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Last Days of Hadley's Hope — An Introduction to the Alien RPG.

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Last Days of Hadley's Hope — An Introduction to the Alien RPG.

Alien RPG on Fantasy Grounds

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

$20.00

Information
  • Duration: 3 to 6 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: Beginner
  • Price per player-session
    $20.00

    About the adventure

    "Hadley's Hope is a "shake and bake" colony located on the moon LV-426. Established in 2157, the colony is a terraforming, research, and mining facility, and a new home to its pioneers. By 2179 there are 158 colonists there, and the first natives of LV-426 had been born. The giant processors are changing the atmosphere: now breathable, but still choked by dense clouds and wracked by electrical storms. The sky is always gloomy, more like night than day. Even when the sun is above the horizon it's often hidden behind the giant form of Calpamos, LV-426's parent planet. Some said building the colony was unwise. The moon hadn't even been mapped in 2157, the weather would make life a constant struggle, and the violent geology made it feel as if the world didn't want anyone there at all. Yet someone at Weyland-Yutani allocated the budget and gave the green light, and so Hadley's Hope was founded. Supervisor Al Simpson got stuck into the job and the colonists soon learned to live with LV-426's quirks. it wasn't long before they were making a success of this most unlikely of colonies. Four days ago, a wildcatter named Russ Jorden was brought back, infected with something. He died, and some snake-like parasite disappeared into the guts of the base. Security has had no luck catching the thing, and somehow more people were infected. Rumor has it that some of them have died, and that there are more of these snake-things than Supervisor Simpson is admitting to. Simpson spoke over the intercoms, calling for calm." This is an introductory game of the Alien RPG by Free League Publishing. It is a quick and easy game system that allows players to experience the Alien Universe with amazing freedom of action while using simple, intuitive rules that can be learned, "on the fly". You can join this game with the demo or free version of Fantasy Grounds Unity. Voice chat will be through Discord.

    Professional Game Master

    Ian

    9 Reviews

    30 years as a TTRPG player

    1 year as a Game Master

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    Additional Details

    How to prepare

    Mic and headset for discord with push to talk enabled. Download FGU demo version - You don't need to purchase this. Discord invite will go out and a Channel with any relevant information will be available to read prior to the game starting.

    What I provide

    It is all online

    Gameplay details

    Open game, 30 minutes before start of the game to grab your characters and discuss starting out.

    Content warnings

      (none)

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

    Characters are all Pre-generated before the game starts. You will have a choice out of 7 different playable characters for this session. All information for the characters will be within the discord channel and choice of character made before the game starts,

    Players can expect

    • Combat/Tactics: Medium
    • Roleplay: Medium
    • Puzzles: Low
    • Experience Level: Beginner

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