Entries by Ian Lemke

The Expanse Meets Cthulhu Awakens!

The Kickstarter for Cthulhu Awakens, which brings cosmic horror from the unimaginable past, through the 1920s, and into the 21st Century, is now live! Both The Expanse RPG and Cthulhu Awakens are powered by AGE: the Adventure Game Engine, which opens new realms of possibility for both universes. The stars have truly aligned…. Part of the appeal of The Expanse are the elements of horror carefully […]

Beyond the Ring

<Incoming transmission.> It’s been a long haul, but we’re getting close to sending Beyond the Ring to print. This sourcebook advances The Expanse timeline, taking us to Ring space and the 1000 worlds beyond the rings. This book joins Abzu’s Bounty and Ships of the Expanse as the third major release for The Expanse RPG. […]

Weapons and Tech in the Expanse RPG

“The Expanse RPG is designed to tell stories in the universe of The Expanse novels, not to be a tactical simulator.” I can’t count how many times I’ve written or uttered this phrase since becoming the line developer.  It’s the best answer I can give when people ask why The Expanse RPG doesn’t have a […]

Ships of the Expanse: Torpedoes Away!

<Incoming transmission.> <URGENT! Imminent contact detected!> Ships of the Expanse is so close we won’t even experience any time delay on this transmission. Ty has signed off on the book, and it’s off to the printers. Since we’re so close, I thought now would be a good time to talk about combat. Let’s begin with […]

Ships of the Expanse – Welcome Aboard

<Incoming transmission.> This is the book you’ve all been waiting for! The first major supplement for The Expanse RPG is all about ships and the dangers and rewards of space travel. So, strap into your crash couch–we’re in for a wild ride. The focal point of many Expanse games is the characters’ ship. Characters are […]