Cliffhanger is a short advanced role-playing game system. Each player creates and controls a character and all together participates in a story created by the Show Runner (SR). It’s an advanced game system as it offers a few open ended rules that require a lot of improvisation and refers common RPG concepts that may prove difficult or unfamiliar for more inexperienced players.
The story is unfolded in different episodes and each episode is divided into scenes. Each episode can be self-contained or a lot of them may follow a single story arc.