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In The Light Of A Ghost Star

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Earth was abandoned ages ago during the red giant expansion. Now, dimly lit by the ghost light of a dead white dwarf, it lies layered with eons of forgotten civilizations. From the warmth of Martian reactor cities, scavengers hire illegal transportation to earth to delve into its depths, looking for ancient treasures. There they must deal with ghosts, machines, and the strange life that has evolved on humankind’s abandoned home planet.

In The Light Of A Ghost Star is a rules-lite system and setting for sci-fi roleplaying. It comes with a hex crawl and random tables that can also be used with other RPG systems.

Files include the main pdf, the main pdf in spread format for easier tablet viewing, a character sheet pdf that includes the game rules on the back, and an 11x17 pdf of the sample adventure hex map.

Print version is available from Highland Paranormal Society

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Richard R January 27, 2019 8:02 pm UTC
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Earth is dead and has become a giant haunted house, and old B-movie astronauts in bubble helmets with ray guns have come from Mars to loot it's corpse. Imagine if 1974 OD&D was inspired by Bava's Planet of the Vampires instead of Leiber and Vance. This is a very cool little quasi-OSR game with extremely simple rules and a groovy "Psychotronic" vibe. It's the perfect length (More would be less). This would make a great first RPG for some smart, weird kid.
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Peter K December 27, 2018 11:36 pm UTC
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The image here seems to show a soft cover print edition. Is that something coming out in the future?
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Nathan T December 28, 2018 1:27 am UTC
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There will be printed zines for sale eventually.
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Francisco P December 31, 2018 11:50 pm UTC
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I'm looking forward to it!
The zine version looks rad!
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Nathan T January 24, 2019 4:12 pm UTC
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Zine version is now available: https://natetreme.com/ghoststar/
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