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An original ruleset accompanied by a Victorian setting with Gothic horror, steampunk, mystery, and fantasy elements.
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    PDF Edition: You will receive a PDF of Inscrutable Puzzlements as soon as it is published.

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    Hardback Edition: Receive a special black and white hardback copy of Inscrutable Puzzlements as soon as it is published, along with a PDF and playtester access. This hardback will only be available through this kickstarter!

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    Storyteller Edition: You receive a hardback copy, playtester access, and the PDF. Also, a character design artist will be commissioned to illustrate your character concept (or a stylized version of yourself) so that the character can be made part of the setting's narrative or used as an example character.

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    Scholar Edition: You receive everything from the Storyteller Edition, and you also get to write your own description of a location or event that happens in the game's narrative or timeline. Alternatively, you can create an artifact to be added in the GM's equipment section of the book.

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    Tavern Edition: You receive everything from the Scholar Edition, and you are also entitled to one full playthrough of a completely original case GMed by the creator of the game. This case will not be published or included in any other deal. The session will be face to face if you live nearby, video chat if you do not. If you're short on people, we can find some. You will also receive two printed softcover editions of the book to share with friends.

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    Super Patron Edition: You get everything from the Tavern Edition, and you will also receive, in print, every addon or expansion published for this setting/ruleset. In addition, you will receive the very first hardback copy that is sent out. The hardback will be hand-signed and in full color.

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