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Prose Descriptive Qualities (PDQ) System Core Rules

Prose Descriptive Qualities (PDQ) System Core Rules


The PDQ Core Rules is a free PDF (13 pages, 738K), containing the stripped-down basics of the game engine used for Dead Inside, Monkey, Ninja, Pirate, Robot: the Roleplaying Game, and Truth & Justice.

PDQ has been designed for simplicity, speed, and flexibility in play: three levels of resolution, suitable for any type of situation. Check it out today!

  Have you tried the other games in the PDQ family? One basic system, worlds of gaming fun!
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May 9th, 2019
A great rules light game for fants of general generic roleplaying systems. [...]
October 2nd, 2015
Not bad at all really. It is just that I read the more up to date version PDQ Sharp, and it is better. Also Sharp has illustrations, and more examples. [...]
Nathan R. [Featured Reviewer]
February 21st, 2010
This is a great "rules light" game that focuses on storytelling and interesting characters. Characters are described by "qualities" rather than just numbers and this helps to really create interesting personas. There is enough struc [...]
April 27th, 2009
I am a big fan of Truth & Justice so thi one is a no brainer for me. The pdq sharp edition of the rules system are very good as well. [...]
July 26th, 2008
Remniscent of THEATRIX, but with more of a structure to work with. I enjoyed what the PDQ Core Rules presented & it made me salivate for further works for the game system. Wonderfully simple, with enough structure to not overcomplicate the actual [...]
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Atomic Sock Monkey Press
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