Sure, your home town’s a great place to live. Crime rates are low. Employment is high. Everyone is happy, successful, and filled with civic pride. I’ll bet your city has spent a lot of money telling you it’s true.
Don’t believe it. Scratch the surface, and you will find the truth. That businessman’s cheating on his wife. That politician’s snorting cocaine. That cop’s taking bribes to look the other way. No one is clean. Everyone has a secret, and most will do anything to keep their secrets safe. Even murder.
But secrets have a way of getting out, and bodies don’t stay buried forever.
Welcome to the game of Dirty Secrets. In this game, you and a few friends will create stories of corruption, betrayal, deception, and murder, all set in your own home town. Together, you will guide a single investigator through a complex web of lies, corruption, and murder as he pursues that most elusive prey: the truth.
“If you like the hardboiled genre and roleplaying games, this is a must buy. Seth gets the genre, and he has created the first RPG that really lets the players experience it properly. People will be designing games that are heavily influenced by it for a long time to come.” –Gerald Cameron, MyPlay