Micro Games

Here you'll find bite-sized micro story games, designed to be picked up and played with minimal preparation.

What's a story game?
This is a short roleplaying game where the players collaborate to imagine and describe the people, places and events of a shared story.

What are micro story games designed for?
The short and simple nature of a micro story game, requiring  minimal preparation, means that it works well to:
  • introduce people to roleplaying
  • entertain a diverse range of ages
  • act as an ice-breaker between rounds at a roleplaying convention
  • fill time while waiting for players to arrive to a regular game session



Route Clearance

A simple game for 3+ players to be completed in 45-60 minutes.

You're recently deployed soldiers tasked with clearing the road between Kabul to Kandahar of improved explosive devices (IEDs) during the invasion of Afghanistan. This dangerous but vital task is called route clearance
.

You will need:
- to read and print the game rules (2 pages)
- paper and pens or pencils
- A deck of standard playing cards



Download Route Clearance via dropbox (9.9 MB PDF)
Or get it as a free PDF from DriveThruRPG and RPGNow. 

Caper

A simple game for 3+ players to be completed in 10-30 minutes.

You're a member of a team of thieves who plan to steal a priceless treasure.  To succeed you must work together to overcome several challenges while also ensuring you aren't double-crossed.

You will need:
- to read and print the game rules (1 page)
- paper and pens or pencils
- two coins of any denomination per player
- an optional page of game materials is included


Download Caper via dropbox (9.8 MB PDF)
Or get it as a free PDF from DriveThruRPG and RPGNow. 

Candidate

A simple game for 3+ players to be completed in 10-30 minutes.

You're a candidate seeking high office. Face the press, survive opinion polls and debate the issues all while hoping your dark secret isn't revealed.


You will need:
- to read and print the game rules (1 page)
- paper and pens or pencils
- an optional page of game materials is included




Download Candidate via dropbox (6.3 MB PDF)
Get it as a free PDF from DriveThruRPG and RPGNow.

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