• Sunnydale Slaying: There is a Buffy Boardgame

    From Ubiquitous@21:1/5 to All on Tue Nov 8 08:22:40 2016
    XPost: alt.tv.buffy-v-slayer, rec.arts.tv, rec.games.frp.misc

    Coming soon to your friendly neighborhood games shoppe, itís Buffy the
    Vampire Slayer: The Game. This time itís you. You are the Joss Whedon.
    Ok, maybe youíre the heroes, but you do get to run through what is
    essentially your own special season of the show each time you play the
    game.

    Buffy is a fully cooperative action game with you and your friends
    slinging magic and martial arts against a barrage of monsters of the
    week as they terrorize the townies (yes, the game uses those terms).
    Their demonic/vampiric mayhem leads up to a final challenge with your
    seasonís ďbigbadĒ as you struggle to defend Sunnydale.

    The foes are drawn from enemies faced throughout the TV series, with
    many providing interesting twists such as keeping the players from
    speaking to each other or forcing you to sing. There are even mechanics
    for player controlled characters regularly becoming one of the bad guys
    for a little while, because thatís what happens in the show after all.
    You and up to 5 friends are, of course, major heroes from the show
    (Buffy, Xander, Giles, Angel, Willow, etc.). Perhaps controversially
    Spike is a playable character, not an enemy, but hey once in a while he
    can be the one to turn against the group.

    All of this is amidst a backdrop of stopping an ever impending
    Apocalypse, with its own countdown counter on the board. If you donít
    patrol, find the baddies, and slay them the world as we know it comes
    to an end. No pressure.

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  • From Your Name@21:1/5 to weberm@polaris.net on Wed Nov 9 09:27:58 2016
    XPost: alt.tv.buffy-v-slayer, rec.arts.tv

    In article <4qqdnYSvT-rXTLzFnZ2dnUU7-Q2dnZ2d@giganews.com>, Ubiquitous <weberm@polaris.net> wrote:

    Coming soon to your friendly neighborhood games shoppe, itís Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Game. This time itís you. You are the Joss Whedon.
    Ok, maybe youíre the heroes, but you do get to run through what is essentially your own special season of the show each time you play the
    game.

    Buffy is a fully cooperative action game with you and your friends
    slinging magic and martial arts against a barrage of monsters of the
    week as they terrorize the townies (yes, the game uses those terms).
    Their demonic/vampiric mayhem leads up to a final challenge with your seasonís ďbigbadĒ as you struggle to defend Sunnydale.

    The foes are drawn from enemies faced throughout the TV series, with
    many providing interesting twists such as keeping the players from
    speaking to each other or forcing you to sing. There are even mechanics
    for player controlled characters regularly becoming one of the bad guys
    for a little while, because thatís what happens in the show after all.
    You and up to 5 friends are, of course, major heroes from the show
    (Buffy, Xander, Giles, Angel, Willow, etc.). Perhaps controversially
    Spike is a playable character, not an enemy, but hey once in a while he
    can be the one to turn against the group.

    All of this is amidst a backdrop of stopping an ever impending
    Apocalypse, with its own countdown counter on the board. If you donít
    patrol, find the baddies, and slay them the world as we know it comes
    to an end. No pressure.

    There was at least one Buffy board game released years ago.

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  • From Ubiquitous@21:1/5 to YourName@YourISP.com on Wed Nov 9 17:33:32 2016
    XPost: alt.tv.buffy-v-slayer, rec.arts.tv

    YourName@YourISP.com wrote:
    Ubiquitous <weberm@polaris.net> wrote:

    Coming soon to your friendly neighborhood games shoppe, itís Buffy the
    Vampire Slayer: The Game. This time itís you. You are the Joss Whedon.
    Ok, maybe youíre the heroes, but you do get to run through what is
    essentially your own special season of the show each time you play the
    game.

    Buffy is a fully cooperative action game with you and your friends
    slinging magic and martial arts against a barrage of monsters of the
    week as they terrorize the townies (yes, the game uses those terms).
    Their demonic/vampiric mayhem leads up to a final challenge with your
    seasonís ďbigbadĒ as you struggle to defend Sunnydale.

