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One is for Sorrow is a minimalist, narrative RPG zine set during the period of the German Strategic bombing of London during the first world war.  You take the role of a child (or group of children) playing in an abandoned and bombed out lot.  In the lot, your imagination blossoms into a way of dealing with trauma, loss, uncertainty, and hope.

This game, while featuring children is decidedly for mature audience, and themes may well be disturbing to some.  Discretion is advised.

This game includes:

  • One is for Sorrow rules zine
  • A printer-friendly and plain text version of the game.
  • A map suitable for your virtual or physical tabletop
  • Scatter terrain pieces
  • A detailed series of mini-games and prompts

While the game is designed for GM-less play, it can be played solo or in groups.  Ideas for each style are included.


Buy Now$5.00 USD or more

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

One is for Sorrow RPG Zine 2 MB
OifS RPG Zine, Printer Friendly 395 kB
OisfS RPZ Zine, Plaintext 9 kB
The Lot (map) 1 MB
Scatter Terrain Pieces 595 kB

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