SALLY PORT FARM

A multilevel farming community built upon ancient, abandoned infrastructure.

Numbered Works No. 2,
December 2021.

A small, system-agnostic setting to drop into your sci-fi RPG. Includes maps, random encounters, a buggy, and fungi.

THE SURFACE

A map showing a cluster of massive pipes emerging from the earth. Shelters, platforms, and planters of varying sizes have been built around and on top of the pipes. The settlement is surrounded by a field of poppies. Features are numbered starting in the west, travelling clockwise around the map.

1. CAPSTONE

2. SHED, TOP FLOOR

3. SHED, LOWER FLOOR

4. SKYWAY

5. PILLBOX

6. BLOCK AND TACKLE

7. BUGGY

8. UPPER LAB

Familiar and unfamiliar plant shapes.

1d6 SURFACE ENCOUNTERS

  1. TV-EYE, hovering surveillance drone. Will pursue you if left unchallenged. Persistent.
  2. CAMELS, roaming in herds. If followed may reveal other settlements, oases.
  3. GUSS, farmer. Wry, lean, dark-eyed. Poppy tea drinker. Wants to be left alone.
  4. FORAGERS wander the landscape seeking protein, information, water. Generous.
  5. KABE, farmer. Strong, restless, welcoming. Loves but wants to leave the farm.
  6. DEL, 14. Kabe's sibling. Hates the farm. Rock-thrower, thief.

THE BUNKERS

A cross-section map of the underground bunkers, showing seven separate spaces connected by tunnels.

A cool, secure space for living and farming. Protection from heat waves and wildfires. Softly lit by bioluminescent fungi and fluorescent corals.

1. ENTRANCE

2. PIPE

3. LOW ROAD

4. CLOUD ROOM

5. KITCHEN

6. BREAK ROOM

7. PANTRY

A motocycle rider in a darkened space.

1d6 LOW ROAD ENCOUNTERS

  1. UNDERCOWS travel in herds, feed on sea beans, slime. Milk is drinkable but salty. Hairless.
  2. COLLECTORS carrying tools, climbing equipment. Seeking tech to salvage. Silent.
  3. WHITE CROCODILE is sparkling, intelligent, hungry.
  4. BEACHED DOLPHIN will not survive until high tide without assistance. Telepathic.
  5. CONVOY rushes to beat the tide. Families on buggies, utes, motorbikes. Desperate.
  6. GRAND CAECILIAN seeks her eggs. Follows their scent. Enormous. Livid. Oozes toxins.