Tabletop Game: Twilight Sparkle's Secret Shipfic Folder

Shipper on Deck? Nope, she's the freaking admiral.
"Shipping is what happens when I decide two ponies love each other very much."

Twilight Sparkle's Secret Shipfic Folder is a tongue in cheek tile/card game that pokes fun at Shipping in general and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Shipping specifically. The premise is simple: Twilight Sparkle is secretly an avid shipper of everypony and nonpony she meets. It's up to you to help her write her ships to her satisfaction; you do this by expanding the Shipping Grid, comprised of ponies linked by ships, and completing shipping goals before any of your opponents can. The winner (or, perhaps, shameful loser), is the one that can reach a pre-set number of points first.

Developed by Horrible People Productions, TSSSF not only references almost every shipping trope in the book, but also a number of fanfic and soap opera tropes (with a little time travel thrown in to spice the flavor). Half the fun is plotting your plays strategically in order to block other players and earn goals yourself; the other half is cracking up at the Flavor Text and the unusual situations that the shipping grid can portray at any time. And if the basic game, with a hundred and fifty nine cards, just isn't enough for you, two expansions have been released and six more are planned, along with three mini expansions.

A campaign has been launched on Indiegogo to get the game a booth at BronyCon and print official card decks. There is also a patreon for it.

The first update, "Objectified!", can be found here.


Twilight Sparkle's Secret Shipfic Folder provides examples of: