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Lord Protean, Master Shapeshifter

Unlimited Power!

With this supplement for Forthright Open Roleplay, your game can reach new heights of story and strategy! This book contains:

  • ALL THE BOOSTS: Hundreds of new Boosts!
  • Full explanations for creating your own Boosts IN CASE WE FORGOT ANY!
  • BOOST SYNERGY: Take two unrelated Boosts and unlock new powers for your character!
  • BOOST TAGGING: Customize Boosts even further by giving them tags that align them with your Gamescape!
  • BURDENS: With great power comes a terrible price!
  • New approaches to CHECKS AND BOONS!
  • New options for VEHICLE COMBAT and MASS COMBAT!
  • HORROR and CORRUPTION rules to drive you mad!
  • MIND CONTROL POWERS to test your will!
  • PLACES OF POWER and OBJECTS OF LEGEND to feed your glory!
  • SHAPESHIFT into your enemies' worst nightmares!
  • GENRE guidance to use all these options to customize your own Gamescapes!
Transform your character into whatever you imagine! Once you have this book in your hands, players will have tough choices to make on which incredible abilities they want, and Guides will have fresh options for limitless new villainy.

This supplement is designed for:

  • 2-6 Players
  • 1 or more Sessions
  • 1-4 Hours per Session
  • Forthright Open Roleplay 
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Lucas Y August 15, 2021 3:54 am UTC
How much of this one's text is CC-BY? None as of now?

(BTW, I did buy the core book's full version, FYI)
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Bryan S August 15, 2021 4:30 am UTC
The Creative Commons text available from the Toolbox can be downloaded for free here:
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Lucas Y August 15, 2021 7:55 am UTC
THX, I'll give this one a try too!

P.S. While I suspect this is somewhat clunky against FOR's supposed "spirit", I cannot help but ask: Is there any tips you might give to help out running FOR more symmetrically (as in for both sides of the proverbial GM screen) in regards to RAW mechanics?
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Bryan S August 16, 2021 3:35 am UTC
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Kalu E January 04, 2021 7:16 am UTC
Full size preview is at present a broken link
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Bryan S January 04, 2021 7:37 am UTC
Please try again, it should be working now.
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Patrick B December 12, 2020 8:07 pm UTC
I like the look of the book. Any way to get this without having any proceeds donated to promote political propaganda?

Note, I'm not looking to start a political debate. I'm not insulting or disagreeing with anybody here. I applaud anyone donating to support political groups they believe in. I simply don't happen to believe in some things the ACLU has done under Anthony Romero and don't want my money supporting it.
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Bryan S December 12, 2020 9:13 pm UTC
Not at this time.
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Bryan S December 08, 2020 2:33 pm UTC
For those of you interested in a POD option, there is a Softcover forthcoming. Due to COVID-19, printing has been delayed, but we expect it to be available early in 2021.
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William K December 08, 2020 4:27 pm UTC
If I buy the PDF will I get a discount on the POD?
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Bryan S December 08, 2020 5:59 pm UTC
Absolutely! When the POD comes available, we'll be sending out a coupon code to everyone who purchased the Toolbox up to that point. We will discount as close to the printing cost as OneBookshelf lets us, so in the neighborhood of $25 for the POD, or about $15 off.

So if you buy now, make sure to opt-in for messages from Room 209 Gaming! Otherwise, you can reach out to us via contact @ with your DTRPG order number and date as Proof of Purchase, and we can send you the coupon directly via email once it's available.

Great question!
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Bryan S January 03, 2021 6:26 pm UTC
The Print-On-Demand is now available for purchase! As promised, coupon codes have been sent out to all purchasers allowing them to buy the print copy at-cost for $24.66.

Anyone who did not receive an email from dtrpg with the discount code (and there were a few who opted-out of publisher mails) can reach out to Room 209 Gaming directly via contact @ with your DTRPG order number and date as Proof of Purchase. We'll send you the coupon directly.

Thank you for enjoying FORTHRIGHT OPEN ROLEPLAY!
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