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1993
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Risus: The Anything RPG
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Czech Version
Publisher: (Web published)
Year: 2015
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Publisher: Cumberland Games & Diversions
Year: 2013
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Danish Version 1.5
Publisher: Cumberland Games & Diversions
Year: 2002
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Publisher: (Self-Published)
Year: 1999
Soft Cover
Product Code: 1.4
7 pages
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Publisher: Cumberland Games & Diversions
Year: 1993
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
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This is the core rules for Risus, available as a 6-page PDF.

Risus is a complete Role Playing Game (RPG) designed to provide an "RPG Lite" for those nights when the brain is too tired for exacting detail. Risus is especially valuable to GMs assembling a quick convention game, or any late-night beer-and-pretzels outing. While it is essentially a Universal Comedy System, it works just as well for serious play (if you insist!). Best of all, a Risus character takes about 20 seconds to create! -- opening paragraph

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Creating a Runner

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A template for creating a Shadowrun type runner in the Risus system.

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Doing It My Way: Travelling Light: A Risus Conversion for Traveller

Variant rules for playing Traveller with Risus.

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A quick introduction to the series and its structure

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Magic & Adepts

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A quick template to adapt Shadowrun magic to the Risus system

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Indie Systeme - Systemvorstellung (kleine freie Systeme)

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A review of this free to download RPG.

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