Thread Title Description Tags Added Score October 2007 757447 Repo Men, a campaign for Wushu A nifty game idea for Wushu inspired by Hellraiser and Dead Like Me wushu, game ideas 2007-10-31 -2 August 2008 2326685 favorite unused game ideas More random game seeds, most of the pretty good. game ideas 2008-08-12 0 April 2011 14704581 New World, New Powers Fa/tg/uys discuss a setting where the five most powerful countries suddenly disappeared. world building, ideas, game ideas, Awesome 2011-04-24 24 14707433 New Worlds, New Powers 2 Continuation of discussing a world where Russia, Britain, America, China and India suddenly disappeared world building, ideas, game ideas, Awesome 2011-04-24 14 May 2011 14827865 Portal-inspired-D&D A brainstorming thread to bring some of the Portal games to a D&D game/setting. Special guest appearances by Wheatley and Cave Johnson. D&D, game, game ideas, awesome, funny, ideas, brainstorming, Portal, Portal 2, Cave Johnson 2011-05-06 15 October 2011 16491215 Fish out of Water Campaign Idea: A PT boat gets sent to a fantasy world, cue survival horror/logistics/the odyssey. game ideas, fantasy, modern, getting shit done, 2011-10-02 12 16511386 The Editors: A Setting In Progress OP has an idea about sending agents in to remove Mary Sues from canon settings. A few like-minded Anons later, a meta-fanfiction setting is born. game design, world building, discussion, planes, Mary Sue, settings, metafiction, game ideas, 2011-10-03 22 16529282 The Editors II We continue world-building our freshly popularized meta-fanfiction campaign setting. game design, world building, discussion, planes, Mary Sue, settings, metafiction, game ideas 2011-10-05 10 November 2011 16842696 Roman Legion Setting Anon asks some questions for a Roman game. A pleasant, interesting discussion ensues. Rome, game ideas, question 2011-11-05 7 December 2011 17183731 CRAB NICHOLSON'S EXTREME SLEEPOVER ULTIMATE BOARDGAME SURVIVAL ADVENTURE Drunken game design, or divine inspiration? You decide. game ideas, game design 2011-12-11 30 17257411 Organ Construct Bard Someone posts that their bard became augmented by a group artificer and is now part organ, discussion about a necrobard followed and many good ideas were shared. Bard, character, Necromancer, artificer, game ideas, villain, dirge, music, funny, D&D, construct 2011-12-18 6 17281176 Hell on Highwater /tg/ creates a Colonial Era High Fantasy setting. Highwater an adventure on the seas Game Ideas, Fantasy 2011-12-20 8 17316672 The Editors III Continued development of the setting, incorporating elements from /tg/ Meta Quest. The Cold War with the TSAB is lightly touched upon, and relations with the other Meta-aware factions. game design, world building, discussion, planes, Mary Sue, settings, metafiction, game ideas, Editors, The Editors 2011-12-24 8 17379345 Artemis 11 (or 'Help me design Call of Cthulhu In Space') OP asks for help fleshing out his concept of a CoC setting in the far future, where humanity has colonised other planets and Earth has been quarantined due to the End Times. The Carter Family owns Silver Key Incorporated and produces gates for long-distance transference, mankind is getting ready to venture toward space and the centre of the universe, and more. Call of Cthulhu, space, Artemis 11, horror, setting, game ideas, Cthulhu, Lovecraft, Mythos 2011-12-30 6 January 2012 17587656 Low Fantasy Logging OP describes a game where a king orders players to build a road through a vast and mysterious forest. Campaign planning and historical discussion ensues. game ideas, game design, fantasy, road, forest 2012-01-18 7 17649217 Fallout Commonwealth Explained OP wants help writing about the Commonwealth in Fallout; /tg/ obliges with everything ranging from the Boston Marathon to Street Sharks. Fallout, game ideas, Awesome, setting 2012-01-23 3 March 2012 18421234 Hat Based RPG System Efforts at making a hat-based system after a GM's drunken rambling. game ideas, fuck yeah 2012-03-22 21 April 2012 18837867 Magical Girl Dystopia Magical Girls take over and stunt human emotions by making everything into happy land. Rebels use gene therapy to become monsters and fight them. Fluuuuuuuuuffff fluff, magical girls, setting, game ideas, writefag, getting shit done, dystopia, world building, discussion, magicpunk, 1984, mahou shoujo, gene therapy 2012-04-24 21 May 2012 19085077 Magical Girl Dystopia III More fleshing out about the girls and the resistance fluff, magical girls, setting, game ideas, writefag, getting shit