A downloadable solo tool

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Triplanetary and First Lensman were the first two novels in the classic Lensman series of books by E. E. "Doc" Smith, the father of Space Opera as a genre. This book takes the public domain text of those first two novels and turns them into a solo roleplaying resource, using the Cut Up technique.

Cut Up Solo is a technique that uses random snippets of text that you pick and fit together, creating what the GM says to you. You can then respond to that, and then the cycle repeats. As all the snippets in this set all come from the same author, and series of books, it gives a sense of continuity.

Cut up play is very different from more traditional oracle-driven solo play. If you struggle with how to interpret word pairs or prompts, cut up could be for you.

These stories contain over 148,000 words of text, chopped into snippets of 4 or 5 words. You get over 35,000 snippets to mix and match in your solo games. The PDF contains two d1000 tables of snippets, and the spreadsheets contain the full set of snippets.

A print version of this book is available on my website.

CategoryPhysical game
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AuthorParts Per Million
GenreRole Playing
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Buy Now$3.99 USD or more

In order to download this solo tool you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $3.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

CUT011 Triplanetary Lensman PPM Games.zip 2 MB


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Lensman is forever underrated.

Yes, it is a brilliant space opera series.