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Dark Metal: Solo SciFi Tabletop Adventure RPG

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A mercenary company is stranded within a star system after a battle, resulting in the destruction of the only wormgate in and out of the system. Not wanting to stick around and get caught up in an unprofitable war, they take a multi decade loop out into deep space and back in stasis. They awake to find no new wormgate, fractured civilizations, and broken cities. The Captain's first order of business is to find some food for the ship to eat. And to figure out what the frak is going on.

Are you looking for an adventure? Dark Metal: Mercenaries in the Deep is a solo or co-op, narrative driven, open miniatures science fiction tabletop adventure RPG featuring tactical combat.
  • Create your own squad leader and allies, or select from one of the 8 premade squads
  • Play through a variety of missions, campaigns, and scenarios as you try to figure out what's happened within the star system since you left
  • Choose whether to actively grow your squad from rookies to elite mercenaries or focus on your squad leader's own self improvement
  • Use either distance or hex based movement on a board created by you!
  • Includes a full set of print and play reference cards for easy handling at the table
  • Set in the Walking Steel scifi universe, where AI, humans, and space travel collide
This base rulebook also comes with three scenarios and the first full campaign, Terradome 39, where your squad sets out to find food for the Captain in a contest spanning several campaigns to become the new Alpha Squad.

This collection only contains pdfs featuring the rules, reference material, three scenarios, and the first campaign spanning a total of 219 pages. The game also requires d10 and d6 dice, access to a printer, a measuring device or hex map, standard playing cards, and miniatures (or proxies) to play.

The tutorial pdf is also available for free so that you can preview the gameplay. You can find it here: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/300351/Dark-Metal-Tutorial-A-Day-in-the-Life-of-a-Rookie
 
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February 17th, 2020
A fantastic solo TTRPG that's jammed pack with content. At $14.95, you get a lot of bang for your buck. Would absolutely recommend it! [...]
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February 15th, 2020
We recently started playing Dark Metal. The game mechanics as well as the characters were convincing all along the line. The fact that we were able to use our own minis was very much appreciated since everyone was able to reuse their favorit heroes fro [...]
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