done, dystopia, world building, discussion, magicpunk, 1984, mahou shoujo, gene therapy 2012-05-14 5 19119894 Magical Girl Dystopia IV The setting is solidified, ideas are developed, and issues from the last thread are snipped in the bud. fluff, magical girls, setting, game ideas, writefag, getting shit done, dystopia, world building, discussion, magicpunk, 1984, mahou shoujo, gene therapy 2012-05-18 2 19236392 Berserk Homebrew /tg/ does a little homebrewing, taking inspiration from several settings, but mainly Berserk Berserk, Homebrew, game ideas, homebrew setting 2012-05-25 8 July 2012 20005554 Elven biomechanics - theorizing the elf as brachiating arboreal humanoid Re-designing the classical elf to biologically, culturally, and metally correspond to their tree-loving ways, a group of elegan/tg/entlemen reaches some unexpected and most startling conclusions. game ideas, elf, concept, world building, ape, biology, science 2012-07-23 31 August 2012 20193011 Emulsiworld Anon describes a dream where mankind is drawn to a new planet through portals on Earth. There they find a hollow but still living tree where they make a new home: Hope. The planet, as big as Jupiter, is host to other such trees, some with other splinter evolutions of mankind, at war with the Keepers, a race of machines which cull mankind's divergent evolutions until extinction. Homebrew, original content, crunchless fluff, science fiction, post-apocalypse, Hope, arcology, game ideas, world building, The Archivist 2012-08-05 17 November 2012 21523416 If Lies To Children Were True There's no sex, you can make boys with snips, snails and puppy-dog tails, and stepping on a crack will break your mother's back. More neat suggestions inside. game ideas, scary, creepy, humor, setting, worldbuilding, childhood, myths 2012-11-11 18 21565163 Chess RPG General Quintessential ChRPG general thread, useful for newbs game ideas, chess 2012-11-13 10 21681224 The Sphere RPG concept Order collapses in a vast Dyson Sphere; as an explorer, travel across the ruins in search of wealth, technology and adventure. Dyson Sphere, game ideas, roleplay, World Building 2012-11-21 2 December 2012 22257720 /tg/ gets depressed OP inquires about how to roleplay depression. /tg/ reveals all its angst, misery and emptiness in response. depression, depressing, sad, melancholy, oh god what, why, roleplay, game ideas, discussion 2012-12-29 12 March 2013 23839388 Multiple Histories of the Terran Empire Discussion of 'space race' settings
Alternate-history fluff based on extended space race beginning during the Cold War (Terrance-Fuchida Effect) game ideas, space, fluff, cold war 2013-03-23 2 23957561 Lesbian Schoolgirls: The RPG OP gives his idea for a Yuru Yuri themed PvP RPG; /tg/ runs with it Game Ideas, Homebrew, Yuru Yuri 2013-03-30 16 23980235 Lesbian Schoolgirls: The RPG 2 First draft of rules PDF posted, suggestions and discussion follows. Game Ideas, Homebrew, Lesbian Schoolgirls, Yuru Yuri 2013-03-31 12 April 2013 24089431 Bioshock Zeerust: aka Progress City Walt Disney teams up with the disgraced Oppenheimer to build the city of tomorrow on the moon. Hilarity and sploicing ensues. game ideas 2013-04-07 18 May 2013 24969934 Fantasy Geography Collaboration /tg/ comes up with ideas for fantastic geographic locations. geography, worldbuilding, game ideas, ideas, world building 2013-05-22 5 June 2013 25227267 X-Com Tabletop Ideas OP asks for help with running a tabletop rpg based on X-COM. /tg/ delivers. X-com, ideas, sci-fi, game ideas, rpg 2013-06-04 6 July 2013 25971010 The Armoured Village OP proposes a setting where everyone is always covered, and /tg/ works its magic. What results is a village where absolutely everyone wears full plate armour all the time as a result of a contagious curse. Better than it sounds. game ideas, world building, armour, village, worldbuilding 2013-07-13 17 26285707 SRR modding thread 1 First brainstorm session for a /tg/ Shadowrun Returns Mod game ideas shadowrun 2013-07-28 1 August 2013 26937160 Quirks of flying an old, shitty ship Small touches to make an old ship more... lived in. Traveller, game ideas, roleplay, space ships 2013-08-31 65 September 2013 27266205 Clashworld First 100 posts were canon lore for a setting, which steamrolled into something with potential. game ideas, game design, original content, /tg/ 2013-09-17 17 27307576 Clashworld 2 The first thread started the world. Now we're making it bigger, better, and easier to read. clashworld, game ideas, game design, original