This is the rock and roll future of yesteryear that never was—and nobody wanted.
It is an intergalactic age of cowboys, outlaws and bandits playing on an interstellar stage. It is a time of hyper-capitalism and a cut-throat gig economy. Unreliable trash-heaps carry scrappy underdogs to their next gig, and corporation freighters lumber across the horizon laden with an empire’s bounty.
These are the music-fuelled, moon-age daydreams of a rebel space age.
These are your ORBITAL BLUES.
Orbital Blues- Core Book
ORBITAL BLUES is a lo-fi space western roleplaying game from SoulMuppet Publishing, written by Sam Sleney & Zachary Cox. A roleplaying love-letter to off-beat sci-fi, vintage music, and cooperative old-school styled roleplay, Orbital Blues allows you to play out rules-light tabletop adventures in the style of space westerns such as Cowboy Bebop, Firefly and Guardians of the Galaxy
Stepping into the shoes of Interstellar Outlaws, players band together to form Crews, and navigate a hard-going, gig-economy living on the fringes of a space-faring society.
Developed on the critically acclaimed rules-lite system of Best Left Buried, Orbital Blues uses a simple D6 based system with 3 basic stats - MUSCLE, GRIT, and SAVVY - to handle rolls and uncertainty - putting the narrative and relationships of the player characters at the heart of play without the baggage of hefty mechanics, classes or roles.
Written by Sam Sleney & Zachary Cox. Art by Joshua Clark. Layout and Cartography by Lone Archivist.
208 pages, 6x9, hardcover, sewn binding, full color throughout. PDF included.
Orbital Blues GM Screen
A 4 panel GM screen for Orbital Blues. Handy reference information for running the game and thematic artwork on the player-facing side.
Folding GM screen, A5, 8 panels, full color. PDF not included.
Wayward Stars - An Orbital Blues Art Book
Wayward Stars is an ART BOOK for Orbital Blues, containing never before seen images and a behind the scenes look at the art of Joshua Clark, who created the visual language of Orbital Blues.
Full of work-in-progress images and special commentary from Joshua himself, the book is also packed with secret tidbits of lore allowing it to act a worldbuilding book.
This book contains no rules or content to assist gameplay, but rather provides a look at the visual design and aesthetics of the world of Orbital Blues
72 pages, A4 size, landscape oriented, hardcover, sewn binding, full color throughout. PDF included.
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