Friday, April 21, 2017

MAY SNSO: Guard the Galaxy in TSR's Marvel Super Heroes game!

You may have heard of this new scifi film, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. We're sort of excited about it.

We're makin' our own mashup mixtape of RPG awesomeness by throwing Guardians old and new from comics and films into a TSR Marvel Super Heroes adventure. We'll be using TSR's FASERIP rules, which is code for: easy to learn and fun to play!

Oh and be sure to bring two d10 percentile dice!

6:00 pm / Saturday, May 13
Source Comics & Games
RSVP now and let us know you're coming!

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

  • No previous experience with FASERIP rules necessary
  • BYO dice (2d10s)
  • Characters from the Marvel universe provided
  • As always, this event is FREE
Who knows--maybe even Kevin Bacon will make it?

Friday, March 24, 2017

April Brings: CYPHER System Star Trek!

No, not a rain shower and definitely NOT a practical joke--we've got something special lined up for the first of April -- an awesome, original Star Trek adventure by Erich Doll: STAR TREK: TO A FLAME! If you're looking for an easy-to-learn Trek game, this is the one--we'll be using the Cypher System roleplaying game rules by Monte Cook Games.

This is a "Next Trek" adventure is set in the Next Generation timeline, aboard The USS Hopper, a Galaxy class starship. The three branches of Starfleet have been mapped to the three main classes in Cypher--maximizing their roleplaying potential!

Here's the mission brief:
USS Hopper, Captain's Log: Star Date 43417.1. While returning from a Terra-forming mission in a remote sector of the Alpha Quadrant, we picked up what might be a distress signal although the language was not in the Federation database and we needed a larger sample before our ship's computer could use its heuristic translation algorithm. Being the only Federation ship nearby we were pressed to investigate. We did find a ship, that again wasn't in the Federation database, but it did not respond to our hails or show any sign of a living crew. We transported a hand-picked away team onto the ship and this is their report...
6:00 pm / Saturday, April 1
Source Comics & Games

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

You can also RSVP through the Contact page. And stay on this hailing frequency for more Trek-related games throughout November!

  • BYO dice (d6, 2d10, and d20)
  • Pre-generated character templates
  • No prior experience with Cypher rules necessary

Saturday, March 4, 2017

WANTED: Players who love scifi!

Our games are always free and open to new players. We rotate game masters who typically run one-off adventures you can play in a few hours with little or no experience. 

Come join us for some far-out, sci-fi fun!

Check out the Players page for more info

Friday, February 17, 2017


We're here at Con of the North! We hope you are too! If you received a special MAD ASTRA Bag 'O Space Battles game pack go ahead and download the FREE rules and get started! They're provided through a Creative Commons license so you can edit, share and enjoy as you like--just provide attribution back to Saturday Night Space Opera.

The game is a bare-bones wargame, so you can edit, mash-up, and share, and play as you like. But please, for personal use only--it's not for commercial distribution. Oh, and please credit us with a link back when you do--we want to see how awesome you've made it!

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