How do you go about trying out various tabletop rpgs without hemorrhaging cash?


A large portion of the systems I regularly plug are actually free, or at least have free versions available. A representative sampling:

Another chunk are not, formally speaking, free, but have a pay-what-you-want price model, so you can put down whatever you can afford. A selection:

Some are neither free nor pay-what-you-want, but only cost a buck or two in PDF, so even at full price they’re basically impulse purchases. e.g.:

Finally, there are games that you’ll have to pay full retail price for, but that offer free starter versions:

(All that said, I do end up spending great gobs of money on tabletop RPGs. I justify it to myself as professional research!)

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