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Starship Valkyrie LARP Rulebook.
Starship Valkyrie LARP Rulebook.
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Starship Valkyrie is a live action, sci fi experience in the Los Angeles area. You take the role of a crew-member on a 22nd century spaceship work together as a team to overcome obstacles, solve puzzles and defeat enemies. New players frequently say that it is a unique gaming experience. 

Valkyrie has been running for three years with roughly the same rules. Updates have been on an ad hoc, on-the-run sort-of basis. This is not satisfactory. Valkyrie requires and deserves a comprehensive overhaul of the rules. 

The 2.0 ruleset is already underway but it needs a great deal more work. What's more, it needs a deadline. Won't you add your voice to those demanding that this worthy project be completed? 

Once the new rules are in a finished form the way opens up for more Valkyrie-related projects, including a worldbook, and promotion of Valkyrie to other cities and countries. 

Risks and challenges

Starship Valkyrie, as a business concern, runs on a shoe-string. That's why crowd-sourced funding is required to produce the new ruleset. Tapping away at it in-between a hectic schedule of events just isn't cutting it.

All of my years of gaming experience and passion is going into the Starship Valkyrie storyverse and game. I work hardest when I'm doing it for a community - for an audience. I want you to join that audience and let me know that you value what I'm doing.

With inspiration from you I really can't fail.

Thank you.

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    Naming rights for an in-game star system or Earth Republic starship. You may submit any name which will become a permanent part of the Starship Valkyrie storyverse. Star Destroyers are named for monsters, Escorts are named for culture heroes. Starbase and star system nomenclature is wide open at this point in development.

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    Copy of the finished Starship Valkyrie Rules 2.0 PDF including all Ability cards and ship console instructions. You will also be entitled to all updates of the PDF throughout 2013.

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    "Secret Ingredient" Playtest game. The creator of the game will run a playtest of the new rules using a secret ingredient supplied by you. If the secret ingredient is "bacteria" then the game must include bacteria as a central part of the plot of that game. You will receive a video report on the outcome of the game, including testimonials and commentary from players. (Submitting a secret ingredient does not preclude you from participating in the playtest.)

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    A printed copy of the finished Starship Valkyrie Rules 2.0 including all Ability cards and ship console instructions, mailed anywhere in the U.S. This will be delivered later to allow for a least one round of revisions before before being mailed out.

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    A printed copy of the finished Starship Valkyrie Rules 2.0 including all Ability cards and ship console instructions, mailed anywhere in the world. This will be delivered later to allow for a least one round of revisions before before being mailed out.

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    A private Starship Valkyrie event in Los Angeles, CA. You will receive a private Starship Valkyrie event that uses the new 2.0 ruleset sometime before June 2013. This event is for 16 to 22 people that you choose to invite. You (or the person you choose) will be the Captain of the ship.

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