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The Collectors: The Burning House

The Collectors: The Burning House

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by Thomas MacKay

Category: Roleplaying adventure
Genre: Supernatural mystery and menace
Page count: 81

The players portray demons sent to the mortal realm to fetch a soul that is owed to Him. That is, owed to the Master. The Chair. The Executive. The Home Office.

They have been given equipment and identities, and a task which seems at first glance very easy: simply locate the client, explain their purpose, and drag him--kicking and screaming if necessary--back to Processing.

Of course, things are never that easy. . . .

The Burning House is a preliminary adventure that represents a "first job" for a pair of newly incarnated collectors. It can serve as a stand-alone adventure, or as the jumping off point for a campaign, usually in the form of a series of jobs that are given to them by the Home Office (Hell).

The Collectors: The Burning House uses the Fudge system, and contains all the rules needed to play. Fudge's adjective-based trait system also makes this adventure easily convertible to any other game system.

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June 17th, 2006
This may well be my single best RPG-related read ever. In my humble opinion, the material presented in The Collectors is novel-worthy. LIKED: This game allows players to portray demons while brilliantly avoiding most of the theme's "c [...]
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December 12th, 2004
OK, I really like the background in this game. It is cool. But what has completely turned me off from this book is the included adventure, which has a homosexuality theme. When I saw this, this book kind of got put in the back of my shelf. QU [...]
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August 16th, 2004
An excellent Fudge product, presenting simples rules for a usable Fudge setting (modified modern-day) along with a very good starter adventure. Excellent as an introduction to Fudge, and The Collectors setting is easily adaptable. I forward to any [...]
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81
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1.0
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RP1002
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October 25, 2001
This title was added to our catalog on October 25, 2001.
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Rogue Publishing
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