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Anomaly is a Tarot based gmless storytelling game about a sinister organization investigating a supernatural anomaly.  

Anomaly works best with 2-5 players, and games take between two and four hours.

Players define the nature of the organization, the team of researchers they have sent, the anomaly, and the setting it's found itself in, then develop the story of the investigation by drawing Tarot cards and answering associated questions.  

Mechanics inspired by The Quiet Year by Avery Alder.

Genre Touchstones are Magnus Archives, SCP foundation, Warehouse 13,  and the Concern from Friends at the Table.

Current build is version 12.


Buy Now$5.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Anomaly Rules .8.pdf 340 kB
Anomaly Rules .9.pdf 373 kB
Anomaly Rule Version Ten.pdf 377 kB
Anomaly Rules Version 11.pdf 385 kB
Anomaly V12.pdf 351 kB


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I got turned on to this game from an old Friends at the Table livestream and I'm so happy I picked it up. Once my group and I got used to the game flow, the entire system fell to the background; giving just enough support to guide the story but leaving plenty of room for improvisation. Overall it was a huge hit with us and I can't wait to play it again.

Please fix the formatting in the next revision.

This game was really fun!

I love the mechanics of this game. So simple, but they build to something beautifully complex. What I aspire to in game design. Kudos!

Another beastcast buy! I'm also a huge FATT fan so I was doubly sold on this.

Also bought it after hearing the beastcast. Read the game and I can't wait to play it!

Sounded pretty cool after listening to the Beastcast, looking forward to playing!

Oh boy, it looks like the Beastcast really got a lot of players here. Looking to use this system in the future <3

Highly recommend!

Another Beastcast listener, and I had an absolute blast playing this. Easy to understand and get into, tons of fun.


Hey hi, I work as a freelance translator (mainly movies though) and love your game. I have a gaming podcast and want to play it on the cast for a special episode. To do that I will translate the game into German. I don't know if you're planning on releasing it in more than one language but you can have the translation for free if you're interested. Just wanted to leave that here. Shoot me a message on twitter @niklaskuck if any of this sounds interesting. 


I guess you are right, sorry about that

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isn't this effectively posting the game for free, on the page where ppl can buy it? seems iffy no?


Yet another from the Beastcast!


And another!


Another "bought after the beastcast," seemed like something I'd be down with.


bought a copy after listening to the latest beastcast, love everything about it :) going to play a story with my wife for new years eve