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RPGGeek Madness Tournament 2019 - Round Four!
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WELCOME TO RPGGEEK MADNESS!!

Round four of RPGGeek Madness 2019 is here! Every Spring, we pit the top core rules, settings, modules, splatbooks, and RPG boxed sets against each other in a single elimination tournament to determine which is the best. Here is how it works:

1 I create a list of the best RPG Items that get in as automatic entries
2 You nominate additional RPG Items and everyone votes on those
3 I take the winners and seed the tournament
4 You vote each round in pairs of match ups for the best game
5 I set up the next round with the winners and we repeat
6 One item gets crowned as the winner of RPGGeek Madness!

I don't vote but I do break all ties.

This is the fourth round of 8 games. The losers of this round will compete in the subsequent rounds for 5th-8th. Voting is open now through Friday 12 April!

This tournament is supposed to be fun. Comments and friendly trash talking is highly encouraged.

Previous Rounds
RPGGeek Madness 2019 - Nominations Now Closed
RPGGeek Madness Tournament 2019 - Round One!
RPGGeek Madness Tournament 2019 - Round Two!
RPGGeek Madness Tournament 2019 - Round Three!

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RPGGeek Madness Tournament 2019 - Round Five!
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1. RPG Item: Paranoia Second Edition [Average Rating:7.69 Overall Rank:101]
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49. Paranoia Second Edition vs 25. Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)

This Year
d10-0 Entered tournament via Highest Rated Item for 2012 GLAIR Inductee
d10-1 Was paranouid enough to identify the enemies within 16. The Enemy Within Campaign Volume 1: Shadows Over Bögenhafen/The Enemy Within Campaign Volume 2: Death on the Reik and politely liquefied them 23-10
d10-2 Sent 17. Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game crawling back to wake up its next clone, winning 20-18
d10-3 Proves to be faster than a speeding 33. Horror on the Orient Express, winning 16-15

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2. RPG Item: Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition) [Average Rating:8.07 Overall Rank:31]
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49. Paranoia Second Edition vs 25. Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)

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d10-1 Showed no fear against 43. Dread, winning 18-12
d10-2 Conspired to prevent a Fudge v Fate matchup by defeating 57. Fudge 27-16
d10-3 Stopped imperial expansion by rebuffing 9. Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook, winning 21-13

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d10-1d10-8 Lost in the third round to tournament winner Fudge
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3. RPG Item: Traveller Boxed Set [Average Rating:8.03 Overall Rank:49]
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34. Traveller Boxed Set vs 7. Call of Cthulhu (6th Edition)/Call of Cthulhu (5th Edition)

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d10-1 Proved 31. Microscope's game plan could not survive close scrutiny, winning 13-12
d10-2 Won the matchup of those beaten by Ravenloft last year by defeating 2. Delta Green 24-16
d10-3 Showed 47. Tales from the Loop that their stories need to be from more exotic locations, winning 20-17

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d10-1d10-8 Lost in the first round to I6: Ravenloft
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4. RPG Item: Call of Cthulhu (6th Edition) [Average Rating:8.33 Overall Rank:7]
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34. Traveller Boxed Set vs 7. Call of Cthulhu (6th Edition)/Call of Cthulhu (5th Edition)

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d10-1 Proved RPGs are better than board games masquerading as RPGs, like, 58. Legacy of Dragonholt, winning 24-3
d10-2 In the darkness bound 39. The One Ring: Adventures over the Edge of the Wild to it swill, winning 24-17
d10-3 Took down another random version of D&D rules in 10. Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia, winning 18-14

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d10-1d10-8 Lost in the first round to Tales from the Loop
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5. RPG Item: Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Box Set [Average Rating:8.38 Overall Rank:21]
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19. Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Box Set/Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game vs 38. Blades in the Dark

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d10-1 Apparently all mice are clerics with Find the Path, how else explain defeating 46. S1: Tomb of Horrors 22-9
d10-2 Broke the hearts of everyone watching the tournament (including your friendly moderator) by just barely edging out 51. AMBER Diceless Role-Playing 23-8
d10-3 Proved you don't need masks when your face is cute and furry, defeating 3. Masks of Nyarlathotep (3rd & 4th edition) 15-12

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d10-1d10-8 Lost in second round to second place winner Monster Manual (AD&D 1e)/Dungeon Masters Guide (AD&D 1e)/Players Handbook (AD&D 1e)
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6. RPG Item: Blades in the Dark [Average Rating:8.50 Overall Rank:55]
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19. Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Box Set/Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game vs 38. Blades in the Dark

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d10-0 Entered tournament via Highest Rated Item for the Top Ten Highest Rated RPGs that Do Not Already Have an Entry
d10-1 Assassinated 27. The Inner Sea World Guide, winning 25-4
d10-2 Avoided a fiasco through careful planning of its hit on 6. Fiasco
d10-3 Showed that the reach of its knives is long enough to get 11. Beyond the Mountains of Madness, winning 20-11.

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d10-1d10-8 Lost in the fourth round to second place winner Monster Manual (AD&D 1e)/Dungeon Masters Guide (AD&D 1e)/Players Handbook (AD&D 1e)
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7. RPG Item: Player's Handbook (D&D 5e) [Average Rating:8.48 Overall Rank:4]
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4. Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)/Monster Manual (D&D 5e)/Dungeon Master's Guide (D&D 5e) vs 28. Dogs in the Vineyard

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d10-1 Struck out obscure but apparently interesting 61. Aaron Allston's Strike Force, winning 29-7
d10-2 Sucked dry all the hopes and dreams of Dark Sun Boxed Set, winning 33-13
d10-3 Made an argument for new nostalgia over old nostalgia by defeating 45. B2: The Keep on the Borderlands 22-17

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d10-1d10-8 Lost in the first round to Mermaid Adventures
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8. RPG Item: Dogs in the Vineyard [Average Rating:7.98 Overall Rank:38]
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4. Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)/Monster Manual (D&D 5e)/Dungeon Master's Guide (D&D 5e) vs 28. Dogs in the Vineyard

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d10-1 Ate the rest of 37. Eyes Only, winning 14-8
d10-2 Sent 60. Tunnels & Trolls (7.5 Edition) back to its tunnels, winning 20-12
d10-3 Unseated the emperor with a successful rebellion, defeating 53. The Star Wars Roleplaying Game (Second Edition) 18-11

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