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The Emperor & The Explorer: a two player RPG inspired by Invisible Cities

I know it's been a minute, but look! I have an actual complete, fully illustrated game to make up for it!  The Emperor & The Explorer  is a two player rpg inspired by Italo Calvino's wonderful conceptual novel "Invisible Cities" It's $10, but there's an actual million free copies as well, so you have no excuse not to go check it out.  One player takes on the role of the Emperor, a sovereign whose domain is without end, but who knows nothing of the lands they control. The other player is the Explorer, who has traveled the Emperor's lands for many long, weary years, and comes at last to the royal court in order to regale the Emperor with tales of their own Empire.  Using the trinkets they have collected on their travels, the Explorer must seek to provide satisfactory answers to the Emperor's questions about their Empire. They must beware: the Emperor's pride is great, their temper greater, and their displeasure brings with it a thousand tortures.

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