In this game, each player portrays [an adventurer] [questing a magic realm] [to grow strong and reveal lore]. GET STARTED: You'll need: - [some] players - [pencils and paper] - a double spaced, printed copy of the rules Create a character or use an existing one. On paper: - Describe your character [using 3 descriptive adjectives] - [Name your character] The player [who suggested playing] goes first. The first Challenge is either [to explain how everyone met] or [a Challenge from the previous session]. ON YOUR TURN: - Describe how your character resolves the Challenge. - Narrate how circumstances escalate, posing a new Challenge. - [The player on your left] goes next. RESOLVING CHALLENGES: When you resolve the Challenge in a way that could fail interestingly [roll 2d6]. If your description suggests an advantage, and everyone agrees, [add +1 to the roll]. - [7 or higher] is considered a [success]. - [6 or lower] is considered a [failure]. - When you [roll doubles], [cross out a bracketed section] and [add one or two new bracketed sections anywhere]. UNCLEAR RULES: If you have trouble because a rule is unclear [change a bracketed section]. ENDGAME: When you reach a good stopping point: - Decide when to play again - Change the game's name
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