    The foes are drawn from enemies faced throughout the TV series, with
    many providing interesting twists such as keeping the players from
    speaking to each other or forcing you to sing. There are even mechanics
    for player controlled characters regularly becoming one of the bad guys
    for a little while, because thatís what happens in the show after all.
    You and up to 5 friends are, of course, major heroes from the show
    (Buffy, Xander, Giles, Angel, Willow, etc.). Perhaps controversially
    Spike is a playable character, not an enemy, but hey once in a while he
    can be the one to turn against the group.

    All of this is amidst a backdrop of stopping an ever impending
    Apocalypse, with its own countdown counter on the board. If you donít
    patrol, find the baddies, and slay them the world as we know it comes
    to an end. No pressure.

    There was at least one Buffy board game released years ago.

    I vaguely recall seeing an RPG at my local comic book and hobby shop.

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  • From Gutless Umbrella Carrying Sissy@21:1/5 to Ubiquitous on Wed Nov 9 14:46:02 2016
    XPost: alt.tv.buffy-v-slayer, rec.arts.tv

    Ubiquitous <weberm@polaris.net> wrote in news:b8WdnZdOGMF7Pr7FnZ2dnUU7-SWdnZ2d@giganews.com:

    YourName@YourISP.com wrote:
    Ubiquitous <weberm@polaris.net> wrote:

    Coming soon to your friendly neighborhood games shoppe, itís
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Game. This time itís you. You
    are the Joss Whedon. Ok, maybe youíre the heroes, but you do
    get to run through what is essentially your own special season
    of the show each time you play the game.

    Buffy is a fully cooperative action game with you and your
    friends slinging magic and martial arts against a barrage of
    monsters of the week as they terrorize the townies (yes, the
    game uses those terms). Their demonic/vampiric mayhem leads up
    to a final challenge with your seasonís ďbigbadĒ as you
    struggle to defend Sunnydale.

    The foes are drawn from enemies faced throughout the TV
    series, with many providing interesting twists such as keeping
    the players from speaking to each other or forcing you to
    sing. There are even mechanics for player controlled
    characters regularly becoming one of the bad guys for a little
    while, because thatís what happens in the show after all.
    You and up to 5 friends are, of course, major heroes from the
    show (Buffy, Xander, Giles, Angel, Willow, etc.). Perhaps
    controversially Spike is a playable character, not an enemy,
    but hey once in a while he can be the one to turn against the
    group.

    All of this is amidst a backdrop of stopping an ever impending
    Apocalypse, with its own countdown counter on the board. If
    you donít patrol, find the baddies, and slay them the world as
    we know it comes to an end. No pressure.

    There was at least one Buffy board game released years ago.

    I vaguely recall seeing an RPG at my local comic book and hobby
    shop.

    More than once in the same universe, apparently.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffyverse_role-playing_games

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  • From Vidcapper@21:1/5 to Ubiquitous on Thu Nov 10 10:12:46 2016
    XPost: alt.tv.buffy-v-slayer, rec.arts.tv

    On 09/11/2016 22:33, Ubiquitous wrote:
    YourName@YourISP.com wrote:
    Ubiquitous <weberm@polaris.net> wrote:

    There was at least one Buffy board game released years ago.

    I vaguely recall seeing an RPG at my local comic book and hobby shop.

    They're selling tank-busting weapons there now? :p


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  • From Dimensional Traveler@21:1/5 to Vidcapper on Thu Nov 10 07:38:18 2016
    XPost: alt.tv.buffy-v-slayer, rec.arts.tv

    On 11/10/2016 2:12 AM, Vidcapper wrote:
    On 09/11/2016 22:33, Ubiquitous wrote:
    YourName@YourISP.com wrote:
    Ubiquitous <weberm@polaris.net> wrote:

    There was at least one Buffy board game released years ago.

    I vaguely recall seeing an RPG at my local comic book and hobby shop.

    They're selling tank-busting weapons there now? :p

    Gary Gygax claims to have made the very first one.


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