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Our Minerva is a GMless, slice-of-life tabletop roleplaying game about the athlete children of undead gods. You'll portray their exploits in Sport, their responsibilities in Duty, and especially their interactions and relationships in a quiet, rural Town where they never actually lived. 


To tell the minerva's stories, you'll narrate scenes, ask questions, role-play conversations, and move playing cards around the table, using their suit and rank to represent the wells of emotion your characters draw on to compete and interact with one another.


It's an intimate and melancholy game about relationships, parental expectations, and the feeling that your life was decided for you by someone else. Inspired by dating sims, sports dramas, and life in rural Appalachia. 

Our Minerva is perfect for drop-in/drop-out campaign play with varying group size for each session. It works great as a duet, and can accommodate up to six players per session with a single deck of standard playing cards, which you'll gradually fill up with Stamps that confer unique abilities and effects. 


This download includes two different PDF versions of the game: a full-color illustrated book and a simple plain-text version. Both include a detailed table of contents and thorough digital bookmarking for ease-of-use. You'll also find .PNGs of the game's character sheet, plus optional variants and additional reference sheets.


Also included is a character portrait creator, which can be accessed in the form of a .PSD (Adobe Photoshop) file, or as a set of .PNGs organized in folders. An in-browser version (with slightly limited editing capabilities) can be found here.


Pilgrims come from the far reaches of the Microcosmic Plane, from the various worlds over which the divine rule. They undertake a great journey across the stars to offer their services to the divine in Sport. 

In private though, far away from the cameras and microphones of Coliseum, they whisper of ulterior motives for their athletic exploits, both benign and sinister. It has even been said that some give voice to the heretical lie that they come from other planes altogether, beyond the domain of the gods both dead and undead. A claim as impossible as it is profane. 


Our Minerva features guest characters from Immanence, Monster Care Squad, Brinkwood: The Blood of Tyrants, and more!

Our Minerva is the sequel to Revenant World: A science-fantasy tabletop role-playing game about brave kids and undead gods. It stands on its own, but takes place in the same universe, 150 years later, incorporating and reimagining elements from the first game. 

Our Minerva is now available in a variety of physical formats, which will be detailed below. 

Please note that orders may take several weeks to ship, as some components may be stocked to order or produced to your custom specifications! Be sure to fill out all information fields from your purchase download page. Products may vary slightly from photos shown below, and are subject to minor cosmetic differences and blemishes.

Optical Disk Edition — $40

This physical edition includes all of the digital files for Our Minerva (full-color illustrated book, plain-text version, reference sheets, and character portrait creator) burned onto an optical disk in a case with double-sided art. Additionally, you'll receive the "Team Spirit!" set of a mascot keychain, logo pin, and uniform sticker for one of Coliseum's Sport teams, along with an Our Minerva "The Fool" tarot card.

Standard Physical Edition — $150

This physical edition includes everything in the Optical Disk Edition, plus the 525 page, premium color, 7.5” x 7.5” hardcover edition of the corebook.





Deluxe Collector’s Boxed Set — $250

This physical edition includes everything in the Standard Physical Edition, plus a 6” acrylic standee of the Pilgrim Gabrielle, the Earthborn Divine, a 3.5” bespoke acrylic standee featuring your custom minervum portrait and the background of your choice, and everything you need to jump right into a game of Our Minerva, like printed character sheets, a deck of playing cards, and a sheet of stickers with colored markers, packaged in velvet component bags and an elegant black box.

The form where your contact information and shipping address are collected will also ask you for details on the custom standee, and includes a field to link to a character portrait you’ve created with the files included in your download or with the in-browser version of the portrait creator. You can also email your portrait to revenantworldrpg@gmail.com with the subject line “Minervum Portrait - [Your Name, as you entered it in the information form]”. If you provide a full resolution portrait with transparent background and no watermark, it will be used for the standee template directly. Otherwise, it will be recreated on my end, and I’ll correspond with you to approve the final template file. 




StatusReleased
CategoryPhysical game
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(5)
AuthorVagabond Pen & Paper
GenreSports
TagsDating Sim, drama, Fantasy, LGBT, Queer, Sci-fi, Slice Of Life, Space
Average sessionAbout an hour
LanguagesEnglish
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer

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Get this game and 23 more for $15.00 USD
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In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $20 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Our Minerva.zip 253 MB

Physical Editions

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Optical Disk Edition

The Optical Disk Edition of Our Minerva, as detailed above.

Price includes shipping within the United States. Non-US buyers: please contact me before placing an order.


Standard Physical Edition

The Standard Physical Edition of Our Minerva, as detailed above.

Price includes shipping within the United States. Non-US buyers: please contact me before placing an order.


Deluxe Collector's Boxed Set

The Deluxe Collector's Boxed Set of Our Minerva, as detailed above.

Price includes shipping within the United States. Non-US buyers: please contact me before placing an order.


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