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Monster Countdown Deck (VTT Version)

Monster Countdown Deck (VTT Version)

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This product contains a free low-resolution Countdown Deck designed for use on a Virtual Tabletop (VTT). You can also purchase a printed (or print-and-play) version of the Countdown Deck from here.

These cards are primarily designed to be used with fantasy roleplaying games and settings, but can also be used for horror, or even for science fiction. They offer the following special features:

1. Four jokers instead of the usual two, each with a suit.

2. Prominent “countdown numbers” at the top of each card. These can be used for initiative: deal each character a card, then count down from highest to lowest to determine turn order. Fast characters can draw 2-3 cards and keep the highest, while slow characters might draw 2-3 cards and use the lowest.

3. A unique “monster symbol” at the bottom of each card. This symbol can be used as an improvisational prompt—for example a “web” might indicate a literal trap, or a sticky situation, or a social connection, or a network of spies, and so on.

The monster symbols can be used to generate adventures, to determine random complications, or for any number of other purposes. However they are mainly intended for generating monsters: draw 3-6 cards and use the symbols to reveal a monster’s characteristics and abilities. You can also use the monster illustrations for further inspiration.

Note: Don't forget to check out the other free VTT Countdown decks here and here!

 
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November 29th, 2018
Great product! Great production! Another amazing FREE product from Zadmar Games. Highly recommend. [...]
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