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Cities Without Number System Reference Document


This document contains the current systems reference document for the Cities Without Number cyberpunk RPG. It is provided under a Creative Commons 0 waiver allowing downloaders to copy, modify, reproduce, or otherwise use it for both personal and commercial purposes. Later versions of this file may be released, but any released version may be used in perpetuity.

The contents of the SRD include the mechanics of the game and trivially-derived content such as weapon damage dice, gear names, and other necessary material for reproduction and use. It does not include the specific setting of the game, particular megacorps, individual NPCs, GM tool text, or other creative intellectual property not included in this document. Use of that IP is still reserved.

While I cannot venture to provide legal advice, my position as the author is that the content in this file constitutes purely mechanical or trivially-derived creative material. Only the specific description of the mechanics could be copyrighted in the first place, and with CC0 I am waiving any claim on that specific verbiage. Users are welcome to copy verbatim any and all of this document for their own personal or commercial products, including software tools.

In the same vein, users are welcome to advertise any such commercial works as being compatible with Cities Without Number if, in their opinion, the claim is justified. Such works should rely on their own settings and worlds, however, and in no case should they be presented as "official" or sanctioned Sine Nomine Publishing products, or be presented with a title or trade dress that may reasonably lead to such confusion.

I wish the users of this document the same commercial success I have enjoyed, and may their efforts be crowned with equal satisfaction.

-- Kevin Crawford, 9/11/23

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Benjamin B September 23, 2023 12:44 am UTC
Pretty cool, are there any plans to make similar documents for Stars / Worlds Without Number, or any of your other games?
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Dog W September 18, 2023 6:00 pm UTC
I think theres a mistake with 6.4.3, it seems to start mid-sentence.
"6.4.3 Using Magic Items
employment, such as magic weapons which are used as part of an
attack. "
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This title was added to our catalog on September 11, 2023.