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In the shadow of empires, an epic saga of ambition and desire! In an arid badlands, the hill people hunger. Your neighbors have grain, cattle, gold. You have horses and spears, courage and ambition. Together with those you love and hate, you will remake history—or die. With the Hillfolk roleplaying game, you and your group weave an epic, ongoing saga of high-stakes interpersonal conflict that grows richer with every session. Its DramaSystem rules engine, from acclaimed designer Robin D. Laws, takes the basic structure of interpersonal conflict underlying fiction, movies and television and brings it to the world of roleplaying. This simple framework brings your creativity to the fore and keep a surprising, emotionally compelling narrative constantly on the move. As you build your story, you mold and shape the Hillfolk setting to fit its needs. Do you entangle yourself with the seductions of your wealthy cousins to the north? Do you do battle with the fearsome sea people to the west? Or do you conquer the scattered badlands tribes to forge a new empire of your own? Detailed play style notes show you how to make the most of DramaSystem’s new tools. Once you’ve mastered DramaSystem’s nuances, you’ll hunger […]

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03 - Honor Among Thieves_350The default DramaSystem setting is Hillfolk, but you can easily play DramaSystem games in a wide variety of settings beyond this. Series Pitches are 2000+ words of setting material, which uses the core DramaSystem rules to enable you to play in completely different worlds, times, and genres.

In Honor Among Thieves, John Wick (Legend of the Five Rings, Seventh Sea, Houses of the Blooded) steps into a world of sorcerers, crowded cities, corrupt nobles, eldritch assassins and big payoffs. In a world where everything is illegal, everything is a crime, and it only pays to be a thief.

Honor Among Thieves is available as a stand-alone product from the store, or as part of the Series Pitch of the Month Collection.

Stock #: PELD06D Author: John Wick
Artist: Pierre Legay Pages: 17pg PDF

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04 - Hold the Chain_350The default DramaSystem setting is Hillfolk, but you can easily play DramaSystem games in a wide variety of settings beyond this. Series Pitches are 2000+ words of setting material, which uses the core DramaSystem rules to enable you to play in completely different worlds, times, and genres.

In Hold the Chain, Matthew McFarland (Mage: The Awakening, Hunter: the Vigil, Chill, curse the darkness) makes you the entertainment in the gladiatorial arena of a steam-powered flying city on the brink of revolution.

Hold the Chain is available as a stand-alone product from the store, or as part of the Series Pitch of the Month Collection.

Stock #: PELD07D Author: Matthew McFarland
Artist: Pierre Legay Pages: 7pg PDF

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05 - Encore_350The default DramaSystem setting is Hillfolk, but you can easily play DramaSystem games in a wide variety of settings beyond this. Series Pitches are 2000+ words of setting material, which uses the core DramaSystem rules to enable you to play in completely different worlds, times, and genres.

In Encore, Rob Wieland (Shadowrun, Star Wars Saga Edition) shows you his jazz hands, following the dreamers, has-beens and never-will-be’s who make up the cast of a touring jukebox musical.

Encore is available as a stand-alone product from the store, or as part of the Series Pitch of the Month Collection.

Stock #: PELD08D Author: Rob Wieland
Artist: Jonathan Wyke Pages: 7pg PDF

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06 - Iron Tsar_350The default DramaSystem setting is Hillfolk, but you can easily play DramaSystem games in a wide variety of settings beyond this. Series Pitches are 2000+ words of setting material, which uses the core DramaSystem rules to enable you to play in completely different worlds, times, and genres.

In Iron Tsar, ASH LAW (The Reliquary, Shards of the Broken Sky) cranks up a magical 1920s Russia, in which engineers battle zombies in the Imperial court.

Iron Tsar is available as a stand-alone product from the store, or as part of the Series Pitch of the Month Collection.

Stock #: PELD09D Author: ASH LAW
Artist: Rachel A. Kahn Pages: 7pg PDF

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07 - Sheeps Clothing_350The default DramaSystem setting is Hillfolk, but you can easily play DramaSystem games in a wide variety of settings beyond this. Series Pitches are 2000+ words of setting material, which uses the core DramaSystem rules to enable you to play in completely different worlds, times, and genres.

