Travel Games Volume. I
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Travel Games Volume. I

Mobile & Portable Table-Top Game Kits

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These game rules layout the foundational mechanics that will guide you in online game construction. These "Travel Games" are Bonus Content included FREE in Phaser Multiplayer Gaming Systems, a sister companion textbook. They are provided here as a separate product. This pamphlet is a required game design resource to build these games for online deployment. The "Walk-through Tutorials" use these rule-books and follows the Game Design Systems™ described in Phaser III Game Prototyping.

  • War Lord Tourney™ is an unique Strategic turn-based, multi-player Fantasy Role-Playing Game of high adventure and legendary deeds. This book features "PBMCube Technology™" -- an innovative process that allows anyone to Play any opponent By postal Mail (PBM), By eMail (PBeM), or By Modem (online)! A "Travel Game" version is included which allows you to play this game "offline" on a table-top (aka German-style gaming). Capturing an opponent's piece is similar to chess or you may elect several alternate capture methods in the "Optional Rules" section. The online licensed version permits up to eight (8) multi-players. They may elect to play a “free for all” or team-alliances competitions. In addition to online game-play, there are 17 optional rules for the game Connoisseurs.
  • Rulers of Renown™: The Emancipation Wars (RRTE) is the first introductory game-module of fantasy strategic warfare. Build armies, hire mercenaries, search out daemonic hordes, conjure magic spells or send your legendary heroes into forsaken ruins. ‘The Emancipation Wars’ is the initial gaming module of military conquest and liberation. This game provides your new ‘Adventurer of Renown’ characters the best place to earn renown as a military leader of the realm. This game is statistically balanced, and allows your newest characters to grow in status, skill and renown before launching into its sister game The Legends of Renown Deeds™: The Hero’s Quest (LoRD).
  • Legends of Renown Deeds™ (LoRD) is a turn-based Role-Playing Game of high adventure and legendary deeds across a Fantasy Realm. Shops, Ruins, Forests & Shrines are among the few places to explore when not actively fighting in the “Bloodied Pit” arena or dueling other players. Winners of gladiatorial combat excel in abilities & Renown; losers gain shame and injuries! The Ruins of Able-Wyvern™ (ARRA) is the first introductory game-module of man-to-Hero tactical combat with arcane weapons. The Town of Lake-Shore provides the best place to begin your first-few campaign. This game is statistically balanced, and allows your newest characters to grow in status, skill and renown before launching into the sister game — Legends of Renown Deeds™: The Hero’s Quest (LoRD).

Publishers earn commissions for hosting these online games. Subscribing Members create customized warlord characters, career paths, import and export character among the other Gaming Series and also enjoy the privilege of multiple character creations (up to 20 active characters!), custom game creations through the scenario editor, and many other benefits. Anonymous 'Guests' are supplied 'randomly' generated warlords and a single player position for the current game session. Guests are restricted in this demo "FREE to Play" version. Publishers join the "Affiliate Gaming Network".

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Stephen Gose
Stephen Gose

Avatar is an adorable cartoon sketch of my wife. 46th anniversary this coming Sept 1, 2024!

Stephen Gose, Ph.D. Information Systems (honorary) (and second-generation German) is a retired Professor Emeritus with a 41-year career as a certified network engineer, and "Certified Cisco Academy Instructor" (CCAI) since 2002. He is listed in the Who's Who for Information Technology for his directly related work for the Internet backbones found in the Caribbean, Netherlands, Israel, and Russia. He was awarded "Letters of Appreciation" from AT&T, and the German, Israeli, Dutch, and Russian Governments. Steve has nearly three decades of international "teaching and conference lecturing" in both Local-Area and Wide-Area Networks, network security, Internet backbones, software engineering, and program/project management. He is a retired US Army Signal Corps Officer. He earned, in 2014, the ITT Technical Institute's "Instructor of the Year" out of 8,000 instructors across 144 campuses throughout the USA. 

He graduated from Grand Canyon University with his first B.A. in Religions and Music Education, then a B.S. in Business Admin. from the University of Maryland, and an M.B.A in International Management from Liberty University.

He is currently pursuing his Th.D. He has served as a licensed minister since 1972 and as a missionary to Okinawa, Japan. He earned the US Army Chaplain Outstanding Service Award in 1983. 

In his spare time(?), Steve enjoys creating online casual games, software engineering, and managing his online gaming businesses. 

My driving theme: "Always stay humble and kind"

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Table of Contents

    • Distribution Permission
      • Disclaimer
    • What are Travel Games™?
  • War Lord Gaming System™
    • War Lord Tourney™
      • Game Objectives:
      • Units:
      • Movement:
      • Capture:
      • Prisoners:
      • Stacking limitation and Battle examples:
      • Movement Sequence:
      • To Win:
      • Special Situations:
      • Optional Rules:
      • Game Board and Icons – Travel Game edition
  • Rules of Renown Gaming System™
    • Rulers of Renown: The Emancipation™
      • The Story thus far . . .
      • To Start
      • The Enemy
      • The Game Objective
      • The Region
      • The Races
      • The War Lords
      • The Armies
      • The Mercenary Companies
      • The Heroes
      • Using Renown Points
      • The Spells
      • How to Issue Orders (online, Play by Mail and eMail games)
      • The Play Sequence
      • Waging of War
      • The Battle Field
      • The RRTE Main Menu
      • The Warlord Menu
      • Travel Game, Icons & Tiles:
      • Postal and Email Game Turn Orders
  • Legends of Renown Deeds Gaming System™
    • Legends of Renowned Deeds™ (LoRD)
      • Introduction
      • Your Account
      • Your Characters
      • The Game
      • Game Turn Orders
      • Game Questions and support
      • Travel Game, Icons & Tiles:
  • Notes

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