Janelle Monáe has created a compelling --if lightly-defined-- science fiction future setting: In the dystopian world of The Metropolis Suite, an android is condemned to death for falling in love ...
Are Reflective Vests the only defense against lasers? If they are not, what would you suggest the AP value of a laser gun is?
I am looking to start writing a campaign for some friends, but am not sure what system to use for this. I am trying to be as specific as possible with my requirements, so as not to end up asking a ...
I'm trying to nail down an RPG that appropriately reflects the feel of Heinlein's Starship Troopers. (The novel, not the movies. They're very different in the ways relevant to this question.) ...
For the last few months I've been running a Pathfinder campaign, and recently I told my players that I needed a break and they agreed on switching games for a few months. I'm a fan of the works of ...
This question stems from my Eclipse Phase campaign, but applies to any high-tech setting. While the setting books describe a wealth of technology, there are plenty of tools that are not listed. That's ...
I am looking for the best sources for a consistent setting of a near-future Earth, extrapolating whatever one can conceivably extrapolate from the current state to something around 50 years into the ...
One of my PC's wants to be a mage type character. I would be all for this, except that we are playing the Fallout Pen and Paper game, which doesn't really have any magic related techniques or attacks. ...
I'm looking for a utility that I can use to generate 2D maps for hyperspace links between star systems for my Star Wars game, I've had a look at some 3D ones but for the sake of ease of explanation ...
I'm running a fantasy sandbox game and would like to include a crashed spaceship as an adventure location in the game. Two of the player characters are humans with some scifi tech and they are ...
I want to run a Cyberpunk chronicle using a system that I designed, but have run out of ideas. I don't want to employ the clichés, like the AI who's gone sentient and want to merge his mind with ...
I'm going to be running a one-shot Serenity game and I'm not sure if any of the published adventures fit what I want to do. I've thought about mining some older modules (e.g., Traveller), but I've ...
The game system would need to (at least) handle the following well: detailed rules for space combat (especially movement in space and damage to ships) highly customizable ships (preferably offering ...
And if not, what would you recommend using? I've always thought it would make for some interesting gaming.