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Escape from Eros | Beginner Adventure

The Expanse RPG on Foundry VTT, Discord

Price per player-session

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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session

About the adventure

Welcome to the thrilling world of The Expanse Role Playing Game, where you can step into the shoes of characters navigating the vast and complex universe of James S.A. Corey's critically acclaimed book series and hit television show, The Expanse. In this immersive tabletop RPG, you will embark on daring adventures, explore distant planets, and unravel the political intrigues that shape humanity's future. Set hundreds of years in the future, The Expanse RPG transports you to a time when humanity has colonized the solar system. The discovery of the protomolecule, an alien technology, has opened up new frontiers and intensified the struggle for power between Earth, Mars, and the Belt, the independent communities that reside in the asteroid belt and beyond. As a player, you have the freedom to create a character from any faction or background, be it an Earther, a Martian, or a Belter. Each faction offers unique advantages, challenges, and perspectives on the ever-evolving solar system. Whether you choose to be a seasoned spacefaring pilot, a cunning detective, a brilliant scientist, or a skilled soldier, your character's skills, abilities, and decisions will shape the course of the game. The Expanse RPG utilizes the AGE System, a flexible and intuitive ruleset designed to enhance storytelling and immersive gameplay. With a focus on character development, narrative-driven scenarios, and engaging mechanics, the game encourages collaboration and strategic thinking. The AGE System allows for dynamic and exciting combat encounters, realistic space travel mechanics, and the exploration of intricate social and political landscapes. The richly detailed setting of The Expanse serves as a backdrop for your adventures. From the teeming metropolises of Earth, with its sprawling skyscrapers and bustling markets, to the terraformed landscapes of Mars, with its cutting-edge technology and militaristic society, to the gritty frontier of the Belt, with its resource struggles and diverse cultures, every location is steeped in vivid lore and ripe with potential for gripping stories. In this game, you will face not only the dangers of space exploration but also the moral dilemmas and ethical challenges that arise in a world on the brink of conflict. Will you be a force for unity, seeking peace and understanding between factions? Or will you be an agent of chaos, exploiting the weaknesses of others for personal gain? The choices are yours to make, and they will shape the future of humanity. Whether you are a fan of The Expanse book series or the television adaptation, or if you are new to the franchise altogether, The Expanse RPG offers an exciting and immersive experience for players of all backgrounds. Get ready to embark on an epic journey, where the survival of humanity hangs in the balance and the fate of the solar system lies in your hands. Welcome to The Expanse Role Playing Game. The stars await you.

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3 years on StartPlaying

909 games hosted

Highly rated for: Knows the Rules, Teacher, Creativity

Average response time: Under 1 hour

Response rate: 100%

Additional Details

How to prepare

You will need either a PC or Mac-compatible PC with broadband internet access and electricity to play in this game; a mouse with left and right buttons, as well as a third button and mouse wheel is optimal for online use of Foundry VTT. You will need a Discord account to access the game chat. The Foundry VTT runs on a modern web browser, so there is nothing to install if you have a browser on your computer. If you have an older computer, you might consider using the Foundry Lightweight Client, which is a free lightweight web browser that gives you the most bang for your machine's capabilities. You can get it for free here: If you intend to speak in the voice channel on Discord, you should have a headset with a microphone. *You will be required to set up a push-to-talk button*; you are, however, free to communicate to the group using text only in Discord, but you will then need speakers to hear their chat and the game sounds. Special text-only sessions are available for the deaf and hard of hearing. Don't hesitate to get in touch with me if you'd like to schedule one. Bringing a friend or two would help ensure we don't need to recruit additional players. While text-only is actually my preferred method of play, it does seem difficult to organize those games. Instructions for setting up the push-to-talk button and installing all the needed software are available on my Discord channel (#getting-started), to which you will be supplied a link when you join.

What I provide

I bring the sounds, rules, vtt, and the adventure. You bring yourself and a willingness to have an awesome time.

Gameplay details

This is an introductory science fiction-adventure RPG game one-shot. We use a Yellow-card, Red-card system if you feel that some content is too much for you, but in general, this content is PG-13 in nature and not very graphic, in line with expectations you might have from watching the television series.

Content warnings


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

Players will select from a number of pre-generated characters created explicitly for the starter adventure we will be playing through in this one-shot. There will be a campaign later on that will give you the opportunity to create a custom character for yourself.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: Medium
  • Puzzles: Medium
  • Experience Level: Open to all

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