New one page RPG

Hello everyone,
I’m relatively new to game design. I posted my first publicly available game this weekend. It’s a one page RPG designed to introduce first-time players to role-playing games in 30 mins. or less. It was written for a game jam on itch.io.

It’s heavily influenced by Laser & Feelings, Fate, and City of Mist. Many of the design choices were dictated by the rules of the game jam, but it was a good challenge. I’m also working on a larger game so I’m glad I worked through this process.

If anyone has time to look at it and provide feedback, I would appreciate it.

If not, what other one-page/smaller RPGs do people recommend studying? I’ve spent a lot of time with John Harper’s work. Anyone else?

I’ll have more thoughts when I have more time to read it. But my first reaction is that this font is really really hard for me to read.

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It’s so squished horizontally and such tight kerning that I have to really concentrate to distinguish individual letters.

Beyond that, it seems like a fun way to get people into an RPG by making it almost like a board game, which I think people can generally relate to.

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Thanks for the feedback. I agree with you on the font. Having it on one page was part of the challenge, but if I ever do another version, I will not be restricted. It’s a killer on my middle age eyes.

I could have left out the game board for more space, but I really wanted it.