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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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Healing Wounds (Post-Rebell...

by Lance's NPC's

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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158Topics
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A bloody mess

by Noah Anear

Voina

Voina

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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No Agent Left Behind [open]

by Ceth Sprax

Merieton

Merieton

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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48Topics
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We almost had it all

by BBPhage

Domus

Domus
Domus is much like prehistoric earth where dinosaurs roam the lush terrain alongside budding colonies of Watchtower humans.
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22Topics
321Replies

O Pioneer!

by Glee

Mircho

Mircho

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 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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Reality is a Tapestry

by Arkady

Planet 1138

Planet 1138

Due to a 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.
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Secrets of The Abyss (OPEN)

by Oranak Titanclaw

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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What Happens from Here

by Relak

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

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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To Innovation

by Anton Krieger

Sanctum

Sanctum

Ancient Space Station retrofitted as a central hub for galactic politics and interspecies communication and representation.
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2Topics
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Changing of the Guard

by Xonos

Deep Space

Other Worlds

These stories take place in the expanse of space in the Maelstrom Nebula and the Needle.
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Here Be Monsters

by Major Carnage

Other Worlds

Deep Space

These stories take place on the various other worlds that make up the nebula.
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Recycling Center of the Mae...

by Miles Hawkwood Stapleton

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