Friday, March 11, 2016

Friday Night Recap: the Force is startled!

The latest campaign in my gaming group launched, in this case a Star Wars (West End Games) campaign run by John.  It takes place around Episode VII, so it is the First Order as bad guys.

My daughter is playing a young female bounty hunter, so I'm playing the Wookie First Mate.  I'm her dad's old partner who is now showing his "niece" the ropes.  As "Uncle Gar" I decided I wouldn't speak in character, but instead would growl and write what I was saying on a notepad so Basha, my daughter's PC, could communicate it to the other players.  Here's a quick pic of the pad, partway through the session:


It was a lot of fun because sometimes my daughter would go "I don't get that joke" or "I totally agree" but then not tell the other players what I had "said."

The other PC's are a Brash Pilot, a Smuggler, a Scout, and a Failed Jedi.  The game is off to a good start as the bunch of us escape a First Order gulag and the bounty-hunting pair decides to team up with the Resistance PC's to hunt down First Order bad guys and collect the bounties.

2 comments:

  1. Yes! Love to hear about people playing WEG Star Wars, especially kids, and especially the kids of friends! :)

    Sounds like a ton of fun WQRobb.

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  2. Barking Alien, I'd like to thank you for your musings on Star Wars gaming and the Force in particular, it was very helpful while planning this campaign.

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