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The Bibliophile15 Jun 2021 7:35 p.m. PST

The Scrum Club had its second in-person gathering last weekend, and we wanted to make sure we honored our insect conquerors this summer by creating a cicada-inspired, Starship Trooper-influenced game. We dubbed the rules "On the Bounce" after a chapter in the Heinlein novel, and our homebrew system was an excuse to play with a lot of cool mechanics we'd been "collecting" and looking for an opportunity to put into a game.

My blog, Scrum in Miniature, shares some photos from the game and some details on our fun playtest in which Mobile Infantry did their best to battle rampaging space bugs!

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Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP15 Jun 2021 8:47 p.m. PST

Looks like a great time!

John Leahy Sponsoring Member of TMP16 Jun 2021 3:20 a.m. PST

This was very cool! Pretty amazing to knock out rules and everything for the game that quickly!

Well done.

Thanks

John

Thresher0116 Jun 2021 4:06 p.m. PST

Looks and sounds like fun.

I've gotta ask, how do those nukes work?

Covert Walrus16 Jun 2021 10:18 p.m. PST

Love the concept – A true "Bug Hunt"!

Personal logo Dentatus Sponsoring Member of TMP Fezian17 Jun 2021 2:21 p.m. PST

nice!

Thresher0118 Jun 2021 7:23 p.m. PST

So……….. they send in the grunts, when the whole "nuke them from orbit, just to be sure" tactic doesn't work as advertised?

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