Teens in Space is a space opera RPG that uses the “Powered byKids on Bikes” system, first used in the award wininng Kids on Bikes. Written and created by celebrated game designers Jon Gilmour (Dead of Winter, Kids on Bikes) & Doug Levandowski (Gothic Doctor, Kids on Bikes) with the evocative art ofHeather Vaughan(Beneath Nexus,Kids on Bikes), Teens in Space is a rules-light storytelling system that takes you into the cosmos for adventure and profit.
Kids on Bikesis NOT required to playTeens in Space.
The Adventures of Teens in Space take place across the vast and sometimes uncharted reaches of the universe, with fantastical things like:
Diverse and interesting alien species of all shapes and sizes
Powerful faster than light space ships that can take you across the universe
Strange, beautiful, and even terrifying worlds ripped right from your imagination
Teens in Space takes characters to places beyond our celestial comfort zone, out into the cosmos where anything and everything *could* happen.
Teens in Space is a 126 page, rules-light, fast-paced storytelling game using the "Powered by Kids on Bikes" system meaning that many players will feel right at home. Despite the added layers of Sci-Fi this remains a game in which you can jump right into the action and start playing RIGHT NOW!
Using familiar stats like GRIT, CHARM, FIGHT, FLIGHT, BRAINS and BRAWN, you’ll jump into the action. Each skill is represented by a polyhedral die based on your character’s competence. More sides = better chance of success.
Character and Ship Creation
Character creation is a hallmark feature of the "Powered by Kids On Bikes" system, and we've added even more of what you loved from before withTeens in Space!
Featuring an all new, immersive ship-creation process, you and the other players will create their collective "home away from home" (and in part the very universe) for your game as you create your characters. You’ll start with Tropes you know and love (like the Newbie, the Merc, or the Captain), you’ll flesh your characters out by developing their relationships to the crew and the ship!
Did we forget to mention ship improvements?
Teens in Spacealso features a vast series of options for the customization of your ships as your trek across the cosmos. From specialized upgrades effective in the new ship to ship combat system, or more utilitarian instrunments that can help you solve the mysteries of the universe - go in for the long haul and build that personal connection with your vessel!
Possibly the greatest tool in your high tech arsenal, the ship will no doubt be getting you out of a pinch or two. You'll need to choose how you upgrade your ship wisely!
The vast cosmos are waiting to be explored… does your crew have the moxy to claim glory?