In 2009, we released our first RPG: -U- the Game of Stories. That started A'n'SR -entertainments (now AnSR Games). As we gear up to launch a line of U 3rd Edition (U3) RPGs, we are retiring the Classic -U- books. Celebrate a great game with a new 10 Years bundle and a look back.
The 10 Years Bundle
With 10 years of a game, we've had a chance to make a few supplements. You can now get all the Classic -U- RPG books at one low bundle price from DriveThruRPG that includes:
The First -U-
When we first began making -U-, we actually wanted to make a simple RPG that let us tell the stories of Angels and Demons. At the time, there was not a lot of games in that genre, so we started making one up. It then morphed into a simple enough system that we could use for any genre and to tell any story. In fact, we started enjoying the incredibly rules lite nature of it. So, instead of making the Angels RPG, we made a generic book that could be used for any kind of story. When we first released it... it did pretty well. We never advertised it. We did not have a lot of competition. It made money and people played the game. We were ecstatic. then, we wanted to make it better. We wanted to make games using the core of the rules and expand out. so... we updated it.
The Updated version of -U- changed the style and look of the books to make it easier to read and use. Also, we started branching out and making supplementary books like Options to help expand the rules but keep the core game easy and simple. Of course, this led us to thinking about what if games were "powered by" -U-. that led us to Updated and Revised
Updated and Revised -U-
As we moved to make the core game even better, we updated some of the rules and decided to include a lot of the options in some of the Options books back into the core rulebook. Nothing major, just