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Lomography the Roll-Playing Game

There is a lomography book I'd like to make some day. It all revolves around a lomography game you can play alone or in large party groups. Check out the game and let me know what you think!!

Rav’s Lomography the Roll-Playing Game!

Before we start the game there are just a few things you will need. The first is a camera and film. Next is a 10 sided dice. Ten sided dice can be found in book stores, gaming stores, online or anyplace roleplaying games are sold. Also, if you want to keep track of all your rolls and photos you will want a pencil and paper to record your camera frame number and your rolls.

When you are ready to play all you need to do to start is roll your 10 sided dice. This roll is for your Point of Desire! Use the table below to match what you rolled with the desire of your first photograph. Example: You rolled a 3 so you’ll want to photograph some type of plant or plant themed item.

Point of Desire!
1 – Weather
2 – Urban
3 – Plant
4 – Animal
5 – Person
6 – Sky
7 – Time / Bulb
8 – Ground
9 – Object
0 – Self

Next you want to roll once or twice for the Golden Rule to Follow. If you are new to the game just roll once. If you are playing the advanced game just roll twice. Example: You rolled a 4 so you will be shooting from the hip.

Golden Rule to Follow
1 – Anywhere
2 – Anytime
3 – Part of your life
4 – From Hip
5 – Be Close
6 – Don’t Think
7 – Be Fast
8 – Don’t Worry (Before)
9 – Don’t Worry (After)
0 – No Rules

Combine your rolls and this creates your first Lomo Mission! Let’s use the example rolls from above; 3 and 4. This means you want to stop and photograph something plant related from the hip. If you are playing the advanced game you roll twice for the rules. An example might be 3,4,7 — The object of your desire would be a plant and you’ll be shooting from the hip and being fast.

Photo by rav_bunneh

If you are playing as a group one person will make all the rolls for the first Lomo Mission. Everyone will use their camera and shoot that mission. Then you pass the dice to the next person. They will roll for desire and rules and then everyone will shoot that mission. The game will progress until you have used up your rolls of film.

Develop your film and have a look! If you wrote down a log of all the Lomo Missions you can now see how you did. If you were playing as a group you can all decide who won each roll and even who was the over all Lomo Mission Master. Who won is very subjective and, in fact, everyone is a winner. However, we will all have our personal favorite shots that we took and that our friends took.

PS. If you do play this game and post images here please tag the photos with “rollplay” and send me a message so I can check out your shots!!

written by rav_bunneh

27 comments

  1. adrienne-is

    adrienne-is

    Very cool. Think I will play this one day.

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  2. kribbzor

    kribbzor

    I will play this next weekend with my girlfriend :D it sounds awesome!

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  3. kamiraze

    kamiraze

    :O That's brilliant!
    Roll the dice and give those first number and I'm in!

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  4. mylatehope

    mylatehope

    I will mention this at my next photo club meeting. Great idea!

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  5. ghost

    ghost

    so gonna do this! this is amazinggg!!!! :D

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  6. rav_bunneh

    rav_bunneh

    hehe thx!

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  7. vicuna

    vicuna

    cool idea!

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  8. pangmark

    pangmark

    very cool, i'll look for a 10 sided dice tomorrow

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  9. troch

    troch

    Great idea, man! Will have to give it a toss or three.

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  10. kamoteatbp

    kamoteatbp

    awesome! thanks for sharing :D

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  11. deepfried_goodness

    deepfried_goodness

    Great idea! I love scavenger hunt type games like this.

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  12. rav_bunneh

    rav_bunneh

    @deepfried_gooness That is a good point. If you pre-roll all the missions and photocopy the list you can form Lomo Teams and set a time limit. Each team must stick together and work together. -- If you like team scavenger hunt type games. This works great if LomoEmbassies or LomoStores want to want to challenge each other.

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  13. natalieerachel

    natalieerachel

    Ooooh this sounds fun!! Great idea!

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  14. jimhalpert

    jimhalpert

    sounds fun! just need to find a 10-sided dice, haha :)
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  15. kerpella

    kerpella

    Wooh! Awesome idea!

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  16. sharktopus

    sharktopus

    This is amazing!!!

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  17. renaishashin

    renaishashin

    Cool! Nice idea~ :DD

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  18. susielomovitz

    susielomovitz

    this is GREEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAT! yei!

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  19. nick_a_tron

    nick_a_tron

    Love it!

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  20. gm_mcleod

    gm_mcleod

    this is great! i just have to find someone to to play with!

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  21. antibiotyx

    antibiotyx

    fun idea!

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  22. beni

    beni

    that´s fun!

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  23. sammi80

    sammi80

    This would be awesome to play if you decide to do film swaps aswell. Such a cool game :)

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  24. weedos

    weedos

    Love it! I'm digging out a ten sided die! :-)

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  25. gelibee

    gelibee

    Cool idea!

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  26. stouf

    stouf

    Excellent idea !!! Good job mate ! : )

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  27. gittlob

    gittlob

    Sounds fun might give this ago sometime!!!

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