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Dark Age of Man, DAoM, is a minimalist, fantastic dark age, improvisational roleplaying game. To play, you will need two or more players, one 12-sided die, three 6-sided dice, one 20-sided die, some paper, and pencils. One player acts as the Presenter, while the others are player characters.

Dark Age of Man is similar to other roleplaying games; however, our intent with DAoM is twofold: First, DAoM wants to liberate the player to create a character, to place the character in the fiction, and to inspire the player to be ambitious in creating a legend or legacy in these dark ages. Second, DAoM asks the Presenter, through the use of our simple session preparation tools and Random Seed Charts to be a naive narrator presenting the setting, non-player characters, and the world in an organic and natural response to character actions. 

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August 09, 2022 7:00 pm UTC
I'm really enjoying this so far. Question, are there any plans to update the PDF to allow printing? I was going to print and spiral bind a copy for easier reading. Great job on this one, looking forward to more!
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Jason G August 10, 2022 5:17 pm UTC
Yes. Once we release the POD color hardcover book, we will bring this up to date, correct any warts, ie., grammar/spelling, and make it printable. We may also have a softcover full-color option as well. Thank you for your support and kind words. Jason
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Sean W August 06, 2022 4:01 pm UTC
First impressions: you guys know what you're doing. The setup of random seed charts/naive narrator will really produce an immersive experience, with uncertainty and agency driving play, the prsenter almost another player. I love the setting, and having both prestige and repute means you can have the authority/power dynamic of Alfred/Uhtred in The Last Kingdom. I think you've nailed it.
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Sean W August 06, 2022 4:35 pm UTC
...and shunning the hoary old procedures that bog combat down is a sound choice, so players just have to be their character, in the moment, acting and reacting. I'll give it a shot with my group. Good work chaps !
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Jason G August 06, 2022 6:24 pm UTC
Thank you, Sean. I hope you and your group enjoy DAoM. Please feel free to provide any feedback from your experiences as it will help us refine the final POD book and our future games. Much appreciated.
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