY content trumps all! Again, well done guys and girls, I look forward to seeing what else you put out for this line!
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Sean K October 16, 2020 10:15 pm UTC
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I really regret not backing this on Kickstarter now, the book is dripping with flavour and there's so much in here! I can't wait to run it.
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James B October 16, 2020 10:44 pm UTC
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Thanks very much Sean - we hope you enjoy it :) We're also planning more extras, downloads and tools soon.
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Susanah G October 16, 2020 3:41 pm UTC
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I'm so excited that The Spy Game has released! Fantastic work from everyone involved!
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Jay W October 14, 2020 11:25 pm UTC
Preview is pretty worthless. Why not show a little more of what makes the game unique rather than just some general RPG stuff?
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James B October 16, 2020 7:48 pm UTC
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Hi Jay,
We have a free Quickstart available on drivethru as well which gives a good idea of the unique elements - check it out here :)
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/278422/The-Spy-Game-Quickstart
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mark S October 14, 2020 6:39 pm UTC
Will there be a POD Hardback?
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James B October 16, 2020 7:21 pm UTC
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There's a full on hardback launch coming, coming to Kickstarter backers in January next year and on sale online and in shops not long after!
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