Friday, September 15, 2017

Oct. TABLETOP TESSERACT Program Schedule!


Charge your pulse rifle and prime your rocket boots--it's almost here: a FULL DAY of sci-fi and space opera adventure! Join us at The Source on the second Saturday of October (Oct. 14) for 19 games (12 hours!) of outer space excitement.

Tabletop Tesseract is a FREE event! 

We'll have games for kids, novice players, and veteran space marines. All materials will be provided--in many cases, than includes pre-generated characters so you can hop right into the game.

Feel free to bring your own dice if you like, but we'll have everything you need to get started.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

10:00 a.m. 

Title: STAR TREK ADVENTURES: VULCAN TROUBLES
Description: Your Constitution class starship comes under attack from an Orion raider as you approach the Vulcan world of P’Jem on a clandestine mission. An original series adventure. Pregens provided.
Max Players: 5
Game System: Star Trek Adventures
Publisher: Modiphius Entertainment
Game Master:  John Everett Till 
Approx. run time: 2 hours

Title: MOONCRAFT: A MINECRAFT RPG
Description: This adventure is for ages 7-12. Take a rocket to The Moon! Explore dungeons, gather resources, build your base, and defend yourself against mobs. Can you survive an experience that is out of this world? Come see what this Saturday Morning Space Opera is all about!
Max Players: 6
Game System: No Thank You Evil
Publisher: Monte Cook Games
Game Master:  Oskar and Erik Mornes 
Approx. run time: 2 hours

Title: CORIOLIS: THE THIRD HORIZON
Description: You and your crew mates enter a far-flung, star-spanning future with mysticism and supernatural elements. Coriolis is often described as "Arabian Nights in space." Rules are simple and will be taught.
Max Players: 6
Game System: Coriolis
Publisher: Modiphius Entertainment
Game Master:  Christian Barrett
Approx. run time: 3 hours

Title: THERE BE SPACE MONSTERS
Description: An underwater colony on an oceanic alien world is threatened by what settlers are calling a ‘sea monster’. There is no xenobiological evidence that the creature actually exists, however, so you and a team of scientists have been sent to conduct an ‘investigation’ to calm the settlers.
Max Players: 6
Game System: Cypher System
Publisher: Monte Cook Games
Game Master:  Jenifer Doll 
Approx. run time: 3 hours

Title: UNBROKEN MOON
Description: A century ago the moon colony upon which you were born was severed from all contact with the planet below. Today you are part of the crew who are to rediscover, and hopefully reclaim, your ancestral homeworld.
Max Players: 6
Game System: Savage Worlds
Publisher: Pinnacle Entertainment Group
Game Master:  Ben Pika
Approx. run time: 3 hours

Title: MCC 1: EPSILON CITY BLUES
Description: Manimal! Plantient! Pure Strain! Mutant! Each of you has lived within the secure embrace of the Tribe of Jinn for many sun-cycles, but no more! Cast out into the taboo World Above, you must survive and discover the secrets of the Blue Plague, the wonders of the Ancients, and the terror of the God Who Screams! A zero-level funnel for MCC, set aboard the Starship Warden from Metamorphosis Alpha. Pre-gens provided.
Max Players: 7
Game System: Mutant Crawl Classics
Publisher: Goodman Games
Game Master:  Matt Towle
Approx. run time: 3 hours

1:00 p.m. 

Title: WHAT IN DARKNESS WAITS
Description: A xenoecological research base stationed in an alien cave system is suddenly operating under radio silence and refusing to make contact with local security force patrols despite scans showing normal human activity. Your team has been sent in to investigate.
Max Players: 6
Game System: Cypher System
Publisher: Monte Cook Games
Game Master:  Jenifer Doll 
Approx. run time: 3 hours

Title: STARFINDER:  HOMEBREW ADVENTURE
Description: Hey Pathfinders: come explore a brand new outer space setting in the far future where Golarian has mysteriously disappeared and been replaced by an orbiting space station! This streamlined version of the Pathfinder rules system packs a real sci-fi punch--power armor and all. Discover a bold, weird universe where elves and dwarves meet new alien races, and science fiction mingles with swords and sorcery aboard fantastic starships! Pregens provided.
Max Players: 6
Game System: Starfinder Core Rules
Publisher: Paizo
Game Master:  Ben Pika
Approx. run time: 3 hours

Title: MCC 2: OLD MANIMAL AND THE C-DECK
Description: You've endured the Blue Plague and plundered the dread home of the Piranha-Bats, but are you ready to explore What Lies Beneath? If "Hoss" Cartwright is correct, your only hope is to delve where few mutants have dared before: the service tunnels beneath every main deck of the Warden! Will you find the secret to survival, or only a grisly death for you and your friends? A 1st-level adventure for MCC, set aboard the Starship Warden from Metamorphosis Alpha. Pre-gens provided. MCC 1 players may bring a character that survived.
Max Players: 7
Game System: Mutant Crawl Classics
Publisher: Goodman Games
Game Master:  Matt Towle
Approx. run time: 3 hours

2:00 p.m. 

