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Maelstorm is an original sci fi roleplay forum set in the 27th century in a nebula that is light years away from a dying Earth. Here, you can play as a human on the Watchtower space station, the last haven for Earth's descendants, or pick one of the many alien races in our Compendium to play. You can even make your own alien species to populate the nebula!

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The Nebula

The Watchtower

The Watchtower

Although reeling from a rebellion, the Watchtower space station is still home to most of Earth's descendants.
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What's left of us

by Finn Hallgerdur

Throne

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Throne is a teeming city planet with sectors that range from luxury skyscrapers to underworld urban decay.
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153Topics
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Dinner for... Two?

by Gullet

Voina

The Watchtower

Voina is a desert planet that seems like a post-apocalyptic wasteland, but some say it is home to ancient alien temples and treasures untold.
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22Topics
232Replies

A Stinger and A Bug

by Scout

Merieton

The Watchtower

Once the heartland of the Draziri people, Merieton is now a paradise for slavers and the nobles who support the slave trade.
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42Topics
359Replies

Blow the candles out ...

by Crix Meriet

Domus

Domus

**WARNING. EVENT IN PROGRESS. PLANET IS CONDITIONALLY CLOSED**
Domus is much like prehistoric earth where dinosaurs roam the lush terrain alongside budding human colonies.
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22Topics
316Replies

O Pioneer!

by Glee

Mircho

The Watchtower

Mircho is an Earthlike world, but unlike Earth, it is heavily irradiated and plagued with strange temporal anomalies.
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170Replies

Recovering from Extinction

by BBPhage

Arch Stanton

Arch Stanton

Arch Stanton is a resort planet that was revolutionized by humanity, and it sustains its economy on tourism and relaxation. Its main attraction is New Vegas, a huge city that, in memory of its namesake, is built around its casinos and theme parks.
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Ciao New Vegas

by Taba'tha

Planet 1138

Planet

Due to a bizarre gravitational anomaly, boulders and mountains float above the surface of Planet 1138. There are also "holes" in the planet's surface that are said to be interdimensional hoops that lead to one of many alternate universes if one should fall through them. All-in-all, a very weird planet.
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Neagious

Neagious

A lush and temperate planet which is home to the Aichmal, an ancient alien race that influenced Greco-Roman mythology on Earth.
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I'll Lead

by Aari Enyo

Ivorest

Ivorest

One of the smaller planets in the nebula, Ivorest, is used entirely for the famed preparatory school “Ivorest Academy” founded by Edgar Ivorest, scientist and philanthropist.
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Don't break the plates ...

by Lockerie Reynard

Tsuinsoru

Tsuinsoru

A peaceful planet, rich in resources and habitable environments, that is home to the Sarutari, animal-like creatures who are physical representations of souls, emotions, strengths, and weaknesses.
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3Topics
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A Sound Soul Resides [Group...

by D'yavol

Stygia

Stygia

A small, yet tectonically-active terrestrial world,Stygia is a vicious and hostile planet, populated by a number of feudal fiefdoms that make up the Immortalis clans.
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Paradise

Paradise

Paradise is an anomaly in the nebula, an insectoid wrapped around a "Silver Moon" that traverses space. The alien being is just a visible portion of a lifeform that acts as an archive of realities and worlds.
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525Replies

Memento Mori

by Alexis Parsons

Sanctum

Sanctum

Ancient Space Station retrofitted as a central hub for galactic politics and interspecies communication and representation.
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2Topics
33Replies

Changing of the Guard

by Vermethrex

Deep Space

The Watchtower

These stories take place in the expanse of space in the Maelstrom Nebula and the Needle.
75Topics
910Replies

Lost Technologies

by Kaia Starchaser

Other Worlds

The Watchtower

These stories take place on the various other worlds that make up the nebula.
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Discourse and Dinner

by Gullet

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