The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Legacy of Dragonholt
Search for the Palantir
Books 1-3: The Basic Books (Classic Traveller)
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
Epyllion
#Feminism: A Nano-Game Anthology
Kids & Critters
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Tales from the Yawning Portal
The Fiasco Companion
The Darkening of Mirkwood
The GameMaster's Apprentice
Adventures in Middle-earth Player's Guide
Codex: Chrome
Xanathar's Guide to Everything
Tomb of Annihilation
Dawn of Rebellion
Alarums & Excursions (Issue 509 - Mar 2018)
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay
Dark Conspiracy
Judge Dredd: The Role-Playing Game
The Great Pendragon Campaign
Grimrock Isle
Horror Hero: Endless Nightmares
Diaspora
Swords & Wizardry Complete Rulebook
Kingdom of Nothing
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Beginner Box
Rappan Athuk (Pathfinder Version)
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Beginner Game
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
Thimble
Hoard of the Dragon Queen
The End of the World: Zombie Apocalypse
Nefertiti Overdrive
Out of the Abyss
Swords & Six-Siders
Storm King's Thunder
Adventures in Middle-earth Loremaster's Guide
Coriolis: The Third Horizon
No Disintegrations
Starfinder Core Rulebook
Day One
Genesys Core Rulebook
Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting
Mermaid Adventures Revised
Stone Dragon Mountain
These Are the Voyages: Mission Compendium Vol. 1
Eldritch Lairs (5e)
DDOPEN2017: Lost Temples of Lake Luo
Information
RPG
Genre
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2016
Primary Name
On the Smolensk Road (Revised)
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 192329
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF version
Publisher: Tales of a GM
Year: 2016
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
Product Code: ToaGM-GMN002
35 pages
Size: A4
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From publisher blurb:

The 1812 retreat from Moscow as a DramaSystem pitch

On the Smolensk Road began with a contest at RPG Geek run in April 2015. The contest was for a DramaSystem Pitch, and run by Yohann Delalande. The contest invited pitches in the style of those in Blood on the Snow, but there were no restrictions for theme or content.

I choose to write about Napoleon's invasion of Russia. The horrific retreat from Moscow is the most powerful episode in this period. During the retreat the collapsing French Army had to fight against the weather, the Russians and eventually their comrades as it became every man for himself. I believe this event makes for a compelling DramaSystem game.

Once I submitted my original entry, I quickly thought up some additional material which could be of interest to anyone running On the Smolensk Road. This extra material is included here, in an updated version of On the Smolensk Road. I have added in an essay about adding extra horror elements to the game. Alternatively, you may want to play a more fantasy version of the setting, outlined in Fantasy & Flintlocks.

This pdf features:

  • Background information, character outlines, thematic suggestions, names and more, per the usual DramaSystem style
  • BONUS - Horror on the Smolensk Road, five additional themes to add an element of horror to your game
  • BONUS - Fantasy & Flintlocks, seven ways to add magic to this Napoleonic game

More Information Edit | History
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: 48
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 0
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.