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The ORPHEUS Protocol is a tabletop role playing game in which players explore a world of eldritch horror, occult espionage, and shadowy paramilitary engagement. To this end, players take on the role of a supernaturally augmented or impeccably skilled operative with a role in ORPHEUS's eternal mission to protect the world and consolidate its supernatural power in the process. These operatives investigate strange occurrences, navigate dangerous social situations with cunning and finesse, and do battle with forces inconceivable to the unbroken human psyche.

Players familiar with The X-Files, Twin Peaks, Hellboy, Cosmic Horror Fiction, or even the Jason Bourne films should have a good idea of the game's intended feel. ORPHEUS Operatives must attempt to make sense of the impossible and insulate the “normal” world from factors it is woefully unequipped to handle. Players will infiltrate cults, prevent terror attacks, catalogue mind-shattering metaphysical phenomena, and kill and be killed by creatures that should not be, all the while engaging with a tense and delicately balanced system of resource management that mechanically models the operative’s dwindling internal reserves, the mounting dread of the supernatural, and their luck just plain running out.
 
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May 9th, 2019
Watching this game evolve after listening to the podcast has inspired me to begin roleplaying again! Not only is this resource managment/superpowered/horror gamesystem fullfilling, it constantly suprises me how many tools it gives to the player and the [...]
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May 8th, 2019
A really cool playtest for an awesome game! I'm really excited about the (live) Kickstarter & look forward to getting a copy of the finished book. The Orpheus Protocol does a really good job of making a fun place to get the life scared out of me! [...]
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May 7th, 2019
A bone chilling RPG from an amazing author. Can't wait for the full thing to come out! [...]
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May 7th, 2019
So much effort was put into balancing and playtesting and it shows! I can't wait for the full book to come out on Kickstarter. This is the best horror RPG I've ever played. [...]
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May 7th, 2019
The stories the system allows you to tell are filled with tons of tesion. In part due to the setting but also aided by the resource managment of the game. [...]
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