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Play-test session (RPG games)

Hello everyone, long time!

I’m collaborating with Edgeryders and Shabaka in the design of some games situated in a fictional world that they’ve created called Witness (more info here).

Shabaka is a consulting and research organization based in UK which creates living connections between the diasporas and the countries of origins. Their goal is to create strong response and recovery mechanisms to humanitarian problems, adding the skills of the diaspora generations, their experience and a long term perspective to the usual financial support measures.

We are really excited to have this opportunity of collaboration because we will be able to push some of the game design forward and explore topics that are really interesting like diaspora community, future envisioning etc…

At the moment we have 4 clunky prototypes, very different in style and engagement, and we would love to play-test them to understand which one could then be expanded in a fully fleshed game, or if there are mechanics that we like and we want to keep from them all.

We will be ready for some play-test on March 9th (and keep playing the 10th and 11th) and it will be great to have some game designer play-testing with us.

Here you can find an initial description of the prototypes and below you can register for the play-test sessions.

Please before registering, double check your calendar, as, since the games are now designed for a specific number of players, you not attending could result in the play-test session not happening.
NOTE you don’t have to know anything about Witness to play!

Witness Underground (90 minutes - 4 players - Online Role Play Game)

This Meeting is a Trap (45/60 minutes - 5 players - Online Social Deduction Game)

Bedtime Stories (45/60 minutes - 4 players - Online Storytelling Game)

Squeeze Emergency Procedure (15/30 minutes - 2 players - Online Freeform Role Play Game)

I hope to see you there!
@MariaS @sebquack @MarinaKy14 @soly @Highfather @BagelandBalloon @LizzieH @KyrAvram