Shine a Light
Observance, practice, culture, and growing up
This may be the most ambitious of the bunch. I’m not even sure how to describe it … well, it’s mainly about coming of age and confronting death.
Both playing it as an experience and the fictional content draw heavily upon semi-autobiographical comics techniques, being highly conversational and unconstructed, as well as combining embarassingly revelatory naturalism with free-floating visual weirdness whenever you feel like it.
It’s also supposed to be short-form, at least potentially, meaning that a session might be a full-length evening or as short as twenty minutes.
And if that weren’t odd enough, it also requires learning a made-up religion and being honest about your own early religious observance. (Ronnies terms “morning” and “wings”)
A bit of playtesting: [Ophian] A first actual session