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InkSea: The Abyss is set in my world of InkSea and was created for the Firelights Jam.

What is InkSea: The Abyss?

InkSea: The Abyss is a solo roleplaying game. You have been infected by the all-consuming, sentient bacterium by the all-knowing Spider. Find them their relics within the inky depths or succumb to spreading bacteria.

You will use two six-sided dice and a deck of cards to resolve actions. Subsequently, you may be lucky enough to use this cards to create a map of the InkSea as you explore. During your journey, you will encounter monstrous leviathans that want nothing more than to consume you as you try to uncover the relics.

Can you survive this viscous black?

What do you receive?

  • An easy to print tri-fold PDF which includes helpful tables, the rules of play, and a character sheet.
  • A low-ink B+W version of the tri-fold brochure.

This work is based on Firelights, product of Fari RPGs (https://farirpgs.com/), developed and authored by René-Pier Deshaies-Gélinas , and licensed for our use under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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CategoryPhysical game
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
(6 total ratings)
AuthorThe Bardic Inquiry
TagsPrint & Play, Singleplayer, Solo RPG, Tabletop role-playing game


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

InkSea The Abyss - Firelights.pdf 642 kB
InkSea The Abyss - Firelights LowInk.pdf 2 MB

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just wanted to say thank you for providing a low ink version of your PNP. not many creatives do that and i just wanted to thank you :)

Thanks, blablabla212! :)

Very atmospheric game, thank you for your work!


Thank you so much for the kind words! I'm glad you enjoyed the game - you have made my day! :) .