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A Role-Playing Game of Blood & Sweat, Pain & Hope

CONTENDERS is a role-playing game dealing with the shady and painful world of boxing.

Each player takes on the role of a contender, a pugilist desperate to fight his way out of the gutter.

Can your fighter build the hope and confidence necessary to become a true champion?

Or is he destined to be dragged down into a sea of pain and despair?

Contenders is a fast paced dramatic role-playing game incorporating a tense, tactical and downright brutal boxing system.

The game doesn't require a GM or any preparation time. Jump straight into the Desert City world of shady deals and broken bones.

Contenders was a winning entry in The Ronnies, a RPG design competition run by Ron Edwards, sorcerer supreme of RPG theory.

The original 24hr version is still available as a free download to give you a feel of the game.

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Andrew B. [Featured Reviewer]
April 27th, 2006
?I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am, let's face it.? ? Marlon Brando, ?On the Waterfront? Contenders is a roleplaying game about professional boxing. Rather than focus on the glitz and flash o [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on March 21, 2006.
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Prince of Darkness Games
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