Role Playing Game

The Warren: Aftermath

John's room
John Nienart
Slot 4 - Fri 8pm-12am - 4 hours
SPACE FOR 2 TO 4 Returning Players given preference, New Players welcome

After generations of peace and relative quiet, last summer your Warren suffered a terrible crisis, in the form of Cottontail's arrival. But despite some sad losses, the Warren survives: You managed to drive off or trap the rabbits from the other warren; Wintergreen's leadership was amply demonstrated; and you've all learned a remarkable new skill. Now, as long as you don't run into that fox again, and She doesn't notice you at the wrong time, you can return to the peaceful lives you're used to.

This game is a sequel to the one run at ACUS 2016. Returning players can keep their same characters, or create new ones as they prefer; in the latter case their previous rabbits will have died—why?

The Warren is a game by Marshall Miller that's about intelligent rabbits trying to make the best of it in a word filled with predators, hazards, and, worst of all, other rabbits. It is a game about survival and community. It is Apocalypse World crossed with Bunnies and Burrows.

What do players need to do to prepare for the game
No prep required; character creation will take place at the start of the slot
Non-Amber, Ongoing, Other Genre, Other Type, Role Playing Game, Series, Tabletop

Though Much is Taken, Much Abides: Rendezvous in Amber

Boardroom
J.P. Brannan
Slot 4 - Fri 8pm-12am - 4 hours
SPACE FOR 3 TO 8 Returning Players given preference, New Players welcome

Amber is made weak by time and fate, but is still strong in will.

Twenty years ago a new King, Random, returned victorious from the Patternfall War fought in the Courts of Chaos. The Epoch of Oberon had ended, and Eric's attempt to ignite a new age of glory had already died in ashes when it had scarcely begun. The King found he had inherited a kingdom cut off from its trading partners, depleted by war, and only kept afloat in the intervening years by the heroic efforts of Prince Regent Gerard.

Now you are younger members of the royal family in service to the throne, working not only to preserve and defend Amber, but to create the Amber of the future. Diplomats, soldiers, traders, courtiers, and provocateurs, you must be proud, bold, pleasant, resolute, and now and then stab, as occasion serves.More ...

What do players need to do to prepare for the game
See full details and character generation available at: http://brannan.jp/mw/index.php?title=Much_Abides and contact the GM. Note: though technically 'teen friendly' there may be adult content such as international diplomacy, important trade and investment relations, and potentially even macroeconomics.
Teen-friendly, Lords of Gossamer & Shadow, Role Playing Game, Series, Stand-alone, Tabletop, Traditional Amber

Infinite Amber: The Morning After Skyfall

Board Room
J.P. Brannan
Slot 2 - Fri 9am-1pm - 4 hours
FULL

Amber: eternal; the city without an end. After the adventures of Corwin and Merlin, it is no longer believed to be the center of the universe. Instead it is one pole of reality. War and rivalries have reshaped the universe. Kings Random and Merlin sit on the thrones of Amber and Chaos. Random will call upon all the resources at his disposal to preserve and reassert Amber's primacy. Those resources include you, his nieces and nephews, the latest generation of Amber's growing royal family. Together you'll face a threat unlike many Amber has faced before. And if at all possible, don't let King Merlin know anything is going on. He'd only make it weirder.

Scratch that. It can't get any weirder. It may be time to tell Merlin.

NOTE: Though technically an 'ongoing series' this is highly episodic and new players will NOT be at a disadvantage.

What do players need to do to prepare for the game
Characters will be King Random's nieces and nephews. An alternative rule set will be used for "Infinite Amber", which will be circulated online. The GM will contact players to help with character generation prior to the convention. (For people already familiar with this: we'll be using the Infinite Amber version 2.1 rules, a simplified revision of rules that have been played at other conventions.) GM is willing to assist with character generation or even provide pre-generated characters if notified in advance: jp@brannan.jp
Teen-friendly, Adventure, Ongoing, Role Playing Game, Series, Tabletop, Traditional Amber

Walk The Line: Honor & Glory

Sol Foster
Slot 1 - Thu 7pm-12am - 5 hours
FULL

A rare long hallway in the Great Stairway, the Line has dozens of Doors with no stairs between. Join Faris's Shields, sworn to defend the varied inhabitants of the worlds of the Line from threats internal and external. Heroic swashbuckling pulp adventure in the backwaters of the Lords of Gossamer and Shadow universe.

A neighboring world, long been a good trading partner with the Line, appears to be preparing for war...

[This is the same description as the 2015 game, but that session never got to the main plot for the game, so I'm reusing the main plot with a new intro.]

What do players need to do to prepare for the game
Contact Sol Foster before the con with a 100 point Lords of Gossamer and Shadow character. There will be some minor tweaks to the rules, see http://shieldsontheline.wordpress.com/
Teen-friendly, Adventure, Lords of Gossamer & Shadow, Non-Amber, Ongoing, Role Playing Game, Series, Tabletop

St. Mungo's in June

Kris Kunkel, Tara Kunkel
Slot 2 - Fri 9am-1pm - 4 hours
FULL

Summer. A time when Rowling just glosses over months and the Decree Against Underaged Magic inspires creativity among young witches and wizards. You and a group of students are starting a volunteer rotation at St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries. Some of you are genuine volunteers, others exploring careers, a few serving a rare summer detention for Madam Pomfrey, and one or two working toward extra credit. How bad can a few weeks be in London over the summer of 1983? You'll be surrounded by healers even if it goes wrong, right?

