Midvale University is a moderately prestigious academic institution in the city of Midvale, population roughly one hundred thousand. Midvale is less than an hour from the beach for fun in the summer and the mountains for skiing in the winter, a beautiful place for students to spend their undergraduate years.
MU offers a wide variety of academic programs and extracurricular activities, drawing students with a wide variety of backgrounds and interests. It’s the start of a new school year, and that means a new class of freshmen trying to find their way.
The game is set at a fictional university in a fictional American city in the modern day. There will be no supernatural elements or action-heavy adventures. Player characters will be incoming freshmen starting their first year at MU. This will likely be a mostly comedic, lighthearted story, though characters can go in almost any given direction. Think of any given college-focused comedy, or webcomics like ‘Dumbing of Age’.
This story will be steered by the characters. There is no great overarching plot planned. It could become a zany comedy of wacky college adventures, a drama, or even a romance. It’ll all be up to what direction people want to take things in.
This is a Storium for beginners game. No experience whatsoever is necessary with the Storium format. The focus will be more on learning the format and enjoying individual scenes rather than a grand overarching plotline. People are welcome to hop in or drop out at any time, though I will be trying to cap the total number of participants at a reasonable number.
Please feel free to ask any questions about Storium or the game while participating. This is specifically a game for people who want to jump in and learn the ropes.
Diverse characters welcome, the game is LGBT friendly.
Though wacky college hijinks are to be expected, this is not an 18+ game. Please avoid graphic depictions of violence or sexual activity so that the game can be enjoyed by a wide audience.
A number of nature, strength, weakness, and subplot cards have been provided. Feel free to use them, but also feel free to create your own cards from scratch if you’d prefer.
This is a clone of a previous Storium for Beginners. Plot points will repeat, especially early on. Avoid reading prior iterations if you want to be surprised.
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Scenes played: 3
License: Community License