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DROP IN Carabande

Only available via On-line Pre-registration
Friday 10 AM on Hall Table 7-8 for 8 hours
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GM: David Gabriel
Type: Other
System: Carabande
Players: 40
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Ladies and Gentlemen. Start your fingers! All ages welcome and very easy to learn how to play. Games take only 30-60 minutes to play so it makes a great filler while waiting for something else to play.

Welcome to DunDraCon

Friday Noon in Tri Valley 2 for 2 hours
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Presenter(s): Steve Perrin
Type: Seminar
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Steve Perrin and other members of the DunDraCon Committee welcome attendees to the convention, give a quick summary of what we do and answer questions.

Improv for Gamers

Friday 2:00 PM in Tri Valley 2 for 2 hours
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Presenter(s): Randy Angle, Ariel Petersen, Roderick Robertson, Mark Schynert
Type: Seminar
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Improvisation is one skill that enhances any game playing experience as both players and game masters. Learn to riff off of other players and generate collaborative stories.

Demo Crazier Eights: Camelot

Friday 2 PM on Hall Table 3 for 3 hours
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GM: James Gray
Type: Card
System: Crazier Eights
Players: 6
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Crazier Eights is similar in some ways to Crazy Eights (the game which Uno is based on) except every card can be played for an effect. The first player with zero cards in hand wins.

This version is inspired by the King Arthur stories. You can get Guinevere, Merlin, the Holy Grail & more! The first player with zero cards in hand wins.

Players take turns drawing one card, playing up to one card for an effect, and discarding up to one card.
Website: /craziereights.com/2017/08/01/crazier-eights-camelot-information/

P18 One Last Job

Only available via On-line Pre-registration
Friday 2 PM in 338 for 4 hours
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GM: Harold Ogle
Type: RPG
System: Firefly RPG
Players: 6
Provided: All characters provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

The crew of the Defiant Cadillac figure that if they can just finish this last job, they'll have enough cash to buy off their loan and finally own their ship.

Firefly is an RPG by Margaret Weis productions. New players are welcome, characters will be provided.

P34 Munchkin Zombies

Only available via On-line Pre-registration
Friday 2 PM on Salon 1 Table 3 for 4 hours
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GM: Brian O'Hara
Type: Card
System: Munchkin
Edition: 1st
Players: 6
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Kill the Living! Eat their Brains! Braaiiinns!

It's the sickest, silliest Munchkin yet! You are zombies, kicking down doors and eating brains. The "monsters" you're attacking are people, some helpless and some hazardous, with a few rogue zombies thrown in. The armor is whatever you've blundered across during your lurching search for brains. So bravely you'll go forth, with mousetraps on your feet and a bowling trophy protecting your poor rotting head . . . to level up, or to die.
Website: www.worldofmunchkin.com/munchkinzombies/

Blockbuster LARPs

Friday 4:00 PM in Tri Valley 2 for 1 hours
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Presenter(s): Mark Mensch
Type: Seminar
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

A new type of LARP is hitting the scene but what are they, what to expect at them and which ones are in the US? Come and find out.

P27 San Fransokyo G.I.A.N.T.S.

Only available via On-line Pre-registration
Friday 4 PM in 166 for 4 hours
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GM: Jim Gettman
Type: RPG
System: Fate Accelerated
Players: 5
Provided: All characters provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

The Genetically-Integrated Android Neural Transfer System was created in 2020. You grew up with an living alter-ego, and a secret mission to save Sanfrasokyo. Now it's 2033, and Fukushima horrors are spawning. Are you too young to pay the ultimate price?

Sanfransokyo is the setting for Big Hero 6. Elon Musk has put people on Mars, connected the US Pacific Coast with a solar-powered Hyperloop grid, and the BFR takes 30 minutes to get anywhere on Earth. However, life is still hard. Monsters are spawning, world infrastructure crumbles, and class warfare rages.

109 Disturbance in the Force

Friday 6 PM in 338 for 6 hours
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GM: Jon Wilson
Type: RPG
System: Star Wars
Edition: Edge of the Empire/FFG
Players: 7
Provided: All characters provided by GM
Power Level: ~100XP
Variations: Some AoR, too
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

You're scraping by in a Galaxy run by madmen. The Hutt doesn't hire fools Ñ what's that in the smoke? Is this a chink in the Empire's armor?

131 Hungry Hungry Hipsters

Friday 6 PM on Salon 1 Table 6 for 3 hours
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GM: Magda Heilborn
Type: Card
System: Hungry Hungry Hipsters
Players: 8
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

A family-friendly game about hipsters eating pretentious food at a potluck! Talk up your own food, and put down other posers' food with modifiers. A fast game, this will be run several times throughout the scheduled time.
Website: www.hungryhipstersgame.com

Demo Feed the Shoggoth!

Friday 7 PM on Hall Table 4 for 4 hours
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GM: Badger McInnes
Type: Card
System: Feed the Shoggoth!
Edition: 1st
Players: 6
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Feed the Shoggoth! is a devious and fast-paced card game, in which players each control a different cult faction, facing a very angry and hungry Shoggoth in the middle of the table. Players earn points and win the game by sacrificing minions from their cult to the Shoggoth (bad news for Minions, but what do you expect when you join an evil cult?). However, the Shoggoth is indiscriminate in who he eats; if you canÕt feed the Shoggoth on your turn with a Minion, it eats you, and youÕre out of the game!

Games typically last 30-45 minutes, so walk-ins are welcome! We'll be play testing some new cards for an upcoming expansion, and we'd love to get your feedback. Prizes will be available, as well!
Website: www.feedtheshoggoth.com

204 Been Hurt: A Sporting Adventure for Mostly Bots

Saturday 8 AM in 149 for 4 hours
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GM: ian Norris
Type: RPG
System: Paranoia
Edition: XP
Players: 6
Provided: All characters provided by GM
Power Level: classified
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Someone has stolen a CLASSIFIED thing of most importance for [RESTRICTED organization]. Retrieving it back is crucial for alpha complex. Robot and human troubleshooters, time to go!

263 Battle for Monolith

Saturday 9 AM on Hall Table 5 for 4 hours
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GM: William Butler
Type: Sci-Fi Miniatures
System: StarCruiser 2300AD
Edition: 1st
Players: 8
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Variations: Modified house rules
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Federation star ships defend Monolith system from attacking Domain fleet. See the blog entry
Website: /18clovehamhock.blogspot.com/

DROP IN Kids Game Day

Only available via On-line Pre-registration
Saturday 10 AM in Salon 2 for 4 hours
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GM: William Dash
Type: Other
System: multiple games
Players: 4
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

MAGIC LABYRINTH
- A quick and fun game for 2-4 magicians ages 6 and up. Explore the Magic Labyrinth and try to find the Wizard's gold hidden inside. Watch out for the invisible walls!

AZTACK
- For 2-4 builders ages 7 and up. Stack domino-like tiles to build an Aztec temple in the middle of the jungle.

ZOMBIE DICE
- Zombies have more fun! For 2-4 zombies ages 10 and up. First zombie to 13 brains wins. Braaaaains...

DINO HUNT DICE
- Is Zombie Dice too intense for your little warrior? Try Dino Dice. Find the dinosaurs hiding in the jungle, but watch out or you'll get stomped! Very easy to learn. For 2-4 hunters ages 5 and up.

MUNCHKIN WONDERLAND
- Lewis Carroll's classic gets the Munchkin treatment!! Race around Wonderland playing as Alice or the White Rabbit. Battle the Queens after eating SnickerSnacks. Don't worry about the Jabberwock, you're just here for the loot! Grab as much as you can before the Red Queen finds out or it's OFF WITH YOUR HEAD!!! For 2-6 Mad Hatters ages 6 and up.

THE ALLOWANCE GAME
- Let's try something different this year. Move your token around the board trying to collect as much money as you can doing things like mowing the lawn and babysitting, while not spending it all on movies and buying toys. Run out of money and you're out! Last player standing gets a prize. More fun than it sounds! For 2-4 money-grubbers ages 6 and up.

RING-A-THING
- For three players ages 1-1/2 and up. If your little gamers can throw a D6, then they can play this game. No numbers. Roll a colored D6 and stack up colored rings on your figure.

DROP IN The Winged Monkeys of Oz

Only available via On-line Pre-registration
Saturday Noon in Salon 2 for 4 hours
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GM: F. Douglas Wall
Type: RPG
System: Adventures in Oz
Edition: 1st
Players: 6
Provided: All characters provided by GM
Variations: beginning
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Everything is in order for a celebration in the Emerald City. ThereÕs not a cloud in the sky...Wait a minute! Is that a flock of birds? No, itÕs Winged Monkeys!

305 Deadlands (Hell on Earth)

Saturday 2 PM in 152 for 6 hours
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GM: John Sampson
Type: RPG
System: Deadlands
Edition: Classic
Players: 5
Provided: Characters may be provided by GM
Power Level: beginner
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Hell on Earth explores a possible future to Deadlands. The world has been turned into a post-apocalyptic wasteland and the Reckoners walk upon it in the flesh. Desperate Gunfighters prowl the irradiated High Plains alongside Doomsayers, Ravenites, and Toxic Shamans.

But all is not lost. Now that the Reckoners have taken mortal form, some whisper they might be destroyed permanently.

310 No Thank You Evil--Take 1

Saturday 2 PM in 376 for 4 hours
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GM: Melanie Stark
Type: RPG
System: No Thank You Evil
Edition: 1st
Players: 6
Provided: All characters provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

No Thank You Evil is a great game for the whole family. The rules are simple enough for kids, but the adventures are rich enough that even experienced gamers will have a great time. If you are new to RPGs, this is a great place to start! The two scheduled games have different storylines, so playing in both is okay.

[Demo] Feed the Shoggoth!

Saturday 4 PM on Hall Table 4 for 4 hours
Room Map
GM: Badger McInnes
Type: Card
System: Feed the Shoggoth!
Edition: 1st
Players: 6
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Feed the Shoggoth! is a devious and fast-paced card game, in which players each control a different cult faction, facing a very angry and hungry Shoggoth in the middle of the table. Players earn points and win the game by sacrificing minions from their cult to the Shoggoth (bad news for Minions, but what do you expect when you join an evil cult?). However, the Shoggoth is indiscriminate in who he eats; if you canÕt feed the Shoggoth on your turn with a Minion, it eats you, and youÕre out of the game!

Games typically last 30-45 minutes, so walk-ins are welcome! We'll be play testing some new cards for an upcoming expansion, and we'd love to get your feedback. Prizes will be available, as well!
Website: www.feedtheshoggoth.com

[Demo] Ram-It Cards

Saturday 5 PM on Hall Table 3 for 2 hours
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GM: Darren Ramon
Type: Card
System: Ram-It Cards
Edition: 1st
Players: 5
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Variations: A physical fitness sport played with cards
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Fast paced strategic card game powered by pure adrenaline. Play a racquet and ball game with cards that you can play anywhere and anytime. 140 cards for serving and defending.

See Gamecrafter - Ram-it.
Website: /youtu.be/LpHjW8NmIfg

434 Timeline

Saturday 6 PM on Salon 1 Table 26 for 3 hours
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GM: Magda Heilborn
Type: Card
System: Timeline
Players: 8
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Was the light bulb invented after or before glasses? With Timeline, learn the answer to this question and thousands of others by comparing your knowledge or hunches to historic reality. Together we create a timeline with our cards, but only correct answers stay on the timeline!

[Demo] Ram-It Cards

Saturday 8 PM on Hall Table 3 for 2 hours
Room Map
GM: Darren Ramon
Type: Card
System: Ram-It Cards
Edition: 1st
Players: 5
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Variations: A physical fitness sport played with cards
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Fast paced strategic card game powered by pure adrenaline. Play a racquet and ball game with cards that you can play anywhere and anytime. 140 cards for serving and defending.

See Gamecrafter - Ram-it.
Website: /youtu.be/LpHjW8NmIfg

[Demo] Crazier Eights: Camelot & Avalon

Saturday 8 PM on Hall Table 5 for 3 hours
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GM: James Gray
Type: Card
System: Crazier Eights
Players: 6
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Crazier Eights is similar in some ways to Crazy Eights (the game which Uno is based on) except every card can be played for an effect. The first player with zero cards in hand wins.

Camelot & Avalon are two versions inspired by the King Arthur stories. You can get Guinevere, Merlin, Sir Percival & more! The first player with zero cards in hand wins.

Players take turns drawing one card, playing up to one card for an effect, and discarding up to one card.
Website: craziereights.com

531 Illuminati

Sunday 9 AM on Salon 1 Table 6 for 4 hours
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GM: Brian O'Hara
Type: Card
System: Illuminati
Edition: 1st
Players: 6
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

They're all around us. Secret conspiracies are everywhere, and where can you find the only truth? Certainly not in the game of Illuminati. Fnord.

The object of Illuminati is to take control of the world. The phone company is controlled by creatures from outer space. The Congressional Wives have taken over the Pentagon. And the Boy Sprouts are cashing in their secret Swiss Bank Account to smash the IRS!
Website: www.sjgames.com/illuminati/

What's Cool

Sunday 10:00 AM in Tri Valley 2 for 1 hours
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Presenter(s): Bruce Harlick, Kenneth Hite
Type: Seminar
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

2 icons of the gaming industry present their unique viewpoints on the best in current game products, straight from the dealer room.

517 Steven Universe: Shattered Hearts

Sunday 10 AM in 334 for 8 hours
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GM: Michael Garcia
Type: RPG
System: FATE Core
Players: 5
Provided: All characters provided by GM
Power Level: Full Functioning Gem Warriors
Variations: Rules for Fusions
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

It's summertime in Beach City and Steven, his best pal Connie, and the Crystal Gems are out enjoying the warm weather at the Funland Amusement Park. However, a series of earthquakes disrupts the frivolity followed by attacks by some mysterious beings known as the Shattered Hearts. What are they and what do they want? It is up to Steven, Connie, Garnet, Pearl, Amethyst, Peridot, and Lapis Lazuli to band together to uncover what the Shattered Hearts' arrival means.

DROP IN Beyond the Door to Monster Mountain

Only available via On-line Pre-registration
Sunday 10 AM in Salon 2 for 4 hours
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GM: Thom Hall
Type: RPG
System: Original Dungeons & Dragons
Edition: Holmes Basic (1977)
Players: 6
Provided: Characters created for game
Power Level: 1st
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Come celebrate 40 years of Holmes Basic D&D with Beyond the Door to Monster Mountain! All materials provided.

In the back of the town is an old metal door fixed to the mountainside. Rumors say that beyond the door the corridors are never the same....

Cool Tools for Gaming

Sunday 11:00 AM in Tri Valley 2 for 1 hours
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Presenter(s): Clyde Lee Graham, Bruce Harlick
Type: Seminar
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Overview and recommendation of various software (and some physical) tools for a better gaming experience. Will discuss tools for character generation, map making, remote gaming, and more.

568 Battle of Biscay Bay

Sunday 11 AM on Salon GH Table 1-2 for 8 hours
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GM: Lester Kawamoto & Harold Andrews
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Home Grown Naval Miniatures Rules
Players: 8
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

British navy is transporting VIP officials to a allied conference meeting to Gibraltar. This is a top secret mission, but the Germans found out and ordered the Navy to intercept and capture the VIPs. British forces consist of HMS Renown, 2 CA and 4 DD and the Germans sent out Scharnhorst and Gneisenau and 4 DD to intercept and capture.

Demo Ram-It Cards

Sunday 11 AM on Hall Table 2 for 2 hours
Room Map
GM: Darren Ramon
Type: Card
System: Ram-It Cards
Edition: 1st
Players: 5
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Variations: A physical fitness sport played with cards
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Fast paced strategic card game powered by pure adrenaline. Play a racquet and ball game with cards that you can play anywhere and anytime. 140 cards for serving and defending.

See Gamecrafter - Ram-it.
Website: /youtu.be/LpHjW8NmIfg

Improv for Gamers

Sunday 2:00 PM in Tri Valley 2 for 1 hours
Room Map
Presenter(s): Randy Angle, Ariel Petersen, Roderick Robertson, Mark Schynert
Type: Seminar
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Improvisation is one skill that enhances any game playing experience as both players and game masters. Learn to riff off of other players and generate collaborative stories.

606 No Thank You Evil--Take 2

Sunday 2 PM in 338 for 4 hours
Room Map
GM: Melanie Stark
Type: RPG
System: No Thank You Evil
Edition: 1st
Players: 6
Provided: All characters provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

No Thank You Evil is a great game for the whole family. The rules are simple enough for kids, but the adventures are rich enough that even experienced gamers will have a great time. If you are new to RPGs, this is a great place to start! The two scheduled games have different storylines, so playing in both is okay.

