A downloadable story-game

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Deep in the heart of an orcish homeland, torn apart by roving adventurers and power-hungry imperialists, a drow slave and a lone orc trek across hostile territory to exact revenge on an adventuring party for a a history of violences committed against them and their people...

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Savage Blood is a story-game for 1-5 players about revenge and colonial ultraviolence - a revisionist fantasy story that flips the script and humanizes the plight and homogenization of the drow and orc civilizations by the dominant "races", especially in lieu of the real-world allusions to real-life colonization and racism present in traditional fantasy genre.

This game is best played with the intention to explore the darker side of adventuring parties in a culture that rewards treasure-hunting loners trespassing into the homelands of other civilizations and killing whoever they deem hostile.

It can also be used as a light worldbuilding exercise to add complexity to your existing fantasy world or campaign.

Savage Blood uses an intuitive technique of discovering/divining a story through the usage of art/tarot/oracle decks developed by @temporalhiccup in Stories Of Love in Manila.This game also takes heavy design inspiration from Archangel Dating Simulator by @mariamison.

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This game is directly inspired by recent Orcs discourse on Twitter and The Nightingale (2018), a revenge movie directed by Jennifer Kent which deals with the exact same themes.

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In order to download this story-game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5 USD. You will get access to the following files:

SavageBloodv2.pdf 1 MB

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A tough story game, about tough themes. And that's made with great inspiration. The two profiles of the main characters are well defined, bringing strong feelings into the game.

It lacks just a bit more explanation on how to pace the questions, but it's fully playable.