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Interstellar Dawn - A fast play space empire solo role-playing game.

In "Interstellar Dawn" you'll sequentially traverse 13 tables, employing a 66-sided die mechanism (2d6). The first die gives the first digit, the second the second digit, generating 36 possible results from 11 to 66. Your dice rolls map to a table entry, leading you through adventures, intrigues, and final farewells. You will need a pair of regular dice and imagination.

Game instructions
1. Roll: Begin with a roll on each table. If the result fits your unfolding story, use it. 2. Re-roll: Unhappy with the outcome? You may choose one re-roll, but the new result is final. 3. Proceed: Advance to the next table, interpreting the outcome within your adventure. Follow the sequence from table 1 to 13. 4. Imagine: Reflect on or record each roll, choice, and reaction. Consider their broader implications on your journey.

Throughout the 13 tables, weave the results and discarded rolls into your narrative. Your creativity will guide your tale, reflecting not only on chosen paths but also on what might have been. The game ends after all 13 tables are traversed, culminating in the resolution of your story.

This ruleset and tables can be used alone as a solo rpg per the rules. It may also be used by a GM in a space game who wishes to generate a quick history of a space empire for a campaign, or generate a character’s cultural background.

I like rolling dice and reading results from tables as I thumb RPG books playing through a story in my head. This is a game for that kind of play style. You may of course do as you please, but I suggest rolling dice and just going through the tables in order. Scanning and dreaming. Note what you do not choose can be as important as what you do choose narratively. Don’t feel obliged to write a journal or tell a coherent story or even remember the entries just enjoy the ride and the low stakes. 
The vibe for this game is slower than light space empires the narrative created is meant to take place over hundreds of thousands of years.

Contains a 44 page pdf with all rules and tables plus 4 complete example playthroughs. In addition a plaintext file is provided with just rules and tables.

Love you all,
Rod Humble


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Interstellar_Dawn_Game_Rules11.pdf 496 kB
Interstellar_Dawn_v7.txt 52 kB

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