Scum and Villainy is a Forged in the Dark game about a spaceship
crew trying to make ends meet under the iron-fisted rule of the
Work with the members of your crew to thrive despite powerful
criminal syndicates, warring noble families, dangerous aliens, and
strange mystics. Explore the ruins of lost civilizations for fun and
profit. Can your motley crew hold it together long enough to strike
it big and insure your fame across the sector?
Scum and Villainy is a stand-alone RPG based on the Forged in the
Dark game engine. In this book, you’ll find:
A clear gameplay structure that puts the focus on the criminal
undertakings of the crew. A session of play consists of a job
followed by recovery, downtime projects, and advancement.
Ship “character sheets” that allow for XP spends, upgrades, and
leveling up alongside your characters.
Crew advancement opportunities to reflect the change from a
ragtag group barely flying in the black to a reputed crew that has
built a name across the sector.
Forged in the Dark tools to help keep the focus on the action
of the job rather than the extensive planning needed to make it happen.
Character and ship types to help create a unique and
interesting crew at light speed.