Microscope Reviews: the First Wave
Some early reviews of Microscope are already in, so feast your eyes on them. If there are more out there that I haven’t stumbled across, let me know.
- Risus Monkey: Microscope (really nails it on the head)
- Хроники героев: Microscope RPG (yes, that’s in Russian. You should see a translation bar at the top for the language of your choice.)
- Review on RPG.net
- St. Louis RPG Examiner
Risus Monkey follows up with a fascinating thought experiment, playing a virtual game of solo Microscope complete with imaginary players to round out the table:
The only thing that would have been better would have been to draft the other people in the row. Where are they going to go, they’re a captive audience!
During the playtest, one group was playing at a cafe but needed another player, so they drafted their waitress. True story.