Dgorjones
 member, 25 posts
Mon 9 Jan 2017
at 18:27
IC: Cheat Your Own Adventure
Checking to see if folks would be interested in playing some Cheat Your Own Adventure.  The game simulates kids' Choose Your Own Adventure books.  Play starts with the oldest player writing a couple paragraphs starting an adventure.  The other players then write choices for the narrator (e.g., to look in the old well, turn to page 5; to punch the clown, turn to page 43; to check Google for information on the mysterious janitor, turn to page 18; etc.).  The narrator picks one of the options.  A die roll determines whether the choice is successful.  If the choice works out, the player who came up with that option takes over the story until a new decision point is reached.  If the choice is unsuccessful, the player who came up with the option writes a fun death scene, then the narrator picks another option (which is always successful, so play moves forward).  The game ends after 12 decision points are completed.

The game seems like a very good fit for PBP.  You can download the rules (all 2 pages of them) for free here.
LordIce
 member, 111 posts
 Superheroes, D&D, Zombies
 Best DM in the world
Wed 11 Jan 2017
at 02:49
IC: Cheat Your Own Adventure
Sure, I'd give it a shot. rMail me if you get started.
aguy777
 member, 164 posts
 Join Date:
 Fri, 29 Nov, 2013
Wed 11 Jan 2017
at 04:12
IC: Cheat Your Own Adventure
It sounds interesting. I'm in.
Dgorjones
 member, 26 posts
Fri 13 Jan 2017
at 18:06
IC: Cheat Your Own Adventure
If someone else chimes in as interested, I will start this game.  I'd like to have at least 4 of us.
jstabel
 member, 69 posts
Fri 13 Jan 2017
at 18:20
IC: Cheat Your Own Adventure
I'd be interested in trying this, I used to love Choose Your Own Adventure books.
Dgorjones
 member, 28 posts
Mon 16 Jan 2017
at 18:29
IC: Cheat Your Own Adventure
Excellent!  I'll get the game set up this week and put out a request for RTJs.
Dgorjones
 member, 30 posts
Mon 16 Jan 2017
at 21:17
IC: Cheat Your Own Adventure
I've got the game up and running.  You can find the advertisement here.