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The galaxy’s a big place; big enough for any and all kinds of adventure. But where do star-spanning heroes find such exploits? Right here in the Cepheus Engine Mission Generator! Using little more than 2 six-sided dice and a modicum of imagination, the Referee of a Cepheus Engine or Original Science Fiction Roleplaying Game campaign can generate one of over 90,000 different missions in mere minutes. And the process is generic enough that it’s usable for any other science fiction game system, or even other genres, if the Referee tweaks the results right.

The Cepheus Engine Mission Generator. Big adventures for a big galaxy.

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James J August 27, 2021 12:05 pm UTC
not bad for 2 pages for less than a dollar USD. I am confused.

"If more randomness is desired, throw 1D6 and throw on the indicated column." Columns are 1-3 -24 5-6
Was this supposed to be 1-2 3-4 5-6, or 1 2-4 5-6?

or some other situation I cannot fathom? Normally rolling a D-6 you refer to a chart, but this I can say is a unique encounter in over 40 years of gaming.

Essentially this is a text based situation generator. simple three rolls on a table for a very rough story concept.

Verb Objective, Target person complication...

Job: "Meet" a "Merchant" Complication: disease.

your agent is sick, so difficult to get them to the meet,
or the target is sick,
or the area to meet in is full of disease.

It is basically an idea dart board, throw some d6 at it, come up with your own story "CONCEPT"

Not bad for less than a buck.
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Michael B September 07, 2021 9:17 pm UTC
Thanks for the catch. The columns were supposed to read "1-2, 3-4, 5-6." The file has been corrected.
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Yann P February 06, 2021 12:53 pm UTC
This is an intriguing supplement but I have to admit that I find it hard to understand how in just two pages you can have a good quality mission generator. Could someone tell us more about it?
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Michael B February 12, 2021 12:50 am UTC
Thanks for asking. It's conceived as bare-bones, much like the Original Science Fiction Roleplaying Game was meant to be, as in the Referee is given just enough information to spark ideas of his/her own and leave enough room to let him or her flesh things out as necessary according to the unique universe. By using a string of keywords (heavy on science fiction concepts) rather than a complete setup, the Referee can craft any sort of adventure, rather than feel constrained to using what has been presented by the generator. For example, rather than coming up with complete paragraphs or sentences (that may or may not make sense), the Referee fills in his/her own blanks, which may easily include universe-specific material.
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Yann P February 12, 2021 12:11 pm UTC
Thank you very much ! :)
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