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You are wickies, both of you, light-keepers employed by the United States Light-House Establishment. Your job is to tend to a lighthouse far off the coast, and make sure the light is lit every night. 

You have both been brought to this barren rock on a tender ship, to serve your four-week stint before you are relieved.

You are neither of you strangers to hard work, but the days and nights do take their toll. As the weeks go by, will you keep it together or will you turn on each other? What lies beneath the waves? What strange power does the lighthouse hold? What secrets do you keep from each other?

Wickies is a 2-player GM-less rpg based on the Wretched and Alone rules by Chris Bissette and Matt Sanders. You take on the roles of lighthouse keepers, one of you will be the older Keeper, who is in charge, and one of you will be the younger Assistant.

Wickies is available as a A5-size zine of 20 pages.

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You can now get this zine in physical, printed form!

If you want a physical zine, please look below for the reward tier that fits your location (Finland, Europe or rest of the world). The prize includes the zine and postage.

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This game was created for the Wretched and Alone game jam 2020: https://itch.io/jam/wretched-jam

Chris Bissette's game The Wretched can be found here: https://loottheroom.itch.io/wretched

The Wretched and Alone SRD is available here: https://sealedlibrary.itch.io/wretched-alone-srd


Buy Now$5.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Wickies.pdf 4 MB

Community copies

Support this game at or above a special price point to receive something exclusive.

Physical zine FINLAND

If you live in Finland and you want a physical zine copy of this game, this reward will get you that, including postage.

Physical zine EUROPE

If you live in Europe (including the UK) and you want a physical zine copy of this game, this reward will get you that, including postage.

Community copy

For anyone who feels they cannot afford this game right now, but want it, there are free community copies available. This also (and especially) applies to other entrants in the Wretched and Alone jam.

Physical zine REST OF WORLD

If you live in a country that is not in Europe and you want a physical zine copy of this game, this reward will get you that, including postage.


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Hi Lari! I heard of Wickies via @goblinmixtape on tiktok, and was instanly obsessed. The artwork and the concept are gorge, and I love 2-player games in general. Unfortunately, due to exchange rates I cannot afford your game as of now :c Could you please reply to this when you can put out more Community Copies? <3 XO all the way from Brazil, Carmilla

Hi! Thanks for your kind words! :-) I'd be more than happy to send you download codes to the game if you can DM me on Twitter @LariAssmuth or shoot me an email at lari.assmuth@gmail.com.

Hi!! Any possibility on adding new communuty copies, please?

Sure thing, adding some now! Enjoy!


Hello, game looks amazing, but I have no way of paying for it. Is there a chance for adding community copies?


For sure! Hang on a hot second!


There you go, hope you enjoy it!


Thank you so much, I will!


Rad an absolute blast playing this, condemning both myself and my companion to the violent depths of the sea.


Thanks! Sorry to hear you were lost in the unyielding, dark waters... :-)


I really enjoyed this game. The instructions are clear; the game moved along smoothly even playing with someone who hasn't played this type of game before.