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A mecha module compatible with TROIKA! with art by Chin Fong! We partnered to make something that is playable, hackable, modular, and art.  

The mecha are configured for piloting, auto-pilot, and their awoken form (when trying to pilot fails). 

Find out what happened in Ternwillow through play. 


  • 4 new mecha (space, tunneling, gunners, and spiders) each with interchangeable gear 
  • 4 new pilots, each offering different strengths; with the intent to swap them between mechs. (Tactician, Ace, Sniper, Brawler)
  • An armory with equipment that be given to both pilots and mecha. 
  • A brief history of Ternwillow
  • A random mission generator
  • Random trinkets table to decorate and distinguish your mecha 
  • Random equipment for your pilot 
  • Quick rules for operating mecha! 

Writing by Sean Richer 

Art by Chin Fong (Oculus, HALO) 

Editing by MoonRat Conspiracy / Fiona Maeve Geist & Jarrett Crader

“The Tragedy that begot Ternwillow” is an independent production of Orbital Intelligence, LLC © 2020. All rights reserved and is not affiliated with The Melsonian Arts Council.

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Ian W June 24, 2020 6:13 pm UTC
Since I cannot do an actual review because I'm publisher:
TL;DR is that I love it, and if you like Troika! and mecha this is a thing to get.

"This is a slim little 26 page zine for a far space-future mecha setting compatible with Troika! I purchased the Mixam print version from Exalted Funeral, which is unfortunately sold out. I don't know when or if there will be another print run. It is also available through Drivethru POD (warning affiliate links), from Melsonian Arts Council. The illustrations by Chin Fong are fucking great. If/when I do a Troika! mecha supplement, top of my list.

Contents include:

An abbreviated damage table, 4 entries labeled Light, Medium, Heavy, Ultra.

Weapon ranges as simple adjectives. My reading and conversation with Sean is basically the ranges are group specific thing. In other words, each GM/group should, and needs...See more
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