All Your Base

In groups I’ve played Downfall with, I’ve seen a tendency to make the society a small, insular place, like an island (possibly a floating island) or an isolated town. But I want to go big and make a Haven in the vein of Robotech, Voices of a Distant Star or Ender’s Game.

Our Haven is the entire Earth, after we made contact with aliens. Our flaw is militarism: instead of crossing the cultural divide and finding a way to make peace, we’ve committed to total (and perhaps unwinnable) interstellar war…

    Ben Robbins | May 24th, 2017 | | show comments