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Hush is a conversational micro-game where players will discuss how their characters' lives unraveled as a great silence fell upon them. They will strive to make connections by recognizing or fulfilling others' secret desires, their deep-seated needs in this increasingly empty and still world. 

But they must be careful, as the source of their suffering lies hidden in their very language. Some of the words they may speak are poisoned, threatening to slowly drain them of life before they find the community they so desperately seek.

All you need to play this one-sheet game are 2–6 players, 1 die and 8 tokens per player, pens or pencils, and scrap paper or notecards.

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This concept looks really cool! I just wish there was a more detailed how-to-play paragraph or video or just an example conversation. Thank you so much for sharing this with us!


I reference your game as inspiration for a mode of play (oxide) in my submission to 1 page RPG jam 2021 (Mothwood Inn) because the idea of “forbidden words” stuck with me. You can see for yourself in the previews or grab a shared copy : https://dereel.itch.io/

Thanks for the mention! Glad to know it made an impact in your design. And good job going with the GM-less approach too.