Tabletop Game / Metal Opera
is a beer-and-pretzels, rules-light Tabletop Game
in which you portray a Heavy Metal
band IN SPACE!
, on the run and fighting The Man
. Basically, it's an RPG whose goal is to create the album cover of any great metal album. The rules can be found here
This Work's Tropes Include:
- Hešvy MŽtal ‹mlaut: The title.
- Rule of Cool: Due to the way the rules work, it is actually easier to pull off over-the-top stunts than to accomplish the same thing in a more straight-forward way.
- Weapon of Choice: Your Axe. Given the abstract nature of the game, there's no penalty for having the most ludicrous gun you can think of.