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You may be thinking, “Oh, another lite RPG. It must be really lite to fit on a bookmark.” 

This isn’t that. It’s a distillation of 37 years of professional game design and 5 Origins awards. Easy on the surface—just four stats and a 1-10 scale. Mechanically precise below. What one purchaser called, “An epiphany of game design,” and another “Game design at its most daring!’ 

In this polyhedral “One Roll to Rule Them All™“ system, each action is a single dice roll that captures success or failure, degree, and character growth—all without HP or XP. Hence the ridiculous name. 

I believe you’ll find it’s like no rules lite system you’ve ever seen before. 


Lester Smith

(The PDF you receive holds 3 copies per sheet—6 if printed back to back.)

Note: Because DriveThruRPG doesn't sell printed cards individually, it's best to add this game to an order for other cards, such as the GameMaster's Apprentice | Bookmark HP RPG | Core bundle. It's a perfect combo for spontaneous solo or group play!

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Daniel M November 30, 2021 1:30 am UTC
I bought this and I am intrigued, but I have questions.....the first of which is: Where can I go to ask questions.
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Lester S December 01, 2021 5:04 am UTC
Hi, Daniel! Thanks for the question. If you're a Facebook member, the best place to post questions might be the Bookmark No HP RPG group. It's a great bunch. You can also contact me through the form on my website. You'll find that link in the righthand column of this page.
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Don P September 21, 2021 1:36 pm UTC
This RPG is quick, easy to understand, and it works. And boy does it work! Just remember that you're rolling for "failures" and not "successes" and hope for less of them instead of more of them. I love the "No HP" part of this - recordkeeping is nil. The best RPGs, in my opinion, are the ones that the rules get out of the way so that the story can be the primary piece to the session's entertainment. Well done Lester Smith! This is a gem!
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Alfredo S September 13, 2021 9:05 am UTC
I know this is so short that even the briefest preview would probably give away the whole game, but would it be possible to see at least one or two sample characters? What dice does it use?
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Lester S September 13, 2021 2:16 pm UTC
Thanks for the questions! They've made me look at that description again and add two details, "polyhedral dice system" and "Just choose a name, invent an occupation, rate four stats, and you're ready to go!"
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Alfredo S September 13, 2021 4:07 pm UTC
No, thank *you* Lester. I loved d6xd6 and this ruleset sure sounds interesting.
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