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Solo Game Guide for Savage Worlds

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Solo Game Guide for Savage Worlds

This supplement provides a 15-page toolbox for a solo player to play their own Savage Worlds Wild Card through a series of adventures without a GM.

This booklet provides some simple and common solo roleplaying tools and tunes them to work the way that Savage Worlds works. Ak the questions you ask the GM become more likely to be 'yes' the dice you roll step up through d4, d6 d8, and so on.

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For answering more complicated questions, a deck of improvisation prompts is provided attaching meaning to each card in the deck. You can see these in the screenshot below.

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The last part of the supplement suggests rules and options from the core rules that work exceptionally well for solo playing.

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Miles R February 13, 2021 12:36 am UTC
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Could this be applied for group use?
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Peter R February 13, 2021 7:46 am UTC
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Definitely.
I find that it works best if the player that asked the question finds the answer. They often have more of an idea of what they had in mind before they asked. That often gives richer descriptions of the spontaneous events than if you are trying to pull them out of nowhere.
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Miles R February 18, 2021 1:54 am UTC
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Sweet I might pick this up then.
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Aram D January 18, 2021 10:52 am UTC
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Good read. One question for understanding the intended use of the Closed Question Oracle: What exactly does the Wild Die do in this roll? Does it replace the likelihood die? Is that replacing of results optional for the player, or does it have to be done? (And if it's optional, wouldn't that mean that 'No, and ...' results only ever come up on double ones?)
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Peter R January 18, 2021 12:23 pm UTC
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Actually, yes, it would take a double one to get a No and...result.
I am going to do a refresh of this PDF soon, and get it ready for a print version. I will make that clear, and add a paragraph on guidance for bennies.
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Aram D January 18, 2021 3:19 pm UTC
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Cool, I'm looking forward to it!
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Nox S January 18, 2021 9:06 am UTC
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I've been trying hosting a solo game just for fun, and It worked pretty well. Its also a pretty good exercise to get your creative muscles going. Especially with the card drawing mechanic, interpreting the card in the context of the situation can lead to some pretty interesting situations.
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Peter R January 18, 2021 10:13 am UTC
CREATOR
That is great. If you pull a card and you cannot think how to apply it in the current scene, keep it out and try and apply it later in your game. It gives your brain longer to think of a good application.

If you come up with a really great answer to what a card means, give yourself a bennie for good roleplaying. That is what a GM would do.
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Aram D January 18, 2021 10:46 am UTC
PURCHASER
That's a cool idea! Actually, I think guidelines for awarding bennies to yourself should be a rule in the text.
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Alberto H November 21, 2020 1:09 pm UTC
I see there is a picture of a tarot deck. What are major arcana used for?
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Peter R November 21, 2020 2:15 pm UTC
CREATOR
The tarot cards are used for purely artistic purposes in the book. The cards used are traditional poker cards Ace to King.
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Shane F July 18, 2020 10:58 am UTC
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How many pages is the book? It would help to know so please could you add it to the description?
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Peter R July 18, 2020 11:31 am UTC
CREATOR
Hi Shane,
It is a 15 page PDF.
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