Cypher System Rules Primer

Learn to Play the Cypher System!

Victorian horror? High fantasy? Espionage? Galaxy-spanning space opera? With the Cypher System, running any of those is as easy as running or playing The Strange or Numenera. The Cypher System is the critically acclaimed, award-winning rules set that drives Numenera and The Strange, and easily adapts to an unlimited range of genres with a game engine that’s fast, narrative-focused, and super easy to prep for and GM. Fantasy, science-fiction, horror, modern-day, and superhero settings—play any setting you can imagine with the Cypher System!

The Cypher System Rules Primer gives you a quick but complete overview of the Cypher System rules, to learn, teach, or simply have handy for quick references. And it’s free!

Cypher System Rules Primer
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Charles Ryan
Charles Ryan

Charles M. Ryan has written or contributed to titles in nearly every class of tabletop game—board games, card games, trading card games, miniature games, and roleplaying games—over a 25-year career in the game industry. He has also served as the global brand manager for Dungeons & Dragons and headed up the marketing department at the UK’s Esdevium Games, one of the world’s largest game distributors. He is the Chief Operating Officer at Monte Cook Games.