DC's Friendly Game & Puzzle Shop – Free Shipping on Orders of $200 or More (no code necessary)!

Shopping cart

Your cart is currently empty

Product image slideshow Items

  • Scryptid Games Psychic Trash Detectives

Psychic Trash Detectives

Excl. tax

This is a GM-less dice-less RPG where psychic trash animals race to solve a mystery before the city’s trash is collected at dawn. Touch trash, have visions, and solve the mystery plaguing your outcast community!

In stock


"The folks at Scryptid Games are thoughtful and clever, and the ode to synanthropes that they've created in Psychic Trash Detectives is beautiful and profoundly odd." —Avery Alder, designer of Dream Askew, Monsterhearts 2, and A Quiet Year

Psychic Trash Detectives is a shared-GM game inspired by guidebook-style TTRPGs and a pulpy, punk ethos that demands a shift in how games and literature are defined. You do not need roleplaying experience to play—just open the book and start to read.

If you have played a TTRPG before, you'll find that Psychic Trash Detectives offers an immersive storytelling experience unlike any other. You and the other players will use actual trash to generate elements of the game world, resolve questions, and push the story forward. You'll use whatever trash you bring to the game space (or whatever trash is there already).

Plus, you'll create the setting of the game together, too, mapping out on a hand-drawn map the weird places where your characters find their favorite trash. And when it comes to the psychic trash visions, you'll play weird, surrealist mini-games to determine the supernatural messages and memories, such as:

Format: 83 page zine format 6"x9" book.

Animal Theme

You might also like