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Index Card RPG: Master Edition

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Index Card RPG has slowly built a die-hard following of DIY RPG creators and players over the past 5 years. Until now, it has been found in 3 hardcopy books and numerous PDF's published by Runehammer. 
This newest edition, the MASTER EDITION, combines ICRPG's numerous worlds, streamlined D20 rules and critically acclaimed GM know-how all in one PDF, all revised and updated with its latest playtest data, magic system, LOOT tables and so much more. 
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-400 pages of DIY goodness: a D20 system YOU command
-Free PDF updates for life (all ICRPG past buyers will receive a FREE core rules update PDF)
-All 5 main ICRPG worlds: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Weird West, Superheroes and Ice Age
-Newly rebuilt advanced magic system
-Huge monster listing
-Collection of d100 LOOT tables and content creation tables 
-Includes FREE 150 page ADVENTURES supplement: all previously published adventures in one
-Includes portrait and landscape character sheets
UPDATE! Now available in a deep discount paperback edition! This new edition is printed on simple black-and-white paper, with a glued paper cover, but you get a SUPER affordable price if you're getting player copies or just checking the game out before getting the premium book from Modiphius. 
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Dalen J January 18, 2023 11:07 pm UTC
Worlds, Core, Magic have combined 458 pages.
Slightly more than master edition.

Funny as master edition includes 2 world settings not found in world.
Also has extra adventures?

Something got trimmed - what was it?

Thanks!
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Matthew W January 14, 2023 4:47 am UTC
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This is sold as Version 1.7, yet the title page reads 1.6.
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Spencer M January 13, 2023 2:53 am UTC
So I'm confused. Does this come with cards? Or where do cards come in? I've seen videos of people playing with cards so no idea.
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Gillian S January 05, 2023 3:04 am UTC
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Where are the cards??
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Charles H December 01, 2022 11:49 am UTC
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It's a bit pointless to include pdfs of the character sheets that can't even be used - only printed. There are hundreds of ICRP sheets out there, I know. But I do expect the character sheets that come with my purchase to be form fillable.
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jose J November 29, 2022 4:27 pm UTC
Hi, I have Index Card RPG second edition. What are the differences between second and master? is it worth buying this new edtion?
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jose J November 29, 2022 6:16 pm UTC
Never mind. I saw the differences. Thank you
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James B October 21, 2022 8:04 pm UTC
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Lesson Learned. Don't purchase more than one product at a time. They will tell you they cannot print your purchased book as agreed. I bought the pdf plus soft cover edition. I also added the cards. They printed the cards, but refused to print "PDF
Softcover color cover, B&W interior (6.14" x 9.21")" as ordered. Which is the whole reason I ordered the book. I don't want the pdf, I wanted the book format as ordered. In fact, I didn't really want the cards, just thought it might of been nice.
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James B October 21, 2022 8:30 pm UTC
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Thank You for helping me instead of continue to block me by the same response.
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Matthew P September 21, 2022 12:59 am UTC
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I bought the softcover and PDF and was a little concerned that the POD was going to not be the best quality.
It is described as the "deep discount paperback edition", but honestly for $16.50 I cannot complain.
Is it thick paper? No. Can you see the backside through the facing page? Yes. Does it affect the readability? Not at all.
It's a good deal for a print copy of a great game.

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Rudy C September 13, 2022 4:28 pm UTC
So what’s the difference between this version (Master) and ICRPG 2E (Core?). I’m kinda confused honestly.
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Mitch M January 22, 2023 2:56 pm UTC
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So, the Master Edition has several updates, most notably a different approach to character creation and advancement. It also includes a lot of material from the ICRPG Worlds book and the Magic book, plus new monsters. This one is over 400 pages long, so a ton of new material. I own both and I'm happy I picked up Master edition.
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Marco F August 29, 2022 7:08 am UTC
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Hardback book is unavailable at Modiphius. Too bad you do not have a print on demand option here.
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Arne D August 14, 2022 10:33 pm UTC
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Bought the physical copy + PDF, arrived quickly and in great condition - don't let the "discount" part give you the wrong idea, it's a quality printing and binding. (There are, however, several typos in the printing also present in the PDF, and I haven't really found a good place to report those typos, so I'm not sure those're getting fixed.)

More importantly - and I only really discovered this after the fact - I think it's important to say that this book is hardly really *complete*. While it includes parts of previously released ICRPG material (Core, Worlds, Magic...) all of it is streamlined, sometimes *heavily* streamlined to the point where important information is left out. Central mechanics such as Chests aren't really explained anywhere in the book, only referred to - similarly, character templates frequently make reference to items or item listings which are also not present in the book. Master Edition is essentially only half-complete without also buying Second Edition, unless you...See more
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Jean-Sébastien D July 14, 2022 9:57 pm UTC
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Vigilante City world's character creation mentions to pick a STARTING LOOT from Vigilante City (or another world), but there are none such to be found from VC (at least, I can't). Is it missing ?
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James C W June 19, 2022 3:04 am UTC
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I also want to purchase this B&W printed version, as I have the Hard Cover, I wanted the Premium Collector's Edition as well.

But about this Black & WHite version, some samples of the pages & is it premium paper, or does it feel like rough typical paper? ... because the premium Color version sells out fast, the Collector's Edtion is MIA.

This Master Edition might also benifit a soft cover, premium color version. Also Need this for the PDF version & the printable parts not included in the Hard Cover I have... so I kind of want to know what I am getting if I buy the B&W print version here with the PDF.
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James C W June 19, 2022 3:07 am UTC
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I also want to purchase this B&W printed version, as I have the Hard Cover, I wanted the Premium Collector's Edition as well.

But about this Black & White version, some samples of the pages & is it premium paper, or does it feel like rough typical paper? ... because the premium Color version sells out fast, the Collector's Edtion is MIA.

This Master Edition might also benifit a soft cover, premium color version. Also I need this for the PDF version & the printable parts not included in the Hard Cover I have... so I kind of want to know what I am getting if I buy the B&W print version here with the PDF.
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Jeremy H May 12, 2022 2:32 am UTC
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I'm thinking about upgrading to this version and getting it printed at my local shop. But my local shop doesn't use imperial paper sizes, does anyone know the page size?
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Daniel M May 06, 2022 7:57 pm UTC
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I'm having trouble buying a hard copy of the book. Is there something I can do?
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Neil S May 01, 2022 5:29 am UTC
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Whats the monster maker
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