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#4416053 - 04/12/18 07:21 PM OT - Flying Circus TTRPG  
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Hey all,

I don't know how many of you fine flying folks are into tabletop RPGs à la D&D and similar, but I've seen one that recently funded on Kickstarter that you all might liike. Flying Circus is from what I can tell, First World War Airplanes & Cthulhu & Dragons. It's got a more fluid and in-depth flight system than other RPGs I've seen, based on managing two values - airspeed and altitude. I've played another game by the same creator, PATROL, and it's excellent.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/310174564/flying-circus-a-roleplaying-game-of-high-flying-ad

Anywho, that's enough shilling from me. What do you guys think of it? Looks cool to me.

EDIT: Forgot to mention - the part of the game I'm most excited about is the mechanic for building and customising your aircraft from different parts in the books. I heard the game played on a podcast, and one of the players was flying some kind of unholy cross between a Farman Shorthorn and an Airco DH2.

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#4416058 - 04/12/18 08:23 PM Re: OT - Flying Circus TTRPG [Re: Mortuus]  
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I love D&D and have been playing since middle school (Skipped 3rd and 4th edition though). Pic below is from the last dungeon adventure I DMed this past sunday. The Flying Circus game looks interesting. I like the concept of dragons and bi-planes in a post apocolypse type world...but anything that focuses on flying I tend to prefer a computer flight sim for so I get the actual feeling of flight. Not sure if a table top RPG could capture the feel for me but maybe. Thanks for the post! I will keep my eyes on it.

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