Aftermath is a well designed system that
only suffers from the dreaded lack of organization
that often appears in Fantasy Games Unlimited
products. However, once the research and study
is done, the game lends itself to many variations
on the theme with good mechanics.
Here are the pictures of the 3 books and a scenario from the box set.
The sun hangs low on the horizon illuminating
the ruins of civilization with a bloody light.
Is it the sunset of the earth or the sunrise
of a brave new world? You can decide as you
boldly stride the rubble-strewn streets of
THE GAME is for 2 to 6 players and a referee
in search of a different kind of adventure.
It is a role-playing excursion into a post-holocaust
THE PLAYERS create their characters, to
face the challenges and dangers of life
after things fall apart.
THE REFEREE is provided with everything
he needs to detail the world in which the
players will adventure.
AFTERMATH! Is not a game for the faint at
heart. Ruined cities, dread diseases, despair
and broken dreams are a part of the characters'
daily lives. Still hope survives, for mankind
still survives. Rise up, met the challenge
The Aftermath game comes in a boxed set
containing 3 rulebooks, an introductory
scenario, a cardstock character sheet, a
3 panel cardstock reference sheet, a half
sheet of light cardstock counters and a
feedback sheet. All of these components
are approximately 8.5" by 11"
in size except the counter sheet that is
approximately 4" by 11". All of
the rulebooks are staple bound.
The fist rulebook is entitled Book 1: Basic
Rules for Role Playing Simulation and is
58 pages long.
The second rulebook is entitled Book 2:
Survivors of the Aftermath; A Player's Handbook
for a Post-Holocaust World and is 81 pages
The third rulebook is entitled Book 3: The
World of the Aftermath; A Gamesmaster's
Guide for a Post-Holocaust World and is
84 pages long.
The 6 page scenario is entitled Survive!:
An Introductory Scenario. The counter sheet
was designed specifically to support this
scenario. Survive is not staple bound, it
is a 3 panel paper foldout. The counters
are printed on light cardstock. The counters
are printed on one side only.
The character sheet and 3-panel reference
sheet are on cardstock and are printed on
Please mail in the feedback sheet. Your
feedback helps determines what supplements
are produced to support the Aftermath! Game
World and System.
AFTERMATH! Provides a solid basic play mechanic
that has been over 2 years in playtesting.
Rules are provided for modern firearms,
NBC weapons and protections, mutations,
survival, high technology and more. The
game is structured to allow the referee
to decide the nature of the holocaust that
destroyed the world in which play will occur.
AFTERMATH! Is a step forward in the art
of role-playing games.
In AFTERMATH! The referee creates a world
in which civilization as we know it has
collapsed. The cause of the collapse could
be war, natural disaster, ecological disaster
or even invasion by aliens! Into this setting
come the characters designed by the players.
They will explore the world, try to rebuild
from the ruins or simply attempt to survive.
In the aftermath of any disaster some will
not die. With this game you can write the
story of those who overcome the odds.