Tavern Tales is a fantasy-themed roleplaying game with the following features:
Tavern Tales empowers you to play the game however you want, providing a wide array of optional rules and flexibility. The GM entries give you the inspiration to create a unique and compelling game world.
Tavern Tales has a passionate fanbase that worked together to make Tavern Tales as good as it could possibly be. The resulting product is a versatile, flexible, and diverse game that appeals to RPG fans everywhere.
Outside of the dice rolling mechanic, Tavern Tales uses virtually no numbers whatsover. The game focuses on cinematic, exciting effects. Your power comes from your ability to affect the story, rather than from numeric bonuses like "+1 damage."
The core mechanic in Tavern Tales is called a "Tale," which highlights the game's emphasis on storytelling. The rules are conveniently out of the way until you need them. The system helps you play how you want, rather than telling you what to do.
Narrative, story-based gameplay
Tavern Tales' incredible flexible character creation system allows you to build the character you always wished you could play, without jumping through any hoops. If you can imagine it, you can play it.
Endless character creation options and flexibility
There's so much more to RPGs than combat. Tavern Tales gives you access to a wide variety of combat, exploration, and interaction options. You can effortlessly build a well-rounded character.
Equal emphasis on combat,
exploration, and interaction
Play what you want, how you want.
Tavern Tales is currently in open beta.
You can download a text-only PDF of the rules here.