"If you're such a goth, where were you when we sacked Rome?" That's... actually a line you could use in the new RPG, Visigoths vs Mall Goths. Seriously. In a mall outside of LA in or about the year 1996, the Visigoths are heading to the food court and they encounter some Mall Goths. What happens next? That's where you all come in. The game is on Kickstarter now.
You know, I love games with odd premises, and this is certainly up there.
From the campaign:
Visigoths vs. Mall Goths is a tabletop roleplaying game and dating sim about the conflicts and romances among the warriors who sacked ancient Rome and 20th century spooky teens, set in a shopping mall in a Los Angeles suburb in 1996. There are a lot of bisexuals.
The plot structure of Visigoths vs. Mall Goths resembles an open-world videogame RPG. Designed for either one-shot or campaign play, each adventure episode offers several quests that you may choose to pursue (or ignore), and the mall setting is packed with many strange retro marvels to discover. Or you can just replay the game over and over to kiss all the kissable clerks.
Also a LARPer-friendly introduction to tabletop.
Bonus: you can also use this setting and these supporting characters (NPCs) in other roleplaying games! Expand your universe with goths!
4-6 players plus a facilitator ("the Mallrat"). Strange sense of humor required!
The campaign's up and over its funding goal with 27 days left to go.