Tales of The Cradle

Author(s):Joseph Wiegartner
Game EMail:josewieg AT gmail DOT com
GM(s):
Joseph "joswie" Wiegartner    josewieg AT gmail DOT com
Male Characters:Min: 0 / Max: 0
Female Characters:Min: 0 / Max: 0
Neutral Characters:Min: 5 / Max: 5
Total Characters: Min: 5 / Max: 5
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A mysterious signal is intercepted by the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence...there are visitors from another world en route to Earth. What do they want with us? Can they be trusted? But one question looms over the rest...

How will humanity respond?

"The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever."-Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

Tales of The Cradle is a "Tales" style game, meaning that players will take on roles in individual scenes that periodically change. ToTC will be dealing with the theme of ""First Contact"", the first meetings between different civilizations and the shockwaves it can sent through society.

Players will take on the roles of researchers, government leaders, talk show hosts, and ordinary people as they react to discovering that they aren't alone in the universe.

This game contains dark themes. The players will have to make difficult decisions with potentially global impact, and subsequent scenes will examine the consequences on both large and personal scales. If you have questions about them or anything else, feel free the GM at josewieg AT gmail DOT com.


Player Communications
All bluesheets and character sheets will be passed out during game. Players will play multiple characters over the course of game, receiving the information on the situation and character shortly before the scene in which they will be utilized. Scenario and character sheets will not be distributed in advance.

Wiegartner, Joseph

Joseph Wiegartner has been playing games since the bygone age of 2012. Coming from the RPI LARPing community in Troy NY, he has authored five 4-hour LARPs (The Worst Story Ever Told, Boogieman Nights, The Lord of the Roles: Who Killed Tom Bombadil? Extended Edition, Deadlands: Dying Off Into The Sunset, and Tales of the Cradle) as well as some smaller games and consulting work on the LARPs of others.