content, /tg/ 2013-09-19 8 27432534 Outline for MMORPG PnP RPG How to simulate MMORPG in a PnP game. Possibly as a subset in a modern game. game ideas, homebrew 2013-09-26 1 October 2013 27488162 All-children ADVENTURE party ideas OP asks if an all-kids adventuring party would be acceptable. /tg/ jumps on the idea and awesome ensues. campaign ideas, campaign, Children, Adventure, loli, /tg/_gets_shit_done, I wish to be the little girl, Monsters, Digimon, Game Ideas, little fears 2013-10-02 16 27938758 Abandoned Spacestation Ideas /tg/ gets together to brainstorm ideas on stuff to find in a space derelict. Both spooky and hilarious answers follow. Traveller, Stars Without Number, Diaspora, space, game ideas, sci-fi 2013-10-26 10 November 2013 28494871 Designing a fucking board game Anon collates a bunch of stuff together to show TG how to make a boardgame. original content, tutorial, teaching, game, game design, design, developer, game ideas 2013-11-26 20 28566866 African Myths and Legends (Fantasy) What started as a image dump becomes an in-depth discussion of African myth and legend. Africa, game ideas, myth, legend 2013-11-30 5 February 2014 30026800 On Hell. /tg/ has a discussion on various visions and versions of hell they use in tabletop RPGs. hell, campaign, original content, discourse, setting, development, game ideas, tabletop 2014-02-05 5 30040391 Imperial ship quirk brainstorming thread Ideas to make 40K ships more unique settings 40K, ships, game ideas 2014-02-05 8 April 2014 31328439 Party Beginnings Anons discuss interesting, memorable, unique, and awesome beginnings to roleplaying campaigns. GMs steal ideas for their games. game ideas, roleplay, game, DM, GM, awesome, /tg/, campaign, Campaign, ideas, Roleplay, original content, brainstorm, getting shit done, brainstorming, roleplaying, Game Design, 2014-04-08 3 31346570 Necromancer Family A player seeks to play a necromancer, but fears becoming an edgemeister. The thread turns for the better, when suddenly... game ideas, writefaggotry, lore ideas, fluff, original content, necromancer, necromancers, family 2014-04-09 39 May 2014 31907778 Let's Build a Town /tg/ produces a town of numerous eccentric and original NPCs. Excellent if you like to steal ideas from the internet! game ideas, awesome 2014-05-05 7 July 2014 33777600 Inn of the World What would happen if an empress replaced all the inns in the empire with one that links to towns via portals. game ideas, building, fluff, fantasy, Awesome, setting, inn 2014-07-31 3 August 2014 33920053 Eight-word Hooks Fa/tg/uys channel their inner Hemingway. Story ideas ensue. Adventure Hooks, Game Ideas 2014-08-06 2 November 2014 36261395 The Edge Chronicles Setting OP's question of whether or not anyone's used the Edge Chronicles in their games gives rise to a brainstorm of setting ideas Edge Chronicles, Game Ideas, Roleplaying, Setting 2014-11-22 5 January 2015 37173534 Adjective Dungeon A new puzzle dungeon crawler where your heroic characters can include prostitutes, livestock, fresh fruit, snowmen, babies, quadruple amputees, racist caricatures, and much more. Instead of stats your characters have random adjectives assigned to them, and instead of monsters, your party has to accomplish bizarre, menial, and seemingly easy tasks. game ideas, character creation, game, game design, Adjective Quest 2015-01-05 1 February 2015 37749134 Most unappealing campaign pitch possible? Top fucking kek. Highlights include a campaign where your adventurers have to file paperwork for everything. game ideas, campaign, design, fluff, funny, awesome 2015-02-01 8 37847707 Blacksmiths daughter Discussion on what plot hooks(sometimes literally) there are using a blacksmiths daughter discussion, game ideas 2015-02-06 5 May 2015 40149220 Fantasy Eurovision Every year, a grand pageant is held where each of the twenty-seven kingdoms send a single talented bard to represent them on the world stage. This contest, while supposedly held in the spirit of unity, solidarity and building bridges between the kingdoms is in actual fact highly corrupt, fractious and riven with political intrigue and tactical voting.
