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You and your mech have been together through everything.
You and your pilot have been together through everything.

You are human, but your mech is an extension of you.
You are machine, but your pilot is an internal part of you.

Your connection is crucial to both of your survival.
Your connection is imperative to both of your missions.

Now it is the night before your final battle, and you must reflect on your relationship and journey to make a final choice...


Life in the Machine is a GMless game exploring the relationship between a pilot and a mech, and how they have changed each other.

All you need is two players, two 6-sided dice, and something to write with.


Written by Kienna Shaw (@KiennaS), with cover art by Charlie Smith (@FrostFrmFire)

This game was created as part of the Emotional Mecha Jam, organized by John R. Harness (@cartweeland Takuma Okada (@takuma_okada_)

It was updated for the Your Move Jam, organized by Transistence and Meguey & Vincent Baker.

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
(11 total ratings)
Tagsemotional-mecha-jam, Mechs, poc-made, relationship, role-playing-game, sadmechjam, Sci-fi


Buy Now$7.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $7 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Life in the Machine v3.pdf 153 kB
Life in the Machine- text only.txt 4 kB
Life in the Machine.docx 9 kB

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