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Relics and Rayguns Session 4: Forest Moon

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Following a mysterious set of wormhole exit node coordinates found in an ancient space station, the crew of the Blind Jump arrives in a new solar system, with a hot, Mercury-type planet and a gas giant with an Earth-like moon. They immediately begin scanning for electromagnetic emissions, and quickly trace a faint signal to the […]

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Relics and Rayguns: Session 3

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The crew of the wormhole prospecting ship Blind Jump has discovered a Founder space station in orbit around a red giant. The station turned out to be both active and defended by biomechanical creatures with sharp claws, but thus far the crew has been able to defeat them. Now the six members of the crew […]

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Con Report: Arisia 2020

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The Happy Monsters made their way to Arisia in Boston once again this year for a weekend full of Savage fun. Friday afternoon saw Joy’s first chance for figure drawing (Arisia had two panels specifically for artists to practice their craft) and Scott’s chance to hit the Dealer Room. At 7, Scott and Joy joined […]

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Relics and Rayguns: Session 2

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Six explorers, newly gifted with a wormhole prospecting ship, have boarded an installation of the ancient Founders, the vanished species that seeded the galaxy with wormhole exit nodes and enabled interstellar travel. After exploring the installation for the better part of an hour, the prospectors encounter a pair of strange biomechanical beings standing near a […]

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Relics and Rayguns Session 1

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Six sentients receive a message from a mysterious sender – “You have won a trip to RARCon on Ocheebeh! RARCon is the premiere Relics and Rayguns convention in the Ocheebeh system, with an expected attendance of over 25,000! Eight real node prospector teams will be in attendance! Your wormhole courier ticket is enclosed!” Since wormhole […]

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Relics and Rayguns: Session Zero

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This week, Happy Monster began playtesting on our new setting, Relics and Rayguns! This new setting combines science fiction with dungeon delving, all against a backdrop of social media gone galactic. In other words, Indiana Jones on Twitch in space! Here’s an excerpt from the draft setting book: Relics and Rayguns is set in a […]