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Ending in four days - Redshirts: Adventures in Absurdity

 

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Sometimes the greatest adventure in space is simply surviving the orders of your captain. Redshirts brings laughs to your gaming table

 

Sounds like fun - I am in for $10 - with no real intent of ever running the beastie. ::P:

 

A short adventure series, covering levels 1 - 3.

 

  • Mission 1: The Terrible Tacos: When Captain Ginny wakes up after a weekend bender with an intense craving for tacos, she decides to send her newly arrived recruits on their first mission. Unfortunately for the recruits, the local Taco Galaxy is under deadly new management.
  • Mission 2: The Cheaper Cleaner: Stuck in a surveillance mission around a dying star, first officer Laisse Faire decides to save a few credits and send the PCs to pick up his dry cleaning instead of paying for delivery. He's sure the quarantine around the planet won't be a problem. 
  • Mission 3: The Pirate Bonanza: When several important pieces of the ship's engine go missing, the PCs are sent shopping at the local space pirate flea market with a budget of $0 and the Captain expecting change back. Can the PCs get the ship back in working order or will they end up swabbing the decks of a pirate ship for the rest of their days?

 

You are the away team for an incompetent captain, on a less than stellar starship.

 

Reminds me more of the old SF classic(?) Quark than Star Trek...

 

 

The Auld Grump

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That sounds AWESOME!

 

This is right down my alley. I'm already a fan of things like Red Dwarf, HGttG, Futurama and Paranoia.

 

Scifi hijinks seems so much easier to do than fantasy ones for some reason.

 

And thanks for that link for Quark. I've never heard of it, and already Red Dwarf seems like an homage to it.

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