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Narrative roleplaying in our memory of Vietnam.

"...in all cases the engine [of the game] drives the story, not the other way around. But it drives it directly, interestingly, and well from a base of recognizable, genuine human concerns" - Kenneth Hite, Out of the Box review

"There is a tendency in RPGs to address serious issues through a lens of fantasy, but carry makes no compromises." - Play This Thing review

carry is a game focused on the experience of being a soldier in the Vietnam war. Inspired by the films Platoon and Full Metal Jacket and the novel The Things They Carried, carry is designed to provide a serious roleplaying experience in the tradition of these sources.

carry is a no-prep short-form tabletop roleplaying game designed to play out entirely in one 3-4 hour session. Each player takes on the role of one of 16 pre-generated members of a squad of US Marines in the Vietnam war, and creates the burden that they bring with them into the conflict.

This digital dispatch version of the game includes the full text of the 3rd printing of the game, is fully bookmarked and cross-referenced, and includes printable character cards and squad reference sheet.

More details about the game can be found in the reviews linked above, or here.

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