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Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game

  • Sep 20, 2014 · 2:00 PM
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Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game, the first game in this series, puts 2-5 players in a small, weakened colony of survivors in a world where most of humanity is either dead or diseased, flesh-craving monsters. Each player leads a faction of survivors with dozens of different characters in the game.

Dead of Winter is a meta-cooperative psychological survival game. This means players are working together toward one common victory condition — but for each individual player to achieve victory, he must also complete his personal secret objective. This secret objective could relate to a psychological tick that's fairly harmless to most others in the colony, a dangerous obsession that could put the main objective at risk, a desire for sabotage of the main mission, or (worst of all) vengeance against the colony! Certain games could end with all players winning, some winning and some losing, or all players losing. Work toward the group's goal, but don't get walked all over by a loudmouth who's looking out only for his own interests!


(Insert Mindy's standard notes here: vegan, cats, not a cylon.)

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  • Joel C.

    Oh man, just had a thought. If I had drawn a supply card/survivor card that would make me lose if I kept it, could I have just played them into the main crisis? Therefore, I had no reason to fear searching the locations...?

    September 20, 2014

    • Jeremy

      I'm very curious what your secret agenda was, had to run out prior to finding out, no need to follow up on this, I can ask next time I see you, which will probably be before too long.

      September 21, 2014

    • Joel C.

      I had to have a medicine in my hand and ONLY medicine card(s) at the end of the game. So, scavaneging at the last turn seemed problematic. And I kept drawing add survivor cards and thought the only way to get rid of them was to play them. So I had a personal army, mwahahaha!

      September 21, 2014

  • Randal S.

    What a great game! It's quickly (already) become a favorite. Thanks for hosting, Mindy. Rematch? I feel some betrayal redemption is in order.

    September 21, 2014

    • Mindy

      Except the last Sunday of the month, I have to be somewhere at 4 every Sunday, so something like 11am should work. Saturdays are always totally open for me. I have classes on Mon and Wed during the week starting tomorrow.

      September 21, 2014

    • Jeremy

      Saturday evening on 10/4 looks great for me, ideal even. I definitely wouldn't have to run out and bail on the clean up & wrap up talk (sorry)!

      September 21, 2014

  • Randal S.

    My only available Saturdays are usually the first Sat of any month. I can do Oct 4th if that's not too soon.

    September 21, 2014

  • Mindy

    Joel, you got bumped up, please confirm!

    September 19, 2014

    • Joel C.

      Roger Boomer, this is HotDog. Returning to Galactica. All available units to the armory. There's rotting, not-centurion... things.

      2 · September 19, 2014

  • Pete

    Would really like to try this one sometime. Hope you have it again

    September 19, 2014

    • Mindy

      Brandon just scheduled one for December.

      2 · September 19, 2014

    • Pete

      Cool, I signed up. Thanks!

      September 19, 2014

  • Mindy

    I've got 3 on the Waiting List, so everyone please make sure you still can (and want to!) attend. Thanks!

    September 15, 2014

    • Randal S.

      Neither a hoarde of Zombies nor a Wintery Apocalypse could keep me (and my +1) away!

      1 · September 15, 2014

    • Seeger

      I'll be there.

      1 · September 16, 2014

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