A downloadable collection of games

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READ/PLAY is a collection of two-word RPGs originally created for 2019's #2WordRPGJam.

  • Discover a local community of werewolves
  • Interrogate the complicated cultures of local tourism and tourist consumption
  • Battle a spell-casting, denim-wearing rival
  • Live out your reality-fashion-competition fantasies and support your friendly local thrift store
  • Dream of a dying wilderness
  • And more

All games are presented as high-resolution JPEG images in their original formats, as well as additional formats for printing on 4x6, 5x7, and 8x10 photo paper.

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(12 total ratings)
GenreRole Playing
Tagscollection, community, fashion, Horror, LARP, lyric, micro, nano, Tabletop role-playing game


Buy Now$1.00 USD or more

In order to download this collection of games you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $1 USD. You will get access to the following files:

READ-PLAY - A Collection of Two-Word RPGs by SPC.zip 74 MB
READ PLAY - Plain Text.txt 2 kB

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Gorgeous, really sparked my imagination. These would make fun posters :)


Thanks so much!

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This is... not what I expected.

It's an interesting exploration of minimalism that raises some interesting questions about game design. How much rules does a game need? What is the expected amount of homebrewing in a game? Is it still the same game is most of the gameplay is homebrewed? What is a game?

However, I can't shake off the feeling that if I were to buy this (I haven't; I've received this in a bundle), I would probably be disappoined.

Added: If anyone has doubts, like I did: these are not games with 2 verbs (i.e. 2 actions), these are literally games with 2 words (+ tagline and images). They're conceptually interesting, they're well designed, beautiful and high quality. Though-provoking and available in different formats.

But the 2-word format has some inherent limitations, so you'd need to come up with some rulings / house rules if you want to play these games.


Brilliant Stuff, more pls lol


Thank you! That’s really nice to hear. 

Maybe Volume 2 this year?


yes please! Love this