the dead rise
A downloadable game
the dead rise is a solo journaling RPG, made using the Wretched & Alone rules by Chris Bissette and Matt Sanders.
You are the lead researcher in a team of virologists working in the Centre for Disease Control. Over the past month, a potent virus has spread across the globe, infecting over 90% of the world’s populace.
The virus’s symptoms are high fever, headaches, sensitivity to light, vomiting, seizures, and coma. Death occurs due to viral encephalitis within 48 hours.
The dead rise.
CONTENT WARNING: This game contains references to gore, murder, suicide, viral infections, and the undead.
This game was made as part of the Wretched & Alone jam. Details on the jam can be found here:
The Wretched, by Chris Bissette can be found here:
The Wretched & Alone SRD can be found here:
In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $3 USD. You will get access to the following files:
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