Take A Walk on the Weird Side

Take A Walk on the Weird Side is a trilogy of slice-of-life science fantasy storytelling games. One is focused around a week in the life of some housemates; one is a workplace comedy modeled on the structure of TV sitcoms; one is about describing a life-changing road trip undertaken by friends.

Author(s): 
Game Type: 
Collaborative Story
Crunch: 
2 - Focus/Imagination
Players: 
2+
GM?: 
No
Free?: 
Yes
Excerpt: 

Welcome to the WeirdSide–a massive multiverse made up of wonderfully strange worlds, all created by players like you.

TAWotWS is a trilogy of New Weird, Gothic, romantic, science fantasy slice of life dramedies.

The three games, as a whole, owe a great deal to the games The Quiet Year and Ribbon Drive by Avery Alder, and The Deep Forest by Mark Diaz Truman and Avery Alder. All three of those are amazing, and you should absolutely check them out! The WeirdSide would not exist without those three exceptional games.

Much of this trilogy is about the intersection between the Expected (things that exist in our modern reality and are commonplace) and the Unexpected (things that are rare in our modern reality) and the Outlandish (things that cannot exist in our modern reality, at least not for certain: dinosaurs, aliens, dragons, demons, wizards, demigods, etc.)

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