Spooky Action at a Distance
A downloadable game
Spooky Action at a Distance is a single-player tabletop roleplaying game about humanity’s first contact with alien life. You’ll create the circumstances of first contact including the method of interaction and humanity’s base camp. You’ll then create your character, the envoy, who will attempt to interact with the alien. You’ll write about first contact, what the envoy discovers about the alien, and define the alien as you play.
To play the game you will need these rules, 2 six-sided dice (referred to as 1d6 or 2d6), and a journal to record your sessions.
- Players: 1
- Playtime: 1-2 hours
Written & Designed by Michael Elliott
Based on plot ARMOR by Orion D Black
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- External Containment Bureau - Live Now on KickstarterFeb 10, 2021
- Version 3.0 - New LookJun 20, 2020
- Version 2.0Nov 05, 2019
- Community Copies AddedOct 10, 2019
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