Middle school was actually the best part of my education as a youth. There was the class crush, the impending dance and pretty much everything else a pre-teen had to worry about. Good times though, I swear.
The only tragedy of the time, if I’m being honest, was when I had to attend the school dance. That, my friends, is a post for another day.
This week’s kickstarter features Tragedies of Middle School, “an anthology of tabletop role-playing games, story games, live action games, and other strangeness inspired by the greatest HORROR of all… junior high.”
Each game in The Tragedies of Middle School centers around a nostalgic junior high activity – spin the bottle, Truth or Dare, passing notes, Bloody Mary, school dances, friendship bracelets, etc. The PG-13 horror vibe running throughout represent the fear, awkwardness, and angst of being a thirteen year old. It’s the worst!
The Tragedies of Middle School currently* features 20 games and activities with more to come as we hit stretch goals throughout the campaign (fingers crossed!). 20 designers and 3 artists, from a diverse mix of backgrounds, are already involved, ready to share their middle school experiences and game styles. THERE ARE EVEN A FEW CURRENT MIDDLE SCHOOLERS!
There are only a few days left to support this kickstarter and look at all of the goodies that you can get by doing so. If you pledge $30 or more you can receive one physical copy of the Tragedies of Middle School anthology and one RPG-13 enamel pin. Also includes digital PDFs and print files. All stretch goals are added.
Pledging $50 or more will get you all of the previous mentioned, but also includes a limited edition copy of “Did you hear about the Kid who died here?”
For more info on Tragedies of Middle School and the other prizes you could potentially win, check out their Kickstarter page.
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