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A Bard for Raksha
by Ray Hodson and Jo Gould
Lady Raksha is holding a grand competition to find a new Bard to entertain her family and guests. Songs will be performed, battles retold, and brave deeds revealed through song and spoken word. But not everyone at the contest is who they seem to be….. A game of politics, poetry, priests, bards, secret identities and family.
A Heroic Death
by Becky Channon, Freeform Games
The big red 'World in Danger!' light is flashing and the SuperHeroicJusticeDoomSquad find themselves locked in their secret base with the dead body of their manager. Can they find a way out in time to save the world - and find out which of them is a murderer?
A light-hearted, family- friendly superheroes murder mystery.
BTL - The Director’s Cut
by Martin Jones
Six different Sci-Fi "Micro-Larps" with varying themes from Dark Cyberpunk, and Hard SF, through Hitchikers inspired Comedy. Previously provided at the "Across The Universe", Consequences and Intercon, "BTL" (bacronymed to "Bunch of Tiny LARPS) is back with revised content, and a slightly extended run time.
Each player will play five of the six games.
by Amanda Brown, Jill Krynicki Dutcher, James Silverstein, Brandon Brylawski, Doug Freedman
Critical Path is a game of intense interpersonal drama and shifting perspectives, set aboard a prototype starship on its maiden voyage. Note: This game contains mature themes. Not for children under 18.
Divide-Aid:Making the North Cool 1986
When your agent signed you up for Divide aid you thought you'd make loads of money and do good work helping make the North of England cool. Now you are in the studio in the God-forsaken wasteland that is Leicester, far from civilisation and London, and you have a bad feeling about this...
Flight of the Acerbus Terminus
by Daniel Taylor, Claire Cartwright
The world of Archeron is doomed. One last ship carries the planet's most senior officials, and surviving troops, clear of the destruction to come. They've survived the death of their world. But beset by enemies without and within, can they survive the journey?
A light-hearted freeform in the Warhammer 40k universe. No knowledge of the setting is required.
by Fiona Lloyd
Flimsey Turrets is a Freeform game for 12 players. Mildly adult themes but probably not suitable for under 18s Players need to be fairly fit as it is a very energetic game.
It’s Everybody’s War
by Michela Aschan, Natalie Curd, Kevin Jacklin, Heidi Kaye, Sue Lee, Alison Rider-Hill,
September 1940, the village hall in Cropstone, Leicestershire. In the midst of the Blitz, England endures. The Ministry of Information Film Unit have sent a cast and crew to the heart of the countryside to make a wartime propaganda movie to keep up people's spirits on the home front. Even in this quiet corner of England, we are all very much aware that no one is untouched by the current crisis, because It's Everybody's War.
by Nickey Barnard, Megan Jones, Nick Curd, Clare Gardner, Phil Dall, Max Powell
It is 1924 and it is raining on Mean Street. It is always raining on Mean Street. Jazz and glamour under Prohibition hides gang violence as guys and gals party the night away. That's what people pay for, after all, when they sign up to one of Avatech Industries' fully immersive scenarios: come and enjoy the thrill of a real shoot out, love a torch singer or indulge in your greatest fantasy - however dark that might be. Nothing is forbidden on Mean Street...
Mean Street is a heavily character-focused game with adult themes and lots of angst. Not for under-18s.
The Apocalypse Agenda
by Martin Jones, Emory Cunnington, Tony Mitton, Max de Vries, Ann de Vries
Behind the world everyone sees is another world, a world of strange and dangerous things, a world that most could not bear to face, and so some must fight secretly to protect the rest.
This game focuses on these special people as they face horrors beyond the ken of normal humans, and live lives threaded with loss, love, sex, horror and excessive paperwork.
Modern day setting, inspired by fictional organisations such as Torchwood, MiB, Warehouse 13, the Laundry, and UNIT.
The Borden Legacy
by Nickey Barnard, Phil Dall, Dave Dorward and Clare Gardner
Three hundred years ago the Great Old Ones took the world. All praise to Them. It is now 1892, and in a small New England town, citizens are far more concerned with who murdered local businessman Andrew Borden and his wife than with existential concerns of Gods walking among them. Come to the reading of Andrew's will and discover what will ultimately prove the stronger - family, blood or loyalty?
by Nickey Barnard, Steve Bassett, Dream Cloutman-Green, Sue Lee, Cat Tobin, Janet Young
It is 1930. The world hovers on the brink of disaster, but is it natural or is the villainous hand of Man to be detected? The Society of Investigative Researchers (SIR) has called for the world's best and brightest to attend a symposium to address this pressing issue. Explorers, scientists, spies and adventurers of all kinds have gathered to plot, plan and finally decide once and for all whether the rocket backpack is a better propulsion system than the dirigible airship. Oh yes, and save the world...
Volcano's Edge is a game of politics and intrigue in the world of the classic pulp magazines.
Winning the Peace
by Alison Rider Hill, Heidi Kaye, Michele Minett, Ben Allan, Kevin Jacklin
The Armistice was signed on 11th November. It is now a few days later. You are on your way back to England on a train from Mons to Etaple and wondering what the future will bring
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