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The Stellar Beacon is a quarterly zine that supports the sci-fi RPG Return to the Stars with new adventures and which also explores the gamer and geek culture more broadly.  The first issue is available now. The zine includes:

One Atom of Justice, One Molecule of Mercy, and the Empire of Unsheathed Knives an original essay by novelist Alexandra Rowland, exploring a new science fiction sub-genre: Hopepunk.

Aphrodite on Deck
A solarpunk-themed scenario for Return to the Stars by designer Brie Sheldon

Fallen Juggernaut
Emmett O’Brian brings us a “hard sci-fi” adventure where players explore a mysterious megastructure.

Beginning Gamemaster Pep Talk
Comics writer and illustrator Amy King provides encouragement for new game masters from a new game master.

The Stars, My Sandbox
Non-linear story prompts and encounters for Return to the Stars.

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Updated 16 days ago
Published 19 days ago
CategoryPhysical game
AuthorFestive Ninja
GenreRole Playing
Tagshopepunk, Narrative, Sci-fi, Story Rich, tabletop, zine


Buy Now$5.99 USD or more

In order to download this zine you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Stellar Beacon Issue One Hopepunk.pdf 3 MB

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