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Pain of VictoryView project page

A rattus banner carrier fights the reversal of time
Submitted by Grem — 5 minutes, 47 seconds before the deadline
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Adherence to the Theme#34.3334.333

Ranked from 9 ratings. Score is adjusted from raw score by the median number of ratings per game in the jam.

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I really liked it, and didn't expect that little bit of potential foreshadowing at the end there. I can't wait to see a Kr’tchikr Timedrinker special character in a future GrimDark Future campaign!


Thanks for the support, I hope we see him too! I wanted to give the feeling that this was actual lore within a larger setting - so of course, it had to establish a special character you'd want to put on the table, and "character affected by magic/tech from another faction" is a pretty common trope in tabletop wargames to tie the setting together or let people put a little more Faction B into Faction A.


Very cool! I love seeing rats in the grim dark future,  fighting tooth and claw. 


Thanks! I'm glad to see them included, made my choice of faction to focus on very easy.


You've done a very good job of making a groundhog day/edge of tomorrow style action story! I think one of the best choices you made with the story is making the main characters a band of scavengers stuck in the middle of two larger forces. It's a small but deliberate choice, and I think it adds a lot to story- I do wish you did a little bit more with it, because that's such an interesting idea. It just seems that aside from one point, only the robotic legion has an effect on the rats. I understand 1k is so little time, but you made such an interesting choice by making the main characters third party scavengers I do wish you could have played around with it more! 

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Thanks! If I had more time I think I would've edited some human stuff in, but the robots were my plot device for the loops.