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Blood in Space is a micro but complete set of rules for solitaire or co-op skirmish game, set on a sci-fi background. “Micro” refers to the small set of rules, the small time required to complete one game session and the small number of miniatures required (4-10 figures being a common range). Many micro-details are left to the player, only the “important” rules are included in the eighteen pages of the game.

The game includes seventeen Scenarios covering iconic sci-fi scenes like exploring the planet surface, attacking an enemy base, searching an abandoned starship, freeing prisoners. Event markers placed on the Map will create the needed Fog of War and randomize the placement of enemies, events and of course loot! Terrain rules allow to quickly create different planetary conditions.

Scenarios can be played individually or as part of a Campaign game: in this case a flowchart will (randomly) determine the next mission; as an example, after a “Exploration” mission a bad roll could send your characters on the “Ambush” scenario. Characters on a Campaign will be able to improve their characteristics, but with the improvement of the Reputation Level of your Crew, your enemies will also become stronger.

Activation of units (friendly and enemies) is managed with a pool of activation markers, but you can never be sure that every unit will be activated. When an “Enemy” marker is drawn by the pool you will roll on the ENEMY ACTIVATION table in the current Scenario to determine the unit to activate and its orders.

*** What's new in the second edition ***

Completely redesigned starship missions, now including

      21 Starship Cards

      24+ Starship Tiles (300dpi)

      Starship Events Table (two pages, 36 events)

New Enemies (Demons, Mutants, Insane Crews, Void Spiders)

PSI Rules: PSI powers for the characters (and for the Enemies as well)

Exoskeletons (civilian and military)

Bionics: enhance your characters with implants.

Madness rules

New Missions

New Weapons and Equipment


  • Game Rules
  • 17 Scenarios
  • 18 Enemy Sheets
  • 1 Characters Sheet
  • 10 Table sheets
  • 2 Campaign Rosters
  • 1 Campaign Sheet
  • 48 Markers
  • 21 Starship Cards
  • 12 Starship Tiles Sheets (24+ tiles)

Additional free components for the game are available on the Studium CMLXV site.

Blood in Space is fully compatible with the fantasy rules for Blood on the Blade


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Cc C September 28, 2021 9:04 pm UTC
A question about Heavy weapons profile: I can’t find nowhere this special rule is explained

BTW this game is awesome, I love the starship tiles and rules!
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Gottardo Z September 29, 2021 7:15 am UTC
The Heavy trait is currently only descriptive: this will be actively used when I'll introduce the vehicle rules in the game.
Thanks for the support!
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Cc C September 29, 2021 1:04 pm UTC
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Jorge R M February 17, 2021 11:10 pm UTC
I'm looking for a "Mass Effect like" miniature game, with "space magic" and things like that. Could be this the game i'm looking for?
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Jorge R M February 24, 2021 11:53 am UTC
No answer by purchased anyways. And after reading it i think the answer is a yes :)
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Gottardo Z February 24, 2021 12:38 pm UTC
Thanks for supporting this project. Don't forget to visit for additional components for the game (like the character studio), and if you have any specific idea just drop me an email.
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Michael C May 03, 2020 12:18 am UTC
Nice! Any discounts for owners of the first edition?
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Gottardo Z May 03, 2020 8:09 am UTC
Hi Michael:
• Customers that bought BiS in the last 150 days will receive an email to get this new edition for free
• All other customers will receive a great discount voucher to get the new version at an unbeatable price
If you are an existing customer and you’ve not received your voucher, feel free to contact me at, including in your email the Order ID on Wargame Vault (you can find it on the email received by Wargame Vault when you bought BiS or on your Orders info in the Wargame Vault site).
Thanks in advance for the support
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Daniel O May 24, 2020 4:14 pm UTC
I never got my e-mail.
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Michael C May 24, 2020 10:54 pm UTC
Then send him an email, Daniel O.
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Gottardo Z May 25, 2020 9:48 am UTC
Please send me an email at, including in your email the Order ID on Wargame Vault (you can find it on the email received by Wargame Vault when you bought BiS or on your Orders info in the Wargame Vault site).
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Daniel O June 21, 2020 5:04 pm UTC
In the end, I just bought it to support the author. It is a small price to pay to ensure we get more great content.
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