The Watch, softback roleplaying game


The Watch, softback roleplaying game, by Anna Kreider & Andrew Medeiros

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The Watch, softback roleplaying game, by Anna Kreider & Andrew Medeiros

“The Watch is a tabletop roleplaying game set in a “light fantasy” setting known as The Clanlands. It takes place during a dark and horrific war between the now-united ten clans who live there and an invading force, known only as The Shadow.

With most of its fighting force crippled or worse, the clans have joined together and begun enlisting new warriors to defend their homes. Women and non-binary femme people who seem better able to resist The Shadow’s hold have been recruited, trained, promoted, and formed into a new order: The Watch.

In The Watch, you’ll play a group of elite soldiers who are called upon time and time again to defend villages, attack The Shadow’s forces at key locations, scout the enemy’s lines, and much more. Each mission comes with its fair share of costs and compromises and you’ll need to navigate them in order to be ready to heed the next call to action.

It’s in these in-between moments where the rules for The Watch focus themselves: What do you do to unwind from the pressure that threatens to pull you down? Who do you spend what little free time you have with, and why? How will you hold off The Shadow’s influence so that you can see the end of this war? That’s what you’ll have to find out for yourself…

The Watch is Powered by the Apocalypse. These quick to learn and intuitive rules are designed to get everyone at the table straight into the game as soon as possible. Character creation is quick, cooperative, and fun, and you can run the game from start to finish with little-to-no prep. We’ve seen brand new and veteran tabletop gamers try out this system and in every case they’ve taken to it right away. The Watch can be taught to newcomers in just a few minutes but the rules are robust enough to scratch that mechanical itch that so many of us enjoy.”

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