Killer: The Game of Assassination

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Killer: The Game of Assassination cover
(Fourth edition, 1998)

Killer: The Game of Assassination is a live action role-playing game derived from the traditional assassin game. Created by American game designer Steve Jackson and first published in 1981[1] or 1982[2] by his own game company, Steve Jackson Games, Killer is one of the oldest set of rules having been officially published to play the assassin game.

Original editions[edit]

At least four editions of the game were published in the United States, all of them by Steve Jackson Games:

  • 1st edition: 1981[3]
  • 2nd edition: 1985[4]
  • 3rd edition: 1992[5]
  • 4th edition: 1998[6]

Translations[edit]

In 1991 the second edition Killer was translated into Spanish by the Spanish game company Joc Internacional.[7] In 1994 there was also an Italian translation.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Killer description page on Geekdo.com, a role-playing games' specialized website
  2. ^ Killer as described on RPG.net, a role-playing games' specialized website
  3. ^ Killer description page on Geekdo.com, a role-playing games' specialized website
  4. ^ Killer description page on Geekdo.com, a role-playing games' specialized website
  5. ^ JACKSON Steve, Killer: The Game of Assassination, Steve Jackson Games, third edition: August 1992, ISBN 1-55634-253-5
  6. ^ JACKSON Steve, Killer: The Game of Assassination, Steve Jackson Games, fourth edition: November 1998, ISBN 1-55634-351-5
  7. ^ JACKSON Steve, Killer, juego de rol en vivo, Joc Internacional, Barcelona, June 1991, tr. Lluís Salvador, ISBN 84-7831-052-5
  8. ^ Italian edition cover (1994) in the RPGgeek website

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