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A Chunk of SciFi – 2.01 – Funganoid [Plant/Fungus]

A Chunk of SciFi – 2.01 – Funganoid [Plant/Fungus]

“I’d not seen Claire in a few days. In her last report, she said she had found something she thinks could change the face of our profession. When I found her I was, well surprised was not the answer. There was two of them…her.., lying on the ground, covered in a fine dust. The stuff made me sneeze badly, like when I had hay fever as a kid. With the solar storm getting worse we had no time to decide who was who so the rest of the search party took them both back to the ship. The real Claire was fine, but the duplicate was…well..off.She was very pale and reacted badly to one of the test. And when i say reacted badly I mean she exploded into a cloud of spore…”

Many beings think that plants and fungus are essentially harmless...

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A Chunk of SciFi – 1.10 Ultech Personal Liferaft [Vehicle]

Sorry, no image to go with this chunk today – could not find one I liked AND could legally use in time.

A Chunk of SciFi – 1.10 Ultech Personal Liferaft [Vehicle]

“Folks, how many times has this happened to you? You’re out in space, cruising the highways between the worlds and suddenly, wham your attacked by space pirates, or hit by a stray rock? Your engine is down, you need to escape, but propulsion is kaput! You start to panic, to fret about how you’ll get home in time for your children’s birthday if you survive at all! Then, you remember, you have the Ultech 500 Personal Liferaft. It is designed for just these sort of emergencies. As we like to say here, it’ll save your life AND your reputation. Plus it can be customised to meet your personal specifications….”

Vehicle type class – Esca...

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[Resource] – Space Engine

This week’s resource is very useful for the sci-fi genre and is called Space Engine. To quote from their webpage –

“SpaceEngine is a realistic virtual Universe you can explore on your computer. You can travel from star to star, from galaxy to galaxy, landing on any planet, moon, or asteroid with the ability to explore its alien landscape. You can alter the speed of time and observe any celestial phenomena you please. All transitions are completely seamless, and this virtual universe has a size of billions of light-years across and contains trillions upon trillions of planetary systems. The procedural generation is based on real scientific knowledge, so SpaceEngine depicts the universe the way it is thought to be by modern science...

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A Chunk of SciFi – 1.09 Esper Guard [Class/Profession]

A Chunk of SciFi – 1.09 Esper Guard [Class/Profession]

“Espers, psyks, call em what you will. Since humanity started reaching out towards the stars their number has increased. Some say it’s because of the cosmic radiation, or that humanity as a whole has evolved…hah…Whatever the reason, we’ve been given a gift with these people. You know the odd thing? There wasn’t the hatred and fear towards them that plagued our planet for generations beforehand. Maybe we learnt our lesson with the race riots and such. Who knows. One thing I will tell you, though, one politician to another, I will never go anywhere these days without at least one in my security detail..”

Class/Role – Bodyguard/Security
Primary Ability – TK (Telekinetic) Shield Generation
Secondary – Hostile/Danger sense

The Esper Guard, ...

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Quick Generator – Crimes & Punishments SciFi Edition and the RPG Round Up

Quick Generator – Crimes & Punishments SciFi Edition

A quick generator is two tables that can be combined to produce an interesting result. It might be a story prompt, concept or something that can be summed up in one or two sentences.

This particular Quick Generator covers Crimes and Punishments. It works a little differently compared to the others. You have a crime table and a punishment table. You can use both together or roll on the one you need.

But what would you use this Quick Generator for…?

  • You need to decide what each inmate of a prison has been charged with
  • Someone has done a crime but the punishment has yet to be decided
  • You need to have a crime to accuse someone of, such as a PC
  • Someone has been convicted of a crime and the law allows for fate to decide their punishment
  • You encounter someone who has been punished, but what were they accused of?

This features 2 d100 tables, one for crimes and another for punishment, with a few punishments duplicated to reflect the more common ones and to help fill out the table. These crimes and punishments are themed around a Scfi genre of game or story.

Your crime and punishment could end up being…

  • Hanging for…Fraud
  • Stasis for…Public Intoxication for a duration of…3d6 Days
  • Forced Immortality for…Temporal Manipulation

Available now at –

DrivethruRPG

Very soon available at – 

Open Gaming Store and Paizo online stores soon (store links)

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