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Prismanox: The sci-fi & sorcery space opera setting for 5E

Prismanox: The sci-fi & sorcery space opera setting for 5E


A thousand astounding worlds of sci-fi & sorcery unfold in this space opera setting for 5E, emanating from the mystical mists of a forbidden nebula.

Visceral stakes. Embrace pulse-pounding peril as you risk all that you have for all that you desire!

Evolving evil. Darkness grows in every silent second... and a moment may be all it takes to turn unstoppable.

Impossible horizons. Everywhere in the nebula, both breathtaking beauty & stupefying strangeness await.

A One-Sheet Setting by the Creator of Planegea

Prismanox was created in April of 2022 as a personal challenge: To quickly build a compelling 5E space opera setting that allowed for expansive adventure in a single image. The final result is “one-sheet” size—27” wide by 41” tall; the traditional size for a movie poster in theaters in the U.S.  

You might ask, “Is a single image really the best method for introducing an RPG setting?” To which the answer is, “No, probably not.” But at the same time there’s something kind of great about everything in a setting shining from one single glowing core.  

This setting wouldn’t exist if not for Star Wars, Dune, and the 2022 film, “Everything Everywhere All At Once.” Other touchstones include spectacular, maximalist space opera bombs such as “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” and “Jupiter Ascending.”


  • Adventure seeds for 1st–20th level
  • Flavor for all major playable races, including cyborg dwarves and interdimensional elves
  • Flavor for all 12 OGL classes, including stimulant-driven barbarians, empathic bards, and multiversal warlocks
  • Space travel rules built to maximize adventure at every level of play
  • A shared overland world linked by teleportation network
  • An infinite fleet of starships with campaign-driving factions
  • A black hole concealing a dark dimension
  • A transforming alien ruin built to hatch an intergalactic dragon
  • 8 original villains for every kind of campaign
  • Rules for weapons, armor, and trade (including a new option for shopkeepers: the AIXchange)
  • 11 complex factions, each one of which could be an ally or enemy
  • Guidance on how to run sci-fi & sorcery adventures

A maximalist love letter to my father (designed for YOU)

This overstuffed sci-fi & sorcery setting is dedicated to my dad, who was talking about the multiverse 30 years before it went mainstream—but it's built for 5E players right now. I hope you get a chance to explore this experimental format, and that it explodes into a chain reaction of great adventures at your table!

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James S May 05, 2022 9:50 pm UTC
If ye have a multipage version for the update I would be into it.
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James S May 05, 2022 9:49 pm UTC
Be warned it is only one page. But now that I look at it it really is about 36 pages of material put on one page. I am starting to warm to it.
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