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Moonhop!


24 pages of concise, light rules for character generation and gameplay.

Moonhop is a solid foundation to use with any ratio of Fantasy to Science Fiction. Whether you like cyborgs, wizards, or cyborg wizards, Moonhop provides core mechanics to wrap your world around.


Features:

  • Lightning-Fast Character Generation: start playing immediately

  • Player Advice: in the shape of a lamp

  • 43 Gonzo Science Fantasy Player Races: Technicolor Humans rub elbows with Sharklings and Gargoyles

  • 72 Player Failed Careers: Space Pilots bewilder Astrologers and Cowboys

  • Fast, Decisive Combat: fits on one page

  • Death and Dismemberment tables: remind your players that a fair fight is a lost fight

  • Magic fueled by Wizard Teeth: spiral inevitably toward Doom

  • Simple, Robust Hexcrawl Rules

  • Simple, Realistic Orbital Travel Rules: travel from Moon to Moon (to “Moonhop,” if you will)

  • Hireling Rules: support for large squads

  • Mech Rules: for Cathedral-Sized Constructs

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Jayme A November 12, 2020 12:25 am UTC
Does this come with tables to generate planets and aliens you might encounter?
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Shane L May 25, 2020 4:09 pm UTC
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Is there a license for this? CC-BY or similar?
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Shane S July 20, 2019 10:23 am UTC
Hello, I'm posting here because I could find no other way to contact the author. I come from a far different corner of the gaming universe and bumped into Moonhop by accident. The pdf is far out, but I'm a geezer, is there any chance of a print version?
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Moonhop G July 22, 2019 4:50 pm UTC
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I would like to attempt a print version, eventually, but I won't be able to for the foreseeable future, unfortunately.
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MR AG L July 08, 2019 8:48 pm UTC
Moonhop is punchy, kooky, and straight to the point. It lays out the barest bones of a "setting" - with radioactive magic and mechs - which blurs the line between ruleset and worldbuilding in a manner reminiscent of Troika!

I'd be lying if I said I played Moonhop as-written, but every little idea and nugget in it, from tasting magic objects to crushing wizard teeth for power to moonhopping itself has wormed its way into my canon of rules and rulings. The Lamp is on the front page of nearly everything I give my players these days. It's like a mantra.

Well worth the __INSERT YOUR MONETARY SYSTEM HERE__ (it's like £2 for me, I dunno what that is in dollars)
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Moonhop G July 08, 2019 8:51 pm UTC
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Nice! I'm glad to hear you like all my little bits and bobs of implied settings! The Lamp is always right in front of my players as well; it really speeds my groups along. (And, in case you're curious, it's just about three american dollars).

I would appreciate it if you posted this in the Reviews section of the page as well as Discussions. It makes for a bit more visibility. Thanks!
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Adam S June 30, 2019 7:31 am UTC
Thought I'd mention the preview is all the book. And it doesn't look that much like a lamp to me.
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Moonhop G July 08, 2019 8:52 pm UTC
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Yup! The preview includes the whole book so people can get a good look at it before spending any money. The Lamp used to be more Lamp shaped than it is now, but it's a fun name.
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Dani J June 27, 2019 4:30 pm UTC
By the look of the preview, this looks very promising, but the layout format could work better by making it compact like black hack and other similar games. Making this more effortless to navigate by putting much of the stuff on wider, single spread. Flipping through pages as much would bog down the speed and pace of the game.
And if this gets attention of people please make more of this series as a Zine source book so that people might invest more into it. Cheers. I would love to play this. So gonzo...!
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Moonhop G July 08, 2019 8:54 pm UTC
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In print, most of the tables are two-page spreads. If I can make that work better as a PDF I'll update the product; if I can make the format printer-compatible, I'll add a print version as well.
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