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Jabsen Krause Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2017 2:31 p.m. PST

One has always stuck with the familiar and more traditional miniature gaming. Now my wife has left me and I'm now nearly 70 it seems rather exciting to 'spice things up a little'. as they say and try a little Fantasy gaming.

Has anyone ever thought of a game set in an Ivy League College. Perhaps with the Professors playing against each other to round up or catch as many rogue students. I'm not sure where one could take the scenario from there.

Anyone have any ideas?

Best regards,

Jabsen

boy wundyr x Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2017 2:38 p.m. PST

I haven't had that particular idea, but Ganesha Games has a supplement for their Fear & Faith horror skirmish game called "Kooky Teenage Monster Hunters" that gives you the Buffyverse (more or less), which without the horror element, is basically a school setting.

Jabsen Krause Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2017 2:59 p.m. PST

Thank you very much boy wunder x

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2017 4:14 p.m. PST

Or you can have factions of students competing against each other a la Harry Potter. Add magic, monsters and fantastical elements to taste.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2017 6:33 p.m. PST

Hmm. You're sure that's fantasy? It sounds very much like my graduate school, where the graduate students were serfs, and the undergraduate were cattle. The departments raided each other, and the professors within a department were like border reavers nominally on the same side, but all trying to loot the same village. The administration and department heads tried to keep it within bounds.

I'd say just add supernatural means of gathering students.

Personal logo Coyotepunc and Hatshepsuut Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2017 8:28 p.m. PST

Hi Jabsen.

We are sorry to hear your wife left you.

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