OVERALL COUNTDOWNS

FRONTS
Fronts are the Keeper’s prep for play. A front is a set of linked threats. Threats are people, places, creatures and conditions that, because of where they are and what they’re doing, ineviatably theaten the players’ characters - so a front is all of the individual threats that arise from a single given threatening situation. a Kepper playsheet for

• Choose a fundamental failing. • Create 3 or 4 threats. • Write its agenda / dark future. • Write 2-4 stakes questions. • List the front’s cast. • Create the front’s overall countdowns. see p. 136-150 of the Apocalypse World book for complete instructions. • Ignorance • Fear

CREATING A FRONT

FUNDAMENTAL FAILINGS
• Decay • Despair

• Envy • Ambition

• Prejudice • Greed INHUMANS Migo satiety & plenty Liches mastery Deep ones contact & intimacy Ghouls restitution, recompense Dhohanoids pain, own & others Beasts bring chaos and ruins CONSPIRACIES Bigots victimize the weak Sybarites monopolize ressources Enforcers victimize the other Cult victimize&incorporate Mob riot, burn, kill scapegoats Family protect their own

THREATS Cults Inhumans Landscapes Afflictions Conspiracies

MAJOR CULTS Blanks control everyone Death shadows own & sell people Order of Dagon consume & swarm Children of Chaos denounce & overthrow Chrysalys Corporation own everything Rapine Storm hunt & dominate AFFLICTIONS Disease saturate population Condition expose to danger Custom justify violence Delusion dominate choices Sacrifice Leave people bereft Barrier impoverish people

LANDSCAPES Prison contain, deny egress Breeding Pit generate badness Furnace consume things Mirage entice & betray people Maze trap, frustrate passage Fortress deny access

A

FRONT

THREAT 1
name: kind: impulse: description & cast:

A FRONT
Is called: Expresses: Dark future / agenda:
name: kind: impulse: description & cast:

THREAT 3

custom move:

custom move:

Description & cast:
countdown: countdown:

THREAT 2
name: kind: impulse: description & cast:

Stake questions:
name: kind: impulse: description & cast:

THREAT 4

custom move:

custom move:

countdown:

countdown:

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