Cyber City – story-focused cyberpunk adventure; first time gamers welcome!

Cyber City – story-focused cyberpunk adventure; first time gamers welcome!

Homebrew Game on Zoom

Price per player-session

You will be charged when a session starts



  • Duration: 2 to 3.5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

Price per player-session

About the adventure

Cyber City is an original, cyberpunk setting with a homebrew ruleset inspired by d20, D&D, Numenera, and others. Set in 2089, the game is light on rules and character focused. Expect heavy roleplay and light to moderate combat. There is a heavy focus on improvisation and player choice with players getting to fill in details of the setting. Cyber City is bursting with every cyberpunk trope you can upload into your neuralink. The tone is darkly comic but with real stakes – think Snow Crash, Total Recall, or Robocop. This game is great for first-time gamers and folks who want a game where the rules don't get in the way of a great story!

Game Designer

3 years on StartPlaying

Additional Details

How to prepare

You will need a mic and ideally a webcam. Reading the rules beforehand is encouraged (they're only a couple pages) but not required. Creating a character beforehand is strongly encouraged. We'll play on Zoom which you should be able to use in your browser. We'll use a digital die roller. You should have your character information easily accessible during the game.

What I provide

I will bring a compelling setting, story, and lots of interesting challenges for the group!

Gameplay details

Session 0 - we will meet for 15 minutes before session to discuss everyone's interests, soft limits, and hard limits X, N, and O Cards - these will be messaged in the Zoom chat Open Door - as described, you may step out of the session at any time and the GM will take over your character Debriefings - we will meet for 15 minutes after session to reflect and discuss what worked and what didn't

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Debriefing
  • Open Door
  • Session 0
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

I will email you character creation instructions beforehand. This is a homebrew setting that is light on rules so I expect the mechanics of character creation to take your less than 30 minutes. What is more pertinent to the game is your character's personality, background, beliefs, what they excel at, and where they struggle. If you're new to gaming and aren't confident creating a character: no problem! We'll spend the beginning of our first session aligning characters and completing character creation.

Players can expect

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

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