Space Stations are common in many forms of science fiction, especially in the more fantastic variants. Characters in galaxy spanning campaigns will visit merchant outposts,deep space rescue holdouts, rogue hideouts and even pirate holdings. Even the more realistic settings will have a fair share of refueling depots, relay points, way stations and extraterritorial enclaves. And […]
Vampires in Space. Why shouldn´t the eternal dwellers in the dark invade the cold vastness of space, and those tiny-shiny colonies of life and civilization that dot this uncaring and empty canvas? Well, I see no reason why. But the classic drawbacks of undead would profit form a little adaption once Dracula enters the space-age. […]
Roleplaying is about describing scenes. Cut this part of our hobby away, and it becomes boring. The important scenes are the one that we, the GM´s of this world, are usually prepared for. After all, we knew they were coming, we anticipated them because we know the plot, and more often than not we gleefully […]
Miska Fredman does it again. The friendly map maker shares another of his patreon supported works with us, and this time it is (what I call a) silhouette map of a small starship. The Jinshen has three decks, rooms with key words and lots of potential Best of all, it is provided under the Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike […]
Do you like play aides? I do. Board and card games gain a lot from them, and a RPG session may run much more smoothly with the right aide in the hand of GM and player. The right aide is the tricky part here: it must help with the organization of things, be easy to […]
Over there, at the FFG forum, ThenDoctor asked me to re-post my old collection of additional encounters for Dead Stars. Well, why not? I always wanted to give me old material a re-hash, and here we go!
Do you need some petty war that is going on at the edges of your universe? Are you playing a merc and want to bolster your background with some battles you have fought in? Will your PC start a salvage operation on some old warship and you want to name the battle it was in? […]