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Dead Friend: A Game of Necromancy RPG Review | Gameosity
Joseph: So this past weekend was Dreamation. For those who don't know, Dreamation is one of three conventions hosted by the fine folks over at Double Exposure each year. It's probably my favorite convention in North America other than GenCon, as it brings together a wide range of both indie and traditional gamers. You get to play older games nobody really wants to run (I got to play Burning Wheel for the very first time!), but you also get to discover entirely new games that may not even be on the market yet. This year, as is true of every year I've attended, I discovered several things that really got me excited. But shining above them all was the debut game by a designer named Lucian Kahn. That game is Dead Friend: A Game of Necromancy. Now there are a few things that might stand out immediately as different to traditional RPG players. Firstly, the entire book is 13 pages long. Including the cover. Secondly, it's a diceless system. Play is conducted using tarot cards, two coins, and