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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2018 7:31 p.m. PST

Did you guys see this?

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And, if you did, did it get you wondering again if the setting could be turned into a game?

Did it reveal to you any new aspects of Outpost 31, that could be put to use in the building of the terrain pieces?

NOTE: Apparently there was a Board Game too in the works last year, called INFECTION AT OUTPOST 31:

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Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian28 Apr 2018 8:32 p.m. PST

I thought it WAS a documentary…

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2018 8:47 p.m. PST

LOL. If it was … that would explain a lot of things.

Dan

Jim Selzer28 Apr 2018 9:20 p.m. PST

there is a game a friend bought it at GaryCon and we have played it

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2018 9:23 p.m. PST

Jim

How is it? What's it like?

Dan

Jim Selzer28 Apr 2018 9:36 p.m. PST

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if you ever played werewolf or killer at a convention
its like clue only one or more of the players is the bad guy

Oberlindes Sol LIC28 Apr 2018 10:37 p.m. PST

I would do it as a role-playing game, not a miniatures game. I would have to infect the player-characters to keep up the suspense. Call of Cthulhu of course comes to mind for the game system, but Traveller or 2300 would work, as would, no doubt, many other systems.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2018 11:03 p.m. PST

Wow, it looks like they use the map and everything in that boardgame.

I haven't played a boardgame in like forever, much less one that runs like a hybrid rpg.

Could these 15mm guys from CP Models be made to look as though they were in snow?

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Of course there are the 15mm men in parkas from Khurasan:

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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP29 Apr 2018 8:19 a.m. PST

Oops. This is the maps link I meant to post above:

https://www.outpost31.com/maps

Dan

axabrax29 Apr 2018 8:26 a.m. PST

Wish eBob would bring back their 28mm range!

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP29 Apr 2018 9:15 a.m. PST

Those looked like great figures too.

Dan

Raptoruk369 Supporting Member of TMP29 Apr 2018 11:08 p.m. PST

A great time reliving , one of the best films I have ever been scared by, the concept of the creatures ability is bowel moving :)

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP30 Apr 2018 5:58 p.m. PST

I agree. One of the very best.

And I might get to watch it again this weekend. :)

Dan

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