Follow TV Tropes

Following

History TabletopGame / BackToTheFuture

Go To



In the fall of 2010, Looney Labs has produced a card game based on the ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' series. It is, essentially, a slightly-simplified version of their ''TabletopGame/{{Chrononauts}}'' time-travel card game. The players are alternate-timeline descendants of various characters from the movies -- who need to change time to make 'their' universes the real one, before stopping Doc from inventing time travel in the first place and thus preventing anyone changing history again. Yes, [[GrandfatherParadox you need to use time travel to stop time travel from being discovered]]. Roll with it. Adding to the confusion is that Verne Brown, who ''exists'' because of time travel, is a playable character. The other characters include Martin [=McFly=] III, Jules [=McFly=], Electra [=McFly=], Clara Wilson, Marlin Berry, Tiffany Tannen, Buffy Tannen, Darlene Needles, and Clay Strickland.

to:

In the fall of 2010, Looney Labs has produced a card game based on the ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' series. It is, essentially, a slightly-simplified version of their ''TabletopGame/{{Chrononauts}}'' time-travel card game. The players are alternate-timeline descendants of various characters from the movies -- who need to change time to make 'their' universes the real one, before stopping Doc from inventing time travel in the first place and thus preventing anyone changing history again. Yes, [[GrandfatherParadox you need to use time travel to stop time travel from being discovered]]. Roll with it. Adding to the confusion is that Verne Brown, who ''exists'' because of time travel, is a playable character. The other characters include Martin [=McFly=] III, Jules [=McFly=], Electra [=McFly=], Clara Wilson, Marlin Berry, Tiffany Tannen, Buffy Tannen, Darlene Needles, and Clay Strickland.


In the fall of 2010, Looney Labs has produced a card game based on the ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' series. It is, essentially, a slightly-simplified version of their ''{{Chrononauts}}'' time-travel card game. The players are alternate-timeline descendants of various characters from the movies -- who need to change time to make 'their' universes the real one, before stopping Doc from inventing time travel in the first place and thus preventing anyone changing history again. Yes, [[GrandfatherParadox you need to use time travel to stop time travel from being discovered]]. Roll with it. Adding to the confusion is that Verne Brown, who ''exists'' because of time travel, is a playable character. The other characters include Martin [=McFly=] III, Jules [=McFly=], Electra [=McFly=], Clara Wilson, Marlin Berry, Tiffany Tannen, Buffy Tannen, Darlene Needles, and Clay Strickland.

to:

In the fall of 2010, Looney Labs has produced a card game based on the ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' series. It is, essentially, a slightly-simplified version of their ''{{Chrononauts}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Chrononauts}}'' time-travel card game. The players are alternate-timeline descendants of various characters from the movies -- who need to change time to make 'their' universes the real one, before stopping Doc from inventing time travel in the first place and thus preventing anyone changing history again. Yes, [[GrandfatherParadox you need to use time travel to stop time travel from being discovered]]. Roll with it. Adding to the confusion is that Verne Brown, who ''exists'' because of time travel, is a playable character. The other characters include Martin [=McFly=] III, Jules [=McFly=], Electra [=McFly=], Clara Wilson, Marlin Berry, Tiffany Tannen, Buffy Tannen, Darlene Needles, and Clay Strickland.

Added DiffLines:

[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/back_to_the_future_looney.jpg]]


In the fall of 2010, Looney Labs has produced a card game based on the ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' series. It is, essentially, a slightly-simplified version of their ''{{Chrononauts}}'' time-travel card game. The players are alternate-timeline descendants of various characters from the movies -- who need to change time to make 'their' universes the real one, before stopping Doc from inventing time travel in the first place and thus preventing anyone changing history again. Yes, [[GrandfatherParadox you need to use time travel to stop time travel from being discovered]]. Roll with it. Adding to the confusion is that Verne Brown, who ''exists'' because of time travel, is a playable character. The other characters include Martin [=McFly=] III, Jules [=McFly=], Electra [=McFly=], Clara Wilson, Marlin Berry, Tiffany Tannen, Buffy Tannen, Darlene Needles, and Clay Strickland.

to:

In the fall of 2010, Looney Labs has produced a card game based on the ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' series. It is, essentially, a slightly-simplified version of their ''{{Chrononauts}}'' time-travel card game. The players are alternate-timeline descendants of various characters from the movies -- who need to change time to make 'their' universes the real one, before stopping Doc from inventing time travel in the first place and thus preventing anyone changing history again. Yes, [[GrandfatherParadox you need to use time travel to stop time travel from being discovered]]. Roll with it. Adding to the confusion is that Verne Brown, who ''exists'' because of time travel, is a playable character. The other characters include Martin [=McFly=] III, Jules [=McFly=], Electra [=McFly=], Clara Wilson, Marlin Berry, Tiffany Tannen, Buffy Tannen, Darlene Needles, and Clay Strickland.


* TemporalMutability: You can change history as much as you like provided you keep an eye on the number of unresolved paradoxes.

to:

* TemporalMutability: You can change history as much as you like provided like. Once you keep an eye on the number of unresolved paradoxes.un-invent time travel itself, however, everything becomes static.


