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The Magus is a solo journaling tabletop RPG that takes you on a sweeping journey for power, ambition, and arcane mastery, at great personal and interpersonal cost.

The Magus is crunchy. You will use several polyhedral dice to manage four traits: Focus, Power, Control, and Scars, which shape how the protagonist overcomes their challenges and meets their denouement after seven, fateful events.
     Perhaps they sail to the Enigmatic North in search of the final homonculus.
           Perhaps they burrow deep underground to escape their demon overlords.
        Or perhaps they go mad with power, and plunder innocent lives for M O R E

The  Magus' fate is shaped by your creative writing, and the carefully calculated whims of the dice. Everything comes at a cost, however: will you spend your scant remaining time to acquire more powerful spells, or nurture the few connections keeping you human?

Overcome fantastic challenges with your fledgling power, meet strange creatures on your way: empresses with craven vulnerabilities, frog familiars seeking for masters, naive dreamers who believe in the goodness inside of you (why?).

Featuring exquisitely-designed pages, The Magus is a memorable experience about sacrifice, loneliness, and the power of magic and pathos coursing through all of us.

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Purchase the companion dice at https://nat20gaminggoods.carrd.co/#collab to receive a free copy of The Magus.

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Updated 1 day ago
StatusIn development
CategoryPhysical game
Release date 34 days ago
Tagsjournal, Magic, solo, tabletop
Asset licenseCreative Commons Attribution_ShareAlike v4.0 International
Average sessionA few hours
LinksOfficial site


Buy Now$15.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $15 USD. You will get access to the following files:

The Magus_v0.9.pdf 10 MB

Development log


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A fantastic journaling game that balances naked ambition against the need for others. Very apt themes for people who are developing skills in our current climate.

Spell creation is a delight, as is the disconcerting art and madness layout. It's all a very tight, fun package!