Quick Start Archive



by Delos

Love Letters for a Convoy

Here is a quickstart for your next Apocalypse World game. Say the bold words out loud and follow along. Be sure to ask lots of questions and own the hell out of this. Make it your game, and not just something you printed off the internet. This was written for my home game with 5…

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by Delos

The Wall: A Dungeon World Quick Start/One Shot

I’ve been reading a lot of Game of Thrones lately and one of my favorite bits of lore is the Wall. In this world the Wall is a huge ice wall built to keep the barbarians and monsters of the north out and away from the civilized people of the south. The Wall is manned…

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by Delos

Smoke on the Water: An Apocalypse World Quick Start

First off sorry for the radio silence. Due to life kicking my butt and having no inspiration of what to write I’ve been scrapping the bottom of the barrel, but good news everyone. I’m back and here is another quick start for you. This time around we’re going to take a page out of Kevin…

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Welcome to the Jungle: An Apocalypse World Quick Start

So this time around we’re back in Apocalypse World, but I’m going to set up the setting a little more than the last few. This time around the story will take place in the Jungle of York. Picture New York but overrun with jungle. Not just a few trees here or there, but massive trees…

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City of Judas Quick Start

At the request of Davide Pidgenedoli I’ve written a quick start for City of Judas, an interesting and very crunchy hack for Apocalypse World. City of Judas takes place before and around the Crusades where everyone plays a mercenary for the Iron Fists. This game is a bit different than AW in the sense that the…

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by Delos

Apocalypse West Quick Start

Last week David Benson asked me to consider doing a quick start for the PbtA hack, Apocalypse West, a pseudo supernatural cowboy spin off. You can find the play books here. Once again, the MC asks the first question to the group, and whoever says “Me!” gets asked the second question. At the end there…

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AW Quick Start: Rage Against the Machine

I wrote an article last week coming up with a quick start to help folks get their Apocalypse World game started quickly. This works great for one shots and cons, but you could use it to help get a longer game running as well, or if you have new players that may be stuck in…

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