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A Live Action Disaster Movie

It's just another day in your hometown, Greenville USA, an isolated community surrounded by industrial pig farms. The only news is about some big new project at the local University, but that's no concern of yours as you grab a quick lunch...

Until, without warning, everything changes.

With no time to think or plan, you need to make it through the sudden tears in reality now ripping your world apart. How will you stop this?

Can it be stopped?

The Gates of Delirium is a standalone Scenario of Colliding Realities for A Grandiose Disaster, and requires that game to play. Click here to check it out!

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 Gates of Delirium is by Kirt Dankmyer. 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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File Last Updated:
December 12, 2016
This title was added to our catalog on January 02, 2017.
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