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Starlight - A Quickstart Guide

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Starlight is a space-opera roleplaying game about a crew of misfits chasing their dreams along the ragged margins of civilized space. The Margins are a ruthless ecosystem of greed, desperation, and violence, wrought by corporations, criminal syndicates, and people pushed beyond their breaking point.

We’re playing to find out whether our Crew can survive in the Margins without sacrificing the hopes and dreams that drive them.

Starlight uses a rules-light framework based on Apocalypse World, Masks, Blades in the Dark, and Impulse Drive to tell stories in the style of The Expanse, Cowboy Bebop, and Firefly.

This Quickstart includes everything you need to play the game:

  • A basic introduction to PBtA, and to Starlight's unique mechanics
  • Seven basic playbooks and four expanded playbooks
  • All the basic and peripheral moves
  • A GM section with resources for short-term and long-term play
  • Rules for gear, vessels, and vehicles
  • GM and player reference sheets

Starlight was originally developed for our actual-play podcast Starlight Outerworlds, so give it a listen if you'd like to hear the game in action!

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November 27, 2023
This title was added to our catalog on November 22, 2023.
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