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The upcoming second and third books in The Real Thing trilogy will expand on the themes and systems from the first book. Dive deeper into the gritty world of the early 1990s to create your own stories, and/or continue through the Faith No More inspired story contained herein.

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This game is for fans of the dark, gritty RPGs of the 1990s. It was a time of grunge, the war on drugs, gangsta rap, and the goth-industrial lifestyle. The Real Thing RPG is flooded with early to mid-1990s ambiance and flavor. 

For fans of Faith No More who also enjoy RPGs, the themes and story will take you back to the time when Faith No More was producing groundbreaking music. The themes and stories are derived from the albums and are written by fans of the band.

The Real Thing RPG is also for players who enjoy lightweight, low-density RPGs. The RPG zine market has exploded in recent years, and people have realized that short-form storytelling offers an opportunity for curated, immersive experiences. The Real Thing leverages a variation on the popular and versatile Powered by the Apocalypse gaming system and has been approved to carry that label by the system’s creators. For fans of this system, our game will be a welcomed addition to their collections. For those who have not played before, it will be easy to learn, easy to play, and easy to run.