The first issue of the Stellar Beacon is a available now. The quarterly zine features features story focused science fictions adventures written for the Fate based RPG Return to the Stars, but which are adaptable for any sci-fi role playing game. Aphrodite on Deck is a solarpunk investigation involving scientific analysis and negotiating cultural conflict. Explore an abandoned orbital megastructure in Fallen Juggernaut. The Stars, My Sandbox brings you non-linear story prompts and encounters.
The Stellar Beacon also explores the gamer and geek culture more broadly. One Atom of Justice, One Molecule of Mercy, and the Empire of Unsheathed Knives an original essay by novelist Alexandra Rowland, explores the contested new science fiction sub-genre: Hopepunk. And comic writer and illustrator Amy King gives a pep talk to new gamemasters from a new game master!
Be sure to also grab a free copy of Return to the Stars on Itch!