The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Tomb of Annihilation
Dungeon Master's Screen, Reincarnated
RPG Geek Random Tables
Mythic Game Master Emulator
Ruins of the North
M1: Blizzard Pass
Beyond the Mountains of Madness
Twilight Imperium: The Role-Playing Game
Blades in the Dark
Whitehack Second Edition
Tales from the Loop
Starfinder Core Rulebook
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay
C2: The Ghost Tower of Inverness
Dice
Now Playing: Roleplaying in Every TV Genre
The Great Pendragon Campaign
Heart of Ice
Superbabes: The Femforce Role-Playing Game
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Beginner Box
The Quiet Year
Tales from the Yawning Portal
Book 1: The War-Torn Kingdom
Dragon (Issue 167 - Mar 1991)
Orcs of the High Mountains
The 9Qs
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
Fate Core System
The GameMaster's Apprentice
The Dark Times (Issue 1 - Autumn 2017)
Players Handbook (AD&D 1e)
Dogs in the Vineyard
James Bond 007
S3: Expedition to the Barrier Peaks
Trail of Cthulhu
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
The Arcanum (First and Second Editions)
Terra Incognita: The NAGS Society Handbook
Hong Kong Action Theatre!
UK2: The Sentinel
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
Dawn of the Emperors: Thyatis and Alphatia
Masks of Nyarlathotep (1st & 2nd edition)
Twin Crowns: Age of Exploration Fantasy
The Inner Sea World Guide
The Vault and Time
Cardboard Heroes
Do: Pilgrims of the Flying Temple
Victoria
Bright Order Magic
Information
RPG
Genre
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2009
Primary Name
Archipelago (Second Edition)
Alternate Names
Archipelago II
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 66429
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF Version
Publisher: 
Year: 2009
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
22 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From the game's introduction:

Archipelago is a story/role-playing game where each player controls a major character. Players take turns directing and playing out a part of their character's story, leading them towards their selected point of destiny, while other players interact with and influence that story.

Who is this game for?

If you like the story-telling part of games, and enjoy the creative challenge and inspiration that comes from working with others, this game is for you. If you like tactical mechanics, resource management, or player-vs-player competition, there are other games that might work better for you.

The vibe I'm aiming for

I wrote this game trying to capture the feeling of Ursula K. LeGuin's Earthsea books. I wanted a game of grand destinies, that at the same time had time to dwell on the details of plants, words, everyday lives. I wanted a game that was about great conflicts, but at the same time treated its characters' stories with respect. I wanted not a steel framework, but a spider web of thin threads creating subtler stories.

This game works best if you play it slow. Sometimes, the best thing to do is wait a little and see how things unfold. Ged stayed with Ogion for years, learning about the old language, the names of flower petals and bugs. There's time to let the characters evolve.

Breathe in. Breathe out. Take your time.

More Information Edit | History

Last Train Out of Warsaw and Love in the Time of SeiĆ° are story games based on the second edition of the Archipelago system.

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: 2546
Num Ratings: 7
Average Rating: 8.29
Standard Deviation: 1.58
Num Views: 2378
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 2.0
Fans: 3
Personal Comments: 4
Users Owning: 27
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 1
Plays This Month: 0
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.