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Mazes is a return to the classic sword and sorcery dungeon crawler with award-winning, yet delightfully simple modern rules. The first TTRPG to use the polymorph system, Mazes is easy to learn and teach, and ready to play without a lot of prep.

Designed for episodic play, Mazes is ideal for one-shots and conventions. It's a distillation and modernization of the classic Dungeon Delve, making it a perfect introduction for those new to roleplaying, as well a great excuse for grognards to get back into the dungeon!

Make Characters Fast

At character creation, each player selects one polyhedral die to represent their character, and narrates actions to the Maze Controller (MC). The MC may then request rolls against a chart of moves. Players roll their one die, comparing the outcome against the success numbers listed for each move type (a BOOTS move, for example, succeeds on rolling a 2 or 3). Success numbers vary across move types, which means different die sizes are more likely to meet with different forms of success.

A Smash Hit

MAZES quietly hit the indie TTRPG scene over two years ago during the first Kickstarter Zinequest event. Fans and RPG industry leaders saw the elegant simplicity of this game's ruleset and nominated Mazes for an ENnie for Best Rules ENNIE and an IGDN Indie Groundbreaker Award for Best Rules. Mazes won the IGDN Indie Groundbreaker Award for Best Rules in 2020! More recently, Mazes has been nominated for the IndieCade 2022 International Festival of Independent Games! Mazes is up for the festival's Jury Prix, Grand Jury, Developer’s Choice, Innovation in Interaction Design, and Innovation in Experience Design awards, as well as the award in Tabletop Design — awards will be announced in November 2022.


Updated 6 days ago
StatusReleased
CategoryPhysical game
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(1)
Author9th Level Games
GenreAdventure, Role Playing
TagsDungeon Crawler, Dungeons & Dragons, Fantasy, Magic, Tabletop

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