Celestial Codex #1

Today introduces a companion feature to the Atlas of Worlds and the Gatecrasher’s Almanac – the Celestial Codex is a feature primarily intended for Starfinder and related softer sci-fi games out there, a record of systems for intrepid crews to venture into.

System ID: ACHERON DELTA

Stellar Type: Orange K-class star

Planets: 6

Orbital Debris: 2 asteroid belts, Kuiper zone, Oort cloud

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Celestial Codex #1

On Starfinder

Today, I’m going to talk about Starfinder – not because I have any more insight than anyone else, but because I want to talk about what I hope. It’s heroic fantasy space opera, of course I’m interested in it – not so much the setting, but the hope for a swashbuckling-capable sci-fi setting that isn’t burdened by the weight of things that choke a lot of other systems that have tried to do this.

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On Starfinder

GenCon Takeaways

I didn’t get to attend GenCon this year – or any year other than the one after I won the only Neoncon Iron GM competition – but like most of us I’ve heard plenty about what was done over there and what was announced. I’ll poke at a few highlights today, since the thing I really want to talk about is something I don’t know much about yet.

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GenCon Takeaways

Starfinder Announced

Paizo has announced a new game line, based off their Pathfinder properties – a science fantasy line they’ve dubbed Starfinder. For those of us who backed the Aethera setting on Kickstarter, this came with the news that the people working on it will apparently be involved with Starfinder as well, although so far we’ve been promised that the new product line won’t interfere with the Kickstarted products. So today I’ll look at what I have knowledge of, and indulge in a bit of speculation.

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Starfinder Announced