Published by Fantasy Games Unlimited.
If you’ve been in the hobby long enough, one of the things you eventually learn is that there are some games around which have sprung up, weed-like, a number of “facts” that nearly everyone accepts as true, except for those gamers who’ve actually bothered to play the game in question. FGU’s 1981 post-apocalyptic RPG Aftermath! is one such game. In my youth, Aftermath!, like most FGU games, was generally held to be an unplayable, complicated mess compared to other post-apocalyptic games like Gamma World or even The Morrow Project. Like all such conventional wisdom, there is some truth to it, but there’s also much that this common impression gets wrong and frustratingly so, as, beneath it all, Aftermath! is actually a pretty good game — or rather, it provides the framework for a pretty good game.
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