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Fantaji Universal RPG: Quickstart

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The original beta for the Fantaji Universal Role-Playing Game, our blazing-hot new RPG title. Initially built around the idea of representing a JRPG video game on the tabletop, Fantaji quickly grew into something so much more. While the universal mechanic easily handles campaigns set in any world, any genre, this Quickstart briefly introduces our Mázaki campaign setting (one of 4 robust campaign settings found in the full corebook availabe here on DriveThruRPG).

This download includes the 24-page Quickstart, FIVE gorgeous sample characters, and THREE escalating encounters you can play with your friends!

The System

  • Conflict resolution is quick and creative while retaining a serious need for strategy! Truly cooperative and dynamic encounters at every level. The same system works within combat and without. 
  • We always wanted a lightweight game that still offered depth for both creative and technical strategy. Fantaji uses a qualitative system to celebrate interesting, dynamic characters. The tile-based system can represent any kind of monster, obstacle, mystery, or objective.
  • On any turn, your character can take a Check or make an Challenge. Checks are small moves, stunts, or descriptions that use a single die to either increase your hero's momentum or throw stumbling blocks in the way of your adversaries. Challenges are opposed rolls that capitalize on built momentum and use multiple dice to directly target an obstacle or opponent.
  • Combining creative problem-solving and calculated strategy, each turn is qualitative in nature but builds on the mechanical effects of previous turns. It's really the best of both worlds. 

Start playing TODAY and stay tuned on our website for updates about the project and fresh downloads. 

 
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January 10th, 2016
Sorry to disagree with the others. Yes the art is great, layout is good etcetera. And it looks like if I had someone to explain things I would probably like it. But just the quick start alone is not enough to explain how it works and what so many of th [...]
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June 12th, 2015
I just learned how to play this game over the weekend and after only playing 2 games I'm hooked. It can be played in a small amount of time for a single event, or even made for an entire campaign! There aren't really overbearing rules that say "yo [...]
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August 24th, 2013
I found it to be instructive enough to really explain where the creators of this game were going with their original thoughts on the game. Really, the art is well done, although the fact that everything is separated into three different files might hav [...]
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August 15th, 2013
This is one of the most solid quickstarts I’ve seen. The rules are simple, yet there is an example of play in each one, in case you missed something. As for Mazaki itself, it’s a very cool game. We playtested it with some friends a couple of [...]
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August 14th, 2013
GMs these days have it so easy. Back in my day we were putting in a week's worth of design for a one-night affair, memorizing tables not because it was easy, but because it was the difference between success and "Let's go play quake". We had [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on August 06, 2013.