FIST: Freelance Infantry Strike Team has become a silver best-seller on DriveThruRPG in its first month of release on the platform.
In FIST, characters are misfits – dreamers, fighters, ex-government lab rats – who have fallen out of society to be reborn as soldiers for hire. They might now be mutant snipers, a cyborg ninja or alien enhanced telekinetic warrior.
The game costs $5 whether you buy it at DTRPG or over at Itch.io where it was first published. If you pay more than the price tag at Itch.io then you can unlock a community copy to give to someone experiencing marginalization or financial hardship.
The third way to receive a copy of FIST is to become a Geek Native patron before the 25th.Become a Patron!
Game designer B. Everett Dutton has kindly provided enough download codes to supply current patrons and plenty of newcomers.
Geek Native first encountered B. Everett’s work when I stumbled over The Creeping Rot, a free zombie RPG that does not need a GM. Later on, B. Everett shared a guest article with the blog on why emotion is the new frontier for TTRPGs which was well received.
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