Title: STARFINDER SOCIETY ROLEPLAYING GUILD SCENARIO 1-02
Description: Theft cannot be tolerated, especially when the culprit is a former Starfinder! The PCs travel to the red world of Akiton, hot on the heels of a deserting Starfinder who stole a magical relic from the vaults of the Lorespire Complex. Things get complicated when they discover what should be a dreary town in Akiton's wastelands is now positively jubilant. Could this revelry, not to mention the re-opening of town's formerly defunct mining operations, be related to the wayward Starfinder? This official Starfinder Society scenario is designed for levels 1-4.
Max Players: 6
Game System: Starfinder Core Rules
Publisher: Paizo
Game Master:  Christian Barrett
Approx. run time: 4 hours 

4:00 p.m. 

Title: SNUBFIGHTER: STAR WARS
Description: Rebellion and Imperial pilots dogfight as the battle of Endor rages. This is an original game that uses simple, easy-to-learn miniatures rules. All materials provided.
Max Players: 6
Game System: Snubfighter
Publisher: Garske Games
Game Master:  Casey Garske
Approx. run time: 2 hours

Title: BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: ROBOT APOCALYPSE
Description: You have received visions of an impending attack on the colony by Cylons. A group of scientists have been working on an escape plan--and they may hold the key to warning the other colonies--before humanity is annihilated. All of this has happened before. But the question remains, does all of this have to happen again?
Max Players: 6
Game System: Battlestar Galactica - Cortex System
Publisher: Margaret Weis Productions
Game Master:  Erik Mornes
Approx. run time: 3 hours

Title: TO BOLDLY GO
Description: Your ship the USS Potemkin and its crew of 350 are being sent out to discover new worlds, make contact with new species, and boldly go where no one has gone before: near the Neutral Zone. What decisions will you make to deal with challenges that emerge?
Max Players: 5
Game System: Kingdom
Publisher: Lame Mage Productions
Game Master:  Patrick Schifano
Approx. run time: 3 hours

Title: SPACE DANDY
Description: He's a dandy guy in space. He combs the galaxy--like his pompadour--on the hunt for aliens. Planet after planet he searches, discovering bizarre new creatures both friendly and...not. These are the spectacular adventures of Space Dandy and his brave space crew in space. Based on the anime.
Max Players: 5
Game System: Fate Core
Publisher: Evil Hat Productions
Game Master:  Bob Cook 
Approx. run time: 3 hours

Title: MUTANT CHRONICLES
Description: Part planetary romance, part cyberpunk. Mutant Chronicles is set among battling interplanetary mega-corporations vying for territory on Mars. Brave the forces of demonic space gods, who spread their foul influence throughout the titanic city of Luna on Earth's moon!
Max Players: 6
Game System: Mutant Chronicles
Publisher: Modiphius Entertainment
Game Master:  Ben Pika
Approx. run time: 3 hours

6:00 p.m. 

Title: STARFINDER SOCIETY ROLEPLAYING GUILD SCENARIO 1-03
Description:  A Starfinder expedition's dusty data from an orbital scan shows signs of active technology on a distant, war-ravaged planet. Following up on this old lead, the Society dispatches a team of Starfinders to investigate the far-off world. Between making first contact and exploring the ruins of a dead civilization, long-buried secrets of the past are ripe for discovery. This official Starfinder Society scenario is designed for levels 1-4.
Max Players: 6
Game System: Starfinder Core Rules
Publisher: Paizo
Game Master:  Christian Barrett
Approx. run time: 4 hours

7:00 p.m. 

