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Questions tagged [post-apocalyptic]

For questions about games set in a world that has suffered from a more-or-less recent cataclysm or apocalypse.

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What game system is best for playing Fallout on the tabletop?

Give details - why is the game system a good fit? What matches the Fallout setting?
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A system that allows for a gritty, fast, simple post-apocalyptic setting? [closed]

I am looking for a game system that will allow me to run a post-apocalyptic setting. I know there are plenty out there, but I'm having a hard time finding the one I want to play. I need a system that ...
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What RPG best models a “World War Z” zombie apocalypse?

I've been reading a ton of Zombie apocalypse fiction. I find the World War Z stories by Max Brooks to be among the best. What RPG would be best suited to this type of story and why? Some additional ...
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How are players meant to find out about special items they find in post-apocalyptic settings?

In a fantasy campaign (such as D&D) if the players find a magic item they generally have to find out what it is, how it works, whether it is cursed, etc. In a post-apocalyptic (in my case ...