An eldritch beast rises out of the dark wretched waters in front of the ancient elvish gate. Great tentacles slither out from underneath it; reaching out for you as it snaps it's angry maw. What do you do?
A minimalist tabletop role-playing game, The Deep Dark uses modern design to accomplish an 'old school' feel.
A simple ruleset creates exciting dungeon crawls for you and your friends to explore dangerous ruins for gold and glory.
The Deep Dark is a minimalist role playing game designed with modern theory principles to invoke an old school, or OSR feel during play.
The Deep Dark is a role-playing game played around a table among a group of friends. Anywhere from 2 to 6 will do, though usually 4 - 5 is the best. During the game most players take control of a character and describe how their characters descend down into the depths of dungeons to fight monsters, overcome traps, and loot great treasures by using the rules provided in this book.
One player takes on a special role: that of the Game Master. They set the pacing of the game, and act as an arbitrator of these rules.
This book covers the rules of play for The Deep Dark.
From Back of book and Kickstarter page