Alien RPG Series Introduction


Alien RPG Campaign Series Introduction

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This is the story of Halifax, an M-Class Commercial Starfreighter under the ownership of Weyland-Yutani, a large multinational conglomerate. The Wey-Yu employed crew aboard Halifax takes on cargo delivery jobs that dispatches them across the Stars of the Middle Heavens. However, space is a dangerous place and the unimaginable is bound to happen.

The story of Halifax is set within the Alien universe. We are a team of five and we work together to tell the story. Our adventure begins in the year 2179, the same year that Ellen Ripley is recovered from the Nostromo, survives LV-426, and then is lost on Florina 161.

Alien RPG is a tabletop role-playing game that serves as the framework that guides us through our journey. Halifax: Precious Cargo betwixt Dragons and Ghosts is based on a homebrew campaign written by Joseph Stader. Every episode features actual play with minimal editing.

Expect story elements regarding space horror, sci-fi action, survival, and a sense of wonder. Gameplay consists of chance mixed with strategic planning. Every choice has a consequence. The right choice leads to another day where the wrong choice leads to panic, injury, or death.

Welcome to Halifax. Buckle up. We are in for some chop.


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Watch Halifax on YouTube

Ties that bind gaming use Discord, Roll20, and OBS to record Halifax gaming sessions. Halifax is built on the Alien RPG tabletop game but the story features original elements based on the Alien universe. In other words, there are game elements but the story takes the front seat here. Several of us work together to tell the story of Halifax.


Listen to the Halifax Podcast

The Halifax Podcast features audio extracted directly from the video recordings of our sessions. You can watch an episode on YouTube and continue the story on the go or you can mix it up in any order you deem fit. Regardless, you won’t miss a word no matter how you decide to enjoy the Halifax Alien RPG campaign.


Read Halifax Recaps

Every episode comes with a brief analysis written by Abstract Engineer (the game mother). Read them here, but I recommend that you watch or listen to the episode first. There are spoilers in every analysis.

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