why do a wrestling issue? – If you don’t care about professional wrestling, why are you reading this issue? Well, it’s about unarmed combat, improvised weapons, character development, and storytelling. That’s RPG material right there.
characters: wrestler archetypes – How to make RPG characters inspired by professional wrestling. Whether you’re using the Hippogryph mechanics or the tabletop roleplaying system of your choice, there’s something for you here.
worldbuilding: wrestling promotions – Create a setting for your professional wrestling promotion! Stick to the real world and the conventions of kayfabe, or mash-up other genres like fantasy, science fiction, and horror.
adventures: running a show – Book the card for your wrestling promotion’s shows! Set up feuds, battle for championships, and build ongoing angles! It all culminates in a pay-per-view event where all problems are settled in the ring!
rules: wrestling matches – Advice on modeling different types of wrestling moves using the system of your choice, or the Hippogryph rules. Includes information on basic types of matches and winning conditions.
glossary of professional wrestling terms – A primer for beginners and non-fans, featuring all of the essential terms needed to develop, run, and play a tabletop roleplaying game based on professional wrestling.