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FU: The Freeform Universal RPG

FU is a game of action, adventure and fun! It is a roleplaying game of grand proportions and stupefying simplicity. FU lets you create exciting stories in any setting imaginable, with a minimum of fuss, or even preparation. Some features:

  • Create interesting characters quickly by creating descriptors.
  • Resolution mechanic pushes towards interesting narrative with Yes and / Yes but / No but / No and results.
  • Only players roll the dice, leaving the Narrator free to plot the character's doom!
  • Easily modified and hacked to suit your own style of play.

Check out the preview, download it for free or read the reviews to see what it's all about!

These are the original "classic" rules, released under a creative commons attribution license (details in the file and on the Peril Planet website). A revised version of the rules is coming soon.

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Spencer M June 25, 2022 5:00 am UTC
Looking forward to buying FU2. Hoping that'll come soon!
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Joakim L May 18, 2022 4:00 pm UTC
Has there been any news on the FU2 beta? I found a pdf of it by chance, and it looks great! It fills in the gaps that FU1 has.
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Nathan R May 24, 2022 9:35 am UTC
Hi! Thanks for the question. I am still working on the second edition, but hope to have something to share soon. Check out the Peril Planet website for social media links, which is where I will announce anything major first.
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Forbidden K August 06, 2020 9:47 am UTC
I had better luck explaining this game than Risus to non-RPG gamers! The game plays well for modern city exploration and haunted houses horror. These are the settings we used, but of course, it's universal. We created normal playable characters who could exaggerate how they attack and protected each other, giving them Super-Hero-Like Traits. it only uses 1 to 3 6d which everyone in my playing group had at home. It was very versatile and had quick action scenes.
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Atmo - July 26, 2020 3:17 am UTC
Very good. Needs some tweaking to get your own idea working, but really nice to use.
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Nathan R July 26, 2020 4:19 am UTC
Thank you.
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Jeff M January 18, 2018 9:42 pm UTC
hey there, i have a question, is there any chance there is a text only or an epub version of your rules ?
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This title was added to our catalog on March 19, 2011.