The Ultimate Micro-RPG Book: 40 Fast, Easy, and Fun Tabletop Games (Ultimate Role Playing Game Series) (Paperback)

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Whether you want bodega cats defending the block from evil, steampunk zombie-cyborgs seeking redemption, or two stars slowly circling towards each other and their inevitable doom, there's a game here for you. They range in complexity and gameplay, from a complex tarot-card based system to simply rolling a six-sided die. Each one is only a page long. A perfect way to spend a summer afternoon!


— From Ultimate Micro-RPG Book


Enjoy these 40 expertly crafted micro-RPGs that are fast, fun, easy to learn, and come in a variety of genres—from space exploration to jungle dungeon crawlers—everything you need to pick up and play today.

Get gaming fast with The Ultimate Micro-RPG Book including brand-new micro-RPGs created by experts across the gaming world. From space exploration to jungle dungeon crawlers this book has everything you need to pick up and play today.

With these quick-start games, you can create your own adventures, alone or with friends, without any prep, and with minimal set up and pieces. Whether you’re new to RPGs or working towards your level 20 mage, this collection is a great way to try out different games and systems, and test your roleplay skills on different character types and situations.

About the Author

James D’Amato is the author of The Ultimate RPG Series, cofounder of the One Shot Podcast Network, and host of the One Shot and Campaign: Skyjacks podcasts. He trained at Second City and iO in Chicago in the art of improvisational comedy: he now uses that education to introduce new people to role-playing, and incorporates improvisational storytelling techniques to create compelling and entertaining stories for RPG campaigns and one-shot adventures.

Praise For…

"The maximum amount of TTRPG fun in one place."

Comic Book Resources

"The ideas are brilliant, the breadth of content, completely creative."




“[This book has] lots of play value.”

NPR Milwaukee 

“Exactly the sort of thing I’m looking for in RPGs these days.”

Shut Up and Sit Down


“A superb collection of games… everything about the book is good. This one is something special.”

RPG Geek

Product Details
ISBN: 9781507212868
ISBN-10: 1507212860
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication Date: December 8th, 2020
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Ultimate Role Playing Game Series