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The Irresponsible Hero - Bad Spy Role-Playing

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The Irresponsible Hero - Bad Spy Role-Playing

Protocol on Roll20, Discord

Price per player-session
You will be charged when a session starts


  • Duration: 2.5 to 3.5 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: None
  • Price per player-session

    About the adventure

    Did you enjoy Mission Impossible? Do you like cheesy, unrealistic, possibly even ludicrous spy-action movies? Then this game is for you! Forget number crunching, forget deep, complicated backstories, get to the gunfire and explosions! The Irresponsible Hero is an experimental roleplaying story game where players are secret agents in a poorly-written action film doing things that don’t make any sense… and would certainly lead to their death. A simple system based on rolling up to 3d6 determines the outcome of all actions. Complications abound as players move through a series of scenes, all tailored to meet players' actions,

    Professional Game Master

    David Creighton


    19 Reviews

    38 years as a TTRPG player

    4 years as a Game Master

    0 games hosted

    Brings Pathfinder 1e, WWE: Know Your Role, KILLER THRILLER!, Protocol, FASERIP to the table

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    Additional Details

    How to prepare

    The Irresponsible Hero is available at DriveThruRPG, ownership is suggested, but not required. A token image for characters are required, but may be supplied by the GM on request. You will need to use Roll20 and Discord.

    What I provide

    Pictures and music will be supplied, GM has the complete rule system. And puns, lots and lots of puns.

    Gameplay details

    There are four kinds of scenes in Irresponsible Hero: Action, Drama, Exposition, and Negotiation. With the exception of Action, a scene type can not appear two times in a row. A scene is defined as a single location featuring at least one of the player characters. The gamemaster is responsible for determining which scene is being played.

    Content warnings


    Safety tools used


    How will character creation work

    There are no levels in Protocol, all players will be able to quickly design characters and jump right in.

    Players can expect

    • Combat/Tactics: Medium
    • Roleplay: Medium
    • Puzzles: Medium
    • Experience Level: None

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