Red Markets: Papers, Please at Patrecon 2018

A group of Takers have been hired to secure printers and laminating machines from a DMV in an overrun mall. Along the way, they will have to fight casualties, a toll booth, and other Takers. I ran this game for a group of mostly new players at Patrecon 2018. Be sure to check out the following creators:

  5 comments for “Red Markets: Papers, Please at Patrecon 2018

  1. Dan Williamson
    November 13, 2018 at 10:03 am

    I do not understand how you accomplished this in 1 hour 22 minutes!? Presumably, you cut out the rules/setting explanation. Still… I guess I’ll know in 2 and a half hours if cleaning the house/walking the dog/etc take that long.

  2. Dan Williamson
    November 13, 2018 at 12:20 pm

    OK, so now I see how you managed to complete this in such a short time. Your players were very nice about talking and negotiating with people. Mine just wanted to shoot everyone. And we did negotiations.

  3. Role Playing Public Radio
    November 14, 2018 at 1:16 pm

    Yeah, they mostly made good decisions along the way!

  4. Dan Williamson
    November 14, 2018 at 1:26 pm

    They were so nice! In a campaign I could see them getting completely chewed up by the loss. “Can’t we all get along?” “No.”

  5. November 17, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    one thing that always gets me about new players in a game, is that they always try to leverage more cash out of the client when they find out about the Complication.

    Taker : “Well, we’ll never take one of your jobs again!”
    Client: *cheerfully* “Oh yes you will, you need the money.”

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