Desert Moon of Karth: A custom character sheet for a Mothership setting

I just ran a one shot of Mothership (DriveThru - Itch), the sci-fi horror game. For the game I used Desert Moon of Karth (DriveThru - Itch), the Mothership setting by Joel Hines. It's a lovely little setting. Karth is a barren little moon, only accessible by orbital elevator. The metaplot revolves around a gold … Continue reading Desert Moon of Karth: A custom character sheet for a Mothership setting

Character sheet for Planck, a business card RPG

Last year I joined a itch game jam called the Pleasure-Not-Business Card Game Jam, where participants created a RPG game or supplement that would fit on a business card. For my entry I created a little sci-fi game called Planck. It's essentially a Cepheus Engine\Quantum Engine system stripped down to its bare essentials. It's designed … Continue reading Character sheet for Planck, a business card RPG

These are the Unofficial Voyages…Non-licensed Star Trek RPGs.

There have been a number of RPGs that have held the official Star Trek license over the years: Modiphius' Star Trek Adventures (the current rights holder), the 1990s Last Unicorn Games series of books (one game for each TV series), the 1980s Star Trek RPG from FASA, and even the long-forgotten 1978 Heritage Models game … Continue reading These are the Unofficial Voyages…Non-licensed Star Trek RPGs.

Wings Over The World: a character sheet for the retro sci-fi Cepheus Engine setting

Michael Brown creates a lot of simple one-page settings for the Cepheus Engine system, many inspired by various sci-fi properties. One of them is Wings over the World, a science fiction setting based on Things to Come, the 1936 science fiction film. I've made a Cepheus Engine character sheet specifically designed for this setting. The … Continue reading Wings Over The World: a character sheet for the retro sci-fi Cepheus Engine setting

Planet of the Spiders: A campaign idea I’ll probably never get around to.

In 1956, the English writer Colin Wilson released the book The Outsider. It was sort a cultural and literary analysis of so-called "outsider" figures, and served as an early introduction to existentialism. The book received a lot of early acclaim from critics, and Wilson was as feted one of the "angry young men" of his … Continue reading Planet of the Spiders: A campaign idea I’ll probably never get around to.