Exiled in Eris is a role-playing game of swords and blasters, robots and monsters. In Exiled in Eris, you play the part of an artifact hunter, an adventurer searching for lost treasures among the ruins of a bygone age. Artifact hunters come from many backgrounds. They can be learned scholars, intrepid explorers, roguish scoundrels, or greedy tomb robbers. Think of characters like Indiana Jones, Laura Croft, and Conan of Crimmeria.
Exiled in Eris is a game that combines tropes from Planetary Romance, Sword and Sorcery, and the Wild West. It is equal parts Flash Gordon, Conan the Barbarian, Indiana Jones, and the Magnificent Seven. It is a game about ancient ruins filled with riches beyond imagining and artifacts of great power. It is about evil empires ruled by despotic dictators and alien overlords scouring the land of its resources. It is about wild frontier towns filled with intrigue and deception. It is about the noble struggle for freedom and for honor.