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As you are aware, we suspect the animal kingdom of plotting a revolution & you are here to help us understand their devices. 

Our mission in the Observancy Department is to spot any such behaviour or signs of suspicious activity, note them down, draw our conclusions, and pass them back to Head Office for processing

Now funding expanded editions on Kickstarter till 20 Feb!

Campaign page here: kickstarter.com/projects/aethercorp/field-agent-handbook

This is a solo RPG to be played when out and about (or inside with your pet & visiting animals).

Get your very own field agent handbook to note down any strange and unusual animal behaviour, be it by bugs, birds or beasts.

Use the Ætherial Corporation’s standard issue pendulum (a key on a string) & the incorporated dowsing board to root out suspicious activity & identify their devious motivations.

The game comes in two formats for your observatory pleasure, one tri-fold & one pocketmod. Both PDFs are A4 in size & three pages in length:

  • Print the first two PDF pages back-to-back to make your handbook
  • Print the third to increase the size of your book once it’s full

Video instructions on how to fold and cut a pocketmod book here: https://youtu.be/IAb31rIeGZo

Finally, this handbook was inspired by two zine games:

And if you like your RPGs outdoors and with things on string then you might also want to check out Conkerers by Cat Elm.

We wish you well in your endeavours and remember:

Be watchful

Updated 16 days ago
CategoryPhysical game
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(3 total ratings)
AuthorLuke (Æther Corp)
GenreRole Playing
TagsAlternate History, Animals, Cozy, LARP, pendulum, Singleplayer, solo, Solo RPG, Tabletop role-playing game


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In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $2 USD. You will get access to the following files:

observancy-handbook.101.trifold.pdf 675 kB
observancy-handbook.101.pocketmod.pdf 721 kB

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This is so interesting! I love the idea of using the Key as a dowsing rod!