In the fall of 2010, Looney Labs has produced a card game based on the Film/BackToTheFuture series. It is, essentially, a slightly-simplified version of their ''{{Chrononauts}}'' time-travel card game. The players are alternate-timeline descendants of various characters from the movies -- who need to change time to make 'their' universes the real one, before stopping Doc from inventing time travel in the first place and thus preventing anyone changing history again. Yes, [[GrandfatherParadox you need to use time travel to stop time travel from being discovered]]. Roll with it. Adding to the confusion is that Verne Brown, who ''exists'' because of time travel, is a playable character. The other characters include Martin [=McFly=] III, Jules [=McFly=], Electra [=McFly=], Clara Wilson, Marlin Berry, Tiffany Tannen, Buffy Tannen, Darlene Needles, and Clay Strickland.

to:

In the fall of 2010, Looney Labs has produced a card game based on the Film/BackToTheFuture ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' series. It is, essentially, a slightly-simplified version of their ''{{Chrononauts}}'' time-travel card game. The players are alternate-timeline descendants of various characters from the movies -- who need to change time to make 'their' universes the real one, before stopping Doc from inventing time travel in the first place and thus preventing anyone changing history again. Yes, [[GrandfatherParadox you need to use time travel to stop time travel from being discovered]]. Roll with it. Adding to the confusion is that Verne Brown, who ''exists'' because of time travel, is a playable character. The other characters include Martin [=McFly=] III, Jules [=McFly=], Electra [=McFly=], Clara Wilson, Marlin Berry, Tiffany Tannen, Buffy Tannen, Darlene Needles, and Clay Strickland.

Added DiffLines:

* TemporalMutability: You can change history as much as you like provided you keep an eye on the number of unresolved paradoxes.

Added DiffLines:

* RubberBandHistory: You can always, with enough appropriate cards to revert events, recreate the starting timeline.


* ForWantOfANail

to:

* ForWantOfANailForWantOfANail: Each linchpin can make or break a character's existence.


* AlternateHistory: Every identity comes from one; one way to win is to [[GetBackToTheFuture get back to your own]].

to:

* AlternateHistory: Every identity comes from one; one way to win is to [[GetBackToTheFuture get back to your own]].own]].
* ForWantOfANail
----


----

to:

--------

This game has examples of:
* AlternateHistory: Every identity comes from one; one way to win is to [[GetBackToTheFuture get back to your own]].


In the fall of 2010, Looney Labs has produced a card game based on the Film/BackToTheFuture series. It is, essentially, a slightly-simplified version of their ''{{Chrononauts}}'' time-travel card game. The players are alternate-timeline descendants of various characters from the movies -- who need to change time to make 'their' universes the real one, before stopping Doc from inventing time travel in the first place and thus preventing anyone changing history again. Yes, [[GrandfatherParadox you need to use time travel to stop time travel from being discovered]]. Roll with it. Adding to the confusion is that Verne Brown, who ''exists'' because of time travel, is a playable character. The other characters include Martin McFly III, Jules McFly, Electra McFly, Clara Wilson, Marlin Berry, Tiffany Tannen, Buffy Tannen, Darlene Needles, and Clay Strickland.

to:

In the fall of 2010, Looney Labs has produced a card game based on the Film/BackToTheFuture series. It is, essentially, a slightly-simplified version of their ''{{Chrononauts}}'' time-travel card game. The players are alternate-timeline descendants of various characters from the movies -- who need to change time to make 'their' universes the real one, before stopping Doc from inventing time travel in the first place and thus preventing anyone changing history again. Yes, [[GrandfatherParadox you need to use time travel to stop time travel from being discovered]]. Roll with it. Adding to the confusion is that Verne Brown, who ''exists'' because of time travel, is a playable character. The other characters include Martin McFly [=McFly=] III, Jules McFly, [=McFly=], Electra McFly, [=McFly=], Clara Wilson, Marlin Berry, Tiffany Tannen, Buffy Tannen, Darlene Needles, and Clay Strickland.


In the fall of 2010, [[TabletopGame/BackToTheFuture a card game]] has been produced by Looney Labs; essentially a slightly-simplified version of their ''{{Chrononauts}}'' time-travel card game, the players are alternate-timeline descendants of various characters from the movies, who need to change time to make 'their' universes the real one, before stopping Doc from inventing time travel in the first place and thus preventing anyone changing history again. Yes, [[GrandfatherParadox you need to use time travel to stop time travel from being discovered]]. Roll with it. Adding to the confusion is that Verne Brown, who ''exists'' because of time travel, is a playable character.

to:

In the fall of 2010, [[TabletopGame/BackToTheFuture a card game]] Looney Labs has been produced by Looney Labs; essentially a card game based on the Film/BackToTheFuture series. It is, essentially, a slightly-simplified version of their ''{{Chrononauts}}'' time-travel card game, the game. The players are alternate-timeline descendants of various characters from the movies, movies -- who need to change time to make 'their' universes the real one, before stopping Doc from inventing time travel in the first place and thus preventing anyone changing history again. Yes, [[GrandfatherParadox you need to use time travel to stop time travel from being discovered]]. Roll with it. Adding to the confusion is that Verne Brown, who ''exists'' because of time travel, is a playable character. The other characters include Martin McFly III, Jules McFly, Electra McFly, Clara Wilson, Marlin Berry, Tiffany Tannen, Buffy Tannen, Darlene Needles, and Clay Strickland.

Showing 15 edit(s) of 15

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report