The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Ten Candles
Don't Walk in Winter Wood (Second Edition)
Hyperborean Mice
The Final Girl
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Sengoku: Chanbara Roleplaying in Feudal Japan
Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes
Mythic Game Master Emulator
Dungeon World Roleplaying Game
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook
Dread
S3: Expedition to the Barrier Peaks
Swashbuckling Adventures
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
Reunion
The Golden Dawn
The Battlepits of Krarth
Fiasco
Dead Light
Ryuutama: Natural Fantasy Role Play
Storm King's Thunder
All Flesh Must Be Eaten Revised Edition
T1-4: The Temple of Elemental Evil
Sorcerer & Sword
The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Realm of Chaos: The Lost and the Damned
UK1: Beyond the Crystal Cave
Beyond the Mountains of Madness
Tatters of the King
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
Seekers of the Ashen Crown
Lady Blackbird
T1: The Village of Hommlet
Diaspora
Game Master's Handbook
Twin Crowns: Age of Exploration Fantasy
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Dungeon Floor Plans 1
Deathwatch
Ultimate Magic
Bookhounds of London
Gloire: Swashbuckling Adventure in the Age of Kings
The Harrowing
Microscope
Advanced Fighting Fantasy RPG
Les Ombres d'Esteren - Livre 1: Univers
Shadowbrook Manor
Murder's Mark
NPC Codex

Microfronts (2012)

Average Rating: 0.00/10
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Information
RPG
Genre
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic Show More »
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2012
Primary Name
Microfronts
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 128551
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF version
Publisher: 
Year: 2012
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
4 pages
Size: 11.00 x 8.50 inches
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From Introduction:

What is a Microfront?
Microfronts are a type of custom front for prepping interstitial scenes during a campaign. Ultimately, microfronts are a basic front that has been hammered down to its most compact state. Microfronts act as interludes in a longer campaign by providing a short diversion between story arcs. While they could be extended to form a whole front, they are designed to be resolved in a single scene.

Writing your own Microfronts...
Microfronts are just like a regular front. They have all the same parts: A description, a danger, grim portents, an impending doom, and perhaps a custom move, item, or monster. The trick is to write them with such immediacy that they resolve in a single scene. This means that the description needs to drive toward direct threat, the grim portents need to be all but givens, and the impending doom needs to directly impact the players right here and very much right now! Could you expand a microfront into full front if things get interesting? Sure, you're almost obligated to. Writing a full front just isn’t what you're setting out to do.

To really ratchet up the tension...
...put microfronts in envelopes and write their fictional triggers on the outside. Hand them to the players at the beginning of the session, and let them decide if and when they want to activate a microfront.

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
No Files Found.
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: 634
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 1
Users Owning: 8
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.