As the iron fist of the Justice Department tightens its grip on the
people of Mega-City One, there stirs once again movement towards democracy. As
pro-democracy agitators, now is the time to take a stand for self-governance.
Because now you have Walter, a former Justice Department droid and
somewhat reluctant co-conspirator who has damaging information about the
judges. Information the public must hear. And you will deliver it to them,
today, at the opening game of the first Aeroball season in decades.
All of Mega-City One will be watching. The judges will be unable to
pre-emptively shutdown the broadcast for fear of citywide riots. It is the
Never has democracy stood a better chance.
Designed specifically for 2000 AD’s 45th anniversary by original Dread
writer Epidiah Ravachol, Dread: Dredd brings the ENNIE award-winning
RPG to the iconic world of 2000 AD’s Judge Dredd.
One player takes on the role of the Host, tasked with representing the
mayhem and magnificence of Mega-City One and its inhabitants. The other players
act as characters living in the shadow of the Statue of Judgement, doing
whatever it takes to thrive and survive.
Of course, surviving isn’t always so easy. When the players are faced with
difficult or dangerous actions, they must pull wooden blocks from a tower to
discover whether they succeed. If the tower comes crashing down, their
character dies. The stakes are high when you take on the Judges but there is some
hope in your new character abilities, reflecting the city’s wide range of
The PDF contains everything you need to run this standalone adventure –
adapted Dread rules, pre-created character sheets, the Adventure
booklet, and an Encounter list for the Host to refer to throughout the game.
Just add a block tower and your gaming group and you’re good to go!