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Centuries Outside History is a discord-based oneshot worldbuilding game about space travel, history, and neoliberalism.  2-6 players.

It tells the story of a generation ship that is moving from Earth towards a new world, spending centuries in the empty black space between.   The people on board have lived their lives being told their stories don't matter- just a liminal existence to enable a future settlement they won't live to see.  This game tells their stories, their struggles, and their experiences living in a world where they are denied the experience of history.  It's a story about life under neoliberialsm, capitalism, of denied hope and the potential to imagine a better future.

The game is played using a discord bot- the discord bot feeds story prompts the group uses to build the story of the ship as it engages on its centuries long voyage. The bot serves the purpose that a deck of cards or dice might serve in a more traditional roleplaying game.  

Play usually takes between 2 and 3 hours.  

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(4 total ratings)
Tagsdiscord, One-shot, Sci-fi, worldbuilding


Buy Now$10.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $10 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Centuries Outside History Version IV.pdf 144 kB


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Is it possible to get a list of the prompts and such for those of us that want to play face to face or on other chat platforms?

Bot works well - love this tech adaptation in the covid age. Interesting prompts and very thoughtful copy for setting the mood of the game.