Science fiction is a literary genre which revolves around the consequences about new technologies and/or scientific possibilities.

The sci-fi genre have typically produced works that implicitly asks an what if? question (often more than one). The author states one or more possibilities and then proceed to answer it with his work. RPG with sci-fi settings are no different. Many scientific and technological possibilities are intertwined in a way to produce a rich and elaborate work.

Some examples of science fiction RPGs include:

  • Alternity
  • Blue Planet
  • Cyberpunk 20XX
  • Eclipse Phase
  • MechWarrior
  • Shadowrun
  • Traveller