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Important notice - if you bought any GRAmel product - you should receive a discount. If you didn`t get it - email me at pkorys (at) gmail.com. I will send it to you.

Once upon a time in the Caribbean...

In Tropicana, characters are adventurers, rogues and troubleshooters, on the narrow border between law and something else.

They are detectives and spies, gamblers and mercenaries, exotic dancers and celebrities in need, traffickers and thugs, pilots and soldiers, surfers and tourists, students and activists. They will 
surely find themselves in trouble, be hired to handle trouble or actively look for trouble. And trouble in San José is always big, complicated and twisted.

And after any adventure, they like to have boat drinks and smoke cigars together by the poolside.

Tropicana is a game of action heroes, special agents and 
troubleshooters in San José, a rogue state consisting of a tropical metropolis, its wild jungle hinterland and a small archipelago of
paradise islands.

Fight criminals, investigate ancient mysteries, solve cases, seduce the most beautiful men and women!

Now grab your gun and a mojito and join the spies, billionaires and 
rebels in this gangsta's paradise!

 
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Chris J September 30, 2017 6:05 pm UTC
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On p41 the "Lonely Heart" hindrance and on p43 the "Playboy/Femme Fatale" edge both affect the number of face-down cards a character gets at the start of a Seduction attempt, and mention the Hooks & Looks roll. But the Seduction rules on p65 don't mention anything about face down cards, and the Hooks & Looks phase doesn't include any roll. Am I missing something here?

Love the setting! I'm not playing in San Jose but I'm mining it for material for my own Caribbean island paradise campaign.
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Giuseppe R October 01, 2017 5:09 pm UTC
Hello Chris!
Thanks for the appreciation. Unfortunately, "Lonely Heart" and "Playboy/Femme Fatale" reflect an earlier version of the Seduction rules (which included cards, as you can see).
The updated version of "Lonely Heart" causes a -2 to the character's rolls in the Play the Game phase, when attempting a Sedutcion; "Playboy/Femme Fatale", conversely, grants a +2.
Sorry for the confusion!
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Julian H April 12, 2017 2:28 pm UTC
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Hi, I've just bought the PDF and am very looking forward to reading it, but there are two versions of it (bw and net), which seem to vary in some points. Is there one version I should read first?
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April 12, 2017 3:11 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Both are almost the same, one have additional pages with inspirations and with short story. But main thing is the same.
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Julian H April 13, 2017 5:26 am UTC
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Thank you very much :)
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Graham O March 08, 2017 10:25 am UTC
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Really great setting, would love to see more. It got me looking back on another great game of yours Nemezis. I got the main book and Galaxy, but looking around the internet it looks like you had sourcebooks dedicated to all three planets in the Horizon system. I can only find them in Italian, can you help?
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March 08, 2017 11:40 am UTC
PUBLISHER
They are in Galaxy, in Italian they are separate :)
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Graham O March 08, 2017 12:36 pm UTC
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Thanks for the quick response. But did you have to cut content from Galaxy? Because each of the separate Itallian books have about 80 pages and Galaxy is 104. Thank you.

Also can't wait to get further info about the Tropicana companion.
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March 08, 2017 12:38 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Not quite, We have put some informations in main rulebook, and I think they didn`t, so they made to the planet books - also, Gionatta addedd adventurers and some their own material there.
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Patrick S October 17, 2016 12:18 pm UTC
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I bought this from a retailer, so i can not give you the 5* this product deserves.
Definitely one of the best little RPG Settings i have seen so far. The usual good GRAmel quality.
We play this with a humble Ubiquity conversion of mine and it rocks.
The book is straight to the point, no wasted space or sentence, this is the spirit of Savage Worlds (or Ubiquity).
Setting specific rules are good or awesome (Tropicana Jukebox!) and the setting overflows with ideas and besides a few typos and incorrect words very well written.

Congratulations to a very good title which deserves more attention (and a map!! :) ).
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October 17, 2016 12:29 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Please email me at pkorys at gmail.com :) Thank you for your opinion :)
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Ryan W January 08, 2016 8:48 pm UTC
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So far I love what I have read of this product and I can only say one thing. I WANT MORE!!!! I am going to run a one-shot of this in a week or so and I can't wait to do so. Great job. You made me break my No-pdfs policy and so far it was well worth it
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January 08, 2016 8:53 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Dear Ryan, as we speak, we are working on plot point campaing (it will be for sale for some few $, and in one big print rulebook, which will probably cost 25$). And on another one sheet. And we really think about companion :) But if we will have companion, it will be in 2017.
Thanks for kind words :)
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Ryan W February 16, 2016 9:21 pm UTC
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Very cool. I have an idea or two for adventures. Are you guys accepting submissions?
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February 17, 2016 2:35 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Yes, yes :) pkorys (at) gmail.com
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Ryan W February 17, 2016 4:05 pm UTC
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Ok, Thank you. I will contact you.
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Jeffery K December 02, 2015 5:32 pm UTC
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Not being a Savage Worlds GM, I bought this for use with the Paleolithic HERO System game "Danger International." It is a very good fit. I'm converting all of it to HERO before my players start the game. I expect it to be an arms race and a very weird one at that. The wife is planning on a grifter-turned-bartender character, and the other PCs will be either staff or patrons. It'll be Cheers with guns! Thanks for writing this, seriously.
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December 02, 2015 6:37 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Wow, that is very kind :) Thank you!
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Alan B December 01, 2015 3:51 pm UTC
Is there any intent to release a PoD version of this?
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December 01, 2015 4:03 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Maybe not PoD, but yes, we plan to publish it in print.
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Dennis B December 07, 2015 4:53 am UTC
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That would be nice; although I already have the pdf version, and love it, I do like to have physical copies too.
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Alan B May 18, 2016 2:19 pm UTC
Any update on the PoD version?
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May 18, 2016 2:46 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Nothing from pirinter, so we hope that Studio 2 will have it for Origins. But as I`ve said - we hope. Printer has some issues with communication.
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Alan B May 18, 2016 2:54 pm UTC
Fair enough. I'm sad to hear that. It's the only thing stopping me from getting it.
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May 18, 2016 3:00 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
But it won`t be PoD here, it will be available thru studio 2 or stores.
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Dennis B November 29, 2015 2:45 pm UTC
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Further to my review, I have played a quick game with my group, and they loved the Jukebox mechanic. I think a map might also be useful, since it was one of the first things I was asked for. The adventure I ran was an action 'treasure hunt', but after the game the players and I sat down and discussed how the elements worked together, and it was felt the setting had a lot to offer for a long term campaign. I will be watching for future releases for the setting!
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mauro L November 29, 2015 5:38 pm UTC
Hello Dennis,
I'm Mauro, one of the authors.
Thanks for your (so positive) feedback. We are planning a future release with a map (or a couple of maps). We hope this could be useful. In the meantime, keep gaming and let us know your other ideas and suggestions. :)

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December 02, 2015 1:44 pm UTC
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Read it, loved it. Although, like Dennis, I think a map would be useful.
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Dennis B December 07, 2015 4:58 am UTC
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You guys have done a great job. I am a gm who has a few favourite settings and rules systems, and Tropicana is now one of them.
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January 08, 2016 8:54 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
We have decided that map will be in companion. Of course, we will publish the picture earlier :)
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Dennis B January 20, 2016 6:58 am UTC
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Great news. Cheers for listening, and replying; I'm sure we all appreciate it.
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Daniel H March 06, 2017 3:02 am UTC
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Tropicana Companion?? YES PLEASE!!
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