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Exploring the Ruined Fantasy City Alone is a hack of Takuma Okada's Alone Among the Stars.

This is a journaling game requiring one player, a pack of 52 standard playing cards and a six-sided die (1d6) or another suitable randomizer.

You are an explorer of the ruined cities of a fantasy world, cities that may have been destroyed by natural disaster, war, monster invasion or renegade magic, or even simply abandoned for an unknown reason. They may have been ruined for years, decades or centuries. They are dangerous places, full of monsters and the debris left over from their destruction. Strange magics and deadly traps may linger on to catch the unwary. You, and others like you, still explore these places. Though many may have picked through the ruins before, their very nature discourages most from even attempting, and who knows what lost items you may find beneath the rubble of a collapsed building?

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Some artwork copyright William McAusland, used with permission.


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​On top of being a solid solo game, this can be a great worldbuilding tool for fantasy campaigns.


At some point, I'd like to integrate these together into a combination game.

I was just thinking this as I was preparing to write a review about the Hex wilderness Exploration version. I’d love to use them all in some form or another in my own campaign games.