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Welcome to the Nechronica Translation Project

This wiki is for the translation of Nechronica, a Japanese tabletop roleplaying game.

As the game has adult themes, this wiki is view-able by people over 18. If you are not over 18, or it is illegal for you to view this in your nation, do not go past this page.

The original game can be found here: http://www.nechronica.com/

If you enjoy the game, please buy a copy for yourself and support Incog Labs. You can get a copy from the followings sites. Solaris Japan Ebay Amazon Japan Cokage

The original (very dated) translation can be found here: https://tlwiki.org/index.php?title=Nechronica or here (archive): http://pastebin.com/AUSRjhEG

We have a discord! Come and discuss the game with us at: https://discord.gg/VzZ6wMd

Mission Statement

We have picked up the Nechronica translation project and are hosting it on our own wiki, due to TLWiki's instability. Nechronica's previous primary translator, I failed jp302, stopped updating towards the end of 2013. Two small contributions have been made by others since then, primarly finishing translation of the Fragments of Memory table and beginning translation of Enemy-Exclusive Parts. We are picking the project up, with the creation of this wiki on 26 November 2016.

While the original translation was servicable, we have decided to double-check the rules after finding several large, but easily overlooked errors. In addition, we believe that, since Nechronica is unlikely to see an English release, that we will make our own release. Our goal is to fully translate the core Nechronica rulebook, supplements, and errata as accurately as possible, and present them in a manner that we feel is most easily digestible for English speakers. This means that there will be some localization, but we will try to minimize it to presentation only.

We have access to all of the Nechronica sourcebooks. It will take a long time, but we will work towards our goal for as long and as hard as possible

News

19 JUNE 2017: Finally finished the retranslations! This is an enormous step forward for us all. Everything from now on in will be entirely new content. I'm aiming to translate the corebook scenarios now.

1 AUG 2017: To Prosperous Electronica translation began. New Reinforcement tree, Electrodes, translated barring some descriptions. Lone Wolf class translated barring description.

8 AUG 2017: Finished all new classes for To Prosperous Electronica: Altruist, Jacker, Lone Wolf, and Striker.

22 AUG 2017: Setting Information added. Scenario translations are in progress.

31 OCT 2017: Happy Halloween! A fitting day to release our first full English PDF of Nechronica! Hope you enjoy it!

20 DEC 2017: Dance of Distortion Enemy Parts added along with the Enigma class. More to come!

08 JAN 2018: Happy New Year! We've added the Sample Characters to the wiki. Please also use the new Editable Character Sheets for your games.

12 APRIL 2018: Busy days! Erudite now has art! There's also a mecha-doll creation site, Necro Frame now listed under fanworks.

14 JUNE 2018: Wew, busy times for us all! Please check out some of the wonderful fan-made stuff that has popped up!

20 JULY 2018: More fanmade Classes and Positions added! Poison Position has been translated and added. Check out the Toybox and Entombed as well!

31 OCT 2018: Happy Halloween! A whole year of Nechronica and a whole new PDF release! Thank you for all your support!

23 DEC 2018: Busy Savants have added all the data from the PDF to the Wiki! Please check out the new tables from The Great Drama!

15 MAY 2019: We've been making little edits and changes to clear up and clarify some rules and adding missing details from before. The timeline for the development of ESP has been added. Hopefully more to come, the finish line is near!

31 MAY 2019: Hello again! The monsters from Dance of Distortion have been translated and there's also some more great homebrew classes to try out. The Jester , Tanya , Chariot , Perdition and Metalhead are ready to play!

25 AUG 2019: What a lovely summer that was! The monsters from The Great Drama have been translated and added to the wiki. One more wave of monsters to go!

1 OCT 2019: It's the best month of the year, and we're starting it off with newly translated enemies from Garden of Stories! Along for the ride are two new fan supplements The Witch Trials which contains a new reinforcement category and the Salemite, and a new stand alone class the Sanguinate ! Later this month, we'll have an updated PDF so check back in before Halloween!


Unofficial Material

Fan Works - Here is a community repository of fan-made Nechronica things. Combat examples, fan splats, curated lists of media to inspire you, etc.
Translator's Notes - Notes about translation. Important for people who can translate.

Official Material

Official Files - Here's a repository for official tokens, maps, art, and other things.
Manga - Repository for Nechronica manga.

Description

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A world in which humanity has met its end.
A world in which everyone has died.
A world in which nothing more can die.
In which naught stirs but walking corpses.

The protagonists of Nechronica are the girls of this world unfortunate enough to possess hearts- the Dolls.
To put it simply, it is a game in which the players become zombie girls and fight against other zombies.

The one who caused the dead to wake- the ruler of this shattered world- is the Necromancer.
The Necromancer serves as both the master of the game and the archenemy.
For it could be none other than the Necromancer who gave hearts to the Dolls.
For in a world filled with mindless puppets, the Dolls- they alone whom possess wills of their own- are no more than toys.
For the tragic comedy wrought by the foes sent against them is a delightful spectacle.

Since Dolls are already dead, they will find no rest when they are broken.
The peace of death came to an end long ago, just as did the world itself.

As we have a cup of tea, beneath these skies as gray as lead-
let us tell the tale of this long, long epilogue.

Nechronica -The Long Long Sequel- is a tabletop (pencil-and-paper, face-to-face, et al.) RPG published by Incog Labs/Tsugihagi Honbo/Patch Works and designed by Ryo Kamiya, previously the designer of Golden Sky Stories, Maid RPG, and Zettai Reido.

PDF

The most recent version of our PDF can be found here. In addition to the PDF, we have a text character sheet with character generation at the bottom. It can be found here.

Rulebook

World Section:

Doll Section


  • Positions


  • Classes



Rule Section


Necromancer Section


Scenario Section


Dance of Distortion (Waikyoku no Butou):


The Great Drama:
Adds new tables, such as Post-Mortem, Wake-Up Locations, and new Fragments of Memory.


Garden of Stories: