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Well, while not exactly fantasy you can go with the old "Vampire the Masquerade" (if you prefer the medieval background there is "Vampire the Dark Ages"), where each of the Kindred has to keep his Humanity intact or they will turn into monstrous beast... and at the same time they have to feed. And beast is hungry... always hungry. Besides such thing can be ...


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The Star Wars: Force and Destiny RPG from Fantasy Flight Games has a good mechanic for Force users, which could easily be adapted to other systems. Every Force-using character has a Morality rating, which can range from 0 (fully dark-side) to 100 (fully light-side). New characters start at 50 Morality (neutral), though players have the option of starting at ...


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Pendragon has personality as one of the central mechanics. There are 13 pairs of traits that represent opposite sides of some dimension of personality (e.g. Chaste / Lustful). There are various ways game mechanics use these traits - for example there is a system for verbal conflicts where strength of personality determines the winner, and players use ...


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Dogs in the Vineyard is the first game I think of when asked for an RPG that brings moral choices front and centre. The mechanics push for character growth, and moral issues is something the GM is pushed towards to challenge the players. Dogs in the Vineyard is all about asking moral questions. The default setting of the game is something like this: Out ...


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(Edited to meet revised question: all of the systems I've left listed allow you to add an "objectively evil" aspect into the setting and deliberately frame the morality mechanics around it as needed.) Sorcerer Sorcerer is one of the strongest games to deal with morality in a pretty interesting fashion. First, you define "humanity" as the moral aspects you ...


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Typically, Noir is as much about what is revealed about the characters and the damage done along the way to solving the case as it is about the case itself. For example, in The Maltese Falcon Sam's crucial choice of whether to turn in O'Shaughnessy is complicated by the fact that he slept with her. And for many people, the revalation of incest in Chinatown ...


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Well, this has been working for my groups. We actually play online now as we’ve all moved distant. As of the System: NWoD (New World of Darkness). The new system from the Vampire the Requiem. This new system is like Gurps in the sense of generic. You can use for anything, the core rulebook is actually generic. Not focused on Vampires, Werewolves, etc… ...


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There is no release date at this time, but multiple tweets and blog comments from the Trapdoor Technologies team indicate that DungeonScape will include the starter set adventure for free as part of the app. Essentially, basic D&D + Starter set will be free in the app. Again, it is unknown exactly when this will be available (I'll update this ...


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My very first RPG, the venerable TSR game Star Frontiers, is (legally) available for free from starfrontiers.com now. Alpha Dawn was the basic space opera game and Knight Hawks was full starship rules. Percentile based stats/skills, lots of equipment. I've also played a lot of the later TSR SF game Alternity. The fastplays are downloadable for free; the ...


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This is the only one I know of that is completely free: Stars without Number This was is part of the D6 universal system. However I am adding this because the progenitor system was Star Wars The Roleplaying Game. Of all the D6 games this is the closest to the original sci-fi RPG: D6 Space


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Paizo recently put out a large module called The Dragon's Demand, a level 1-6 jumbo module set in Taldor that features a major dragon antagonist, if you want a full adventure. It's hard to beat Dragons Unleashed for a bunch of fully realized antagonists though, as @Ozymandias points out.


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You might like to investigate Pathfinder's Dragons Unleashed. It features a selection of 15 dragons of various challenge ratings, their lairs, personality, history, motivations, goals, and so on.


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The majority of D&D adventures pack in a fair bit of combat, but some can be converted to a less combat oriented scenario. The key is to find adventures that have significant non-combat meat to them, such as investigation. You can then strip out all the "filler" encounters, those that are either gratuitous or which don't have anything to do with the ...


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Do you need something generic such as GURPS (generic universal roleplaying system)? It has a free lite version based on wich you can develop your adventure. Only uses d6 it has also character sheets. I don't know if it is simple enough for you usage.


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The Fantasy Trip is a simple system, that uses only d6. I seem to recall that someone had developed a free-but-compatible system a few years ago. I believe this is a link to it. The game was originally published as small pamphlets in the late 70s, and the rules are easy to learn. It might meet your needs.


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My own Scourge of the Demon Wolf. It has combat but the meat of the adventure is trying to deal with the factions of the village and unraveling the mystery. Most of my playtest were done with four hour convention slots there was never more than six players. The smallest amount I ran with was two players. I use bog standard d&d tropes including a ...


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Tunnels & Trolls One of the early siblings to D&D and hasn't seen too much change over the years. It's got about 7+ editions now, though they're pretty close in style all around. They've got the basic rules out for free, though the newest version isn't that expensive. It uses all D6s (albeit, several of them). There is a few places with ...


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If you're happy to use a virtual dice roller to substitute for the dice that aren't d6's, you could just play D&D. (Widely known as a D&D-like game.) The Basic Rules for D&D 5e are available here for free, and can be used to play a game of D&D without any further material required. If you're looking for adventures as well as a game system, ...


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Your situation sounds perfect for Dungeon World Dungeon World is a world of fantastic adventure. A world of magic, gods and demons, of good and evil, law and chaos. Brave heroes venture into the most dangerous corners of the land in search of gold and glory. - Dungeon World p. 7. Dungeon World relies primarily on d6s You need a handful of dice other ...



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