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Building a Better Monster by Tim Withem

Building a Better Monster pits players against each other as mad scientists competing to be the first to build a unique creature and bring it to life. The game plays using one standard 6-sided die to determine what twisted blueprints they’ve jotted down from fever-dreams and insane visions, as well as 6 custom dice to determine what building blocks they’ve managed to collect from local cemeteries, mortuaries, hospitals, or prisons. Each scientist uses these materials to make their twisted schematics a reality. With the help of their faithful lab assistants and the occasional pack of ghouls at their summons, the madness is contagious

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Welcome to Protospiel - Milwaukee

April 8 - 10, 2016

Protospiel - Milwaukee is an extension of the popular series of Protospiel game design and development conventions. Amateur and established game designers get together to test and promote game prototypes in a supportive, cooperative environment. This casual event is based on sharing experiences and insight toward a goal of publishing games.

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A designer entry fee of $40 lets you show off your prototype and help others in a collaborative environment for 3 days! Playtesters are very welcome too! Your $5 Playtester donation helps us operate the event and lets you work on great designs, help others, and network with people with the same interests. See the Registration Page for more information!

Location / Hotel Info

Best Western Plus
5105 South Howell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Phone: (414) 769-2100 x0



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