A downloadable game
It began a month ago, in the dark of the moon.
A recent death, burial rites done wrong or not performed at all, and a village with secrets.
Old grief and fresh quarrels, resentments long sleeping and debts unpaid. Bad feelings buried to fester down in the dark. To go rotten.
Place like that, no wonder the dead don't rest easy...
This is a roleplaying game about a haunted village in rural, Dark Ages England. It is the story of a night's work for a crew of exorcists: folk driven enough to face the dead when others won't.
CWs for patricide, animal death, murder, general violence, potential body horror, and the unjust exercise of power by corrupt institutions
It is a oneshot prepless game for 3-6 players, 1 MC (Master of Ceremonies) and between 2 to 5 exorcists, and should take between 3 and 4 hours to play. To play, you need a copy of the game (printed at A4 or A3 size) and around 6 six-sided dice.
You can watch an early version of The Vigil being playedtested online here on Once Upon a Game, a variety show for storygames and IndieRPGs.
This game is brought to you by the generosity of my Patrons, and especially Cassandra. Thank you all so much.
In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $10 USD. You will get access to the following files:
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