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Apocalypse World is a narrative-focused tabletop RPG by Lumpley Games with an open post-apocalyptic setting. Use this tag when your question concerns the second edition of the game, released in 2016 through Kickstarter and 2017 for general sale.

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Is "Exchanging Harm" a move?

"Exchanging Harm" is listed under "Battle Moves", which makes me think that it is itself a move. For example, if a PC in the middle of a fight says "I shoot Jomes", so they're not seizing by force / ...
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Everyone rolling Read A Sitch

So, in my game of AW 2e, it's pretty common that I push reading a sitch and everyone rolls for it. This often presents a few issues to me: Pacing: I often have 5 players at the table, so figuring out ...
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Step into the flow: 'Anyone injured is healed', 'anyone sick is healed': how should I interpret this mechanically?

The waterbearer has the following move in Apocalypse World 2e: Step into the flow: when you lead a group in true ceremony, roll+cool. On a 10+, choose 2. On a 7–9, choose 1: Anyone sick ...
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How many times do I get shot?

In Apocalypse World 2e, I'm in a firefight with two opponents. They use basic 2-harm handguns, and I have no armor. We're just blasting away at one another, so I roll to seize by force, choose to take ...
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A player character is threatening another character with violence. Which move should be triggered?

One of the PCs in my Apocalypse World game is holding another character at gunpoint, demanding their service and property by violence. Which move should this trigger? Go Aggro seems like a natural ...
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Angel's workspace

I am preparing to play in my first game of Apocalypse World and just wanted to double check one thing. The Angel gets a special workspace that lets them work on people, and it comes with parts of its ...
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Does gunlugger AP ammo affect all armor?

On apocalypse world 2nd edition: One player on the table made a gunlugger specialized on his assault rifle, with ap ammo, and a silencer, also he picked bloodcrazed and NOT TO BE FUCKED WITH. So far ...
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What kind of action do you need to reload?

In Apocalypse World 2ed on page 229 it says about weapons with the "reload" tag: the character has to take specific action to reload or reset ir before she can use it again Furthermore on the "...
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What's the difference between Apocalypse World 1e and 2e?

The second edition of Apocalypse World was recently released, and I'm unclear what's significantly different about it from the first edition. I've even been told it's substantively identical, by ...
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