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2006
Primary Name
Primetime Adventures (Second Edition)
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Avventure in Prima Serata
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Avventure in Prima Serata
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ISBN-13: 978-8895718002
100 pages
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106 pages
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From the publisher's website:

If you enjoy great TV, then you'll love Primetime Adventures, the game that lets you create and play the TV show you always wanted to see, complete with meaningful characters and gripping drama. You and the other players will create the show and its cast, then play out actual episodes of the series, exploring the personal struggles of the main characters and cooperatively laying out the kind of story television executives dream of.

The game is a 106-page, perfect-bound, 8.5" x 5.5" book with a color cover.

Changes from the 1st edition (from the publisher's website):

- The producer’s budget is now calculated differently. You sum up the screen presence of all protagonists, double that number, and add three. In other words: 2x(screen presence)+3.

- Instead of a 3/2 split for traits, protagonists now have a 2/1 split.

- Conflicts are now resolved via cards. Instead of odds, count red cards, and use hearts as trump if you have a tie. If there’s still a tie, look for the highest heart.

- Instead of high die narrating, it’s now high card. Red cards beat black cards, hearts beat diamonds and spades beat clubs.

- Aside from the rules changes, there’s a lot of little stuff here and there. I added a couple new sample shows, revised some text, and added a ton of examples in the text. There’s also a few new pieces of very cool artwork.

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This is a series/franchise kit for Zurvivor -- everything you need to run a television show set during the zombie apocalypse. The file includes four shows, two set in early outbreak, two in late pandemic: Zurvivor is a show about a reality television show that is basically Survivor: Zombie Island. Play one of the contestants or the crew. Compete to win the ultimate game of survival! Dominate the airwaves in your timeslot! Zurvivor comes with the basics of running a reality show in a PTA session, protagonist examples, and scene suggestions. COPZ is the reality tv show COPS set during the outbreak of a zombie pandemic. Seven protagonist examples for the show are included along with police codes for the zombie outbreak, an opening scene, and ongoing scene ideas. Safety in...
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4 Series Kit for MCU: Gotham
They didn’t seem too interested in the dungeon crawl game I had brought to the monthly game day. "...Or I have another game where you’re playing cops in Batman’s Gotham City," I continued. I instantly had a full table. This is a series kit for MCU: Gotham -- everything you need to run a television show that's a police procedural in Gotham City. The file includes six complete protagonists, four additional protagonist concepts, advice on using villains from Batman's rogues gallery, opening scenes for the show, and list of suggestions to start scenes in case you get stuck. This is a fan-created supplement for PTA, based on the "series kit" update from the PTA3 kickstarter.
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3 Play in Public: Running PTA at Game Days and Conventions
A fanmade guide for running Primetime Adventures at game days and conventions. Includes tips and anecdotes.
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6 PTA: Quick Rules Summary
Half-page rules summary, plus workspace for the pitch session.
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3 PTA: Protagonist Cheat Sheet
A cheat sheet for the producer to keep tabs on up to six protagonists.
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2009-08-11
7 PTA: Reminder Card
Card to help you remember the rules and procedures for PTA. Print on card stock and cut them out!
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4 PTA: Series Sheet
To document the TV series you create as a group.
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5 PTA: Protaganist Sheet
Character Sheet for PTA
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2009-07-31
5 PTA: Episode Reference Sheet
Reminders for how to run an episode of PTA.
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