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2400: Inner System Blues

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Earth’s a dump. Mars is a wasteland. Venus belongs to the elite. If you can’t afford a ticket out of system, you gotta take gigs to survive today—and maybe fight for a better tomorrow.

Inner System Blues is a super-slim, self-contained, lo-fi sci-fi RPG about cyberpunk freelancers in a grainy retro-future. It's 3 pages and a cover, fitting on two sides of a letter-sized page, with rules based on the free 24XX SRD.

What is 2400? 2400 is lo-fi sci-fi. It’s centuries in the future, and it’s a decades-old modem that screams like a dying robot when it connects to the net. It’s a space ship with an FTL drive, artificial gravity, and a flickering display you gotta tap a few times to see the jump coordinates. It’s hacking something together with whatever cheap materials you have on hand, ignoring the rules until you need them, banging out something that might not sound finished, but definitely sounds fun. It's a series of micro RPGs that might all be in the same setting, unless they aren't.

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Daniel M July 19, 2021 10:05 am UTC
Used this a few times and it's been great but send to be missing a driver speciality. My suggestion to my players was a d8 in driving and spotting, and take a vehicle capable of seating 6.
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Jason T July 19, 2021 1:21 pm UTC
Not missing, but cut! I was afraid someone that specifically dedicated to just one phase of the job would be boring to play the rest of the time (and totally useless for jobs in low orbit), so I gave the rigger “piloting” and figured they could fly the getaway ship. But if those things don’t concern you, that sounds like a great driver specialty right there.
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This title was added to our catalog on November 16, 2020.
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