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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Give me your typical scenes

Supercrew uses a very easy system to write up bad guys, hazards and threats. In the core book and on the fansite can be found write-ups for various hazards and threats, but maybe we can come up with a couple more. And we don’t need to limit ourselves to typical superhero scenes. Why not write up some typical scenes (from various genres)?

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The Horror Of Feeding Hills! (by Princess Stacey)

Situation: Me running a game for three friends (Sky, Melly, and Supernova) who had finally given in and wanted to try my crazy hobby. Challenges: I’m out of practice, I’m trying out a system I’ve never actually used, and all three players are totally newbies.

Genre: 50s b-movie atomic Horror. Think: The Thing, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Little shop of horrors, Earth Vs the Flying Saucers, the Cosmic Man.
This means short and simple combats, simple characters and fairly simple plots. The players know the genre very very well (we watch a lot of these films together during our “Scifi sunday” get-togethers).

Rules: A variation of the SuperCrew rules with Aspects instead of superpowers. I almost went with Wushu but I think Supercrew fits the Atomic Horror genre a little better – Atomic Horror is not detail oriented.

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