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SCUM AND VILLAINY: Fly Me to the Moon

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SCUM AND VILLAINY: Fly Me to the Moon

Scum and Villainy on Roll20, Discord

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: Open to all
  • Price per player-session

    About the adventure

    Unwise deals. Blaster fights. High adventure among the stars. Welcome to the world of Scum and Villainy. Scum and Villainy is a Forged in the Dark game about a spaceship crew trying to make ends meet under the iron-fisted rule of the Galactic Hegemony. Work with the members of your crew to thrive despite powerful criminal syndicates, warring noble families, dangerous aliens, and strange mystics. Explore the ruins of lost civilizations for fun and profit. Can your motley crew hold it together long enough to strike it big and insure your fame across the sector? Scum and Villainy is a stand-alone RPG based on the Forged in the Dark game engine. In this book, you’ll find: - A clear gameplay structure that puts the focus on the criminal undertakings of the crew. A session of play consists of a job followed by recovery, downtime projects, and advancement. - Ship “character sheets” that allow for XP spends, upgrades, and leveling up alongside your characters. - Crew advancement opportunities to reflect the change from a ragtag group barely flying in the black to a reputed crew that has built a name across the sector. - Forged in the Dark tools to help keep the focus on the action of the job rather than the extensive planning needed to make it happen. -Character and ship types to help create a unique and interesting crew at light speed. May your ship fly true, and may your blasters never jam.

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    45 Reviews


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    36 years as a Game Master

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    Brings Shadowdark, Dungeon Crawl Classics, Mutant Crawl Classics, ALIEN, VAESEN, Forbidden Lands, Savage Worlds (Deadlands), WHFRP, Monster of the Week, Pirate Borg, Band of Blades, Scum and Villainy, Blades in the Dark. I use Owlbear Rodeo and Roll20 VTTs and voice chat over Discord. to the table

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    Additional Details

    How to prepare

    You will need a roll2O account and a Discord account both are free. Please make sure you can send and receive audio. By default, this is a "cameras off" game. You will only be using discord for voice and Roll20 as your game interface. Please look over the Player Sheets here:

    What I provide

    All materials needed supplied in game via roll20.

    Gameplay details

    We will do some world building to start and then play to see what happens. Safety tool elements will be present in the VTT.

    Content warnings


    Safety tools used
    • Breaks
    • Lines and Veils
    • Open Door
    • Stars and Wishes
    • X, N, and O Cards
    How will character creation work

    Pre gens are available. PC gen is quick if you want to make one. Take a look here and see of a particular character type suits you: Some overlap is good but diversity in roles is valuable.

    Players can expect

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

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