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For questions about what mechanical system is the best match for games in a particular setting. The system must promote gameplay that creates or encourages the desired setting features.

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Investigation game with secret magic [on hold]

I've been reading a lot about Call of Cthulhu recently, and a game idea occurred to me. The idea is that I would initially tell the players that we were going to play a crime/investigation game and it ...
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Looking for a versatile but reasonably fast combat system for hard sci-fi setting

I am looking for a Sci-Fi combat system that is versatile and reasonably fast-paced. I'd like it to be as streamlined as possible, but won't be to scared by complexity if it's well justified. ...
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What is a good system for a political espionage game?

I want to run a political game, focused on intelligence and counter-intelligence. The PC's would be analysts, trying to influence their own leaders to take action (or not to take action as the case ...
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Alternate class system for MtG inspired setting

I'm trying to create some house rules to run a Pathfinder campaign in Ravnica, a M:tG plane which has 10 guilds, each one with a very specific philosophy and societal role. I wish guilds to be : ...
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I want to run an RPG inspired by Monáe's 'Metropolis' concept series

Janelle MonĂ¡e has created a compelling --if lightly-defined-- science fiction future setting: In the dystopian world of The Metropolis Suite, an android is condemned to death for falling in love ...
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System for Setting: Misfits

On the recommendation of one of my players, I'm watching Misfits, a British TV show about kids (Their ages aren't so far specifically stated; they're old enough to drink and young enough to live at ...
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System for Setting: Joe Abercrombie's The First Law

If you're a fan of gritty fantasy, you've probably already read (and re-read?) Joe Abercrombie's The First Law. If you haven't, you ought to. Now. Click on those links and drag out your wallet. Or ...