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Offline AntisoulTopic starter

[WTB GM] So... I've never played Deadlands..
« on: April 07, 2012, 12:46:35 AM »
Alright here's the skinny. I've recently set up an Elliquiy Group over at (a virtual tabletop utility run on Silverlight and browser based so no irritating downloads) and got myself a paid account with 20 floating licenses (which let me temporarily allow non-paying users to join any game I create).

I'd like to give it a whirl (yes, the h is intentional. Think Stewie G.) and figure Deadlands would be fun.

An idea for a Deadlands campaign: A mercenary from Europe is slain in the American civil war only to return undead. Coming to grips with their new condition (this could also work for a group) they struggle to learn of a way to reverse what they view as a curse. This journey leads them to the surreal labor-atory of a Mad Scientist!! USING SCIENCE! who their travails have come to reveal may be the key to their cure. Epic rising point! Unable to obtain the Mad Scientist's Evil Schematics! before a mysterious figure kills the evil genius.

As the labor-atory explodes/collapses (Mad Scientist was a load bearing boss) the zombie mercenary protagonist(s) descend into a *gasp* Secret Chamber! Only to become trapped in a TIME MACHINE of Science! Historic hijinks ensue as the band of zombie mercenary time-travelers attempt to alter history to prevent the Mad Scientists death and learn the secrets of his cure!..!.1!!!#$$@!!?

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Re: [WTB GM] So... I've never played Deadlands..
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2012, 04:02:26 AM »
*Chuckles*  Now that sounds like fun.  What time of what day do you want to run? 

Offline AntisoulTopic starter

Re: [WTB GM] So... I've never played Deadlands..
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2012, 05:53:18 AM »
Hmm... if I were going to try and Run a Deadlands game (probably should start reading the books huh?) I would follow my typical gaming session schedule which is either weekly or bi-weekly on Sundays from 13:00 to 18:00 PST (-08:00 GMT).

As an aside: The proposed idea was the result of a conversation on what sort of character a friend of mine would play in Deadlands, to which he responded "Zombie Mercenary Time-Traveler." So I thought for a moment then ran with it, after a few hours of painful laughter and general B movie awesome that is the concept I landed on while trying to figure out how I would be able to as GM say to him "Okay, you can be a Zombie Mercenary Time-Traveler. Make your character."

Offline fallensaviour

Re: [WTB GM] So... I've never played Deadlands..
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2012, 11:14:47 AM »
i might be down for some deadlands, though my schedule is random at best, what with work and all

Offline AntisoulTopic starter

Re: Dead Thread is Dead.
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2012, 10:19:55 AM »
I apologize however I am no longer following this thread. As such response will be sporadic if at all.

I hear that. Unfortunately I've had past experience that attempting to work a schedule out after gathering a group is troublesome and tedious. My conclusion was to set a schedule before recruitment in which case those players that are interested and can make that schedule are the ones I end up with.

The time period I put down is what works best for me. Though my schedule is largely open and so I could consider taking on other games at different times. For now though I'd just like to familiarize myself with iTabletop and running things on a VTT.

Also here is the link for Registered Users on to the Elliquiy group I set up. If you have not made a free account there, the link will just take you to the login/sign up page.

Elliquiy Forums <-- Will take you to which is WS.
« Last Edit: April 14, 2012, 02:03:41 PM by Antisoul »