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To Reign in Hell is a solo TTRPG / Journaling game about fear, lamentation, and loss, but it is also about pride, determination, and hope. You play the last warden of Hell, and you are utterly alone. The seals maintaining the prison are failing, and the malevolent souls of the damned constantly tear at the walls to escape. You have lost everyone who could help you, and whatever purpose you once fulfilled, it has long since been replaced by this lost cause. Though the situation is dire, the outlook bleak, you once fought a war against Heaven itself, so it is not in your nature to submit. You are indeed alone, but you persevere. Doubt, however, can be insidious, and hope is an unreliable ally.

To Reign in Hell
is part of the Wretched & Alone game jam. Details can be found here:

The Wretched, by Chris Bissette, is the game that pioneered the Wretched & Alone system, and it is truly the exemplar of the genre. Check it out here:

Want to make your own Wretched & Alone game? It is recommended that you check out other games in the genre, but you can also pick up the game designer's SRD here:

Purchasing To Reign in Hell comes with access to the full art version, the printer friendly version, and the printer friendly + improved accessibility version (formatted with OpenDyslexic font, increased spacing, and high contrast).

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(22 total ratings)
GenreCard Game
Tagsalone, angel, demon, jenga, journaling, Singleplayer, solo, Tabletop role-playing game, wretched
Average sessionAbout a half-hour


Buy Now$10.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $10 USD. You will get access to the following files:

To Reign in Hell.pdf 9 MB
To Reign in Hell (Printer Friendly).pdf 1 MB
To Reign in Hell (Access PF).pdf 513 kB

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This is a fun game that follows the Wretched and Alone template very well. Definitely worth checking out.

I'm very glad you enjoyed it!


Hands down, one of my favourite W&A games. I'm working on my first W&A game and To Reign in Hell is definitely one of my inspirations. Thank you and congratulations, Cody! :)


I'm thrilled you like it!


Really excellent! A lot of fun and captures the feeling perfectly!


I'm so glad you enjoyed it.  Thank you for the review!

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