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Against the Unknown
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Publisher: Porcupine Publishing
Year: 2015
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ISBN-10: 9781312800540
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Publisher: Porcupine Publishing
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Hardboiled detectives. Wartime spies. Investigators of the uncanny.

Such are the intrepid heroes of AGAINST THE UNKNOWN!

Against the Unknown is a streamlined take on the GUMSHOE system, preserving its investigative core while speeding up character creation and play.

Features include:

- Quick character generation: background cards provide skill packages so that you can create the character you want and ensure a range of key abilities across the group.

- Unified abilities: all used diceless for investigative purposes, and added to die rolls for general tests.

- Intuitive tracking of physical and mental harm (Damage and Shock): players can voluntarily suffer harm to boost die rolls - will you put your body or sanity on the line to succeed?

- Usable with existing GUMSHOE materials.

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