BRUTAL 3rd Edition
Big Bad Ball Busting Bloody Battles
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This game is for serious players only! Hordes of Heart-Pounding, Heavy-Hitting, Hack-and-Slash action adventure await! This game is not for sissy players who don't want their characters to die. In a BRUTAL game, your characters get killed all the time. How long can your characters stay alive?
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BRUTAL is a free press game. This means the game is free for you to download, print, and share "freely" with your friends, but you may never make any profit off the BRUTAL game, or any of it's supporting documents.
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BRUTAL began over ten years ago, in May 1997. David J. Stanley (the creator) attended six gaming conventions from California to Florida asking gamers what they liked most about their favorite games, and what they liked least about other games. Then with a cooler of chilled beers, he sat by the pool and attempted to come up with something everyone would like. He quickly found out that this is not an easy task. In May of 1997 he released version #1 and BRUTAL has been building momentum ever since.
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In June of 2009, The Free RPG Blog named Brutal, "The most aptly name RPG of 2009". Thank you Rob Lang for the brutally honest review.
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In November of 2000, David released version #2, just in time for some professional criticism by Knights of the Dinner Table - Brian's Small Press Picks - No. 59 - September 2001- "The blood flows quickly and the deaths pile up, and the result is a game that is a blast to play. I can give a game no higher praise."
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In April of 2007, David released version #3. Since that time this web site has received over 50 hits a day, and over 1,000 downloads.