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The vast, empty dark. Unending. Uncaring. A tapestry of endless black so vast the countless worlds and moons are but lonely islands floating small and fragile in the void.

And strung between those islands, tiny as dust and precious as jewels, fly the ships that connect them.


Uneven Orbits tells the story of a ship, its crew, and the uncertain journey which brings them close. It is a GMless sci-fi RPG about how we negotiate relationships, seek out intimacy, and learn to live with one another.

CW for characters facing crises that violate their boundaries or needs. Potential (present on a prompt table, but ignorable) CWs for violence, death and mourning of a loved one, inter-party conflict, or being targeted by police/customs.

The game is played over a series of rounds each of which centers around a crisis generated from a random table. Players frame scenes around these crises, evolve their characters' Needs, Boundaries, and Longings, and make Memories and change their opinions of one another along the way.

Uneven Orbits draws primary inspiration from A Long Way to a Small Angry Planet, but also Firefly, Star Wars: A New Hope, various of the Star Treks, and Alien.

This game is brought to you by the generosity of my Patrons, and especially Cassandra. Thank you all so much.


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Me, seeing the pitch for this game: Oooh! This looks like it could be something I can play Wayfarers with!
Me, getting to the example starting Opinions: Ho ho, very nice. :)