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Hack The RPG - Create your own Roleplaying Game!

Hack The RPG - Create your own Roleplaying Game!

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Suggested Price $3.00

Have you ever wanted to create your own RPG but wasn't sure where to start?  Have ideas but not sure how to come up with the mechanics and the rules from scratch?  Great news, you don't have to do it on your own.  Hack The RPG includes all the rules and mechanics you need to create your very own rules lite game, with 100% free to use text that you simply need to "Hack" or alter as you deem necessary to make it your own game!   And best of all, Hack is free!  

Hack The RPG uses a hybrid combination of The Black Hack by David Black and The Blackest of Deaths Game System by Eric Bloat.  Its fast, loose and a ton of fun to play and to alter and provides a sturdy foundation to start from.

Hack The RPG is a "living document".  This game will be updated with new options/hacks and additional advice to help you create your own game.  

Rules included:

  • Core Mechanic
  • Hindrance & Benefit
  • Advantage & Disadvantage
  • Attributes (Strength, Intelligence, Wisdom, Dexterity, Constitution and Charisma) 
  • Determining Attributes, Luck
  • Hit Points, Hit Dice, Healing and Death
  • Evade & Armor Points, Damage Points
  • Leveling Up
  • Everything in Turn, Initiative, Time & Turns
  • Movement & Distances (Close, Near, Far, Distant)
  • Shifting
  • Character Creation
  • Character Classes 
  • Weapons & Equipment
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Discussions (3)
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Anthony L July 18, 2020 4:13 am UTC
could i make TinyD6 homebrews with this?
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Zelmer I July 17, 2020 6:22 am UTC
I'm really glad this was pay what you want, because I was pretty disappointed in it as a framework for Rules Lite games. I do want to like it, with the playing OSR Transformers.
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Peter K July 15, 2020 6:50 pm UTC
I really like this as a toolkit for further works! Is it okay to do a translation under the given terms (OGL)?
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David B July 15, 2020 7:08 pm UTC
Yes a translation is okay if broken up and used to make it's own game but not to release Valor Knights "the official french" version (or whatever language). :)
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Peter K July 16, 2020 7:19 am UTC
Thank you for the quick replay - I appreciate it very much!

It would be a translation of "Hack the RPG" as provided, but not labeled VK or so.
However, the term VK shows up in Hack the RPG. Would that be problematic?

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