Offworlders: Dead Planet (Thursday nights in October)

Offworlders: Dead Planet

Four Thursday nights EDT in October

It was supposed to be a standard cargo run. But your ship got yanked out of hyperspace by… something, and now your ship’s hyperdrive is fried and you’re orbiting a strange planet in an unexplored system. Scanners show dozens of other ships also in orbit, all damaged, no life signs… Welcome to Dead Planet.

Dead Planet is a sci-fi/horror adventure originally written for the OSR RPG Mothership . This game will be using a slightly modified version of the stripped-down PbtA RPG Offworlders .

This is a four-session series, running Thursday nights in October (10/1, 10/8, 10/22, & 10/29). Note that this series will skip Thu 10/15 due to Gauntlet Con 2020. Attendance at all four sessions is encouraged, but not required: You must sign up for each individual session.

Sessions will run 3 hours and will not be recorded. We will be using Zoom for video chat, Roll For Your Party as a dice roller, Google Sheets for a shared character keeper, and possibly Google Drawings to share images, maps, etc.

CONTENT WARNINGS: The tone I am going for is survival-horror/action-horror. It is rated “R” for violence, gore, body-horror, psychological horror, and disturbing situations.

Safety Tools: The X-Card, Lines & Veils, and Open Table will all be used. This event abides by the Gauntlet Community Code of Conduct.

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Session 4:


Sadly I’m not free, but I’m really excited to see DP being run with a PBTA shell! I hope it goes well

I’m running this mashup myself ATM (Dead Planet by way of Offworlders). You mentioned you are using a “slightly modified” version of Offworlders. Can I ask what the modifications are? Did you introduce mechanics for sanity/stress?