The Hotness
Games|People|Company
A019: Menschenjagd
Mythic Game Master Emulator
A036: Ein Stab aus Ulmenholz
Warhammer: The Mass Combat Fantasy Role-Playing Game
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook
Torchbearer
Trail of Cthulhu
Dungeons & Dragons (Woodgrain Box & White Box Sets)
Hong Kong Action Theatre!
Gamma World Expansion Pack: Famine in Far-go
Hanging on the Old Barbed Wire
Broodmother SkyFortress
Defenders of the Faith: A Guidebook to Clerics and Paladins
Prince Valiant: The Storytelling Game
Fudge
Sherpa
Unknown Armies
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (First Edition)
Mythic
Tollenkar's Lair
First Quest
Instant Game
Rise of the Runelords Anniversary Edition
Carcosa
Heroes & Other Worlds
Advanced Adventures Compendium One
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Beginner Game
Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes
Lone Wolf Adventure Game
Out of the Abyss
The Nightmares Underneath
The Night Wolf Inn
SFKH1: Dramune Run
Tome and Blood: A Guidebook to Wizards and Sorcerers
Call of Cthulhu (6th Edition)
Breaking the Ice
Deities & Demigods
Book 06: Deathtrap Dungeon
Polaris: Chivalric Tragedy at Utmost North
The Shadow of Yesterday (Revised Edition)
Chronica Feudalis
Toon
Players Handbook II (D&D 3.5e)
Countdown
Judge Dredd: The Role-Playing Game
Prime Directive: The Star Fleet Universe Role-Playing Game
Planescape Campaign Setting
Arkham Unveiled
Tatters of the King
The Golden Dawn
Information
RPG
Genre
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic Show More »
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2015
Primary Name
DayTrippers GameMasters Guide
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 183237
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF Version
Publisher: As If Productions
Year: 2015
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
Product Code: DTGMG
120 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Softcover Version
Publisher: As If Productions
Year: 2015
Soft Cover
Product Code: DTPGG
120 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

An infinite variety of bizarre experiences await your exploration, from Dream Worlds and Alternate Earths to distant planets in our universe and others. The Daytrippers Gamemasters Guide is a toolkit for creating surreal adventures that take place in these weird worlds and alternate dimensions. Each adventure is designed to last a single session and return the PCs back to earth. Using this toolkit, the GM takes the players into new and wildly divergent realities every session, blurring the line between subjective and objective reality, and cranking up the weirdness to eleven.

The time is shortly after the year 2100, the location is the first world. Massive megacorporations dominate the economic landscape and incredible advances in technology make the most miraculous things possible, from genetic modification to medical nanotechnology and microfusion power generators. But the most earth-shaking development of the 21st century is one we're only beginning to see the ramifications of. As the 22nd century dawns, the inner and outer worlds of SlipSpace are opening up to human exploration, thanks to the development of the amazing vehicles known as SlipShips.

The bold explorers who pilot these vehicles are called DayTrippers, and they face a multiverse of physical and psychological dangers to bring back priceless knowledge and powerful artifacts from far-flung dimensions and times. The setting is inspired by the surrealistic fiction of Moebius, Michael Moorcock, Rudy Rucker, Stanley Weinbaum, Jack Vance and other masters of weirdness.

Written by Tod Foley (designer of Cyberspace, Ghosts in the Machine, and Watch the World Die) the Daytrippers Gamemasters Guide blends modern and traditional gamemastering techniques with the random input of oracular systems and the spontaneously-generative approach of surrealist art. The result is a fast interpretive system with its own skittery mechanics, spitting out psychoactive science fiction narratives.

(from Back Cover)

More Information Edit | History

This Comprehensive Guide Contains:

INTRODUCTION
Essays on the history of surrealism in science fiction and modern games

RUNNING DAYTRIPPERS
Techniques and Advice for high-bleed collaborative sessions of surreal sci-fi

ACTION RESOLUTION
Tips and Aids for adjudicating an unpredictable variety of actions, from dialog to combat

FICTION MANAGEMENT
Rules for NPCs, Money, Downtime, Fame, Home Bases, SlipShips, Businesses and Campaigns

THE WORLD OF DAYTRIPPERS
MegaCorporations, DayTripper Companies, Technology, SlipSpace and Sample NPCs

GENERATORS
Over 70 tables for Missions, Stars, Planets, Locations, Lifeforms, Societies, Drama, Dream Worlds and more

CREATING DAYTRIPS
Guidelines on structuring immersive narratives with a strong sense of story arc, without railroading

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: 2
Average Rating: 8.50
Standard Deviation: 0.50
Num Views: 178
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 1
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 3
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.