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Bad bets, bad debts and bad deaths.

You wake in a shallow grave in the desert. It's night. You have no memory of how you got here, or who you are, or the location of your clothes. A scar of neon in the shape of a city squats on the horizon. There are answers there. And trouble.

ALAS VEGAS is a dark journey through a bizarre and terrifying casino city where everything has a
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Paperback, 324 pages
Published December 2017 by Magnum Opus Press
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Jeff
Aug 08, 2019 rated it it was ok
I am drawn to disasters and curiosities. So when I heard that Alas Vegas, the game I ONLY knew as a disaster Kickstarter that no one thought would ever come out, had been released, I had to pick it up.

Well, I wasn’t there for the Kickstarter campaign, but I feel confident saying that the final product is the true disaster. This is one of the worst RPG products produced by someone who should have known better.

To be clear, I am referring specifically to the titular scenario. The content produced
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pookie
Dec 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
Alas Vegas, Alas… A review of Alas Vegas: Flashbacks, Blackjack and Payback, the storytelling roleplaying game in four Acts designed by +James Wallis Wallis and published by Magnum Opus Press/Spaaace.

http://rlyehreviews.blogspot.co.uk/20...
Mike
Sep 27, 2019 rated it it was ok
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Adam Windsor
Dec 24, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2017, rpg
Notoriously late in release after its 2013 kickstarter, this game was always going to have to excel if it wanted to impress.

Alas (Vegas), it does not. The truth the players are set to explore is really not all that interesting at the end of the day, and the adventure reads a lot like some of the worst 90s adventures: overly impressed with the coolness of the writer's setting and NPCs, and not willing to give the actual players any real agency or ability to disrupt things. In fact, the text is
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