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This new edition of the cult-classic RPG introduces enhanced rules, gameplay examples, and numerous adventure seeds.
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Welcome to Everyone is John, the curiously unusual roleplaying game where each player struggles with their own unique skill sets and personal obsessions.  The catch?  Each player is a unique voice in one man's head. 

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The Old and The New

In the early 2000's, an indie RPG called Everyone is John began making its way across the convention circuit.  It was strange, unique, and a ton of fun.  You could play it with scratch paper and a couple of six-sided dice. Slowly, surely - this quick-hit RPG became a genuine cult-classic.

We are proud to bring you this new edition of that cult-classic RPG with over 40 pages of new material an extra content!  The game has been heavily expanded with enhanced rules refined through hundreds of hours of playtesting to provide the best game experience, ready-to-use character and GM sheets, original art, gameplay examples, and numerous adventure seeds to entice players and game masters.  

Additionally, the book expands the world of Everyone is John with sections on running an adventure in worlds of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, and other settings - with detailed rules for each, such as letting John cast magical spells, use super-heroic powers, or deal with mind-altering attacks on his sanity!

The Game

Everyone is John is a fast and fun competitive RPG where each player assumes the identity of a "Voice" inside the head of John - a man with no real identity of his own. John's actions, skills, knowledge, and goals change constantly as the voices in his head vie for control of him by using their own finite willpower. Each voice will struggle to achieve their own obsessive goals before all Willpower is gone and the game is over - with only one Voice left as the victor. 

Everyone is John is a fast, fun game that lets players create their Voices in just a few minutes, and begin play right away.    It's the ultimate pickup RPG. But you know what? We can tell you all this... but we'd rather just show you...

Our Pledge for Your Pledge

You see, this book is already fully written and ready to send to the publisher.  And when you back this kickstarter at our $5 level or above, we will immediately share with you a digital copy of the core rules.  (It will be abridged, and won't have ALL of the cool content in the final book, but it will be a full and complete version of the rules!) We are confident that you will enjoy this little game so much that you'll stick around for pledge fulfillment.

Stretch Goals

While this book is already written, there is ALWAYS more to add to make it bigger, better, and more amazing for you.  Our funding goal is relatively low - but if we can hit certain stretch goals, we're going to add more content and options for you.

Risks and challenges

We are fortunate that the book is already written, 12 adventure seeds are ready and waiting, the publisher has been identified and is simply waiting on the completed manuscript to begin printing, so all we need is you! There is always a risk that we won't fund, but the only risks now are delivery and shipping that may take a little longer than expected and the ever present threat of a rogue asteroid collision with Earth.

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    Everyone is John - The PDF

    Digital Copy - Get a PDF copy of the new edition of Everyone is John delivered to your inbox at the end of the project. Also, get the draft sent to you within 48 hours after backing.

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    Everyone is John - The Book

    Hard Copy - A PDF copy of the new edition of Everyone is John, as well as a hard-copy of the book delivered to your door anywhere in the world. Also, get a draft version within 48 hours of backing the project at this level. If you'd like to receive multiple books, please multiply your pledge by the number of books you want to receive.

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    Everyone is John - The Hardback Book

    Hardback Copy - A PDF copy of the new edition of Everyone is John, as well as a hard-BACKED-copy of the book (instead of the paper-back hard copy of the $10 pledge) delivered to your door anywhere in the world. Also, get a draft version within 48 hours of backing the project at this level. If you'd like to receive multiple books, please multiply your pledge by the number of books you want to receive.

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    Retailers! Get 6 copies of the paperback (MSRP $10.99) for $33, giving you a 50% profit margin when they hit the shelf. Please have your state reseller or tax number available for verification.

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