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The 24 Hour RPG Movie Mashup Competition!

Posted in contest, RPG General by misterecho on February 13, 2011

Welcome to the 2011 24 Hour RPG Movie Mashup Competition! Hosted at 1KM1KT and sponsored by The Free RPG Blog.

If you want a chance to win the £30, here’s what you need to do:

1. Pick just two films from this.

1. Ghostbusters

2. West Side Story

3. Aliens

4. The Lion King

5. Star Wars

6. The Rocky Horror Picture Show

7. Enter the Dragon

8. A Clockwork Orange

9. Beatle Juice

10. Back to the Future

11. Apocalypse Now

12. Blade Runner

13. Dr. Strangelove

14. Dawn of the Dead

15. Blues Brothers

16. From Dusk till Dawn

17. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (any of the Dollars Trilogy)

18. 2001 a Space Odyssey

19. The Hunt for Red October

20. Aladdin

21. Mars Attacks

22. One Flew Over the Cuckoo Nest

23. Groundhog Day

24. Little Shop of Horrors

25. Falling Down

26. The Shawshank Redemption

27. Evil Dead

28. Wall-E

29. The Sound of Music

30. Indiana Jones (any of them except the Crystal Skull)

31. 1984

32. Robin Hood (any of them)

33. The Maltese Falcon

34. Bugsy Malone

35. Home Alone

36. Independence Day

37. Zulu

38. Dambusters

39. Dark City

40. Dumbo

2. Post on 24 Hour RPG forum which two films you’ve chosen.

3. Spend 24 hours writing a roleplaying game on those two films.

4. Make sure you include an NPC called Keeton in your game.

5. Upload your game to 1KM1KT by 00:00 (GMT) 1st June 2011.

6. Make a thread here on 1KM1KT about your game.

(Optional but we’d like you to, please put 2011 at the start of the topic.)

7. Check back on Saturday 1st of August 2011

…to find out who the winner is, or check here on The Free RPG Blog.

What are the rules?

Apart from the list above, you must obey the 24 hour RPG rules. The judge’s decision is final. £30 will be in Amazon vouchers, emailed to you.

I want the £30 to pay my D&D habit! What is it judged on?

Poor you! Our panel of monkeys will be judging you on:

  • Must include an NPC called Keeton
  • Proximity: How close to the two films is it?
  • Complete: Is it complete? Could you run it?
  • Attractive: Is it attractive to look at?
  • Professional: How much effort went into layout and style?
  • Extras: Did they include actual cover, index, character sheet or any other cool things you get in a proper RPG?

I’m late to this party!

That’s a shame, we might run another competition soon. If you wrote a 24 hour RPG but didn’t get it in before 00:00 GMT 1st June 2011 then we’d still like to see it.

I want to do it again!

Enjoyed it so much that you want another go? Are you bonkers? Yes? Then please do! Have another go. Enter as many times as you like! I’m not paying for the therapy you might need at the end of it, though. 😉

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The Ronnies RPG writing contest

Posted in contest, RPG General by misterecho on February 7, 2011

Noticed the flurry of games added to 1km1kt lately? Want to find out more? You’re in luck! Ron Edwards is running “The Ronnies” again.

http://www.indie-rpgs.com/forge/index.php?board=77.0

Applicants pick two of four key words, mash them into a creative engine and 24hrs later they present an RPG.

Round 1 is over. Round 2 is underway!

The Entries so far!

Round 1 (Skull, Old, Sword, Soldier)

Round 2 (whisper, wings, murder, morning)

This list will be continually updated as entries are uploaded to 1km1kt, so keep coming back for more 24hr RPG goodies.

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Two months into the Cyberpunk Revival Contest, 3 to go!

Posted in contest, RPG General by misterecho on March 17, 2010

The contest is going great. Look how many entries have been announced already! You can see the authors discussions, ideas and work in progress threads over on 1km1kt forum

Metropole Luxury Coffin by madunkieg

Squatters & Sleepers by Spacemouse

Project X by Hawell

Cybershade by Blaquesaber

ROME by WittyDroog

CyberSins by Thought

Technogrammation by Carone

Open Life by NoobHealer

Multiplicity by Koipond

Erreshet by SheikJabooty

ModernPunks by TadK

Flooded by Phil

Disgenesia by Maledictus

Code named Neon by Peril Planet

The Grey City Machine by espynwislyn

Physrep by Nifara

This Bright Society by Logan Howard

I’m really looking forward to reading these. I just hope we can keep the momentum we’ve built up!

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