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Broken Binary



In a not too far future, the dualities of existence have been shattered. Human / machine. Transience / immortality. Real / virtual. Body / conscience. Self / many. Biological life / artificial life.

In BROKEN BINARY, you play the role of cyber-enhanced security agents freed from normal protocol restrictions, straddling the line between military and vigilantes within a futuristic metropolis.

Characters can be created in a matter of minutes, and the gameplay is fast and upfront, with a focus on the players' creativity when it comes to cybernetic implants and gear [which can be improvised in medias res, making for flexible and competent characters]. The game works best for episodic scenarios: think of your favorite crime series or sci-fi investigation anime.


This is a minimalist product, focused on providing you with a portable cyberpunk rpg experience. You will not find detailed setting information [but you will find a list of key inspiration sources]. The game also expects you to have some familiarity with rules-light roleplaying games [one experienced person within the group will be more than enough, as the game engine can be picked up pretty quickly]. The game only requires six-sided dice [five of those will be more than enough].


 .The core rules fit on the front and back of a single A4 paper. Can be folded to form a depliant, as shown in the picture below!

 .Character sheets ("badges") are included in two versions: standard A4 printing and professional front-and-back printing. 

Example of folded core rules forming a depliant 

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Marcelo R September 01, 2018 10:20 pm UTC
I was thinking about creating a minimalistic RPG based on the old game "Syndicate". Then I found this... I have to buy it.
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Alex M July 05, 2018 1:10 pm UTC
A good work, indeed. It evokes the atmosphere of the setting, albeit with few elements. An interesting system that puts into the player's imagination the tools to improve the story. A challenge for the Masters. Superlative for one-shots and short-term adventures.
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Emanuele G July 19, 2018 9:15 am UTC
Thank you so much Alex! Glad you enjoyed the game!
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