Misspent Youth just had a Kickstarter!
Once we finish producing issue 1.2 and the supplement, Sell Out with Me, I will begin PDF sales on this site again. We expect to have paper books by November, available through Burning Wheel Headquarters. In the meantime, you can still download the free not-screen-friendly version from the "download" page in the menu above.
Welcome to Misspent Youth: the dystopian sci-fi game that’s all about friendship, standing up for yourself, and changing the world....Read more
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Preview just the first chapter or download a complete version of the game, a PDF of what we printed on paper.
Misspent Youth is unlike any other RPG I’ve ever played[....] This is a game that lets us focus on the story, and makes it possible for old guys like me to imagine that we’re still young and fighting every day for something more important than a parking space.
[W]e have a few in our group that enjoy RPGs, and a few that merely put up with them since that’s what’s going on. [Misspent Youth] got even the latter category of player to invest his time and emotions into the game. Because of that, every player was firing on all cylinders, working hard to create an enjoyable and entertaining story.
Here you’ll find the sheets for the game, including form-fillable versions. There are also scenarios to run at conventions if you’d like to download and use them.
Podcasts, reviews, and so on. If you’re unsure about trying out the game, you can read a review, read someone’s actual play, listen to me talk about it, or listen to an actual play podcast.
The paper version of Misspent Youth is currently on backorder, thanks to the wonderful news that Wil Wheaton’s Tabletop show on YouTube is going to be playing the game in Season 4. You can download the game for free here, or buy an enhanced PDF.