FAQ: Cartel: A Mexican Narcofiction Tabletop Roleplaying Game
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Is there a Twitter hashtag for Cartel?

Yes! Please use #cartelrpg to talk about your games, post photos from the table, and connect with other fans! Tag in @magpieofficial so we can retweet you.

Last updated: March 07, 2018 06:24

Is there a place to meet other fans of Cartel and talk about the game?

Of course! Check out the Cartel G+ Community to discuss all things Cartel:

goo.gl/gEc5Zb

Last updated: March 07, 2018 06:24

Why did you use the names of real organizations and a real city?

I used the name of real organizations because I felt like it would be disrespectful to create a fantasy cartel world, disconnected from the terrors of the drug trade. I want people to avoid the metaphorical distance that comes up in games like Urban Shadows. That said, the book isn't about these cartels and their history; all of that information is designed to give players the minimum they need to understand the setting.

Last updated: March 07, 2018 06:24

Do I need to be Mexican or speak Spanish to play Cartel?

Nope! While there are Spanish phrases and terms sprinkled throughout the game, you don’t need to be fluent (or Mexican) to play. I'm even including a glossary of Mexican slang (and expletives) for you to use when you run or play the game.

Last updated: March 06, 2018 14:08

Shipping Updates
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Current Estimated Lock Order Date: July 2019

Current Estimated Shipping Date: February 2019

Last Updated At: 05/22/18
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