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Old 01-25-2020, 10:44 PM   #7
Join Date: Aug 2004
Default Re: Cross-time Adventure Seeds

Originally Posted by AlexanderHowl View Post
How about having an organization use advanced biotech to develop multiple viruses that would give only the Native Americans resistance to the plagues of the Old World? The organization could jump to a number of timelines, immunize the Native Americans right before the coming of Columbus, and prevent the European conquest of the Americas.

Without the gold and silver of the Americas, the Caribbean sugar plantations, and the easy transit point between Asia and Europe that is Mexico, Europe would have never conquered the Earth. Technological progress would have slowed, preventing any such timeline from developing crosstime travel.
Where's the adventure seed? As in, what exactly is supposed to hook the PCs into this situation? Who are the interesting antagonists? What complications arise on a personal level, as opposed to the usual reality seed level that this is?
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