You Can Play Desperados For Free… With Pen and Paper

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Videogames? What are those?

If you prefer the old-fashioned way of gaming, then this may be the solution for you. To celebrate last week’s launch of Desperados 3, THQ Nordic has teamed up with Pegasus Games to create a pen and paper version of the popular franchise.

The Official Desperados Pen & Paper RPG (it rolls off the tongue) is available to download right now. And it’s completely free.

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The free download comprises of an illustrated rulebook in PDF form and some printable resources – character sheets, maps and tokens.

Playing an RPG on pen and paper is quite a different experience from playing on your PC or console. You’ll need to gather some friends first and foremost. This doesn’t have to be in person; online streaming services like Zoom make it easier than ever to play tabletop RPGs remotely. In fact, we’ve got you covered with this handy how-to.

If you fancy giving the Official Desperados Pen & Paper RPG a go yourself, you can download it for free from Drive Thru RPG.

If you need a bit more convincing, the below video will show you how to play:

Or if you’d rather stick to gaming on your PC or console, give our review of Desperados III a read. A free-to-play demo is available via Steam.