• New Release: Odd Soot

       

    Science Fiction Roleplaying Based on Mythras Imperative

    A toolbox containing rules for starship design, starship combat, alien creation, world generation, organisations and extended conflicts.

    Rated five stars on RPG.net

    Tell Stories You Have Never Heard Before

    Delve into the mysteries of The Soot, a plague driving humans and aliens into madness. A complete game based on M-SPACE, set in an alternate 1920s.

    New Release

    A Scenario for M-SPACE Set in The Weaver Universe

    A long lost starship must be found before the Qioria planet is destroyed. But who are the mysterious Weavers? And why is The Constellate also interested in the shipwreck?

    Recommended by Fenix RPG Magazine.

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  • I'm very happy to announce that M-SPACE got a very positive review on RPG.net a few days ago! Written by Joakim Waern, it says (among other things): "In just 200 pages, there are rules for the creation of characters, creatures, worlds, vehicles, spaceships, organizations and ideologies, and...
    I’m not much for best-of lists. But Lifehacker’s recent list of sci-fi peeked my interest. The theme - books that changed sci-fi - is interesting in itself. Every entry also comes with a short description, often including additional comments from reviewers or other writers. Like Ray Bradbury’s...
    'Sometimes, a random confluence of genes comes together to produce a child who is simultaneously gifted and cursed. Gifted, because their minds or bodies are capable of surpassing normal human capabilities; and cursed, in that their very oddness sets them apart from the run of normal humanity.' ...
    A few weeks ago, I spent some time with EN World journalist David J Buck. We discussed diseases as story devices, the inspiration for Odd Soot and the future plans for the game. Read the interview here: Intergalactic Diseases & Cosmic Mystery: An Interview with Clarence Redd
    Runeblog is a well-established blog in the BRP community, covering most aspects of roleplaying. Now, he has written a thorough review of Odd Soot. Here are a couple of quotes: '[The Soot is] a strange disease of unknown origin that slowly turns its victims to madness and manifests as growing...
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  • Downloads

    M–SPACE Preview. Before you buy, get a preview of the game in this 30 page PDF.

     

    REFLUX Preview. A 10 page excerpt from the REFLUX scenario in PDF.

     

    Odd Soot Preview. Check out this free preview of our new release Odd Soot. 28 pages, PDF.

     

    Odd Soot Character Sheets. Two character sheets – with and without Hit Locations – and a Relationship Map template.

    6 pages, PDF.

     

    Character Sheets for M-SPACE. All sheets needed for play, complied into one PDF: Character Sheet (regular & simplified), Starship (regular & NPC), Worlds, Subsector Hex Map, Circle, Alien (universals & lifeform) and Vehicle. 12 pages.

     

    Alt Starship Sheet. A newly developed starship sheet, with Hit Locations, Armor, Shields & Hit Points collected in the list of Modules. 1 page PDF.

     

    Alt Character Sheet. Fillable PDF forms by Heath Delashmit.

     

    Starship Combat Example. A detailed example of how starship combat works, with both rule mechanics and narrative. Written by Colin Brett. 10 pages.

     

    Starship Design Walkthrough. A step by step description on how to design a medium sized starship. Choosing Modules, calculating Speed & Handling, and setting up hit locations are covered. 4 pages.

     

    Near-Human Alien Appearance. Many aliens in pop culture are very similar to humans, differing only in colour, the shape of the ears etcetera. This PDF presents tables to randomise the creation of such aliens.

    Written by Jargogle Bamboozle. 2 pages.

     

    The 3 Best Shortcuts When You Create Aliens. An article from Fenix RPG magazine on how to make alien creation easier and more fun. PDF, 2 pages.

     

    6 Pre-Generated Characters. Ready-to-use characters for use in REFLUX or other M-SPACE scenarios. Portraits by pheidel included. PDF, 15 pages.

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  • About us

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