If you want to participate in some old-school scifi swashbuckling on savage planets with alien women, your rocket ship has arrived. The game is the latest from Savage Worlds, which specializes in adventures organized around Plot Points rather than GM-created scenarios. io9 co-conspirator Ed Grabianowski writes on his Robot Viking blog:

My favorite element of Slipstream is the effort expended trying to explain the quirks and idiosyncracies of classic pulp sci-fi within the game world. Slipstream is actually a pocket universe accessed through black holes. It’s inhabited by thousands of weird species, some native, many hurled there unexpectedly by a black hole. Whole planets have been sucked in and nearly torn apart.

Read more of his review on his blog.


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