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Afterverse Quickstart Rules

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Welcome to the universe. Here's what comes next.

This abridged rule set will allow you to get a taste for the Afterverse game system and be ready to join a game. The Quickstart rules explain:

  • The D6 Bank system. All skill checks are tested by rolling (ATTRIBUTE + SKILL + modifiers) dice and counting up the 5s and 6s; many tests will have you bank these hits to spend over time, including the Initiative system.
  • Attributes. Afterverse has 9 standard attributes divided into 3 categories (Physical, Mental, Social), in addition to one special attribute....
  • Chutzpah. This stat that allows you to exercise certain meta powers over the game, such as Take Two and Retcon.
  • Skills: Afterverse has 14 skills, described in this guide. Additionally, there are hundreds of skill specializations in the core book to add flavor to your character's skill set.
  • Combat: Initiative in combat is treated as a hit bank, requiring you to spend IP to perform actions or evade. The system supports multiple actions per round and suppressive fire in a smooth and natural manner.

If you're interested in this game, check out the full sourcebook, also available here. The full sourcebook includes (in addition to more detailed explanations of these rules) space combat, a full history from 2050 through 2140, worlds, cultures, ships, and more.

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Zeke A July 29, 2019 11:52 pm UTC
This looks great! except I cant find any rules for making a character.
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Raymond N July 30, 2019 3:34 am UTC
Character creation needs too much reference to fit into a quickstart guide - this is meant just for gameplay. I'll be uploading some pregen characters after Gencon, and may publish some limited "character creation quickstart" guide at some point, but for now, it's just in the full book.
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