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Save the Universe is a tabletop sci-fi adventure roleplaying game in which the players create their own great galactic menace and then portray the brave heroes battling against it.

Worldbuilding prompts and character archetypes get your game started quickly. Simple, story-focused rules reduce bookkeeping and prep time, reward your players for pursuing dramatic subplots, and highlight the backgrounds and past adventures of the heroes.

Save the Universe is available for you to download and enjoy for free, or at whatever price seems fair to you. 

If you see any problems with the documents, let me know and I'll address them as soon as I can.

Published 6 days ago
CategoryPhysical game
AuthorDon Bisdorf
GenreRole Playing


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

SaveTheUniverse10.pdf 629 kB
HeroSheets11.pdf 677 kB
SagaSheet10.pdf 77 kB

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Hi there! I wrote a capsule review of Save the Universe and figured you'd like to know. It's not entirely positive; sorry about that. Guess it's true what they say, that focusing on the negatives is so much easier.

In other news, the game page would look better with a gentler contrast than white on black, and uploading PNGs of the hero+saga sheets as screenshots would help as well.

Thanks for writing this and making it free!


Thanks very much for the review! And those are good suggestions about the game page. I'll see what I can do as soon as I get a few free moments.