ORBITAL gives us airlocks and control panels, pensive faces looking out into the cosmos, improvised fixes for critical systems, military-sponsored subterfuge, warm embraces in the cold vacuum, frantic struggles in zero-gravity and unknowable ancient technology, asking WHAT DO YOU DO NEXT?
In ORBITAL you start by creating your own space station with your friends, filling it with interesting people and threatening it with impending dangers. You’ll all create and own aspects of the setting, taking a shared ownership of your world and your story.
You’ll also create your own character, a specialist who can push back against the threats you’re facing.
Together, you’ll explore your station, its people and their problems using the simple No Dice, No Masters system that puts the focus on character relationships, community struggles and player choice.
Through play, you’ll determine your community’s fate as equal storytellers in your own unique story.
The book contains all the rules & guidance you’ll need to understand how to play. Digital assets, including character sheets, play aids and soundtrack, are available to download alongside the book.
32 pages, reduced A5 size (194x135mm), saddle stitched zine. Cover is riso printed with metallic gold & white inks on Fedrigoni Savile Row Plain Blue. Interior pages are riso printed with federal blue & flat gold inks on Paperback Context Birch. Printed in Nottingham, UK by Dizzy Ink.