A downloadable collective feverdream

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catharsis and shit (or, from which lilacs bloom) is a diceless, gm-less tabletop roleplaying game for three to six players.

you are strangers at an event.

you form a connection.

you find something.

you breathe together. 


this feverdream may delve into heavier/darker themes than anticipated. please play using safety tools (see the ttrpg safety toolkit) and with respect/trust in your fellow players.

the ttrpg safety toolkit is a resource co-curated by kienna shaw and lauren bryant-monk. the ttrpg safety toolkit is a compilation of safety tools that have been designed by members of the tabletop roleplaying games community for use by players and gms at the table.

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
(8 total ratings)
GenreRole Playing
TagsNarrative, Tabletop role-playing game


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We played this on Hope's Hearth at one of our player's request. They were feeling a complicated Something and playing this game actually helped them a lot. 

It's a simple game, but it's very poignant. The name is very accurate.



Catharsis is a short, diceless game with a sort of poetic structure and layout. You play by having a conversation with structured pauses, and optionally there are flowers.

The conversation is...sort of just a regular conversation, although depending on how seriously you take the topics, you may end up some more serious places. In that sense, Catharsis is a bit of a stone soup. It's a prompt, and you contribute its meaning yourself.

Overall, I'd recommend this to anyone who likes conversation games, or games with a poetic feeling to them.