FAQ: Trophy RPG
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What's the difference between Trophy Dark, Trophy Gold, and Trophy Loom? Are they all one game?

Trophy Dark and Trophy Gold are two separate and distinct games. You do not need one to play the other. Trophy Loom is a setting book detailing the world that Trophy Dark and Trophy Gold take place in (more on that below). While Trophy Dark and Trophy Gold are separate games, the books contain guidelines for joining them into one campaign.

Trophy Dark is a single session (or, at most, 2-session) game of psychological horror. It contains over 20 unique incursions (scenarios) so your group can get dozens (possibly hundreds) of hours of enjoyment out of one book.

Trophy Gold is a campaign-based game about adventurers in a fantasy world, not unlike Dungeons & Dragons and similar games. It also contains lots of premade scenarios so you can get dozens (possibly hundreds) of hours of enjoyment out of one book.

Trophy Loom is a setting book that contains tables and other procedural generation methods to create the world your Trophy campaign takes place in. It is system-agnostic, which means it can be used for games other than Trophy.

Last updated: November 25, 2020 00:18

Does the Treasure-Hunter (Preorder Edition) add-on feature the custom slipcase featured on Kickstarter?

No. The Preorder Edition of the Treasure-Hunter collection contains all three hardcover books, but they are NOT in a slipcase. The custom slipcase is a Kickstarter exclusive.

Last updated: November 24, 2020 23:55

How many custom dice do I need to play Trophy Dark and Trophy Gold?

Technically-speaking? None. You can use regular dice in three different colors to play Trophy Dark and Trophy Gold. However, the custom dice can make the experience a little more special, and so we recommend picking them up. The amount of dice you get in the Treasure-Hunter collection will be enough for most groups. Extra dark dice and extra gold dice are occasionally helpful when playing Trophy Gold, which is why we made the 4-dice add-ons available. If you only ever intend to play Trophy Dark, you don’t need any gold dice or Hunt Roll tokens.

Last updated: November 25, 2020 00:00

How many Hunt Roll tokens are needed to play Trophy Dark and Trophy Gold?

You don’t need Hunt Roll tokens to play Trophy Dark. For Trophy Gold, the amount included in the Treasure-Hunter collection is enough for most groups. If your play group is on the larger side (say, 5 or 6 players), extra Hunt Roll tokens are helpful.

Last updated: November 25, 2020 00:04

Are the Character Cards necessary to play Trophy Dark and Trophy Gold?

No. You can play both Trophy Dark and Trophy Gold perfectly fine without them (we’ve been doing so for years!). However, the cards are being designed to enrich the gameplay in a big way. They feature unique artwork plus questions that can be used to explore your character. They also give the GM the flexibility to build custom character options, and in Trophy Dark, they eliminate the need for a character sheet entirely.

Last updated: November 25, 2020 00:07

How come I can't upgrade my pledge to the Archivist level from Kickstarter?

The Archivist pledge tier is exclusive to Kickstarter. We were initially going to do a Preorder Edition of Archivist, much as we did for Treasure-Hunter, but the customer savings between that and simply pre-ordering the books separately was negligible, and so we decided to cut it. Ultimately, the very best value is the Treasure-Hunter collection, which we strongly recommend if you think you’re ever going to want all three books, dice, etc.

Last updated: November 25, 2020 00:22

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