Chicago Gameday 45

Oct 29, 2016 in Mount Prospect, IL, US

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8-9:30am
GMT-05

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Join us for pre-Gameday breakfast at LePeep.

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9:30am-2:30pm
GMT-05

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Teen-friendly (13+)

Hommlet is a sleepy little village. Aside from the orcs burning down the 'bad part of town' 6 months ago, the elf cultists burning it down again yesterday and another elf 'oracle' prognosticating words of doom to all who would listen, it is quite a lovely place to pass your days.

Hopefully after a bit of necromancy on the part of the town's cat lady, you will be able to revive one of the cultists, discover what has them all worked up, and be able to get back to the business of having some pints at Brandy's before day's end and put this adventuring nonsense behind you.

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Teen-friendly (13+)

Seventeen years ago, the Jarls of the Halloween World cast their King down, stealing his memories and his soul and building a world to imprison him. Now he passes his days in a sad stupor, drinking and dreaming of the next Halloween to come. As this year's festival draws near, however, strange creatures and phenomena of the Halloween World spill into the sleepy town that is the ex-King's prison, and his memories begin to resurface. Will the colorful characters populating his little town help restore him to his throne of old, or will they forge a new destiny entirely?

"Chuubo's" is a diceless role-playing game of ubiquitous wonder, where characters engage in heartfelt conversations and down-to-earth hobbies amid world-changing miracles. Materials for play will be provided, including pregenerated characters. Come prepared to get creative, spinning your own scenes of Halloween hauntings and fairy-tale transformations, in addition to playing a character!

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Teen-friendly (13+)

Join the Fight in the Skies Society for their classic WWI Aero game, which has been on every Gen Con event schedule since 1968.

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Written by Margaret Weis

Teen-friendly (13+)

During the War, some folks chose a side and others pitted the Alliance and the Independents against each other for fun and profit. Well, mostly profit. Enter Templeton Steele, a powerful weapons designer whose bride-to-be is none other than the lovely Liliana Fairchild. Now, on account of these two lovebirds getting hitched, you and your crew are hired to transport Lilly to a fancy ship called the Rims Dream. Sounds easy enough, right? Unite the happy couple and they'll get paid? Only thing is, this Princess aint exactly happy about the wedding. The more you find out, the worse this job gets and the less chance you have of getting paid.

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Adults-Only (17+)

Paranoia: A light-hearted game of terror, death, bureaucracies, mad scientists, mutants, dangerous weapons, and insane robots, which encourages players to lie, to cheat, and backstab each other at every turn. Your Computer Friend considers it Treason to possess any additional information. The knowledge that there is additional information to be had beyond the above is considered Treason. Troubleshooter, please report yourself immediately to your Computer Friend for having read the previous two sentences.

Clones, characters, will be created at the start of the session through an ingenious process designed to turn your friends into nemeses. All needed materials will be provided. Feel free to bring a pile of your favorite d6's if you think that will curry favor with the Computer.

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Teen-friendly (13+)

A Japanese narrative RPG of modern days ninjas fighting for their clans, for their personal secrets, and (maybe) to save the world from Darkness. Fast-paced action, collaborative storytelling, and character cooperation and conflict!

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Teen-friendly (13+)

Choose a butt-kicker from some of the cheesiest 80's and 90's action movies, lock & load your biga** guns, warm up those fists & feet of fury, & let’s get Cinematic! Bring a d20 & a desire to get macho! Over the top action is the name of the game, which uses the HiBRiD/Ite' Gaming Engine, a system favoring heroic action over number crunching and fast combat and action resolution over rules-lawyering. If you are familiar with any any version of D&D, OGL, or OSR d20-based system, than you already know the rules; you just need to let go and let it RIDE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Teen-friendly (13+)

The Skeletons flips the script on the classic dungeon crawl— here you play not the intruders, but the guardians, cursed to spend all of eternity defending a tomb. As time passes, both the tomb and its guardians will change. Ferocious battles are fought and won, and the skeletons slowly remember who and what they once were.

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3:30-8:30pm
GMT-05

3 of 81 of 1

Teen-friendly (13+)

Join the Fight in the Skies Society for their classic WWI Aero game, which has been on every Gen Con event schedule since 1968.

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Teen-friendly (13+)

Heroes needed! A world is in peril, and only you can save it! Also, only you can tell me what it is as we build our characters, our setting, and go on an adventure using the Dungeon World system all in the span of about 4 hours.

Bring your imagination and a standard set of roleplaying dice. No Dungeon World experience is required.

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Teen-friendly (13+)

Folk do what they can to scratch out a living in the Verse. Seems like some folk push their luck to scrape by in these tough times. Maggie Miller's bad history and rotten luck are keeping her from achievin' her dreams. She wants to get out of the Georgia System to make a fresh start out on the Rim, but she needs three things to do it: a hidden pile of cash, a ship shes hidden with an old flame, Hollis Mason, and enough leftover credits to wipe Ma Millers' medical bills clean before she goes. The Crew will have to dig for treasure, outwit a wily Alliance officer, and steal a ship hidden in orbit to help Maggie safely on her way. Trouble is, there's a kind of hitch: Hush Jackson, a tough-as-nails bounty hunter who's hopin' to cash in on Maggie's head. Will the Crew turn Maggie over for the bounty? Or, will they help Maggie out and pray there is enough cash left over to cover their costs?

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Teen-friendly (13+)

What keeps the viewers of "Buffy" or "Teen Wolf" coming back every episode, is it the Monster of the Week? No, it's the angst and drama of the main characters' lives. Come play a character who could star on that type of show! I WAS A TEENAGE CREATURE is a narrative-focused urban fantasy RPG, where it doesn't matter how strong your werewolf is, or how fast his vampire is, or how beautiful her fae is...what matters is how these characters FEEL, _why_ they're doing something, not how capable they are of doing it. When something has affected the Veil and the group finds themselves in what may be a bizarre alternate reality, what will your Teenage Creature do?

Characters will be provided, just bring a handful of d10s to play!

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Teen-friendly (13+)

Paradise Valley is an Eden, with plenty of game, ample space, and shelter for all its inhabitants.

Paradise Valley is Hell, with Watchers who track your every move, energized fences to keep you penned in, and machines that drag you down to the Labyrinth for experiments.

Paradise Valley is all you have ever known, but the Resistance claims there is freedom beyond its walls. The question is, do you believe them?

"Mutant: Genlab Alpha" is a roleplaying game about sapient, engineered animals trying to survive in the ruins of human civilization. Characters and materials will be provided and rules taught.

Please be aware that fictional violence is likely to come up, and the game revolves around animals, even if they are anthropomorphic.

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Teen-friendly (13+)

Join Rose Mackenberg and Harry Houdini to investigate so-called psychics that are hoodwinking the people of New York. Only you can prove they're fake! (Playtest by the designer, materials provided.)

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Teen-friendly (13+)

Anakronaxia, the once majestic City of Clocks, has barely fended off the invasion of the Jackals from the South. Of the twelve times twelve grand Clocks from which the city took its moniker, only twenty seven remain intact. Of the twelve Winders whose sacred duty it was to maintain them, only Syrix remains- and she has not slept since her brothers and sisters fell in defense of the city. The clocks must be wound, and there is no one else. It is Spring now, and in Winter, the Frost Shepherds will arrive from the North, and no-one knows what that future holds. But for now, we have a Quiet Year in which to rebuild and prepare for whatever is to come.

The Quiet Year is a map building game about the imperfection of communication in struggling communities.

All rules taught, no materials required.

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