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Baptism of Truth is a two player storytelling game about you and your agreement with a 60,000 year old woman.

Minimum price $2.00. Suggested price $3.00. But if the price of this game is a hardship to you, please email me at paul@halfmeme.com, or DM me on Twitter @paulczege, and I'll get you a download key, no questions asked.

Trigger warnings for murder.

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(4 total ratings)
AuthorPaul Czege
TagsExperimental, Immersive, murder, political, relationship, Story Rich


Buy Now$2.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $2 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Baptism of Truth - by Paul Czege.pdf 2.2 MB


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Baptism Of Truth is a two player trpg. You are one of those players. The other is a 60,000 year old woman named Pataji.

The PDF is 6 pages, with a straightforward layout that understands that the scariest part of horror is what you don't show.

Baptism has a strong cosmic horror vibe, and would be an almost perfect conversion to something like Delta Green or Hunter.

Story-wise, Pataji has objectives. You willingly help her achieve them. And those objectives might follow some kind of ethics in an extremely long view of things---or they might not, if she's lying to you about anything.

Mechanics-wise, there's no dice. You and Pataji decide whether actions succeed---although the rules give you guidance on what is realistic and what isn't.

I don't want to spoil the effect of reading the game, but the writing is exceptionally strong and it's very emotionally effective.

At the same time, this isn't a pure lyric game. It's very playable, and it should be quite intense if you do.

Overall, if you like horror that gets a bit in your head, if you like good writing, and if you're fishing for a scenario seed for your next modern horror rpg, I would strongly recommend picking this up.