What is the CORE RPG System

Come with us into the weeds of CORE History on LegendsOfTabletop, featuring such topics as CORE Design Philosophy, Hybrid Systems, Universal Mechanics, Minimal Scales, Experiential Narrativism, Emergent Story, Psychic Content, Fruitful Voids, Horizontal versus Vertical Control, and more!


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