Story Realms is an interactive storytelling adventure game that combines elements of a traditional RPG and board games. The game system is designed to be playable by even young children and non-gamers, but provide enough depth to be enjoyable by experienced roleplayers. One person takes on the role of the Storyteller, and the other players team up to embark on a grand adventure. Each adventure plays in about an hour, providing a memorable and fun experience that doesn't take all day :)
We've reached a point where we'd like to get the game out there to a wide range of new players and get feedback, so we're looking for more folks who would be interested in reviewing our rules and components or assembling a print and play kit to try out the game.
Here are a few links with more information about the game:
If you are interested in playtesting or would like to learn more, please send us an email at escapadegames (at) gmail (dot) com!
Very interesting! I've been looking for an entry-level RPG that I can gamemaster with my 9-yo daughter and her friends, but all that's on offer nowadays seems to be too fiddly and not too friendly to busy working parents who still want to spend some quality imaginative time with their kids.
Imo there is quite a market for a good, elegant, out-of-the box RPG aimed at grognard D&D parents who want to introduce their kids to the joys of role-playing and draw them away from the idiot-box and exploitative crap that gets sold for toys these days.
Very good luck to you and I'll be sending that email asap!
Thanks! We've really worked hard to make sure the game is as simple as possible to play, while still maintaining enough depth to be interesting for adults, and also to keep the play time at about an hour. After about q year of hard work and lots of revsisions, we feel like we're close to there! We have a publishing agreement in place which has allowed us to have some great artists working on the game, and we will be running a Kickstarter funding drive for the first print run later this summer. Were very excited to share the game with others and continue improving on it as we get close to our launch!
I just sent you an email. Looks very interesting!