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Route Clearance is a micro story game.  You're recently deployed soldiers tasked with clearing the road between Kabul to Kandahar of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) during the invasion of Afghanistan.

This dangerous but vital task is called route clearance.

This is an expanded and revised version of a winning entry in the 2017 edition of the 200 Word RPG Challenge.

You will need:

  • to read and print the game rules (2 pages)
  • paper and pens or pencils
  • a deck of standard playing cards
  • 3+ players and 45-60 minutes
What's a story game?
This is a short roleplaying game where the players collaborate to imagine and describe the people, places and events of a shared story.

What are micro story games designed for?
The short and simple nature of a micro story game, requiring minimal preparation, means that it works well to:
  • introduce people to roleplaying
  • entertain a diverse range of ages
  • act as an ice-breaker between rounds at a roleplaying convention
  • fill time while waiting for players to arrive to a regular game session.
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sean P June 08, 2017 8:43 am UTC
hope the games are better than this crap cart
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sean P June 08, 2017 9:01 am UTC
game looks good tho. sorry about grumpy comment but checkout repeatedly told me i had nothing in my cart. when i checked my mail download link was there anyway so all good!
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Tony M May 11, 2017 12:58 pm UTC
I've never seen IED explained Improved Explosive Device before, it usually stands for Improvised Explosive Device.

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Dale E May 11, 2017 7:29 pm UTC
Yes, well spotted! Fixed now
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This title was added to our catalog on May 11, 2017.