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A Grandiose Disaster: The Long Way Home

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A Live Action Disaster Movie

For the past ten years, Northern Lights Adventure Tours has offered modern adventurers an opportunity to take unique trips to the arctic. Many go on the tour to test their mettle against the cold conditions, some to experience the beauty of nature. Whatever the reason, Northern Lights guarantees coverage of participants needs with first class service and total attention to detail.

Once the plane goes down, though, all bets are off.

And nobody packed a lunch.

What are you willing to do to survive in the cold, barren mountains?

The Long Way Home is a standalone Scenario of Wilderness Suvival and Cannibalism for A Grandiose Disaster, and requires that game to play. Check it out here.

A Grandiose Disaster is a Live Action Roleplaying Game where you play out your own character-centric disaster/horror movie! Using a set of structured scenarios, anywhere from 6 to 12 players play archetypical characters run through the wringer of the disaster. Who will you try to save? What choices do you make to survive?

Who lives, and who dies?

The Long Way Home is by Megan Pedersen. A Grandiose Disaster is written and designed by Mike Young and is published by ndpdesign.

Game Features

  • A larp for an organizer (who can also play) and 6-12 players.
  • 2-3 hours to play.
  • Scenarios guide the events of play, allowing players to focus on character interactions. 
  • Interaction of character archetypes with scenario obstacles guides the core choices of life or death in play - there's no "stepping out of the game" to resolve conflicts.
  • Runtime mechanics combine set scene-by-scene progression similar to nordic freeform with secrets-and-powers style character dynamics and abilities.
  • Character death does not end player participation.
  • Includes everything you need for this Scenario, ready to print-and-play

 Enjoy the Disaster!

 
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ndp489
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File Last Updated:
December 12, 2016
This title was added to our catalog on November 28, 2016.