The Last Remaining Light - An ALIEN RPG One-Shot

The Last Remaining Light - An ALIEN RPG One-Shot

Alien RPG, Year Zero Engine on Foundry VTT, Discord

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  • Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Beginner

Price per player-session

About the adventure

Working in the mines is not a lavish lifestyle, but it's good honest work. As your shift starts you and your team descend to the mines on NV-384 hoping to find the next big payday. During your descent, "unexpected seismic activity" caused a mechanical failure in the lift, sending you and your mining team plummeting beneath the surface. Desperately pulling at the Emergency Brake, you slow the lift just enough as it crashes into the rocky ground. The debris and dust create an eerie glow from the surface light illuminating the damaged lift. Radio transmissions with the surface squawk back with garbled static. As the dust settles the dim emergency lights bathe the ground in a soft orange hue. You contemplate climbing up the shaft but as you do rubble quickly crumbles down cutting off your escape, collapsing the shaft and sweeping away... The Last Remaining Light. ---- "The Last Remaining Light" is a one-shot scenario I wrote for the ALIEN RPG which features "everyday heroes" working together in a crisis situation.

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Each player should be able to use Discord for the purpose of broadcasting and receiving audio. Video is not required. The Foundry Virtual Tabletop runs on Google Chrome and will have all of your character information already filled out, it also contains a dice roller which we will be using throughout the game, it even has a copy of the Core Rulebook for referencing. If you've never used the Foundry Virtual Tabletop or played the ALIEN RPG before then make sure you arrive on-time or early to get a quick feel for the rules and the system. The gameplay overall will not be extremely rules-critical, the focus is on fun, fast, and exciting experience.

What I provide

A custom-made scenario along with some other custom content for the ALIEN RPG system. Foundry VTT along with the ALIEN RPG modules associated which contain all of the character sheets, rules, items, dice, maps, and handouts that you will need to play. Additionally there are the sound effects, thematic music, ambience, and dynamic lighting.

Gameplay details

This short scenario is meant to give players a taste of the ALIEN RPG. It is designed to give you a brief taste of Cinematic gameplay while adding in puzzles and elements of mystery in place of typical combat. The game is fast moving, tense, and atmospheric. Similar to horror/thriller movies, characters may die along the way but the player will then get a new character to take control of after a short break. CONTENT - The game features blood, stressful situations, fear, violence, suspense, and alien creatures. There may still be players fighting aliens, and possibly even players fighting other humans or each other. If any of this content is triggering to you then please avoid this game. SAFETY TOOLS - I'd ask that all players be familiar with the TTRPG Safety Tools as available here ( 1. Before the game starts we will use the LINES AND VEILS to identify any possible trigger scenes in the game and either remove, adjust, or avoid them. 2. During the game if you encounter a scene that is triggering we will use the OPEN DOOR policy, you as a player can step away. If the player is comfortable they can indicate what is triggering at that time and return when the scene is over. 3. After the game ends you can DM your feedback, positive or negative. I will use this opportunity for feedback to improve future sessions. Keep in mind the following while playing - 1. This is meant to be a fun and friendly gaming environment. Please avoid hateful comments and other triggering interactions with players. Please don't harass the other players, or engage in gameplay that would hurt their experience. If a player is being made uncomfortable you will be given one (1) warning. If it happens again then you will be asked to leave the session. No refunds will be given for players asked to leave. 2. The game will start within five (5) minutes of the game start time. The game will not be held up past this point, please do not be late. 3. If you aren't able to make the session then please let me know so I can plan accordingly. All players are charged one hour into the game and refunds will not be given for empty seats with no notice. 4. I personally choose not to use strong language. If there is any content that you are not comfortable with then please let me know immediately.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Debriefing
  • Lines and Veils
  • Open Door
How will character creation work

The characters are pre-generated and ready to use! None of them are seasoned combat veterans, they are the "everyday heroes" that walk among us. Each character will have a personality, brief background, a buddy or rival to interact with in-game, and most importantly - a secret Personal Agenda that they will be trying to accomplish during the session. If something terrible happens to your character then you'll be given an NPC to play as, and the game will continue as normal. The NPCs have stats and personal agendas just like the other PCs.

Players can expect

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

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