A safe but dull utopia has an unexpected need for people who can go outside of the norm and venture into dangerous situations. They’re a bit light on those, as a society, but by relaxing the constraints a bit on the psych profiles, they’ve got some candidates who are within a few standard deviations of ‘Adventurous’.
Oneironauts journey into a patient’s psyche to guide them through constructed scenarios to a better mental state. Unfortunately, pushing on one part of a personality has a tendency to make it push back from somewhere else, …
Craig tries to combine A Christmas Carol with Solo Shifts on a Spaceship, and fails, but Ben recovers the idea
Ben pitches the idea of a Clip Show Holiday Episode of an RPG campaign, as a way to look back on the game so far & a sneaky way to see which bits the players remember the most
The regulars at a dive bar are called upon, at Christmas Eve, to make a Christmas Miracle occur. It’s not going to be easy, the situation is probably already out of control, and it all has to happen by Christmas Morning
With Christmas looming, inexplicable anonymous helpful acts are being performed. Is it Elves? Kindly House Spirits? Or is something leaking through from the Gigantic Research Facility next to the town?
The Potstickers of Dorian Gray – When unexplained events occur, when there’s no rational explanation, and when you desperately need to keep things quiet so that the FBI doesn’t notice what you’re up to, your only hope is Those Meddling Kids.
Cultural Misappropriation: The RPG – To protect our culture from the Humans, we will put in place a layer of memes to distract them.
Dumpling Masters – When your ( and everyone else’s ) magic is infused into food, it can quite literally go stale.
The Greatest Kingdom In History is facing certain destruction, and while they can’t save the place, they can save the people. Of course, to do so, someone has to stay behind to close the doors after everyone else has left.
A society living on the endless sloping face of a Megastructure, where heading downhill is a matter of balance and a platform with wheels on it, and where they have no idea whether there’s anyone else out there. And if you’re stuck on the surface of a Megastructure, with no immediate ability to escape & a strong desire not to attract the attention of the builders of that Megastructure, how far will you have to travel to collect the parts you need without anyone noticing?
The World Is Over, You Survived – The world ended, society, civilization, and the basic fabric of the land have shattered, and an enormous amount has been lost, including the knowledge of what actually happened. Figuring it out will involve traveling to the scattered fragments of the world, each of which has its own soundtrack.
We’re All Lost In The Fog, And We’re Not Alone – A medieval town is isolated by a thick shifting fog, and threatened by the creatures roaming around inside that fog. But the fog itself seems to be trying to hide the townsfolk, and while people are reporting seeing strange creatures of legend & myth moving around town, they seem to be just as trapped and scared as everyone else.
Kids On Grav Bikes – The adventures of the kids on a Starfleet Ship as they encounter and investigate the sort of things that the Crew just don’t take seriously, occasionally assisted by the mysterious proprietor of the lower deck bagel kiosk.
Action-Packed Bagel Delivery – They’re the best bagels in the known universe, and your job is to deliver them. Anywhere. Any time. No matter the odds, the bagels will get through.
Pot-Luck RPG – You’re not the great big heroes, you’re having to do the heroic stuff anyway, and the goal really IS to play with your food.
The Bagel Is Everything – For some reason, bagels are locked out of starship replicators. All starship replicators. Nobody knows why, but your orders are to find out, no matter what it takes.
Secretive Bagels – The Starfleet Bagels chain provides delicious food and a relaxing atmosphere. It also provides intelligence data to Star Fleet.
Yes, But Can The Crew Eat This? – Going to new places, finding new things, and trying to work out whether they’re edible. And assuming that it’s edible for enough of the species in the Federation, getting that food supplied to ships in all the strange places Starfleet ships tend to go.
Hero Roadies – Your job is to make the Hero look good & to not get noticed, which gets more difficult the more heroic their actions become
Just Make Me Look Good – Maybe the Hero’s power is fading, maybe their powers are drastically oversold, or maybe they were just lucky at the right time. No matter what, they need you to keep them in the spotlight, to keep them relevant, and to keep them alive
Laser Plated Hero – What condiments do you want on your enormous high-tech sandwich?
Hearts & Minds On Mars – Trying to effect political change in a high-tech serfdom
The Sphere of Various Dooms: Terrible things are locked away for a reason. World-destroying remnants of technology are put where they can’t get out. And now the only hope to save yourselves lies somewhere inside the one place that nobody wants to go.
OAP Apocalypse World – Retirees with limited funds, mobility, and current-day knowledge venture out into the modern world, in search of adventure, or just something better than the retirement home.
Little People, Giant World – Miniature humans exploring the world outside of their home discover the truths & the misunderstandings of their own past.
Combat Xenoarcheology – Looking for relics of previous civilizations, battling other xenoarchaeologists, and trying not to to let the things you find kill you or destroy the galaxy.