When you return to the safety of a sanctuary, you are able to spend your hard earned bits. Spending 4 bits on an advancment allows you to pick a character improvement from the list provided below. Once you settle on one of them, look to the XP section of your character sheet and fill [...]

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One accustomed to exploring and surviving out in the wilds and in the deep ruins. When creating a delver, you get the following benefits: Health & Energy As a delver you start with 10 Health, and an energy pool of 12. Boost Your Grit Boost is 1 and your Nerve [...]

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Disciplines & Skills

Skills represent a competence or knowledge in something, and how well you might perform in a certain area. There are 30 different skills in Drifter which are separated into 4 Disciplines (5 if you’re a Wielder). Whenever you want to execute an action, you spend the requisite energy cost before rolling the dice. The [...]

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Currency In a ruined world, survival is the highest priority on anyone’s mind. The value of established currencies and credits has been wiped out long ago by the great calamity that befell the land, giving rise to a completely new form of currency. “Bits”, as they are called by drifters, are small interlocking power [...]

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You haven’t always been a drifter. You had a different life once, perhaps one you spent diligently honing some sort of passion or hobby? In your line of work, all knowledge is valuable, and you have found ways to make some of your past skills useful for your adventures. Academics Benefits: You [...]

By |2019-09-11T22:19:55+00:00September 11th, 2019|0 Comments


The world of Hyper Light Drifter is a diverse one, full of sentient anthropomorphic creatures with diverse identities, cultures, and traditions. In the lore book, we’ll mention a few specific cultures, however each one is unique to their own locale. At the end of the day, each species is made of flesh and blood, [...]

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Traits are a good source of inspiration when you are fleshing out your character, no matter whether in backstory or personality. Coming up with reasons as to why they think and act the way they do will not only bring your character to life, it will also allow your group to get a better [...]

By |2019-09-11T21:16:48+00:00September 11th, 2019|0 Comments


You are gifted with a silver tongue, seeking to unearth stories of a time long gone. Health & Energy As a versifier, you start with 9 Health, and an energy pool of 12. Boost Your Grit Boost is 1 and your Nerve Boost is 2. Class Features Storyteller People give [...]

By |2019-09-15T14:56:42+00:00September 15th, 2019|0 Comments


The past is a mystery and you are determined to uncover the secrets of the past. Through experimentation, you have gained knowledge and adapted tools to serve your needs. Health & Energy As a wielder you start with 8 Health, and an energy pool of 12. Boost Your Grit Boost [...]

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