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Recruiting: Free Starspiel Play-by-Post

Free Starspiel
Star Frontiers by way of Free Kriegsspiel

With the promise of a little extra free time, this summer, I'm dipping my toes back in Play-by-Post. Want to join in on some operatic, free-wheeling sci-fi shenanigans?

Welcome to Starspiel, the Frontier of Space
The price of galactic civilization’s peace, security, and abundance is a need for constant expansion. New worlds with valuable resources must be found and exploited.

This job falls to the explorers, itinerants, revolutionaries, fugitives, exiles, criminals, and a thousand other stripes of misfit that call the frontier space of Starspiel home.

Who are you?
What brought you to the Starspiel?
How did you lose everything?
What do you want to do about it?

Art by Arne Niklas Jansson,

Starting off with Star Frontiers as a base, but open to collaborative world-building as we play.
What’s Star Frontiers?

Free Starspeil, a Star Frontiers gloss on Free Kriegsspiel.
Link to a PDF of Free Starspiel (v 0.3)
What’s Free Kriegsspiel?

Crash of Volturnus, from the Star Frontiers box set, but completely ignoring the railroad-y aspects of the adventure. If you’re familiar with the adventure, that shouldn’t be an impediment, as I expect we’ll take it in wildly different directions.

This campaign will be Play-by-Post on the Unseen Servant forums.

If you're new to Play-by-Post in general, or to the Unseen Servant forums in particular, here's how to get started:
1. Register for the forum.
2. Create a new thread/topic in Introductions and Welcomes and tell us a smidge about yourself (This is how the forum checks for bots and spam)
3. Once you've posted there, you'll be able to reply in this thread. Let me know you'd like to join!

Here's a helpful menu of how-to's.

Posting rate
I'll post plot-moving updates two or three times a week, at scheduled times. I'll be available for clarification posts more or less daily.
Proposed start date: May 9
This game is expected to have an end-point. I hope to run it for about a year.

I hope you'll drop on by!


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