In Sheep’s Clothing, Jérôme Larré (Qin, Tenga) takes you inside a tranquil bedroom community for cops—as a massive Internal Affairs bust threatens dozens of its key citizens.

Sheep’s Clothing is available as a stand-alone product from the store, or as part of the Series Pitch of the Month Collection.

Stock #: PELD10D Author: Jérôme Larré
Artist: Jonathan Wyke Pages: 7pg PDF

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08 - Art and Murder_350The default DramaSystem setting is Hillfolk, but you can easily play DramaSystem games in a wide variety of settings beyond this. Series Pitches are 2000+ words of setting material, which uses the core DramaSystem rules to enable you to play in completely different worlds, times, and genres.

In Art and Murder, Robin D. Laws draws you into a post-scarcity economy, where only two routes to status remain: Art and Murder. As guardians of the Great Museum, you struggle to protect the world’s cultural patrimony from outside marauders—and your own ambitions.

Art and Murder is available as a stand-alone product from the store, or as part of the Series Pitch of the Month Collection.

Stock #: PELD11D Author: Robin D. Laws
Artist: Rachel A. Kahn Pages: 7pg PDF

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09 - Niflgap_350The default DramaSystem setting is Hillfolk, but you can easily play DramaSystem games in a wide variety of settings beyond this. Series Pitches are 2000+ words of setting material, which uses the core DramaSystem rules to enable you to play in completely different worlds, times, and genres.

In Niflgap, Raven Daegmorgan (Orx) invites you to sail the black tides of the cosmos. As the universe dies, you, the fractious Norse gods, set forth in starships from lonesome Midgaard, hoping to find salvation in the void where armies of the hungry dead writhe endless beneath black suns

Niflgap is available as a stand-alone product from the store, or as part of the Series Pitch of the Month Collection.

Stock #: PELD12D Author: Raven Daegmorgan
Artist: Jan Pospíšil Pages: 7pg PDF

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10 - Promised Land_350The default DramaSystem setting is Hillfolk, but you can easily play DramaSystem games in a wide variety of settings beyond this. Series Pitches are 2000+ words of setting material, which uses the core DramaSystem rules to enable you to play in completely different worlds, times, and genres.

In Promised Land, Caias Ward (Strike Force 7, Noumenon) takes you a far-future religion based on enlightenment through genetic engineering and organic technology, where a squad of young cadets struggles with their commanders, their fellow cadets, the outside universe and crises of faith.

Promised Land is available as a stand-alone product from the store, or as part of the Series Pitch of the Month Collection.

Stock #: PELD13D Author: Caias Ward
Artist: Rachel A. Kahn Pages: 7pg PDF

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11 - Terminal X_350The default DramaSystem setting is Hillfolk, but you can easily play DramaSystem games in a wide variety of settings beyond this. Series Pitches are 2000+ words of setting material, which uses the core DramaSystem rules to enable you to play in completely different worlds, times, and genres.

In Terminal X, Hal Mangold (Atomic Overmind, Green Ronin) loses your luggage as a fractious circle of modern sorcerers wage a subtle turf war within one of the world’s busiest airports, while fending off occult forces threatening to erode the very source of their power.

Terminal X is available as a stand-alone product from the store, or as part of the Series Pitch of the Month Collection.

Stock #: PELD14D Author: Hal Mangold
Artist: Rachel A. Kahn Pages: 7pg PDF

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12 - Campus Desk cover_350The default DramaSystem setting is Hillfolk, but you can easily play DramaSystem games in a wide variety of settings beyond this. Series Pitches are 2000+ words of setting material, which uses the core DramaSystem rules to enable you to play in completely different worlds, times, and genres.

In Campus Desk, John Kovalic (Dork Tower, Munchkin) returns to ink-spattered halcyon days:  students behind the Daily Forward, newspaper of Wisconsin State University, figure out life, love, and burying the lede.

Campus Desk is available as a stand-alone product from the store, or as part of the Series Pitch of the Month Collection.

Stock #: PELD15D Author: John Kovalic
Artist: Jonathan Wyke Pages: 9pg PDF

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