Readers will probably remember our earlier Double Feature posts where we combined movie-watching and roleplaying in a delicious stew of basement-compatible fun. With all the buzz around the upcoming Hunger Games movie, it seems like a good time to bring this idea back up.
It’s surprisingly easy to make a roleplaying experience around your favorite movies and even more interesting to bring elements of those movies into your existing game. You’ll notice a distinct theme in our commentary, forcing your players into choices with consequences. If you want to ramp up the difficulty, tension and drama of your game, this is a great way to do it.
This is more of a discussion of how to integrate different aspects of the Hunger Games into your own game, and not merely ways to re-skin 4e or another system to be the Hunger Games. If you want specific help on which mechanics from different gaming systems are most helpful, check out Part 2.Read More