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Plundered Stars

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Space is Vast and Empty. Like a Mausoleum. A Tomb. 

*PocketQuest 2023*

The Fermi Paradox it seems is not paradoxical after all, humanity is just very late to the party. The great races, and alien civilisations and interstellar empires rose and flourished across our quadrant of the galaxy before mankind’s evolutionary ancestors had worked out how to grow hair. And then they died, leaving behind vast edifices and abandoned artefacts. Some remnants buried layers of strata, and other adrift in incrementally decaying orbits.

Dangerous remnants at that. As if their creators, now removed from this mortal coil, remain jealous of those lives that came after their demise. Jealous of light, and life and love and laughter.

Valuable artefacts. Immeasurably priceless. And it is very much a sellers’ market. The risks, the costs and the sacrifices required to excavate a xenoarchaeological dig site are all eye-wateringly steep, but the rewards are potentially astronomical.

It is that hope that draws tens of thousands to pursue an ultimately fruitless career in xenoarchaeology. But not you. This one is the big one; this site is going to make you rich and famous. You are almost sure of it.

Plundered Stars is a game about xenoarchaeologists seeking fame and fortune, who have, inevitably, woken something ancient, alien, and murderous. Can they uncover enough associated alien artefacts to make their fortunes and reputations? Can they complete their work in the face of bureaucracy, corporate politics and rival outfits? Can they escape with their lives before something unknowable and possibly face-eating awakes…

Plundered Stars Play AreaThis narrarive game  for 1-4 players uses a deck of cards to generate crisis' and obstacles which your characters cooperate to overcome, using dice -manipulation and -placement mechanics.

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File Last Updated:
June 30, 2023
This title was added to our catalog on July 01, 2023.
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Red Viking Games
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