SS Placeholder: Monster in the House

Last night’s Fate Accelerated game was extremely fun, silly, over-the-top…. and then it went intense and dark, almost in an instant. The tone change was done well, I thought, and the end result was a “monster of the week” adventure that worked really, really well. We had previously received a communique with a falsified source […]

SS Placeholder Shenanigans, part 2

Notes from the SS Placeholder Fate Accelerated game from last week, wrapping up our Innabelle 5 delivery of a giant land shark with a forehead-mounted laser.  Arrival at Innabelle 5, contacted by the spaceport traffic control. Kiray learns this is a resort planet, so changes into her bikini (mandatory uniform for female crewmembers of the SS […]

The SS Pla Cehol Der Launches!

Our lead-in: After blowing up a sun and failing to deliver sunscreen to Mr. Valentine the vampire, we’re in danger of losing our commission with Space Race. Let’s review the crew: Captain Ryan Steele (the third e is silent…but deadly): Zapf Branigan, if Zapf were an international pop star before having a major, public meltdown over […]

FAE: SS Placeholder

Our Moving Forward campaign is on hiatus (and returned to Tuesday nights) while Alex takes a break for school, so we’re embarking on a Fate Accelerate Edition (FAE) campaign of whimsical space sci fi. If this reminds you of the Wild Side campaign, please note that it’s a bit different, largely because everyone involved is […]