What is it?

Bound for Beyond is a tabletop roleplaying game that combines the best of the Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition ruleset with an expansive science fiction setting. It invites you to embark on thrilling adventures in the uncharted realms of the Beyond, a vast and mysterious universe teeming with wonders, challenges, and untold secrets.

At its core, Bound for Beyond is an immersive storytelling experience that allows you to shape your own narrative within the boundless expanse of space. Take on the role of intrepid explorers, valiant warriors, cunning diplomats, or brilliant scientists as you navigate a galaxy filled with diverse planets, intriguing alien species, and ancient artifacts of immense power.

Whether you're negotiating a peace treaty between rival factions, piloting a sleek starship through an asteroid field, or unraveling the mysteries of a long-forgotten alien civilization, Bound for Beyond empowers you to forge your own path, make impactful choices, and leave your mark on the Beyond. 

Core Settings Book

The Datamancer's Heist

The Setting

The setting of Bound for Beyond is a tapestry of star systems, each with its own blend of worlds, space stations, and cosmic phenomena, connected by cosmic paths in and out of a parallel universe called the Void. From bustling metropolises to desolate wastelands, from lush alien jungles to icy moons, Bound for Beyond presents a vivid and expansive universe that encourages not only exploration and discovery, but also creation. 

Bound for Beyond embraces its science fiction roots , paying homage to iconic works of the genre. Some of the game's inspirations include:

There's a lot more that could be on this list, and you'll probably come across bits of other science fiction works that you recognize within the Beyond!

What's New in the Game?

Bound for Beyond introduces a host of exciting new features and mechanics that elevate the tabletop roleplaying experience beyond the realm of high fantasy usually found in Dungeons & Dragons. While still rooted in the familiar D&D 5e system, Bound for Beyond expands upon it with additions designed to capture the essence of science fiction and space exploration.

One of the standout elements of Bound for Beyond is its thrilling spaceship combat system. Engage in epic battles across teh stars, commanding your own ship and leading your crew to victory. Experience the rush of strategic decision making as you navigate the Void, unleash devastating weapons, and outmaneuver your adversaries in intense dogfights. The inclusion of spaceship combat adds a new dimension to the game, allowing for exciting scenarios and epic spacefaring adventures.

In addition to the spaceship combat, Bound for Beyond introduces a six new character classes that offer unique abilities and playstyles that fit the setting and work with some of the new dynamics. Embrace the role of a Vanguard, a futuristic warrior and formidable force on the battlefield. Harness the mysterious of psionic power as a Psion, blending magic and technology within the Beyond. Whether you prefer to be a master of weapons and tech or a conduit of cosmic energies, Bound for Beyond offers character classes and species that will captivate your imagination and redefine your D&D experience.