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Apocalypse World

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D. Vincent Baker

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Something’s wrong with the world and I don’t know what it is.

It used to be better, of course it did. In the golden age of legend, when there was enough to eat and enough hope, when there was one nation under god and people could lift their eyes and see beyond the horizon, beyond the day. Children were born happy and grew up rich.

Now that’s now what we’ve got. Now we’ve got this. Hardholders stand against the screaming elements and all comers, keeping safe as many as they can. Angels and savvyheads run constant battle against there’s not enough and bullets fly and everything breaks. Hocuses gather people around them, and are they protectors, saviors, visionaries, or just wishful thinkers? Choppers, gunluggers and battlebabes carve out what they can and defend it with blood and bullets. Drivers and operators search and scavenge, looking for that opportunity, that one perfect chance. Skinners remember beauty, or invent beauty anew, cup it in their hands and whisper come and see, and don’t worry now about what it will cost you. And brainers, oh, brainers see what none of the rest of us will: the world’s psychic maelstrom, the terrible desperation and hate pressing in at the edge of all perception, it is the world now.

And you, who are you? This is what we’ve got, yes. What are you going to make of it?

The book is digest-sized (5.5” x 8.5” ), 300 pages plus a few, color cover, b&w interior. It comes with the PDF for no extra.

The PDF is just the print file, no fancy PDF tricks. It comes in several versions, though, printer-friendly and printer un-friendly.

Add the Limited Ed PDFs for 9 more playbooks and a complete updated character moves reference. Free with the book in print.

I fulfill PDFs manually, using the Forge Bookshelf, so please allow 24 hours for delivery, longer on the weekend.

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Here are some reviews:
Never See the Light of Play: Apocalypse World
Apocalypse World: An MC’s Review
Barf Forth Apocalyptica! Review: Apocalypse World
Apocalypse World: An Introduction
The Walking Eye: Apocalypse World Review (podcast)
Flames Rising: Apocalypse World RPG Review
Dungeons & Dorks: Apocalypse World Review
The Book of Vincent: GMing Apocalypse World
Patches of Sunlight: Apocalypse World- A Review

Apocalypse World
D. Vincent Baker


Book: $28.00 + s&h (includes PDF). PDF only: $10.00. Limited Ed PDFs: $3.00.

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