art by Emilie Kelly. A W’uther man faces off against a roiling creature of murky black smoke, a plasma pistol in each hand. He flips the safety off, raises both guns, and fires. Emerging from the bowels of a massive warship on a pulse cycle, a Wireborn casts a bolt of flame at the encroaching … Continue reading Class Preview: the Survivalist
If you've been checking out our previews this week, you'll notice that our augmented druid uses Planar Bonds instead of Druid Circles as their archetype of choice. The planeshifter's new archetypes are each a bond to a certain plane and the upcoming Galactic Primer on Natural Environments includes one for the Elemental Sphere and the … Continue reading Planeshifter Bonds and Druid Circles
At first glance, this tiny creature is often mistaken for a mote of light or a fuzzy seedling floating through the air. In actuality, it is mouse-like, with a small pointed nose framed by whiskers and fuzzy fur covering its body. The translucent wings on the Murinelle’s back are reminiscent of a dragonfly. Though Murinelles … Continue reading Monster Preview: Murinelle
Depicted here is a Planeshifter with the Bond of Flora Archetype using the Spirit Shape class feature to take on the abilities and appearance of a Chlorofiend. The chlorofiend is known by many names throughout the galaxy, such as hell’s potato, deceiver’s kiss, vileleaf, and most innocuously, nodroot. Whatever title you call it, this tricky … Continue reading Monster Preview: Chlorofiend
The Hielopez are native beings from the Plane of Water that often cross over into arctic oceans around the galaxy and even into certain parts of remote space where the barrier between the planes is thin.
Augmented Druid: The Planeshifter A Human woman centers herself in the middle of a firefight, and suddenly her body is engulfed in spectral flames. The form of a fire elemental surrounds her as she strides into the fray. Arms spread wide, a Piranthi draws on their power. Floral vines spring up from the metal floor … Continue reading Kickstarter Preview
An adult derelict dweller, as seen in the Midgardia oneshot, Dweller in the Deep. Many a deep spacer has heard the legends of the massive, squid-like creatures that roam the outer reaches, making their home in abandoned spaceships and stations, but few have seen one and lived to tell the tale. These shy creatures have … Continue reading Monster Preview: Derelict Dweller
A giant araclathrus, as seen in the Midgardia oneshot, Dweller in the Deep. The origins of the araclathrus are mostly lost to history, as no sentient life remains from their origin to recall how they came to be, save for the fact that they were crafted by mortal hands. What that creator was thinking, why … Continue reading Monster Preview: the Araclathrus
We're back with another update on the Kickstarter! In our previous post, we told you about the primary rewards of our upcoming Kickstarter campaign. A print version of the Core Sourcebook? Relatively self-explanatory, and we'll have more on that later. But today, let's talk about our first supplementary book: The Galactic Primer on Natural Environments. … Continue reading The Galactic Primer on Natural Environments
When we set out to name our little game company, we could have easily leaned into the science fiction angle - after all, Spaceships & Starwyrms is our flagship product. But we knew that we would be working on more than just S&S, and we wanted a name to encapsulate our company values and the … Continue reading Why HopePunk?