From publisher blurb:
Pulp Alternate History Roleplaying!
Dime Adventures is a pulp alternate history roleplaying game of weirdness and high adventure. It is set on Arth, an alternate Earth at the dawn of the modern age. It is a world of wonder and excitement, and draws on many different historical and fictional sources for inspiration.
Players in Dime Adventures take on the role of cinematic heroes: bold explorers, brilliant scientists, dashing fencers, ineffable mystics, wealthy dilettantes, hardboiled investigators, masked crime fighters and more!
Dime Adventures combines the excitement of pulp adventure with rich creativity of the alternate history genre. The core system, Saga Machine, has been in use for almost ten years, including publication in our other roleplaying games, Against the Dark Yogi and Shadows Over Sol.
Gameplay highlights include:
- A fast and flexible system for cinematic combat, with plenty of room for interesting narrative and tactical options!
- A quick and customizable character creation system, supporting numerous pulp archetypes and larger-than-life abilities!
- An exciting chase system, leading to plenty of obstacles, narrow escapes and dramatic complications.
- A rich alternate historical world, complete with exciting locales, events and plot hooks on all seven continents!