An Introduction to Lancer! - Free

An Introduction to Lancer! - Free

Lancer on Roll20, Discord

Price per player-session

You will be charged when a session starts



  • Duration: 2 to 4 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

Price per player-session

About the adventure

Enjoy the narrative heavy and tactical Mech TTRPG Lancer! Lancer combines aspects of narrative play for character and story moments and then switches to tactical combat when you get into your big stompy robot. If you have ever wanted to give this system a try then this may be the game for you! With guided character creation of a starting character, and a mission that will show you both what Lancer's narrative play and Mech action are like. Setup: "Law is a fickle thing on the Rim. Some planets manage to keep it, but others just don't have a chance. What are you supposed to do when a pirate crew can drop from space with mechs to raid you? The answer is, you call the Star Marshals! When the fringe gets uncivilized, call in a heavily armored piece of civilization for your self." You are new recruits to a for hire law enforcement agency known as the Star Marshals. Recently placed into your Lance and equipped with a GMS Everest Mech, you have been sent on your first job. Your job is a critical part of a larger operation to free a planet from pirates. If everything goes to plan, you should be done before the 92 hour day is finished.

Game Designer

3 years on StartPlaying

515 games hosted

Highly rated for: Creativity, Teacher, Storytelling

Average response time: Under 1 hour

Response rate: 100%

Additional Details

How to prepare

Players will need a microphone and a Discord account for voice chat as it well be held on a Discord server. To play the game players will need a Roll20 account, and to download the free Lancer Rules at to have access to character creation options.

What I provide

I will provide a Discord server for voice chat and a Roll20 game for the dice rolling and mech combat maps.

Gameplay details

This game will contain themes of kidnapping and hostage situations. This game also uses the X,N and O cards, and will also have a blank safety sheet for players to post from if they wish to use the any X,N, or O card anonymously. Additionally there will be a 10 minute break 2 hours into the game for people to use the restroom, get drinks, etc.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

Character creation will take place at the beginning of the game during which time the GM will be there to answer questions and help if there is any trouble. If you have created a character beforehand that is fine as long as it is a License Level 0 character with the Everest Frame.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: Medium
  • Puzzles: Low
  • Experience Level: None

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