Icarus: Downfall of a Civilization
Dialect, Indie TTRPG on Theater of the Mind, Discord
Price per player-session
Duration: 3 to 5 hours
Number of players: 2 to 6 players
Experience required: None
About the adventure
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." - Philip K. Dick Our voyage beckons, promising: - The Inception of a Civilization 🏗️ - Advancing Research and Society 📚 - The Inevitable Decline of a Society 🌄 Embark upon a captivating odyssey through the intricate tapestry of civilizations, led by the ingenious Icarus system. Within this realm of narrative/live-journaling, immerse yourselves in the lives of citizens nestled within a nascent society. Together, we shall untangle the riddles of its inception, watch it ascend to unparalleled heights, only to bear witness to its ultimate, inescapable downfall. Guided by the profound architecture of The Dialect system, our collective endeavor will dive headfirst into the birth, flowering, and heartrending demise of this vibrant civilization. As architects of this intricate chronicle, we shall lay bare the intricate web of influences shaping societies, experience their crowning glories, and navigate the poignant trajectory leading to their eventual extinction. The Icarus system stands as our North Star, illuminating the rise and fall of a world woven from our shared imagination.
How to prepare
A reliable internet connection, quality microphone/headset, and a tranquil gaming environment are essential for players to fully engage. While a webcam isn't mandatory, its presence would certainly be welcomed.
What I provide
Diverging from the typical landscape of TTRPGs that often rely on battle maps and tokens, this experience charts its own unique course. We will versatile Virtual Table adorned with an array of cards, handouts, dice, and guiding concepts, designed to maintain our narrative. The ambiance and backdrop will be masterfully enriched by carefully curated art and music, ensuring that each scene is imbued with the precise mood and atmosphere that our journey demands.
Amidst the rich tapestry of my game narratives, you might encounter threads interwoven with themes of alcohol, subtle allusions to substances, and explorations of sensuality. It's essential to recognize my profound respect for the principles of "Lines and Veils," where certain concepts may be hinted at in a broader context while delicately shrouded. When conversations or scenarios begin to skirt sensitive boundaries, the X-card system stands ready as a valuable tool, guiding us through those moments while ensuring your individual comfort remains paramount throughout our collective storytelling endeavor. Your well-being and sense of ease are foundational in this shared narrative experience. **Note:** It's important to acknowledge that in the game of Icarus, both the society we craft and the characters we breathe life into are destined for ultimate destruction. Please come prepared and aware that this journey will culminate in their downfall.
Safety tools used
- Lines and Veils
- Session 0
- X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work
Character creation will happen in session through a series of prompts. It will take just a few moments and I will guide the whole group on what to do.
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: Low
- Roleplay: High
- Puzzles: Low
- Experience Level: None
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