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Hopes and Dreams of the Orbital Bound
Craig Duffy, Emzy Whisker, Blair Smith, Val Sannais
Tags: Funding, Digital, Print, Stand-alone, ZIMO 2023

Hopes and Dreams of the Orbital Bound is a slice of life RPG that explores life aboard a gigantic alien space station and how, for those that have known nothing else, even life in space can become normal, or even boring. The game draws narrative inspiration for the works of Becky Chambers and her Wayfarer novels while the mechanics were inspired by Greggor Hutton's cyberpunk game Remember Tomorrow. Players pass control of characters, factions and situations from one to another using a rotating GM role to narrate scenes of individual growth, build relationships and challenge the situations facing their community. Over time, as characters enter and leave they will build a vibrant collective of characters and locations that can be used to populate future games set within the Dyson Eclipse.