Posts Tagged ‘Scenario’

Dust – The Camp

Posted: September 12, 2013 in RPG, Scenario
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The Breaker's Camp

The Breaker’s Camp

Following on from the last post, the next encounter area is a breaker’s camp. It might lie some distance away from the town, or it might be just past the gate, I haven’t really decided yet.

The camp lies in a clearing surrounded by stunted trees and scrap. To the far side of the camp is the remains of an old Jedi starfighter, rusting and broken, the canopy long gone leaving the elements to devour the technology inside. Most of the camp is made up of tents, with a few ramshackle buildings made up of left over scrap. The one to the top of the camp looks almost to be built into the side of a scrap pile! There are a couple of more substantial buildings, mostly used to house the more valuable finds while scavenging.

The goal here is to get into camp and find the one who knows where the Guiding Councillor is and how to get there. While poking around the camp looking for “Old Feya” I think it would be an opportune time to have a rival scavenger group show up and make a play for the bits that might be found in the more solid structures. I’ll have to give some thought as to what that might actually be.

Somewhere in there they’ll find Feya who will either lead them or direct them to the next stop along the trail to discovering Corvare.



Posted: September 9, 2013 in RPG, Scenario
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That’s what everyone who’d ever heard of the place called it. Oh sure, it had a real name, as part of a real system, but to anyone who knew about it, Dust was a much better name.

Dust Town

Dust Town

Originally it had been part of the Techno Union, back in the Old Republic days. But then with the rise of Palpatine the Union got folded into the Empire. And though it was now under new management, Dust remained, and kept doing what it had for centuries: a scrap heap and breaking yard for technology past it’s prime. But there’s something there, something valuable, something worth pawing through Republic’s graveyard for.

And that’s what the characters are there to find.

This is the first encounter for the scenario I’m coming up with for the boys to play with Fantasy Flight’s Edge of the Empire rules.

High Concept

Posted: September 3, 2013 in RPG
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Story CubesI’ve been thinking for a while about some scenarios or setups I’d love to play out and see how they go. Some stuff that just isn’t quite what you’d expect from the lettering on the tin, but that could be fun just the same. I realize that these ideas would for the most part require a very mature group, probably with a high level of trust and would require a clever and well prepared GM to be able to pull off properly so as to not loose the group along the way.

Still, I know I’d like to try them, just to see how it goes…and if they were to fail, I’d hope they could fail spectacularly. (“Holy crap, we just killed Luke and Han!”)

James Bond, From the Novels with Love

Okay, first up, one I came up with a couple years ago when I went on my last James Bond kick. Play using the old Victory Games rules, but set the game during the period of the books, and set up the scenario like it’s out of the books rather than the movies. The Ian Fleming books are very different creatures from the movies they made them into. The novels are far more about espionage, undercover work and being a truly 50’s spy. Give Bond his girly Beretta .25 in the chamois holster. Have him tool around 50’s London and everywhere else, fighting SMERSH and the KGB, and where plans are for things like rocket attacks on London, rather than laser satellites blowing up submarines.

The Malling

Posted: November 14, 2009 in Horror, RPG, Scenario
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For Hallowe’en I gave myself a treat by picking up Postmortem Studio’s “Blood!” RPG in PDF format. For six bucks I figured there was no way to go wrong with a horror RPG taking it’s pedigree from movies like Halloween, Candyman, Friday the 13th and such. I mean what’s not to like about a game with pages and pages of critical hits for items like knitting needles and belt sanders?

This has totally inspired me and I was hit with a concept for a horror scenario…one I call “The Malling!”