Title: STAR TREK ADVENTURES: CARDASSIA: PICKING UP THE PIECES
Description: The Dominion War is over, and Cardassia lies in ruins. You are Federation peacemakers, charged with picking up the pieces in that wartorn region of space, which is plagued by Klingon and Maquis privateers, covert Romulan agents, metagenic plagues, and more. What can you and your crew do to make things better and prevent the next war? Set in ST: The Next Generation era.
Max Players: 5
Game System: Star Trek Adventures
Publisher: Modiphius Entertainment
Game Master:  John Everett Till 
Approx. run time: 3+ hours

Title: ROBOTECH: THE SHADOW CHRONICLES
Description: In search of the Robotech Masters' homeworld, the United Earth Expeditionary Force is constantly on guard for remnants of their Zentraedi army. While investigating the disappearance of several vessels in uncharted space, a Veritech fighter squadron detects a derelict Salan class scout ship. Is it a lifeless hulk from a bygone era, or does it yet contain secrets, guarded by Spectres?
Max Players: 6
Game System: Robotech RPG
Publisher: Palladium Books
Game Master:  Erik Mornes 
Approx. run time: 3+ hours

Title: REN'S REJECTS: STAR WARS
Description: You’ve screwed up again and Captain Phasma has had enough. You're being assigned the most dangerous punishment duty in the First Order: retrieval of Sith artifacts for Kylo Ren. And he has a new planet to search: Rappan Athuk. Sounds lovely. All materials provided.
Max Players: 6
Game System: Stay Frosty
Publisher: Garske Games
Game Master:  Casey Garske 
Approx. run time: 3+ hours

Just a reminder that this event is FREE! 
Space will be limited to table capacity. Mark your calendar and get there early on...

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

We can't take reservations, but please let us know you're coming! Click the image below to RSVP:

Arrive early, stay late! 

Seating is first-come, first served. Plan to arrive before posted game time. Program schedule is subject to change. 

Remember to bookmark this website so you can follow along with the latest updates!

Sunday, September 3, 2017

September is STAR TREK month!

Beam yourself aboard! Come celebrate the release of Modiphius Entertainment's new Star Trek Adventures roleplaying game with SHAKEDOWN CRUISE! Join GM John Till's crew and set your phaser to AWESOME...

MISSION DETAILS:
An Original Series adventure with a new Constitution class starship, a strange Vulcan, and a secret mission in the Neutral Zone!
Don't miss this chance to try out the latest Star Trek RPG for FREE!

6:00 pm / Saturday, September 9
Source Comics + Games
Adventure awaits: RSVP now!

You also can RSVP on the SNSO Google+ Community page. Click the image below:


PLAYERS:
  • Pre-generated characters and dice provided!
  • No prior experience necessary, new players welcome!
  • Remember: We meet on the SECOND Saturday of the Month now!

Sunday, August 20, 2017

TABLETOP TESSERACT: Our first ever sci-fi game festival!


In a dark corner of the galaxy, inside the deepest council chambers of our secret space station (it's no moon!) we've been deviously plotting to take over Source Comics & Games for an entire day!

We're exited to announce our first annual TABLETOP TESSERACT! A full day of space opera, science fiction, and science fantasy gaming. Here's a list of some of the games we're planning to bring to The Source:
  • Battlestar Galactica
  • Coriolis 
  • Cypher System
  • Fate
  • Kingdom
  • Mutant Chronicles
  • No Thank You Evil
  • Robotech
  • Savage Worlds
  • Star Trek Adventures
  • Star Wars Snubfighter
  • Starfinder
As always, this event is FREE! We'll have games for kids, novice players, and veteran space marines. All materials will be provided. Full game scenario and scheduling details to come soon. But for now just clear your calendar for...

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

Click the image below to RSVP and let us know you're coming:

And don't forget to bookmark this website so you can follow along with updates!


Schedule and game list subject to change.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

August is a Mutant Mashup: EPSILON CITY BLUES!


August tabletops are HEATING UP, but it's not the seasons--it's the RADIATION! We've got a special treat--two in fact--a mashup of old and new mutant mayhem: Metamorphosis Alpha and Mutant Crawl Classics! Goodman games has brought the former RPG back from the brink and the latter one is their own mutation, based on the hit Dungeon Crawl Classics! GM Matt Towle leads your party on a wasteland quest.

MISSION DETAILS:
Your tribe has been at peace with the Wolfoids for years. Now, all that has changed. Can your tribe survive the Blue Plague? Can you discover the identity of the God Who Screams? Can you even figure out how to use the elevator? Grab your wooden spear and your glow-balls, it's time for EPSILON CITY BLUES...
6:00 pm / Saturday, August 12
Source Comics + Games
Adventure awaits: RSVP now!

You also can RSVP on the SNSO Google+ Community page. Click the image below:


PLAYERS: