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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby Deathclaw_Puncher » Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:14 pm

I have two ideas that I can't decide between. One is sort of a cross between The Diablo series and The Future is Wild, and the other is a Mass Effect style romp about an all out intragalactic civil war caused by an Alien prince escaping from a brutal Scytian-style ritual with the aid of a human SOPCA (Sol, Orion, Perseus, Cygnus Alliance) Commander.
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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby julyjack73 » Tue Oct 14, 2014 9:25 pm

My game (Wizards of Wizardry: Magical Mafia) is all planned out, and ready to launch.
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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby Kate » Thu Dec 18, 2014 8:38 pm

Hey guys, sorry I haven't been good at updating, I know I kind of suck. A really good way to get my attention to let me know to put something in the first post is to PM me! I promise I won't bite.
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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby Cordslash » Sun Jan 04, 2015 7:05 pm

Edited and deleted because this isn't irc and taken out of context might have sounded offensive.
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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby Jack Road » Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:48 am

Can I say I want to run my game after the Trojan condom game?

Can I?
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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby Jack Road » Mon Jan 26, 2015 3:39 am

Actually pulling out of the game list entirely.

My bad.
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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby NathanLoiselle » Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:45 am

I'll run the greatest game of all! The hunting of man.
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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby Matthew Notch » Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:50 pm

Dude, that's like... almost every game on this site :P
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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby Matt the Czar » Sun Feb 22, 2015 3:19 am

My idea is a civ 4-based postapocalyptic game. Basicly, we play the Fury Road mod in a way so the players make decisions on how to play, and I make them happen ingame. Will be preparing tonight.


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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby Matthew Notch » Mon Feb 23, 2015 6:55 am

If no one has any objections, I'm going to start a new game tomorrow afternoon. I shall summarize it here:

In the small town of Reykjavik, Wyoming, a mysterious virus has come to the city. The CDC has determined that Patient Zero arrived on an inbound flight late Wednesday night, but has been unable to narrow the possible carriers down enough to treat the victim. Now it's too late; the disease is intractable, and unfortunately it's spreading rather violently.

You see, the disease takes the victim while sleeping, turning him or her into something most closely resembling a zombie. The victim shambles along catatonically, but when he or she encounters an innocent, the disease turns Patient Zero into a deadly quick and brutally strong predator. When he or she encounters a mark, the innocent may simply be attacked, or Patient Zero could infect the innocent with a venomous bite, or if things get particularly violent, may even kill the victim and devour his or her flesh. Those infected by Patient Zero are also adversely affected, although their venom is far less effective. After a couple nights of unwittingly preying, the victims die a slow, painful death--although Patient Zero, for reasons unknown, never succumbs to the illness.

One long time resident of Reykjavik has secretly been working for the CDC as an undercover specialist for many years, and a lifetime of boring assignments has suddenly turned into a fight for survival. The CDC has determined that the only way to combat the disease is to quarantine potentially infected people and observe whether the illness has spread. The specialist can only reasonably monitor one patient at a time, though, so s/he is determined to clandestinely recruit assistants who can also monitor a patient, though they are not as good as keeping their identities secret. Indeed, the specialist cannot even reveal his or her identity to the assistants, in case they may become infected. If he or she were to be infected, the population may be doomed without an expert to keep order.

However, there is also an amateur physician among the schlubby everyday folks of Reykjavik. S/he scours the Internet regularly, and has become something of an expert on the Zombie virus. S/he may even be able to restore a person who was killed by the diseased to life again, completely cured. All hope isn't lost yet; can Patient Zero be found and contained before the disease spreads out of control?




It's not really a Mafia game, but many of the same mechanics are there. People don't typically start out with special abilities, but if they are recruited/infected by Patient Zero, latent abilities may manifest to provide either cause with assistance. There is no lynching and except for Patient Zero, those infected can't control whom they will attack nor the outcome of said attack. However, attacks happen at night and recruiting happens in the day. The more recruits there are, the more quarantines the CDC can effect, and the better chance of containing the disease so it can be treated by the specialist, or by someone else who may secretly have that ability. If enough people die, however, the game is lost. And it goes without saying that if the Specialist or the Physician are infected, the game is going to take a very dark turn.

I'm going to be honest: I think I have the mechanics mostly nailed down, but it's something I might kind of tweak as I go. I'm asking anyone who wants to play to be patient with me! Whatever the case, I'll do my darnedest to keep things fair and on the level. Does this sound like fun to anyone?
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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby sunglasses » Mon Feb 23, 2015 1:44 pm

yes.
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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby AveryGlendale » Wed Feb 25, 2015 4:51 am

I've had this Sci-Fi Roleplay system set in a highly commercialized future (in brief, your "levels" are bought with in-game money) in the works for the past few months. It's meant for the tabletop but if given some time I could probably adapt it to a forum game since the whole thing is pretty much done. It involves large swords and laser guns. Would anyone be interested in playing it if I got around to adapting it?
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Reason: Went ahead and removed the dice for you, see my post below for further explanation.
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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby Dr. Ambiguous » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:02 am

I'm not sure if you can remove the [dice][/dice]codes after they're used. I think it's an anti-cheating measure.

Quick test:

Dr. Ambiguous rolled 2d10:
9, 6


Edit: I apparently forgot how to even use the dice codes. Gonna have fun trying to fix this motherfucker.

Edit 2: Ahahahaha, it's because I left an open dice code bracket. Not again, you motherfucker!

Edit 3: Now let's see if I can remove them.

Edit 4: Okay, I can. But I'm 99% positive I can only do that because I'm a mod. I don't think I could remove them before when I wasn't a mod.

Edit 5: I went ahead and removed those dice tags for you, AveryGlendale. I'm fairly certain that you can't remove them and that only mods can. Like I said initially, it's an anti-cheating measure.
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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby Marcuse » Wed Feb 25, 2015 2:14 pm

Yeah, I had to get into this when I ran Unsafe Haven with Kate. You're not able to remove a dice roll once it's made, as standard for the mod. But moderators can use the "make removable" option to get rid of dice. Just how it's set up.
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Re: So You'd Like to Run a Game?

Postby Matt the Czar » Wed Mar 18, 2015 5:58 pm

I have an idea for an interactive serial story/wargame based on Fieldsargeant Fry's Description

The Great Internet War
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