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Transit: The Spaceship RPG

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TRANSIT takes place beyond our home planet, allowing you to traverse the unlimited depths of space and explore worlds outside our own galaxy.

Your role as an Artificial Intelligence is to inhabit an interplanetary vessel, manage your resources, and direct your crew. You’ll deploy your ship’s officers into the field, hunt down criminals, engage in interstellar combat, and deliver supplies and colonists to remote settlements.

You must rely on your resources to complete missions by acting through your ship, tech, and crew. Three different AI types – Combat, Command, and Support – lend themselves to varied and interesting game play, but it’s when an AI is paired with a ship that the real diversity in character creation comes to the fore.

TRANSIT is more than just an intergalactic skirmish game. When your interests and those of your crew are aligned, things can go very well, but when you and your crew come into conflict, they turn from asset to liability. They’ll think you’re insane, but you’re just trying to survive and complete your mission. How did it come to this? What will you do next?

You’re the hero. You’re the monster. You’re the glorious leader. You’re the soulless tormentor.

Just how far will you go to complete your mission?

 
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Robin C April 14, 2019 2:39 am UTC
This game looks and sounds extremely good. Interesting concept and has a classic sci fi vibe that will appeal to fans of for instance Traveller. The book excerpt says the optimal number of participants is 3-5 persons. Are there possibilities for solo adventures is my question. In any case, unique sounding game and very interesting.
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Brian C April 14, 2019 4:11 am UTC
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It's not directly supported. You'll need at least one MC (GM) and one player.

But, the missions can be auto-generated...

Mostly what you will miss is the way in which the game world reacts to you and the things you do as a solo player. The consequences of actions and that sort of thing. It _is_ a Powered by the Apocalypse game, after all.

But it is an interesting thought.

Hmm...
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Robin C April 14, 2019 5:02 am UTC
Thanks Brian. Thought I would check. Your reply is appreciated.
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John F March 26, 2019 8:19 am UTC
I'm going to put this on my wishlist to grab very soon. The concept is fascinating.

It reminds me of a couple of Larry Niven novels that he wrote years ago, set outside of the 'known space' milleiu (not set in the universe of 'Ringworld'): 'The Smoke Ring' and 'The Integral Trees'. A group of crew and criminal minds in cloned bodies are sent out into space in a ship governed by an AI patterned on the mind of a government agent, 'Kendy for the State'.

Basing an adventure on a modified extraction of Niven's novels would be an interesting exploration with some live players.
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Brian C March 29, 2019 4:12 pm UTC
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Sounds like a good idea to me. Run with it. :)
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Brian C March 22, 2019 4:51 pm UTC
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This is a lovely little article about Transit and what it is about. Written by one of the Devs.

https://cannibalhalflinggaming.com/2019/03/22/transit-the-spaceship-rpg/

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William T March 14, 2019 2:36 am UTC
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This is something I have been waiting for to see. I look forward to going through it so I can provide a legitimate and honest review of its index.
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Brian C March 29, 2019 4:11 pm UTC
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So... the world wants to know. What DID you think of the Index?
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William T March 30, 2019 4:50 pm UTC
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Read my three part review at this link: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/m/product/267812
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This title was added to our catalog on March 04, 2019.