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.

In the Light of a Ghost Star: fillable character sheets for a science fantasy RPG

I just ran a one-shot of In the Light of a Ghost Star, the rules-light science fantasy RPG from the Highland Paranormal Society. The setting is the long-abandoned Earth in the far future, after the Sun has diminished into a white dwarf star. Players are humans from Mars, who travel to Earth to scavenge for … Continue reading In the Light of a Ghost Star: fillable character sheets for a science fantasy RPG

Strontium Dog: Pre-generated characters for Traveller

I recently ran a one shot of Strontium Dog, the sci-fi bounty hunter game from Mongoose Games. It's based on the old 2000AD comic series. It's the older version that uses the Traveller ruleset, not the current WOIN version. For the game, I made five pre-generated characters. They're slightly modified versions of the ones in … Continue reading Strontium Dog: Pre-generated characters for Traveller