607 Not Yet Heroes

Sunday 2 PM in 374 for 4 hours
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GM: Doc Cross
Type: RPG
System: Dungeons & Dragons 5.0
Players: 6
Provided: All characters provided by GM
Power Level: low
Variations: Level 0 PCs
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Family

What are Player Characters like before they reach 1st level? How do they learn to fight, cast spells and other stuff? And how do they get their stuff? Come find out!

You'll be playing village teens trying to get enough experience to reach level 1. You start out with almost nothing and go out to search an abandoned fort. Most of your rolls will be at a disadvantage at first, to reflect your inexperience.

Demo Ram-It Cards

Sunday 2 PM on Hall Table 2 for 2 hours
Room Map
GM: Darren Ramon
Type: Card
System: Ram-It Cards
Edition: 1st
Players: 5
Provided: All materials provided by GM
Variations: A physical fitness sport played with cards
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Fast paced strategic card game powered by pure adrenaline. Play a racquet and ball game with cards that you can play anywhere and anytime. 140 cards for serving and defending.

See Gamecrafter - Ram-it.
Website: /youtu.be/LpHjW8NmIfg

DROP IN Beyond the Door to Monster Mountain

Only available via On-line Pre-registration
Sunday 2 PM in Salon 2 for 4 hours
Room Map
GM: Thom Hall
Type: RPG
System: Original Dungeons & Dragons
Edition: Holmes Basic (1977)
Players: 6
Provided: Characters created for game
Power Level: 1st
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Come celebrate 40 years of Holmes Basic D&D with Beyond the Door to Monster Mountain! All materials provided.

In the back of the town is an old metal door fixed to the mountainside. Rumors say that beyond the door the corridors are never the same....

Winning Isn't Everything in Board Games

Sunday 3:00 PM in Tri-Valley 2 for 1 hours
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Presenter(s): Jonathan Cantin, Sarah Graybill, and John Shulters
Type: Seminar
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

A lighthearted discussion about some of the the hidden joys of playing modern board games. Plus tips on avoiding king-making, analysis paralysis, and outright table-flipping!

611 Dubai Future vs Zombie Horror

Sunday 4 PM in 608 for 4 hours
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GM: Jim Gettman
Type: RPG
System: Fate Accelerated
Players: 5
Provided: All characters provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

By 2033, Gulf State wealth has fueled life-saving genetics and technology. Your variety of immortal lifestyles is endless. But the zombie apocalypse is spawning chaos. It is time to defend the caliphate and crush the undead.

704 Call the Exterminators

Sunday 6 PM in 338 for 4 hours
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GM: Harold Ogle
Type: RPG
System: The Taint
Edition: PLUS
Players: 6
Provided: All characters provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

Orgullo Town has managed to keep the peace, free of the Taint, for decades. The citizens are justly proud that any outbreaks of the Taint have been contained.

Players will play citizens of Orgullo Town during what starts as a normal day.

'The Taint' is a superhero RPG set in an alternate universe in which a mutant gene is present in most of humanity...these genes activate in times of extreme stress. As a result, every PC has the chance of developing mutant super-powers, but does not know in advance what form(s) they will take.

PLUS is a simple system that focuses on role-play, and will be taught in minutes. Characters will be provided.

812 The Twilight Thespian

Monday 10 AM in 145 for 6 hours
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GM: Michael Garcia
Type: RPG
System: Golden Sky Stories
Players: 5
Provided: Characters created for game
Variations: The Colors of the Sky
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Family

1930's Japan. Two girls from the countryside fall in love, but the looming war forces them apart. Before they separate, they promise to reunite again at the river, but that day never came. Fast forward fifty years later, one of the girls became Japan's greatest actress and retires to that same countryside where she met her lover and muse, hoping, against all reason, to see her again. Can the henge grant her final wish and do the impossible of reuniting two star-crossed lovers after over half a century?

'You may not know what it means to be human, but as long as your heart is in the right place, you will always persevere.' Golden Sky Stories is inspired by anime such as the Miyazaki films, Wandering Son, and Fruits Basket where nature and humanity converge to tell heartwarming tales of love and kindness conquering sadness and despair.
Website: starlinepublishing.com/our-games/golden-sky-stories/