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When We Die - Alpha Playtest


This is an Alpha Playtest PDF of the game When We Die. All the rules are in a very early development stage and are subject to change, including background lore of the world. In this document, you will learn how to give us feedback inside the PDF.


When We Die is a zombie apocalypse with a difference. Faced with an ecosystem on the verge of irreversible corruption, the few surviving humans must come together and do what they can to not only save themselves from the zombie menace, but also save the food-web from imminent collapse.

When We Die uses a tactical narrative system that places success or failure directly in your hands. With a unique Resilience-based dice system, you decide whether it’s worth using up your physical and emotional resources to ensure success; resources you may well need to survive the days ahead.


The Typhon game system uses a pool of dice based on a character’s abilities, with the player trying to roll as many 6’s as possible. Didn’t roll enough? That’s OK – just spend Resilience and results of 4 and 5 can count as 6’s. Just don’t spend too freely… when you run out of Resilience, it tends to hurt!

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This title was added to our catalog on December 22, 2023.
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