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what’s its appeal
the vibes are:
- american gothic
- disclaimer about not being a true expert
- There’s always a challenge when we talk about authenticity
I can’t really tell you, honestly, about what American Gothic should be. I can tell you how it’s regarded, I can point to common signifiers
- Post-apocalyptic future horror american gothic
- the imposition of specific roles
the mechanics are:
I do not mean to damn this game with the comparison, but the engine feels to me like D&D’s second draft’s second draft. It’s a multi-attribute, derived-values kind of system that wants a D20.
I’d say it has the shape of someone who likes D20 and D&D style game mechanics, but would prefer them to be simplified. The same ‘d20 and a bunch of result dice,’ but without esoteric, obscure systems
who makes it and who chooses
evil as the result of an agent
the current kickstarter
What are the enemies?