The PCs are tasked by their government (who are responsible for hosting the tournament this year) to make sure that this year there is no foul play and the event is not marred by the usual politicking, particularly of the smaller, North-Eastern nations. Eurovision, Game Ideas, Fantasy, Humour, Humor 2015-05-26 2 July 2015 41239957 Matryoshka Partition - Transforming Robot Homebrew Follow-up thread of developing a setting for a human/transforming robotic partner styled game. Rules and system being decided upon. Further elaboration. Matryoshka Partition, mecha, game mechanics, game design, game ideas, robots, transformers, homebrew 2015-07-17 -5 41401053 Matryoshka Partition - Transforming Robot Homebrew #4 Follow-up thread of developing a setting for a human/transforming robotic partner styled game. Rules and system being finalized. Worldbuilding Matryoshka Partition, mecha, game mechanics, game design, game ideas, robots, transformers, homebrew 2015-07-22 -2 41466873 Matryoshka Partition - Transforming Robot Homebrew #5 Developing a homebrew game and setting focused on human/transforming mecha partner. Crunch and fluff development. Matryoshka Partition, mecha, game mechanics, game design, game ideas, robots, transformers, homebrew 2015-07-26 -1 August 2015 41582827 Matryoshka Partition - Transforming Robot Homebrew Follow-up thread of developing a setting for a human/transforming robotic partner styled game. Thread didn't last long. Minor rules noted. Awaiting anon's playnotes. Matryoshka Partition, mecha, game mechanics, game design, game ideas, robots, transformers, homebrew 2015-08-03 -3 July 2018 60774398 Baseball Samsara: 108 Stitches Baseball and Buddhism combined Baseball, Samsara, 108 Stitches, Buddhism, game ideas, setting 2018-07-12 3 September 2018 61741595 Birth of gods A new god generator was made. Anons test it out. Game Ideas, World Building 2018-09-02 7 61752507 Birth of gods part 2 We continue the thread from where we left off. worldbuilding ensues. Game Ideas, World Building 2018-09-04 1 61772790 Crafting a Setting 1 As Anons finish god creation, they start on the setting at large. Game Ideas, World Building 2018-09-05 2 January 2020 70392912 /tg/ talks about a fake wargame /tg/ complains about the meta of a fictional wargame and stumbles into a neat setting in the process. Orpheus is OP. wargame, worldbuilding, game ideas, brainstorming 2020-01-12 7 August 2020 74256898 Dark Catholic Inspired World Building Anon played Blasphemous and got inspired to start world building and run a game. A bunch of other anons help out too. World Building, Story Ideas, Game Ideas, Homebrew, Setting, Grimdark, Creepy, Fantasy 2020-08-11 -9 September 2020 74696024 How do you do low-fantasy wuxia/fantasy-china? Anons discuss wuxia/xianxia. Good ideas on what makes the setting tick world building, ideas, game ideas 2020-09-05 -1 November 2020 75965712 /tg/ Accidentally Creates a Sci Fi Setting /tg/ rants about a setting that doesn't exist accidentally creating an interesting system and setting. Sci-Fi, writefaggery, game ideas 2020-11-19 8 75981360 /tg/ Accidentally Creates a Sci Fi Setting #2 /tg/ accidentally creates a sci fi setting/game Sci-Fi, writefaggery, game ideas, FUN 2020-11-19 7 76018207 Distant Broken Stars #1 Follow-up to "/tg/ Accidentally Creates a Sci Fi Setting #2", now with a name, Lego and 3D models Distant Broken Stars, Sci-Fi, Writefaggery, settings, game ideas, ship models 2020-11-22 5 December 2020 76170625 Distant, Broken Stars General #3 /tg/ continues to work on a setting/game it accidentally created. Now with concept art, subfactions and rule prototypes. Distant Broken Stars, Sci-Fi, Writefaggery, settings, game ideas, ship models 2020-12-01 6 76386969 The World of Transperentia A new campaign setting is started as a trope filled joke, but unintentionally does every trope better than any modern author. game ideas, awesome, campaign, writefaggotry, world building, homebrew, character concepts, getting shit done, brainstorming 2020-12-11 10 76276813 Distant, Broken Stars General 4 Tg continues work on the setting/rules of a (currently) fictional wargame Distant Broken Stars, Sci-Fi, Writefaggery, settings, game ideas, ship models 2020-12-12 3 76408976 Distant, Broken Stars General 5 Tg continues work on DBS, expanding on the Ashen and the Avar, and setting up a 1d4chan page Distant Broken Stars, Sci-Fi, Writefaggery, settings, game ideas, ship models 2020-12-22 4 January 2021 76580570 Distant, Broken Stars General 6 Shorter thread hashing out some of the less detailed factions. Distant Broken Stars, Sci-Fi, Writefaggery, settings, game ideas, ship models 2021-01-03 2 76673101 Distant, Broken Stars General 7 Another DBS thread focusing on rules rather than lore as anons get ever closer to producing something playable Distant Broken Stars, Sci-Fi, Writefaggery, settings, game ideas, ship models 2021-01-13 1