"When I get in a tight spot, I shoot my way out of it. Why sure. Shoot first and argue afterwards. You know, this game ain't for guys that's soft."

- Little Caesar,
Edward G. Robinson, as Rico


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Fly From Evil is a game of hardboiled crime and mystery, inspired by the works of Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner, and the gangster and private eye films & radio dramas of the 1920s, 30s and 40s. FFE is set in the period from 1920 to the beginning of the Cold War.

The game includes a sourcebook for the city of San Francisco, a guide to the hardboiled genre and era, a complete guide to adventure-writing and GMing for the genre, ready-to-run adventures, an extensive bibliography and film guide, and more. It's designed, written and produced by S. John Ross, author of Uresia: Grave of Heaven, GURPS Russia, Among the Clans and others.

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Fly From Evil is currently in playtest and development. If you're a Game Master interested in joining the Cumberland testing team, see this page. For a sneak preview of what Cumberland Games PDF books are like in general, try the All-Systems Library!

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Fly From Evil is S. John Ross' trademark for his game of crime, mystery and sin.
Copyright © 2000-2013 by S. John Ross.
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