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Flotsam: Adrift Amongst the Stars

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FLOTSAM: ADRIFT AMONGST THE STARS is a roleplaying game about outcasts, renegades and misfits living in the belly of a space station, in the shadow of a more prosperous society. You play through their everyday lives, interpersonal relationships and small-scale drama in the Below, a dangerous world where poverty, social strife and gang conflict sit side-by-side with alien technology and supernatural weirdness.

The game is GMless and diceless, with rules that point your characters at each other and bring their relationships into sharp focus. They help you quickly create a rich setting, flawed characters, and charged relationships which develop over time. You’ll watch your characters evolve and change before your eyes.

The book includes everything you need to play, plus six varied and evocative quick-start scenarios and a teaching guide to help guide your group through the rules.

 
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Stefan R June 14, 2019 4:46 pm UTC
How much PbtA is this?
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Joshua F July 07, 2019 3:21 pm UTC
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Hi Stefan

Sorry for the slow reply. Flotsam uses PBTA-like playbooks and has a small number of basic moves; it's a GMless game but applies a principles + moves framework to doing GM-stuff. It uses tokens rather than dice (spend a token to power your moves and get good stuff, expose yourself to danger to gain a token).

So... it is definitely PBTA-like, but at the less Apocalypse World-like end of PBTA.

If you've played Dream Askew, it's a lot like that.

Hope that helps!

Josh
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Stefan R February 15, 2020 1:33 pm UTC
Hi Joshua,
I've only just seen your comment. Thanks, that sounds interesting, especially for solo-play.

Greetings
Stefan
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Dani J June 06, 2019 7:27 am UTC
No previews?
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Joshua F June 11, 2019 10:19 am UTC
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Thanks for the suggestion Dani - I've added previews to the product page. :)
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Dani J June 11, 2019 11:02 am UTC
Thank you.
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Marco R April 12, 2020 12:10 pm UTC
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175
ISBN
978-0-9956215-5-8
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FLT001
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9.57 MB
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