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Series Pitches

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A Series Pitches is a common format for presenting DramaSystem settings. The key entries are:

Nutshell

The exciting and dynamic one-sentence logline you'll use to introduce your series to players. 

Characters

Indicate to players the sorts of roles the characters might take on within the ensemble cast. 

Setting

Describe the qualities of your pitch’s time and place that will most directly impact the action. 

Themes

In bullet points, list likely themes for Episodes of your series, with or without explanatory notes indicating how they might be expressed in play.

Tightening the Screws

List a number of possible complications participants might introduce to reignite tensions within the main cast.

Names

Provide a list of sample names for people, places, and (where appropriate) things in the series. Participants use these when stumped for suitable names when inventing people and places on the fly.

Additional Elements

If you need to add another element to this format to make your Series Pitch work, do it.

Series Pitches

  • Mage School — Nutshell Students in a wizarding boarding school experience teen angst and high drama. Characters Possible Roles: The Nerd The Face The Jock Teacher's Pet Popular Mean Girl Bully Outcast Fabulously Different Setting The setting is a wizarding school that feels a bit "out of time" in that most modern technology doesn't function within it, but the social mores are not medieval or regressive …

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