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Tales from the Cockpit - PocketQuest 2023 Edition

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A Lost & Found game of a giant robot, its many pilots, and the passage of time.

Tales from the Cockpit is about a Mecha, a giant humanoid robot controlled by a Pilot and designed as a weapon of war. Specifically, it’s about a prototype mecha - if not the first functioning one ever built ever, at least the first one its creators built.

They didn’t hold back on the budget.

Your Mecha can be as sentient as you’d like it to be. It may be ‘just’ a machine, it may have a learning computer that gradually improves, or it may have a fully-aware artificial intelligence. Whatever you decide, the mecha should still have character that allows you to tell an engaging story. In any case, its creators didn’t give it the ability to act on its own. For that, you’ll need a Pilot.

A sample of how time passing can affect your mecha, and some of the stunning victories you might experience!

Based on the Lost & Found SRD, Tales from the Cockpit is a solo RPG that lets you follow your Mecha down through the ages by using writing prompts, questions, the actions of its Pilots, and the passage of Time. You'll tell the story of the various Pilots who control it, the events of history as your machine lays abandoned, how the Mecha changes, and where it comes to its final rest.

Created for PocketQuest 2023, Tales from the Cockpit is now rules complete with all of the Pilots, victories, tragedies, and events over the days and centuries you need to play the game - again and again! Fancier art, layout, and perhaps even a print version are still to come, so enjoy the ashcan discount!

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October 28th, 2023
Tales from the Cockpi is a Lost & Found game about a prototype Mecha! You might think now, cool, I get to pilot a Mecha in this game - not so fast! The game is about the Mechs - not the pilots. And yes, one Mecha - different pilots. Because the pil [...]
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September 21, 2023
This title was added to our catalog on July 01, 2023.
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Seamus Conneely
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