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Rats in the Walls (artfree version)

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Rats in the Walls is a roleplaying game of cosmic horror, inspired by the writings of H.P Lovecraft (but without using HPL's Mythos).

The game system is inspired by classics like Advanced Fighting Fantasy, Traveller and more recent titles like Maze Rats or Into the Odd.

The goal was to have a system that is simple enough to run quick one-shot adventures while at the same time, rich enough to allow for long-term play.

The default setting are the roaring 20's but an appendix allows you to create medieval characters. A Sci-fi setting is on the way as well (without aliens or haunted derelict ships, we promise!).

So grab a character sheet, 2D6, pick a profession and a reputation and go fight the Old Ones or die screaming.

This is the revised edition.

You can find the fully illustrated color version here.

 
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Jungi H October 11, 2020 4:31 am UTC
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I got the artless PDF back in July 2018. Any difference with the one that comes now? I noticed there's a 0.5 MB difference.
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Alexandre J October 21, 2020 9:00 pm UTC
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A change of font and some typos were corrected as well.
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Jungi H March 05, 2021 4:03 am UTC
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Cool, merci! I've had many a good adventure with this game.
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simon O October 09, 2020 10:51 am UTC
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excellent jeu!! lu et relu avec avidité.. grande source d'inspiration
a acheter sans modération
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Jacob K September 04, 2020 6:06 pm UTC
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Hi. In this version, an easy roll is +1 and a hard roll is -1. But I saw elsewhere that it would be +2 and -2, including the Spanish version. What is correct?
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Alexandre J September 08, 2020 9:11 am UTC
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I like the +1 version better (it's in the french version as well) as it makes for a grittier game. But the +2 makes sure an advantage really affects a roll in a big way.

So:
_I use the +1 version myself.
_The +2 version makes for a more "heroic" game

Hope that helps !
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Jacob K September 09, 2020 1:36 am UTC
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Thank you very much for your attention! I suppose that in addition to the Spanish version, the Brazilian version will also use +2 and -2.
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Alexandre J September 09, 2020 1:16 pm UTC
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I didn't knew there was a brazilian version on the way... Do you know who the publisher is ?
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Jacob K September 09, 2020 2:08 pm UTC
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It seems that crowdfunding has been successful, but things are a little stuck and the book is not yet finished.
This seems to be the publisher's website: https://fabricaeditora.com.br/
And this the crowdfunding page: https://www.catarse.me/ratosnasparedes
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Alexandre J September 10, 2020 1:38 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Those guys never contacted me so that is, basically, theft. Thanks for the info !
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Jacob K September 10, 2020 1:56 am UTC
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Wow! This is unbelievable... I wish you luck.
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Alexandre J September 10, 2020 11:10 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Thanks ! And good news, the brazilian publisher cleared things up and paid his dues so everything's fine.
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Jacob K September 11, 2020 2:08 am UTC
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Great! That's the kind of attitude we need in our RPG community.
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