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Lancer // Ghosts of the Past

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Lancer // Ghosts of the Past

Lancer on Discord, Foundry VTT

Price per player-session
You will be charged when a session starts



  • Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

Price per player-session

About the adventure

Welcome to the unknown, pilot. I know it's not where you were tryin' to end up, but it's where you've found yourself. We've got Stalkers, cultists, enemy city-states, and more hostile megafauna than you can shake a rail gun at. If you wanna survive here, you've gotta learn to survive in the Shimmer, the anomaly that covers most of the planet's surface and warps reality - and the the creatures - within its boundaries. Can you and your mech brave the unexplored and discover the secrets that haunt this world? :///: 13,000 years from now, in a universe where the death knells of an anthrochauvinistic human empire have shepherded the human race towards a post-scarcity utopia-in-progress, hotshot pilots clash on the fringe of civilisation in mechanised suits. These Lancers are the cavalry, called in to solve the problems that cannot be resolved any other way. You are a lancer. These are your stories. :///: Lancer is a mecha RPG with a focus on narrative storytelling and roleplay, combined with tactical, explosive robot combat. With incredibly deep lore, customizable mechs, and intense combat, your pilot will explore the galaxy and the mysteries it has to offer.

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Players will need a discord account, a mic, and a decent internet connection. A webcam is preferable, as being "face-to-face" makes for a better play experience, but is not necessary. Players should also do some reading on the game's mechanics and setting to familiarize themselves a bit with the lore and themes of the game.

What I provide

I'll be providing the Foundry instance and license we'll use to play the game, as well as mecha tokens, maps, and too many voices to accurately keep track of.

Gameplay details

While not in mecha combat, Lancer is a very rules-light, narrative-focused game. Combat, however, while fast-paced, is very crunchy and tactical.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • Lines and Veils
  • Session 0
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

Character creation will happen during Session Zero. Come to the table with a few ideas, and we'll talk as a group and decide what we want our squad of Lancers to look like.

Players can expect

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

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