Mothership, the award-winning indie horror RPG, is getting a boxed set

Mothership, the acclaimed tabletop role-playing video game, will quickly be available in a boxed starter set. The Kickstarter project released on Tuesday and fulfilled its objective of $20,000 nearly instantly. Fans can get a complete physical variation for simply $59, with shipment anticipated by Nov. 2022.

Publisher Tuesday Knight Games is running the project through Dec. 2, and it provides several stretch objectives, which would open loadouts, more beasts, and a three-panel Warden’s Screen for the video game master.

Very first released in 2018, Mothership was composed and shown by Sean McCoy and influenced by franchises like Alien, Dead Area, and movies like Occasion Horizon. In it, gamers handle the function of the teamsters, researchers, androids, and marines checking out near-future deep space. The rules-lite system gets gamers up and running rapidly, with single-page directions for both character and starship production. It’s likewise especially lethal, with numerous projects created with a wonderful overall celebration kill in mind.

Mothership increased to prominence in 2019 when, at the Gen Con video gaming convention, Mothership: Gamer’s Survival Guide won the Ennie Award for finest video game. That exact same year, Mothership module Dead World likewise won a silver Ennie Award award for finest experience. Because that time it’s stayed among the most popular indie TRPGs around, frequently ranking amongst the very popular items on DriveThruRPG.

A two-page spread from Dead Planet: Moon Colony Bloodbath

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A two-page spread from A Pound of Flesh.

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The Kickstarter has a lot of enjoyable upgrades, such as a luxurious variation that consists of experience modules Dead World, A Pound of Flesh, and Gradient Descent. There’s likewise a $199 package that consists of a lot of extra pamphlet-sized mini-modules, a tee shirt, and unique dice. On the other end of the spectrum, you can get the digital edition for simply $29.

You can get a physical copy of the initial Mothership: Gamer’s Survival Guide today for $14.99 at the Tuesday Knight Games online store. That book likewise comes bundled with a totally free PDF, which is likewise readily available independently as a pay-what-you-want download on DriveThruRPG.


Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.