The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Star Trek: Alpha Quadrant
Isengard and Northern Gondor
Mythic Game Master Emulator
Tales From the Loop
Paranoia: Red Clearance Edition
GURPS Warehouse 23: Things THEY Don't Want You To Have
Maximum Mayhem Dungeons #2: The Secret Machines of the Star Spawn
Wilderland Adventures
A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
Castle Thrax
Dungeon Master's Guide (D&D 5e)
Ultimate Herbalism
Players Handbook (AD&D 1e)
Call of Cthulhu (5th Edition)
Paranoia (Mongoose Edition)
Forgotten Realms Adventures
Everway Visionary Roleplaying
The Marvel Universe Roleplaying Game
H4: The Throne of Bloodstone
Lords of Darkness
DSQ2: Arcane Shadows
GAZ13: The Shadow Elves
The Kobold Guide to Game Design, Volume 1: Adventures
I6: Ravenloft
City System
Sweet Agatha
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Microscope
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Beginner Box
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
DCC #067: Sailors on the Starless Sea
Savage Worlds Deluxe Explorer's Edition
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Monster Manual (D&D 5e)
Hoard of the Dragon Queen
Pathfinder Unchained
The Location Crafter
Adventures in Middle-earth Player's Guide
Adventures in Middle-earth Loremaster's Guide
Masks: A New Generation
Tales from the Yawning Portal
How to Write Adventure Modules that Don't Suck (Revised)
Hotel California
Suntarynn Campaign Setting Preview
Twenty Quick Elf NPCs
Gateway
Reef of Madness
A Pirate's Life For Me
JG08: Camp Death: The Final Chapter

Inch² (2011)

Average Rating: 0.00/10
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Information
RPG
Genre
Series
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2011
Primary Name
Inch²
Alternate Names
Square Inch
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 104964
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF Version
Publisher: 
Year: 2011
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
9 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From the Author:

Square Inch - or Inch² - revolves around the world of journalism, shady information sources, dodgy dealing, and conspiracy. Each player assumes the role of mouthpiece for a website known for revealing the 'absolute truth' behind the news.

From the Introduction:

Each player in a game of Inch² interacts to create a storyline, a world view that allows them to drive toward a conclusion that wins them the plaudits and puts their opponents in doubt, out of the spotlight or, even worse, in litigation or bankruptcy. Every player maintains their own distinct 'character' developing a story that matches their world vision and their combination of resources. Collectively, the group spins the news into an interconnected storyline, but in the end only one can triumph.

Inch² best suits one-off pick-up gaming intended to fill a moment between games or sessions, when not everyone can attend for the weekly game or a breather just seems like the right thing. The average game of Inch² should likely take no more than an hour or so from start to finish.

While role-playing games often include a moderator, or Gamemaster, who pushes the game forward and defines success through a set of rules, Inch² doesn't have anyone in this position. The job of progressing the game and ruling on conflicts falls to everyone participating in the game - the players police their own challenges and conflicts. At the start of the game, the participants create their characters, define the organizations they work for, and set a starting point. Then, using the rules, contained herein, and a process of action and counter-action, rumour and rebuttal, the game progresses towards a conclusion.

Inch² should be played as a game of storytelling conflicts, with a fair and practical approach advancing toward a conclusion. Players should use their imagination to weave threads of association between the start and close of their conspiracy and, effectively, role-play the figurehead of the organisation they create. Without storytelling, the game could easily become a string of bets and dice rolls, which certainly is not the intent by any measure.

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
5 Square Inch V1
Created for the 48-Hour RPG 2011 contest. Become players in the world of journalism, shady information sources, dodgy dealing, and conspiracy.
English
2011-08-16
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1
No Articles Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 458
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 1
Users Owning: 4
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.