What do players need to do to prepare for the game
GM contact via email prior to game for ADRPG/LoG&S style character creation, or request for a pregen.
Teen-friendly, Adventure, Humor, Mystery, Non-Amber, Role Playing Game, Stand-alone, Teen Friendly

The Company: 2017

Kris Kunkel, Tara Kunkel
Slot 7 - Sun 11am-5pm - 6 hours
FULL

The Company's founder has become obsessed with the Carta removed from the Fountain Rotunda. Other members of this loose alliance of explorers, scientists, and adventurers are amazed at the actual changes effected in that small area of the Stair surrounding the area where once was found the Rotunda itself. Join The Company and explore these and other mysteries of the Grand Stair.

A series? Yes. A campaign? No. While returning players are free to revisit their characters from previous Company games (or create new ones), no knowledge of the two previous games is necessary, or even suggested.

What do players need to do to prepare for the game
50 point LoG&S characters. Email contact with GMs prior to con preferred. returning players contact for advancement.
Teen-friendly, Adventure, Exploration, Lords of Gossamer & Shadow, Non-Amber, Role Playing Game, Series, Tabletop

Fatal Flaws and Faustian Flim-Flam

John Czarnota
Slot 4 - Fri 8pm-12am - 4 hours
SPACE FOR ANY 3 TO 7 PLAYERS

You are a complex person really. Good, but flawed. You have your own agenda, but mostly it keeps you social. Still, someone knows your weakness and has offered that one thing you just can't resist. - Can "happily ever after" even exist with a title like this?

Modern day... Normal(ish) world. Full, detailed pregens will be provided. Collectively these characters and backgrounds will inter-relate and complicate. Accent on deep character motivations and interactions.

What do players need to do to prepare for the game
Pregens will be provided. Familiarize yourself with yours and be ready to make it your own. (minimal prep required, but some reading and forethought)
Dark, Non-Amber, Role Playing Game

A Lammas Night Eve

Craig Johnson
Slot 5 - Sat 10am-5pm - 7 hours
SPACE FOR ANY 2 TO 7 PLAYERS

Inside Amber Castle, behind great walls, lurk many internal chasms. Hidden enemies wait to challenge the existence of the one true kingdom. All seems well – for now - though unknown perils threaten everyone.

Yet, amid the Chaos in the fog of peace, lurks opportunity for the wise, the ruthless and the daring.

It is time for the pebbles to determine the avalanche. The very beat of one royal butterfly's drumsticks can impact the fate of thousands of distant universes.

This Lammas Eve’s Night, King Oberon and Queen Paulette are celebrating the 25th birthday of their children, Prince Random and Princess Mirelle. You are invited as a member of the House of Oberon to partake and share in the glad tidings.

It is said we, of the Blood of the Unicorn, are all connected. There is a ripple effect. The actions of the one of us can affect the future for us all. Even the seemingly insignificant gesture, careless action, or deliberate insult can make a huge difference. More ...

What do players need to do to prepare for the game
This game is designed to be a stand alone event and also the beginning of a potential serial game. Players may choose to be a daughter/son or grandchild of Oberon that is in the Amber Series. The Amber story to date is canon but there are more secrets than Corwin told of the kingdom's past. Please contact Craig - calj at mts.net for character creation information.
Adventure, Amber, First Game, Ongoing, Role Playing Game, Series

Dance Band On The Titanic

Rae H. Williams
Slot 4 - Fri 8pm-12am - 4 hours
SPACE FOR ANY 2 TO 7 PLAYERS

This game is guaranteed to be a DISASTER!

As the title says, you are members of the dance band on the Titanic. Some of you have played together over the years. You were hired by C.W. and F.N. Black to work on the White Star Line’s RMS Titanic, and given ticket number 250654 as a member of Wallace Hartley’s orchestra. Though your berths are second class, you pretty much have the freedom of the ship, since you were hired to entertain the first class passengers. In your free time, you can go almost anywhere on the ship.

There’s only one member you didn’t know until he arrived at the final rehearsal on land. Due to illness, the original bassist had to withdraw and was replaced by someone rather unknown to all of you, John Frederick Preston Clarke. He seems nice enough and hasn’t said much, but does play bass as well as any you’ve heard. Now for a nice long voyage and maybe a booking in New York on arrival.More ...

What do players need to do to prepare for the game
Once I have the players list, I will send out the list of actual people who were in the band (and a bit of their history) and instruments they play (don't worry, I won't make you play). I will ask you to choose 3 characters and will sort out from who is chosen. There will be advantages and disadvantages to choose from available for players. No points, no dice or cards.
Teen-friendly, Adventure, Mystery, Non-Amber, Pre-teen Friendly, Role Playing Game, Stand-alone, Teen Friendly

The Crimson Guard: Supreme Quiescence

355
Elizabeth Ray-Trumitch, Kris Kunkel
Slot 5 - Sat 10am-5pm - 7 hours
3 TO 8 RETURNING PLAYERS ONLY

Master Sivavakkiyar's Words
He is not Hari, He is not the Lord Siva.
He is the Ultimate Cause,
In the Beyond of the Beyond,
Transcending Blackness, Redness, and Whiteness,
Immovable.
Try to understand:
He is not big, He is not small.
He is Infinite Distance,
Immovable,
Transcending even
Supreme Quiescence.

Sivavakkiyar

Corwin drew a new Pattern on the way to Chaos. He planted Ygg's branch there. This is the story of what happened next - heavily influenced by Jacqueline Carey's Kushiel Cycle, flavored with Dumas and Brust.

What do players need to do to prepare for the game
Adventure, Amber with a Twist, Campaign, Ongoing, Role Playing Game, Tabletop

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