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Chrome Shells & Neon Streets (Tricube Tales One-Page RPG)

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You can download the full PDF for free by clicking on the Publisher Preview, but if you'd like to support my work, thank you!

“The sprawling megalopolis of the near-future is a dystopian urban hellscape, ruled by the wealthy elite. Megacorporations control the markets and flaunt the law with impunity, employing private armies to protect their interests and pursue their goals. Glittering towers stretch into the polluted sky, their bright neon signs and video panels broadcasting an endless cycle of advertisements. This ostentatious display of wealth contrasts starkly against the abject poverty of the lower city.

Life is cheap in the grimy streets of the Sprawl, where downtrodden citizens struggle daily to survive, and everything has a price. Gangs, drug dealers, and other criminals prowl the streets, seeking to turn a quick and easy profit at someone else’s expense, while backstreet hackers traverse cyberspace, bypassing firewalls and evading AIs in search of valuable data to sell on the black market.

You are a mercenary crew of outcasts, dissenters and misfits, taking on dangerous jobs from clients in need of your specialized skills—or perhaps they just prefer not to get their own hands dirty...

Inspired by popular cyberpunk fiction, Chrome Shells & Neon Streets is a standalone scenario for the Tricube Tales system and is usable as a micro-setting, but it is also a fully self-contained one-page RPG in its own right. You can print it on a single sheet of paper: The first page includes everything you need to play, while an optional second page expands the adventure generator with examples and twistsThe PDF uses layers for ease of printing.

For more Tricube Tales one-page RPGs, please check out the Tricube Tales Bundle, where you can pick up the entire collection for half price!



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Dharma S August 05, 2023 9:55 pm UTC
Hello, this looks great and I really like the idea of a fully contained RPG in such a compact format. Couple of quick questions:

I'd like to grab the cards but wondered how readable the text would be - or are the cards quite big?

How solo-friendly do you reckon this system is?

Thanks :)

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Richard W August 06, 2023 7:41 am UTC
Hi Dharma,

The print version of Chrome Shells & Neon Streets comes on a single 8" x 10" card.

There are also solo rules available here:

And a deck of cards that go with the solo rules here:

Note that you can download all of the PDFs for free via their Publisher Previews if you want to check them out first. Geek Gamers also did a review of the solo rules, if you want to see them in action:
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Dharma S August 06, 2023 9:49 am UTC
Superb, thank you for all of that :)
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Jeff M December 28, 2020 8:48 pm UTC
the preview is the complete setting ? i mean, there is no watermark or anything.
but i ll purchase it as soon as i can.
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Richard W December 28, 2020 8:52 pm UTC
Correct, you can download the full PDF by clicking on the Publisher Preview. You don't have to pay unless you want to, but of course, I appreciate the support!
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