Last Dispatch

A game of national disaster and creative reportage

Roll the die, draw the cards, and file a dispatch on the day’s events. Using simple interpretive principles, you’ll read each hand to reveal the conflicts and overtures in a nation hurtling toward collapse.

You may not be able to alter the course of history, but you can bear witness to the personal and societal changes that arrive in its wake.

To play, you’ll need:

The 24-page zine contains complete rules for play, guidelines for interpreting events, four starter themes, and a non-narrative variant called Dispatch Solitaire.

The cover for Last Dispatch, depicting a black-clad figure throwing a Molotov cocktail at the title, with the legend 'You are a foreign correspondent, here to bear witness to the final days of a nation.'