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Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP02 Jun 2022 10:00 a.m. PST

Talking a tabletop RPG as opposed to a video game.

Would you participate in a game in this setting?


Stryderg02 Jun 2022 10:46 a.m. PST

If it involved rolling dice, I would play.
Not sure what kind of games you would play out, though.
- hide from the Necromongers as they roam the streets
- try to traverse the city to reach a loved one
- try to traverse the city to reach a communication facility
- try to sabotage a Necromonger ship
- try to steal a ship to leave the planet
- maybe play out the mercenary angle

Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP02 Jun 2022 12:46 p.m. PST

-Mercenary/ Bounty Hunter
-Religious Sect Member
-Aspiring Necromonger
-Secret Furian
-Prison Ganger
-Stolen Cargo Runner

Couple of ideas.

Thresher0102 Jun 2022 5:38 p.m. PST

I'd play.

Seems to me like a pulp/Traveller type game/setting, with some definite "space opera" type liberties taken, e.g. Riddick and perhaps other central characters can never die, but can get into some very difficult situations.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP02 Jun 2022 7:03 p.m. PST

Could be interesting. I think a theme of figuring out how to stop and eliminate (or cure) the Necromungas would make a high-level game.

Zephyr102 Jun 2022 9:08 p.m. PST

The plot from "Dark Fury" is also a good setting (escaping from a ship full of mercenaries.) Doesn't have to be all Necromongers… ;-)

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP03 Jun 2022 8:27 p.m. PST

We play a Pitch Black wargame scenario every now and then. The key is we have a couple of tables that we roll on for initial conditions.

Delta31424 Jul 2022 12:38 p.m. PST

Looking for a John's mini from pitch black , any good suggestions? I can't seem to find anything good. Thanks

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