Winners and Finalists
Judges Prizes
Search Entries
Downloads
2017
2016
2015

Tears in Heaven • 2017rpg

David Miessler-Kubanek • dmkcreative@gmail.com

Tears in Heaven
Souls at their millennial martyrdom reunion [3-7 players, 2hrs, 1d10 to roll]

Decide on theme from Bible, Apocrypha, or pop culture 

Order of Service
Communion–1hr: meet and greet
Confessions–2min each: secret revelations to players
Processional–20min: dance/event proving who should be sainted
Canonization–20min: secret ballot vote—Martyred Saint of The Millennium
Epilogue–1min each: where are they now?

Hijinks
Each player chooses a different Hijink for another martyr every 30min:
Pissing Contest
Stupid Prank
Remember When
Montage Time
Drunken Fight
Existential Crisis

Name Card (index card) for each martyr
Front: your martyr's name
Back: answers to questions below

[1d10]–Century martyred?
[1]–2nd-4th—Traditionalist
[2-3]–5th-15th—Middle Ages
[4-6]–16th—Reformist
[7-10]–17th+—Modernist—includes Exchange Martyrs

[1d10]–How martyred?
[1]–Brazen Bull
[2]–Impalement
[3]–Beaten to Death by Hands/Object
[4]–Burning at the Stake
[5]–Beheading
[6]–Hanging
[7]–Eaten by Lions
[8]–Stoning
[9]–Crucifixion
[10]–Flaying

[1d10; add specifics]–Most Likely to Be Canonized as Patron Saint of...
[1-4]–Activity/Occupation
[5-7]–Animal/Nature
[8-9]–Health/Fortune
[10]–Location

[1d10]–Remembered as a...
[1]–Pop culture icon phenomenon
[2-3]–Figure taught in many Christian schools
[4-6]–Symbol for something or other
[7-10]–Footnote in a disputed dissertation

Author Comments

Thanks to members of Dice Tales.


Read another Entry