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About the Game

Descent into Midnight is a Powered by the Apocalypse tabletop roleplaying game where the players take on the role of alien psionic creatures who are defending their home from an otherworldly corruption.

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Mock-up of book with purple seascape and strange aquatic creatures.
Standard Hardcover

Mock-up of blue hardcover with crustacean surrounded by kelp halo, in silver foil.
Limited Edition Hardcover

A joyful pufferfish inflated like a beach ball. Trio of fish with long narwhal horns and fleshy, spiky manes. Fish with component parts physically separate, held together with psionics. A mineral-encrusted turtle with small crabs living on its back.

"DiM is the most strange, beautiful, and emotional games I have ever played. I will remember my first experience with it forever."

Playtester @explosiverunes on Twitter

"Descent Into Midnight achieves a poignance that captivates scientists and gamers alike, over and over. I can't recommend this transcendent game enough."

Darcy Ross, biologist, game designer, Monte Cook Games Community Manager

"I’m seriously missing this game already. Please, Rich Howard, may we have another?"

@gnomedic on Twitter, cast member DemigodsFall, Kobold Press Social Media Manager

"It's completely changed how I engage with my games and the people around my table."

Aram Vartian
Creator, editor, producer GodsFall and DemigodsFall

"I'm gonna say, my game is really really good, but this game is ridiculous!"

@DungeonCommandr on Twitter
Creator of Mutants in the Night; Narrative Designer, Wizards of the Coast

"I playtested DiM at GenCon and it was one of the defining moments I’ve had from ANY con."

@billoftheforest on Twitter
Cast member @TalesfromtheGrim @DiceTribe