by quentin bourne
You are the crew of the Coralus, a rickety old freighter carrying much needed relief supplies to a settlement on the planet Ithaca, which has been cut off by ion storms for the past year. You work for the Galactic Relief Foundation, a grand name for an organization which very much fails to live up to it. You're really just a handful of ancient ships who make runs to deliver donated goods to settlements in need.
Half an hour ago, your Maintenance AI warned you the ship's power core was over heating. You scrambled to ...
by Lee Patrick
Content Warnings: Substance abuse, mental illness, terminal illness, suicide, child death
Pompeii, 2025. The volcano is about to explode, and nine strangers have come here to die.
Pompeii has been evacuated. The city is empty. In these last hours before the eruption, the last nine living souls in Pompeii have gathered to tell their stories, to each other and to Death. Nine emotionally broken people have come together, to find understanding, to justify their choices, or just to make peace with their deaths.
The Last Day of Pompeii is a storytelling game about confronting mortality, and finding ...
by by John Kim.
The crown prince of Florin is due to be married to the daughter of their greatest enemy. The kingdom prepares to rejoice in a celebration of impending peace. Behind the scenes, though, the castle is buzzing with rumors that disguised pirates are among the guests.
This is a comedic fantasy larp, in the spirit of The Princess Bride with nods to A Midsummer Night's Dream along with Monty Python and the Holy Grail. There is real intrigue and adventure, but also outrageous talents and improbable plot contrivances. The content will be suitable for both adults ...
"Give me sweet lies, and keep your bitter truths." ---Tyrion Lannister In Westeros, the Targaryens rule the Six Kingdoms, as they have since they came with their dragons to conquer, bringing fire and blood. King Aemon Targaryen IV is dead, and on his deathbed has decreed all of his bastards to be legitimate heirs to the throne. His only legitimate son, Daeron II, has assumed the Iron Throne, but the length of his new reign is anything but certain. The Great Houses have called their banners and marched to King's Landing, and it remains to be seen whether they come to swear fealty, or to plunge the Six Kingdoms into bitter war. Now, Gods, stand up for bastards!
Set in the world of George R.R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire series, a century before the events of A Game of Thrones, Blackfyre Rising is a game of politics and romance, chivalry and treachery, bastardy and baseness, the bonds of blood and the will to power, and perhaps a touch of magic. There will be great lords and ladies (both honorable and treacherous), knights, holy men and women, wise maesters, noble hostages, and more people with claims to the throne than is probably healthy.
by Samantha Nicholls
The year is 2198. Humans have been traversing the vast expanse of space for 50 years.
When she was commissioned the SS Prometheus was considered a top of the line science and exploration vessel. Now 20 years and numerous modifications later she is set to be decommissioned after one final voyage. Veteran Captain James Robinson has been in command of the Prometheus since her maiden voyage and is looking forward to this final run with his loyal crew.
by Lee Patrick
Welcome to Rosevale, a small town somewhere in the US where money and status are literally life and death. Well, afterlife, anyway. In Rosevale, the eldritch entity behind the town's prosperity controls the afterlives of its citizens, and the more wealth and especially social status you accumulate in life, the nicer your afterlife will be. Turns out in Rosevale, you can take it with you.
Naturally, this has turned almost everyone who lives in Rosevale into stuck-up, elitist, status-obsessed suburban nightmares. The town is a seething pit of dysfunction, manipulation and terrible, terrible people... and that ...
by Sam Nicholls and Jen Hay
Content Warnings: Relationship drama, possible character death, psychological manipulation
The year is 2203. You have just finished basic training and are en route with your fellow cadets to Jupiter Station, where you will live and train for the next three years. Barring any… unfortunate… incidents, at the end of those three years you will graduate, a fully fledged member of the United Earth Air Force and, hopefully, assigned an active post in your chosen field.
But first, you have to make it through this shuttle voyage without strangling any of your classmates.
This game ...
by edward stutters
In Fallen London, academics of the colleges of Summerset and Benthic meet up for an annual conference. Papers will be called and posters examined in the areas of Semiotic Safety, Experimental Psychology, Historical Aberrations and Aetheric Vibrations. Orderlies will be in attendance to deal with any attendees who fall prey to the ravings of madness due to the topics studied.
by Tony Mitton and AJ SMith
"So what's the gig, Cap?”
"RV with a small luxury liner under cover of a passenger drop. Break into the military-grade safe in the captain's quarters. Get out clean. Same as usual."
"Why does a civilian liner have a military safe aboard?"
"Decommissioned missile boat. According to the brochure the main bay is now a zero-g spa pool."
"Smooth. Where's the RV?"
"Interesting part. Bleeding edge of the outer rim. Beyond the far edge of nowhere. No place anybody would ever go."
"And how dark is the green?"
"Top credit. We ...
by Ciarán Searle
Content Warnings: Grief, sustained physical activity
Note: This is a game that is intended to have a significant amount of walking. This is the part of the fantasy story that isn’t usually told: the large amounts of relatively uneventful travel by foot. As such, this game is more focused on your relationship with your companions than on action and heroics.
You are part of an adventuring party, making their way to the Tears of Heaven, a waterfall that is said to fall all the way from the celestial plane. Your party recently fought and defeated a ...
by Matthew Karabache
t is a fine day for larceny upon the high seas indeed! The Devil hisself must have blest the crew of the Black Kraken with his own luck—how else could it be that you would happen upon the fat Spanish treasure galleon the Urca de Lima, separated from her escort and crippled by one of the worst storms that ever scoured the ocean? Then again, even in these most favourable circumstances, the Spaniards fought long and hard before you finally took her. The Urca de Lima now trails behind you, a small prize crew doing what ...
by Tayla Jones and Ethan Gullery
Content Warnings: Death, zombies, weaponry.
“Emergency broadcast. Emergency broadcast. Evacuation of New York City. Docks, airports, tunnels, and bridges closed. Rooftop retrieval only. Send your coordinates on this frequency between 2100 and 2110 hours. Transportation to ship in open waters. Do not approach the dead. Bitten personnel will not be accepted onto rescue transports. Fuel low. This will be our last transport. If you do not make it: Godspeed.”
You are a group of survivors in New York City. You’ve fought your way through the hordes of the undead to the nearest skyscraper ...
by Stuart Stoddart
Content Warnings: Drug abuse, public speaking/performing
For years the American Pro-Wrestling scene has been dominated by two titans: The West Coast Wrestling Company (WCWC) and East Coast Epic Wrestling (ECEW). However, ECEW recently lost its two biggest stars when one jumped ship to WCWC and the other suffered a major injury. Now ECEW is in peril, and it looks like the wrestling wars are about to come to an end.
But from strife comes opportunity. ECEW is planning one last major show to save its brand, and needs new talent to fill the gaps. The performers ...
by Li-Chi Young
Things were so much simpler in high school. Those days at Houjou Academy For Girls were full of wistful memories. Back then the world was pure, and friendships were tender. Few people questioned how close the students were to one another... after all, girls at girls schools would naturally be close to each other.
Tonight, several young women who attended Houjou Academy gather to welcome the new year and say goodbye to the year past. They are each other's dear friends and chosen family. Many things have happened to them in the years since graduation: some ...