Microscope Explorer


A supplement for Microscope with all new ways to play

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Published by Lame Mage Productions
Distributed by Deernicorn Distro

Microscope Explorer is a supplement for Microscope, the award-winning role-playing game of epic histories.

Loaded with tools and strategies to get the most out of your Microscope games. One of the biggest challenges is picking an idea for your history: the possibilities are nearly infinite but game time is not. Microscope Explorer includes new step-by-step seeds to get you started playing more quickly. Want something novel to spark your imagination? Roll on an oracle to generate a random seed instead. There are also techniques for using Microscope for world-building, rules experiments and more.


Three Spin-Off Games

UNION transforms the normal Microscope history into a family tree. You go back and fill in the blanks to explore the lives of the ancestors whose unions brought each new generation into existence.

CHRONICLE focuses and streamlines Microscope, narrowing the history to the story of a single thing, such as a building, a city or a ring of power. It also brings individuals to the forefront of the story with anchor characters whose lives are intertwined with each chapter of the history. It’s a simpler, more personal, Microscope.

ECHO lets you muck around with alternate history and cause-and-effect. Travel back in time and change a single moment and see how that change would echo forward, reshaping your history or utterly destroying it.



  • Soft cover black and white book, 147 pages
  • Digital PDF included with purchase

Number of Players: 2-4
Style: No GM, No Prep.



2016 – Indie RPG Awards – Winner Best Supplement Winner


Additional information

Weight 0.5625 lbs
Dimensions 8.75 × 6 × .12 in

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