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Bloodmuse: Murderhobo Modern Art (Absurdist Fantasy TTRPG)


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Venture into the world of Murderhobo Modern Art with Bloodmuse! Take on the role of semi-retired adventurers that use monster and beast cadaver materials to create gruesome avant-garde art. Balance your art and adventures with a web of social obligations and managing your domain, a neglected but large neighborhood in a major city. 

Dive deep into indie film style noir surrealism or take it to heights of silliness and absurdity! Explore what it means to be an epic hero, both the traumatic burdens and transforming into something more than mortal. Be ridiculous with grusesomely comedic art installations. Experiment and explore the possibilities of high-level shennanigans.

Bloodmuse includes:

  • Simple 3d6 Motif-based system with deep results.
  • Oracle for low prep, GM-less, and solo play.
  • Intuitive action type based traits.
  • Simple open-ended art form and guild system.
  • Unique Trauma approach to stress and injury with permanent Knots.
  • Call upon heroic Inspiration and develop epic Evolutions.
  • Social web of titles, favors, debts, Reputation, and Infamy.
  • Domain trait system for tracking the troupe's land grant.
  • Fast and intuitive NPC templating system, creating guidelines for NPC behavior and scaling NPCs directly in relation to player character scale.
  • Robust play advice and guidance.
  • Example city outline.
  • Numerous example NPCs: 9 city councilors, 11 city residents, 19 monsters, and 7 epic monsters.
  • Pre-generated characters: 5 companions, 8 player characters.
  • Quick reference summarizing the main rules.
  • Supports a broad spectrum of dark and surreal interpretations, from art house existentialism to over the top absurdity.

This is a "backer" style edition. All future PDF updates included in purchase.

Runs on Motif, using the Motif Framework. Be sure to check out our Gold best-selling flagship title, the Motif Story Engine, GM-less and solo toolkit ("GM-ulator") for the Motif Game Framework 

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This title was added to our catalog on July 20, 2021.