BLOW UP HAMLET
A downloadable game
Blow Up Hamlet is a performance slash role playing game that seeks to discover whether Hamlet is more than the sum of its parts, by blowing up those parts.
You will perform Hamlet: The Tragedy of the Prince of Denmark, and then decide, during a scene that you think would be fun to blow up, to change the plot.
What happens to the greatest play of all time when Hamlet is struck by a falling meteor in the opening scene? If Yorick never died? If Hamlet was son of a railroad baron in the old west? If Ophelia is rescued by the mermaid in the pool in which she was supposed to drown?
You’ll ask these questions, or others I couldn’t have imagined. You’ll have a ball blowing up Hamlet.
You will need enough time to perform Hamlet, enough copies of Hamlet for all the players, six to eight players (less with some vocal gymnastics), and a deck of playing cards to represent moves. If you’re keen, get costumes and props.
Set the canon alight and fire it straight at the Bard.
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