Induced Through the Stars

Submitter: Badger, 1st Class
Description: Decadent Victorian steampunk space opera.

Cultural Organization

Society composed of politically autonomous geographical regions ranging in size from cities to continents or entire planets. "I am a citizen of Great Britain"

Social Conditions

The society is in the midst of a complete overthrow of existing structures. Ex.: French Revolution, Chinese Cultural Revolution

Tech Level

Faster-than-light star travel, sentient computers, mature genetic engineering, nanotechology, longevity, particle-beam blaster, cold fusion, panimmunity, brain-tapes, complex implants, suspended animation, automedic; similar to Babylon 5 or Star Trek's Enterprise era
Starfaring (TL 9)

Narrative Emphasis

Exotic locations, foreign peoples, strange creatures, unknown histories

Reality Style

Sin-tainted characters in a decadent and decaying world



Magic which can be used to produce new effects improvizatinally. Mage and Ars Magica both have this sort of system.
Structure: Flexible

Creation of permanent magical devices.
Spice: Enchanting

Creation of potions and other single-use magic items.
And: Alchemy

Cinematic Martial Arts


Psionics are an outgrowth of the processes of life, and variables such as species, emotions and states of consciousness can affect psychic powers.
Structure: Bio-Psionics

Psionics can only be induced artificially through surgery, drugs, etc.
Development: Artificial

All people are psychic, though only a few are powerful enough to use it consciously or to great effect. Psychics may seem strange to most people, and high-powered attacks may affect bystanders.
Along With: Universal

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