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Toypocalypse and 24 Hour RPG Design Contest.

Post by zWolf » Sun Mar 27, 2011 4:18 am

Hey All - long time no talk to. :-P

I see Heruca on other boards, but I haven't been hanging around here much recently. sheesh!

I DO think that there is a game that will rely heavily on some 'fog of War' and line of sight mechanics that will have me reaching for my Battlegrounds installation tools to run it right.

I'm posting to day (as some of you will have seen in other forums being that this is a tightly knit community,) about a game Called Toypocalypse that I played. A friend of mine put it together for a contest over at RPG Geek where you design a game in 24 Hours.

Our group had a lot of fun playing, so I scurried home and did a post on my Blog, for Face book... only after I looked at my Face book page, I realized that most of my Face Book friends wouldn't care one wit about the fun I had playing an RPG heh.. "Role playing what?" they might say.

Soooo - I figured I should actualy share with folks that might care. So, I'm posting my Blog entry on the VTT's that I use / have used in the past just in case some of you might want to snag the game and try it out. It's free, easy to learn and short! heh.

Here is the Blog post, with the links to the PDF and Description pages for the game:

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I just got done playing a role play game called 'Toypocalypse'. This was designed by a friend of mine, Trevor Cristensen. He put it together as an entry for a contest over at RPG Geek where you design a game in 24 hours.


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Here is the Link that points to information about the game on RPG Geek: Toypocalypse And if you wana skip all that, this link takes you straight to the PDF file that you can save to your computer Topocalypse PDF Link


here is a little 'blurb' from the game book

"In Toypocalypse players play toys in a strange ominous setting where humans mysteriously disappeared a few years ago and the toys have become sentient. No one knows where the humans have gone, but everything has been left in place, and the toys have been left to pick up the pieces. The more powerful toys have created various governments to rule the towns but most are oppressive and tyrannical and the toys can no longer suffer the oppression of this hastily formed government. Danger lies around every corner, and exploration of this new world drives each toy to find his place in a world where they are alone. Toypocalypse is intended to feel very much like Toy Story meets Roanoke Colony meets Lord of the Flies."

We had a lot of fun coming up with our characters. I played a Blue 'Halo Action Figure', Melissa played Rainbow Bright's horse StarBright, Kelly was an odd toy that carried an extra head, and one of the most unique play experiences came from Dave playing a Rubik Cube! Trevor Ran the game for us, and we all had fun.

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We Escaped from a pack of Rats, well... Star Bright drew them off us. We ended the session staring down a group of hostile Frisbees! Being that we are oppressed Slaves, mining stuffing from old couches in a warehouse, I'm sowing the seeds of sedition amongst the fellow slaves in hopes of encouraging an uprising.

All in all, we are having a good time. The Rules are Free to down load, The PDF that has the rules is just 17 pages long, the rules are simple to learn, the dice mechanic is fun and plays smoothly. If your looking for something different for your gamer group to change up the pace a bit, you really might want to check it out. Feel free to look at the other games in the contest too, and if your already a member of RPG GEEK (or want to sign up,) feel free to cast a vote for which one you think is the best.

Here is a link to the thread that talks about the contest: Contest Forum Post.

The contest won't last much longer I think it's over on Monday Mar. 28th 2011 - but the rules to the game should still be free to down load from the site. Feel free to snag the PDF.

Enjoy,


zWolf -out.


(I'm riposting the links again so you don't have to scroll back up heh):

Here is the Link that points to information about the game on RPG Geek:
Toypocalypse And if you wana skip all that, this link takes you straight to the PDF file that you can save to your computer Topocalypse PDF Link

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Post by heruca » Sun Mar 27, 2011 11:02 am

LOL! How do you roleplay a Rubik's Cube?!!
:arrow: Please help spread the word about BRPG and BGE, and never hesitate to tell me how I can make them better suit your gaming needs.

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Post by zWolf » Sun Mar 27, 2011 9:11 pm

ya, that's part of what was so fun.. figuring out how the Heck to play a blcok of Plastic! hah!

luckily, the rules had us covered. :

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So basicly he 'bounced around hehe... by twisting his corners up a bit, we were able to load Batteries on him for hauling.

:-) it was a fun game.

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Post by zWolf » Thu Oct 06, 2011 5:35 pm

As a Follow up, I just wanted to post that this entry ended up winning the Contest and my friend posted it up on RPG now for like $2.

http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product_i ... s_id=94301

it's definitely worth the cash, and super fun to play. I'm going to work at getting a scenario put together for it on Battle grounds, and I'll see how hard it would be to share the assets etc. with the community. as a freebee scenario.

if anyone DOES do anything with this, please let me know what you thought! thanks!

zWolf.

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