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upon a time, the Dreaming Forest was beautiful,
perfect. Fae and Human alike wandered into the Forest in their sleep,
walking the maneyed path to the Whispering Tree. Here, at the
Heart of the Forest, the Tree whispered all manner of things.
But whatever wish you whispered in
return, it
would come true when you woke up! That is,
until the Lightning Beast came, hungry and despairing.
Everything is twisted now, dark, and terrifying. Flashes of
nightmares roam the forest. But you need this wish to come true, no
matter what. And so you venture forth, into the forest twisted by
nightmarish beasts, the tree waiting for you…

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  • Powered by the Apocalypse, incredibly streamlined: narrative rules
  • Violence is not the only option: Journeymen choose between using Sword, Speech, or Song as their weapon for braving the forest.
  • 2-6 players (including Game Master/Mother Tree)
  • One-shot, for 2-3 hours of play
  • All rules fit in one pamphlet

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This game is still subject to play testing and will be updated in the future. Please feel free to follow me and keep track of when I update the game! Thank you!

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(8 total ratings)
AuthorRae Nedjadi
TagsNarrative, One-shot, PbtA, rules-light, Story Rich, Tabletop role-playing game


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:

The Journey to the Whispering Tree - SESSION ZERO.pdf 1 MB

Development log


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Jami! This game is absolutely amazing! It's mind blowing, that you can fit a whole, complete, playable game in such a small format... It has everything: neat character creation, 2 well designed evocative moves, main clock and an end goal, very smart in game economy etc.

I just LOVE your design <3. I'm introducing your games to my polish gaming groups - we've just finished a 2-sessions play of Whispering Tree and we're in the middle of the long Balikbayan campaign (after which we're planning to play Become One in the same group).

Just being curious - are you considering developing Journey to the Whispering Tree any further?

Greetings from Poland! Your work is AMAZING.


Hi! The files seem to have disappeared from the downloads... could you have a look please?


I totally missed that! Thank you so much, I've re-uploaded the file. It should work now I think!