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vs. Monsters Deluxe Edition, 2004 Edition by Philip Reed

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NOTE: This was first published in 2004 and was built on the bones of a 24-hour roleplaying game I created in 2003. After several requests, I've made this game available again. It does not represent the work I create today -- I think I've improved my skills in the last two decades -- but it is a fun look back at my earlier experiments in RPGs.

"vs. Monsters is an excellent game of its type: the mechanic-light, narrative- and fun-weighted games. It doesn't even have to be about the story, really: vs. Monsters can easily and quite happily be all about kicking monsters' asses. Furthermore, this was clearly a work of love. Thanks to the tone and style, the author communicates easily in his relaxed manner. This may (but need not) be a beer-and-pretzels type of game, and that's a good thing." - Peter Schaefer, RPG.net Review

vs. Monsters is a roleplaying game in which the players take on the roles of monster hunters living in America. This is the America of twisted minds. This is America as seen though the goggles of distortion that are used by such greats as Lewis Carrol, Tim Burton, Neil Gaiman, and other creators more powerful than myself. This is America as it never really was. America merged with the London of the 1800s. America combined with every twisted ghost story I’ve ever read or imagined.

"In the end, I think Reed has written himself a real winner. vs. Monster Deluxe is sufficient to tell the fun "run around and whack the zombies" kind of stories or the atmospheric spine-tinglers of Shirley Jackson and Washington Irving. The game is full of good writing, great illustrations, a simple but effective rule set, and enough monsters to keep your players jumping for many games to come." - Jimmie Bise, Jr., RPG.net Review

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Also includes the original 24-hour version of the vs. Monsters roleplaying game.

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Timothy G February 27, 2024 9:19 pm UTC
I got a print copy several years ago, from lulu I think. Is this the same?
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Jordan B February 14, 2024 3:14 am UTC
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Glad to finally have this PDF!
Any plans for vs Outlaws?
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Philip R February 14, 2024 7:17 pm UTC
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Maybe. Gotta dig into some behind-the-scenes stuff before I know for sure.
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Jordan B February 14, 2024 3:14 am UTC
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Glad to finally have this PDF!
Any plans for vs Outlaws?
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Rodney R February 13, 2024 2:19 pm UTC
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I can't leave a review as a publisher myself, but this was the first rpg pdf I bought back in 2004. I loved it then and still love it now, and glad to see it's back and available again for the 20th anniversary!
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Philip R February 13, 2024 3:20 pm UTC
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Thank you! I really do need to create a new version/edition one of these days.
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