VIVID CHARACTERS -
The Mayhem game provides a wide variety of great character concepts, including divine, demonic,
animal, fae, and even undead and shapeshifters. More than 30 base character concepts can combine with a wide variety of skill, magic, and martial combat abilities that create near infinite
combinations, to keep your characters fresh and interesting through dozens of
STRATEGIC DEPTH -
The Combat Clock timing mechanic, Feedback Magic system, and Skill Die sytem for attributes and
skill checks make the Mayhem game an elegant system, with incredible tactical depth. This system makes the timing and location of their actions as important to victory as how many bonuses they
can string together, and runs smoothly for quick, tactical combat.
ENGAGING STORYTELLING -
The Crimson Realms world, included in the book, provides a wide variety of environments and
adventuring hooks for your characters to explore. This book also provides a chapter on
storytelling technique, resources for preparing and running your games in a way that best fits
your gaming group's style, and provides tools for building engaging stories that will keep your
players coming back for more.
The Mayhem game requires that players have access to gaming dice (preferably a lot of them,) from four-sided to twelve-sided dice, which can be found at any game store or online. It also helps to have figures or tokens, as are used in many role-playing games, and a gaming map. Character sheets and a black and white PDF of the book are included above, for free use without further sale or distribution.