Project Aphelion Solo Play #049: The Epilogue

I think it’ll come as no surprise that it’s time to wrap up this playtest. Tomorrow’s quest of finding her sister was successful, she has sorted out her life despite many curveballs she’s been thrown, and there’s nothing… Read More

Project Aphelion Solo Play #048: Matters of Heart and Soul

As the battle for independence comes to a close, it’s time to close a couple of threads we’ve been running for months now. There can’t be a real happily ever after with the emergent gameplay – but it’s… Read More

Project Aphelion Solo Play #047: Step by Step

In this episode we’re continuing our long-ass Scenario of ensuring the independence of the main characters of this story. It’s going reasonably well so far, but we’re just about to get to the hardest part: a Payout 15… Read More

Project Aphelion Solo Play #046: Best Friends Forever

It’s high time to sort out the situation in the Warrens and restore the natural order of the Universe: with Tomorrow being on top of any pile, Wheeler at her side. At least she considers it the natural… Read More

Project Aphelion Solo Play #045: Stoking the Flames

We have the Insecticide War to finish. We have the consequences of it to consider. We have some hard personal decisions to make. We also have bills to pay and living world to update.

Project Aphelion Solo Play #044: In Ants’ Plans

Bored Tomorrow is not a good sign. Tomorrow, whose life was more or less thrown upside-down by learning that her lover was lying to her for almost a year (even if not entirely on his own volition), is… Read More

Project Aphelion Solo Play #043: Peace and Quiet

After the developments of the last episode, we need to make sure that the timelines align and that the characters’ goals make sense. Project Aphelion is a game about player agency, and while there are tools to just… Read More

Project Aphelion Solo Play #042: The New Normal

Our campaign against d’Venescu is over. Chloe and Fayette are safe, and Tomorrow can finally live her life the way she wants. But does she even know what it is? We’re getting back in time to the beginning… Read More

Project Aphelion Solo Play #041: Finally, at Peace

This is it! This is what we were waiting for! The resolution to the Great War with the blood mage Anton d’Venescu and his friendly dragon Dzitbalchen. Things happen here, although some people are suspiciously absent.

Project Aphelion Solo Play #040: Pocket Money

Is this the final blow we’ll going to deal d’Venescu? No. Does it have the potential to be the most fun? Yes. In case this is not yet obvious, the protagonist of this story is basically a chaotic… Read More

Project Aphelion Solo Play #039: Girls, Reunited

Who’s up for a treat? The brand new and reworked scenario generation system? I am! It was literally just put together, and we’re taking it on the maiden journey.

Project Aphelion Solo Play #038: The War Council

As we’re working our way up the campaign finale, there’s a lot of scheming, planning, plotting, and strategizing. On all sides.