Saturday, 14 July 2012

Looking for a new sci-fi RPG campaign setting? 'Orbital' is my recommendation...

If you check out this comic you'll see the roleplaying potential straight away. 'Orbital' is an amazing galaxy-spanning science fiction setting perfect for gaming in. Details below:

Authors: Sylvain Runberg & Serge Pellé
Age: 12 years and up
Size: 21.7 x 28.7 cm
Number of pages: 48 colour pages
Publication: May 2009

In the 23rd century, humans and Sandjarrs are allowed to join an intergalactic multiracial organisation set up 8,000 years before. The humans are seen as a belligerent, underdeveloped race by the other members of the organisation and have been kept out of it until now. The Sandjarrs had stayed out of interplanetary politics until a war between themselves and the humans broke out. Now Caleb, a human, and Mezoke, a Sandjarr, are paired up and trained as special agents to keep the intergalactic peace. This is a controversial and historic alliance, and a lot of people are watching them. Their first mission is to keep war from breaking out between humans and Javlodes on the planet Senestam.

You can buy it direct from Cinebook here.

Or pick it up from Amazon here.