Settings
Here's a collection of great settings for Risus, for GMs and players needing a world to play in. Add a link and a description to your submitted settings under the appropriate category. If you don't see your setting's category, feel free to add it to the collection.

Don't forget to check out the Adventures page, for specific adventures to run your players through.


Mythic Settings

Fantasy Settings

Western Settings
  • Cowboys and Indie Bands - The long awaited successor to Risus Mariachi is here at last!
  • Silverlode - Fantastic adventures in the last days of the Weird West.
  • Dusters and Six Guns - Follow the code of the west? Got grit? Then come test your mettle with Dusters and Six Guns

Pulp Settings
  • Adventure Street Omnibus - A (sort of) serious adaptation of various genres of Pulp Magazine Adventures for Risus 
  • Silver Screen - Reliving 40s and 50s movie dramas? Here's how!
  • Risus Sky Baron - Hop aboard your airship and hunt down artifacts in this steampunk, post-WWI setting.

Modern Settings

Sci-Fi Settings

Post Apocalyptic Settings
  • UUUOOOOOHHH - Please pass the brains...a zombie campaign. 
  • Dao Sheng - Martial arts and post-apocalyptic scavenging. Who could ask for more? 
  • Terra Tertia - A post apocalyptic Gamma-World-to-Risus conversion.
  • Hard Roads - A Car Wars/Autoduel to Risus Adaptation.
  • Risus Zombie Apocalypse - Putting the 'dead' back in the undead.

Universe Write-ups

Strange Settings
  • Risus Gijika - Who loves Internet memes? 
  • SHGGFTAWSGDSSFDF - Or in other words, it's the Super-Happy-Go-Go-Fun-Time-All-World-Speedy-Good-Delivery-Service-Special-Force-Delta-Five. It's time travel. It's a delivery service in space. It's the weirdest thing I've ever written. Don't say I didn't warn you.
  • STUDS - For a more condensed version of SHGGFTAWSGDSSFDF, check out the Space-Time Universal Delivery Service.
  • Murphy's World - A Risus setting in a world not completely unlike our own where anything that can go wrong, will.
  • Risus Elizabethulhu - Supernatural Swashbucklers.
  • Dangos! - Playing a group of creatures just trying to get their next meal.
  • Truckee Games - This is the landing page for Brent Wolke's settings, which are all quirky and clever in their own ways.

Variable Genre Settings
  • Scratch - A setting built on very little.
  • Paladin - A conversion of the classic Anvilwerks game to Risus rules. 

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