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Dare County, North Carolina. 

Down East, up hard against the Atlantic ocean among the hardwood swamps beneath the big blue sky. It’s 1929 and the rye liquor everyone makes back in these marshes is against the law.

Wake up wake up Darlin’ Corey
What makes you sleep so sound
The revenue officers are coming
They’re gonna tear your still house down
Well the last time I seen Darlin’ Corey
Was on the banks of the deep blue sea
Two pistols around her body
And a banjo on her knee
Wake up wake up Darlin’ Corey
And go get me my gun
I ain’t no man for trouble
But I’ll die before I run
Dig a hole dig a hole in the meadow
Go and dig a hole in the ground
Dig a hole dig a hole in the meadow
Gonna lay Darlin’ Corey down

Darlin’ Corey is a first-person game told (like the American folk song of the same name) from the point of view of a nameless protagonist.


  • Players: 1-3
  • Time:  30-60 minutes
  • Materials: This document, printed out double sided (flip on short edge), with Event and Situation slips cut out. You’ll also need some way to play the song Darlin’ Corey
  • Tone: Dark and feverish
  • Content warnings: Murder, swamps, murder swamps, sex and sexism, race and racism

What's Included?

8 page PDF (4 pages of rules, 4 pages of print-and-play cards)


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Buy Now$8.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $8 USD. You will get access to the following files:

BPG_Darlin_Corey_20200116.pdf 2 MB