Frustration to Freedom: Capes

Okay, so this is gonna be a bit of a special occasion, since this Session was born from an Email Course I partook in called Frustration to Freedom. Some of you may have heard of this, but to shed a small spotlight on it, this is a pretty good email course to get into if you need to brush up on your soloing games.

I decided to bring up what I have learned so far and putting it all into one session. And I’m gonna do it with one of the very first RPGs I ever solo roleplayed: Capes. I always remembered watching the demo for Capes and getting enthralled in the story, so playing the game for the Frustration to Freedom will be a nice treat.

[Mythic GM Emulator] and I will work together to create a story using [Capes].

For characters, I won’t be making one, but rather take a cue from the demo and use Vindicator.

As for the opening scenario, I will use the rats in the basement that I have made…

In a ‘Superhero’ setting, ‘thugs’ are in ‘abandoned warehouse’ and ‘the police’ needs them ‘arrested’ before ‘their leader comes’ you need ‘backup’ to complete the adventure and gain your ‘peaceful night’s sleep’.

Alright, so we’ll begin the game with my character, Vindicator, arriving at the warehouse where the thugs are located. His ally, Manelli, tells him of the situation at hand: thugs have taken an abandoned warehouse and that, reluctantly, Manelli needs Vindicator’s help to arrest them before their leader comes.

Vindicator obliges, but only if Manelli backs him up. Manelli groans and goes “You’re gonna be the death of me, y’know…” before they head in. Since this is a scene shift, I’ll do a scene roll. Chaos goes down because things were in control. Continue reading