All We Love We Leave Behind
A downloadable game
All We Love We Leave Behind (AWLWLB) is a single-player RPG of letter writing focusing on abandonment, isolation, and the passing of time.
Players play the part of a person left behind by someone with a supposed greater purpose (an adventurer in a fantasy realm, a detective left for an important case in the big city, an exploratory space vessel). You will write a series of letters to the loved one who has left you, using a standard deck of playing cards to randomize events in your life and the emotional content of your writings.
Includes everything for a single player, a 2 player gamemaster variant, 4 setting hacks, and over 20 pages of sample letters & prose by guest authors exploring concepts proposed by the game.
Title and thematic inspiration by Converge “All We Love We Leave Behind” album. Used with permission. More info at convergecult.com
1 player. 6x9" black & white softcover book. Printed zines (half-letter, staplebound, without sample letters) available in my store.
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