Kickstarting Flotsam, an RPG about "marginalized people in space"

Josh writes, "Imagine the Belters of the Expanse watching as Earth and Mars shape their lives, the civilians in Battlestar Galactica living with the decisions made by the military and the folk of Downbelow in Babylon 5, abandoned to destitution and squalor by those who built the station. Flotsam is a game is about characters like that. In Flotsam you play outcasts, renegades and misfits trying to make their way in a world where poverty and gang conflict sit alongside alien technology and supernatural weirdness. You play through their lives, their interpersonal relationships and small-scale drama against the epic backdrop of space."

The core team have shipped a few games successfully in the past, which bodes well for getting this one shipped (the project is fully funded, too).

PDF versions available from £6 and up; physical books from £16 and up.

Your Primary character might be:

* The Thunder, a gang leader or law enforcer
* The Spider, a trader, spymaster or criminal
* The Voice, a cultist, community leader or demagogue
* The Cast-Off, a drifter and freelancer
* The Sybyl, a prophetess with uncanny powers
* The Hybrid, a blend of human and something else (AI, alien, god)

You could push forward a Situation like:

* The Community’s social strife and internal divisions
* The relentless effects of Poverty
* The Gangs who run things down here
* The Above, a more prosperous and powerful society
* The Spirits who inhabit this place Flotsam: Adrift Amongst the Stars [Josh Fox and Becky Annison/Kickstarter]