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You reside in The Archive, an unending and depthless structure spiralling deep into the dark and misty depths, devoid of life and presided over by a being known only to you as The Archivist.

The Archive is made up of windowless rooms and halls that vary greatly in their height, size and danger. All these spaces house numerous shelves containing the collected knowledge of the world outside of The Archive; a place you have been told you must earn your access to. The price of your freedom comes from the discovery of new or forgotten knowledge that can be found in the deepest parts of the structure. 

You, and a few others, are known as The Breathing, in a place full of creatures who were once like you but ultimately failed in their bid for freedom; now known as The Breathless. 

Delve into the ever-growing Archive to win the price of your freedom, knowing each time you descend you inch closer and closer to becoming Breathless yourself.

This work is based on Breathless, 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/)

This game was made for the Breathless Jam, July 2022.

The download features separate PDFs for single pages and spreads, as well as a print friendly PDF for character sheets and 'The Memory of Breathing' diary pages.

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(10 total ratings)
AuthorFistful of Crits
Tagsarchive, breathless, ergodic, library, Tabletop role-playing game
Average sessionA few hours


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