"Often she felt as though she had been picked up and turned about like a kaleidoscope, that all her complacent assumptions had been shaken up and reassembled in a different order." (Judith Lennox)

Kaleidoscopic Consequences, November 23–27, 2017, Naish Holiday Village, Christchurch, Dorset

BTL - The Director's Cut

Physical sign up sheets for these games will be at the Ops Desk; you can choose when to play. Do not be concerned that the schedule says Full. Individual games vary between 4-6 players, and each one runs in a 30 minute slot.

Six different "Micro-Larps" with varying themes from Dark cyberpunk, Hard SF, through Hitchikers inspired Comedy. Pick the one that appeals to you and sign up.

  • Descent Into Oblivion Mal is dead. The Crew of the Firefly wrestle with loss, regret, and life and death decisions in the face of the unknown.
  • The Gig at the End of the Universe The universe is dying, and your drinks bill is getting larger by the minute. You’re here to talk to Hotblack Desiato about his next gig. Pity he’s dead - ’cause if he wasn’t you could give FREDDIE, the Sirius Cybernetics corp’s Electronic Medium, the reprogramming it so thoroughly deserves.
  • The Judgement of Solomon A Courtroom Drama with the fate of a child hanging in the balance. Romance, Guilt, Hubris and Corporate Greed with some moderately dark elements.
  • Putting the Band Back Together After subduing the Great Houses of Europa, Emperor Saddam Wulfenbach holds court in his Zepplin Palace. His latest joy is the automata ‘The Drummer’; and those who can provide a match for it stand to gain much. Hopefuls have brought their musical creations to win his favour… but there is a problem; the Drummer is silent.
  • To Live Forever The Omega Artifact has to go into the Warehouse; the military can’t be left to dabble with something that powerful. Doing so was always going to be tricky; but you didn’t expect it to go this pear-shaped.
  • Waiting They are coming, the only question is how long you have left, and what to say before you face the end.
These have all run previously in the "Better Than Life" part of Across the Universe, and indeed in previous playtests. All games have now been played at least 6 times.

Each game requires reading 1-2 sides of A4. All text is designed to be 'Dyslexic-friendly'.

Author(s):Martin Jones
Game EMail:mlj AT sabreit DOT co DOT uk
Mathew Freeman   
Clare Gardner   
Martin Jones   
Charlie Paull   
Lead GM:Martin Jones
Organization:Not as much as I'd like.
Game System:None
Information for Players:Hopefully there's something here for you, no matter your SF or roleplaying tastes, but not all games are suitable for everyone.

Some games touch on potentially sensitive subjects. Please read the 'Warnings' for a game carefully before choosing to play it.

Freeman, Mathew

Having attended Consequences for quite a few years now as a player, Matt has gone completely mad and is Assistant/Co-GMing multiple games. At some point he intends to actually play in something, but if all else fails can be found in the boardgames area encouraging yet more gaming.

Gardner, Clare

Jones, Martin

A not-so-closet gamer ever since your early youth, you discovered 'freeforms' about a decade ago. You have since been involved in writing Best of the Wurst, Veterans Day, Lists of Avalon, The Deliverance, Small World and Burning Orchid.

Having successfully infiltrated a satellite construction facility your plans for subverting the orbital mind control device and using it to 'liberate' the world are one step closer.

For some reason currently unclear to you, you have recently taken to referring to yourself in the 2nd person.

Quotes: "Angst! - We Need More Angst!"

Paull, Charlie

Alan & I bring and run the boardgames library at Consequences. We're happy to teach, play or lend boardgames at any time. We have a wide range from absolute beginner to genuine geek and all stops in between.

I also write, run and play freeforms.