A downloadable zine

Another edition of the in*die zine!

Our theme this time is GAMING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE - changing the game by gaming the change! Get six thrilling games, four essential supplements,  three interesting articles and one smashing photo-comic for your gaming group today!

All proceeds go directly to the creators of this zine, and your support is a vote in support of the indie TTRPG scene!

  • In Stealing the Throne, play a crew of thieves pulling off the greatest heist of all: stealing a giant mecha whose ownership grants immense power.
  • In Die20! II: Killing Quests, dismantle the role of the quest-giver and seize the means of destruction.
  • In To Graves Unknown, go it alone to investigate a mystery that unravels a sinister conspiracy.
  • In The Summoning Part II, call a familiar to you from behind time and memory.
  • In Gnawing Horror & Side Eye Tracers, find out what arcane mishaps happen when you fail to cast a spell in quite the way your mentor taught you.
  • In Crocheted Adventurers, follow the adventures—and misadventures—of Juniper the Ranger, Caesura the Healer and Lolli the Fighter.
  • In HyperHalfling's Loot, take a closer look at that shiny stuff you found, and take it to the best fence you know—it's worth more than you think.
  • In Dynamic Duo, play superheroes with four colours and half as many stats.
  • In Alternate Government Structures, do away with feudalism and monarchy, and make your fantasy world something much more punk.
  • In Heterodoxy, smash the imperialist system as teenage witches guided by a mysterious iconoclast.
  • In #SixMoves Les Miserables Edition: Deuxieme Partie, play your favourite Les Mis characters and sing the song of angry men.
  • In The Maven Guide, visit some extremely punk places and dismantle the forces of capitalism.
  • In How I Balance Personal Identity Politics While Writing TTRPGs, get really cross about cultural hegemony in the TTRPG space.
  • In inner conflict/cognitive dissonance, use your real life to examine why we hold conflicting opinions in our heads.


Stealing the Throne is written by Nick Bate, with art by angela quidam. Die20! II: Killing Quests is written by Julian K, with art by Herisson. To Graves Unknown is written by Nick Wedig. The Summoning Part 2: The Witch is written by Nynphaiel, with art by Nynphaiel. Gnawing Horrors and Side-Eye Tracers is written by Andi Lennon. Crocheted Adventurers is the creation of Micah Reid. HyperHalfling's Loot Tables is written by HyperHalfling. Dynamic Duo is written by Dave Seidman Joria. Alternate Government Structures in Fantasy RPG Worldbuilding is written by Richard Chompff, with art by Georgie Bats. Heterodoxy is written by Calvin Johns, with art by Nynphaiel. #SixMoves Les Miserables Edition: Deuxieme Partie is written by Logan Timmins. The Maven Guide Part II is written by Alda Yuan. How I balance personal identity politics while writing TTRPGs: A Rant is written by [REDACTED]. inner conflict / cognitive dissonance is written by angela quidam, with art by angela quidam. This project was edited and organised by Marx Shepherd. Layout and graphic design by Calvin Johns, Craig Duffy, Jane Hermiston, Nynphaiel and Richard Chompff.

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(14 total ratings)
Authorin*die zine
GenreRole Playing


in🔥die zine December 2020 - single pages 9 MB
in🔥die zine December 2020 - spreads 9 MB
Print instructions (Dec2020).pdf 64 kB

Install instructions

in*die zine print instructions

Whilst future issues of in*die zine will have a print edition, this edition will not (for now). Instead, you can seize the punk aesthetic and Do It Yourself, in your own home (or at your workplace, which let’s face it, is much more punk).

There are three ways to achieve the desired effect, all of which require 14 pages of A4 or Letter-sized paper, depending on the settings of your printer. It can be Booklet, Automatic Double-Sided or Manual Double-Sided. This final option is explained, but the detail is very printer dependent, so your experience may vary.

You will need to print the single pages version of the zine, not the spreads version. This is important!

Booklet Format

Most modern printers and PDF readers will have a print option for “booklet”. If so, it’s very easy. You’ll just need to make sure that you’re capturing all pages, both sides and that you’re binding on the left. If your office has a really snazzy printer it might even staple it for you. Otherwise, just print and staple the left edge and leave in your local library.

Automatic Double-Sided

If your printer has automatic double-sided printing, this option is fairly straightforward. Your PDF reader or printer software will usually let you do multiple pages per side, so make sure the right paper size is selected, and then choose the Multiple option. You’ll want 2 pages per sheet. Paper should be in landscape mode, with pages in portrait (check the preview to make sure this is right).

You’ll also need to make sure that you print on both sides, and flip on the short edge, not the long edge.

The order of pages is important, so wherever there’s a “page range” button, put this in. Usually, this is comma-separated, so you’ll need this order:

(This is taken from boooks.org page order calculator.)

Print this, fold each sheet down the middle, put them all together and staple the left edge. Remember to give a copy to your best friend at a protest.

Manual Double-Sided

This is more difficult to do as it depends on the way your printer feeds paper. Usually most printers will come with a guide to show you how to do this if you select the double-sided option in the printer dialogue. You’ll need to do 2 pages per sheet, which is usually a PDF viewer print option.

You’ll need the same page order as for automatic double-sided printing. Follow the instructions carefully as per your printer. Again, you’ll need to flip on the short edge to make sure you get the pages portrait on the sheets.

This is tricky to achieve but punk as hell, and very satisfying if you get it right. You can make it even more punk by hole-punching the left edge and tying it together with a shoelace. Remember to casually leave it at a con table the next time you’re in a game convention.

90s Zine Method

You can, of course, print out all the pages, glue them back-to-back and photocopy them at your local newsagents. If you do this, you are embracing the spirit of punk, and I have no further instructions for you.

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