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Cover for Tri-Tac FringeworthyFringeworthy (1984)
Publisher: Tri Tac, Inc. (www.tritacgames.com)
 Copyright: (c) 1982, 1984 Tri Tac Games
 Advancement: Level/XP-based
 Features: extensive hit location system, detailed rules for other physical stresses, guidelines for multiple levels of technology

Fringeworthy is a detail-packed game system first published by Tri Tac Inc. back in the early 80s. I like this title (and it’s close cousin that I happen to own, Bureau 13: Stalking the Night Fantastic) for the sheer volume of data provided on a variety of topics. The ’82 version can seem dry and chart-laden at first casual glance, but taking the opportunity to truly think about any randomly selected page can lead to some interesting extrapolations… the type of thing I truly love to find in an RPG rulebook.

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