So yesterday I completed Chariot of the Gods in a single 7 hour session and I have to say that it was quite an experience, especially considering the survivor count, which ended up being 0. I modified some rules, like supplies only depleting at the maximum of 1 per roll, because I was afraid of it feeling cheap if someone rolled low losing lots of air in a single turn. That was a mistake, definitely gonna play it as written in the future. I cut out the Sotillo and Davis was the android.
Highlights included the neomorphed birthed from Cooper. It got immediately lit up and rolling a 1 on the critical injury table. I described it dropping to the ground after being doused in flames and one of the players turned to ask the rest of the crew what just happened. I asked the only other PC in the room to roll observation and he panicked rolling Freeze on the table, so I had him stand there watching transfixed as the Bloodburster rose from the dead and skimpered off into a vent.
Another standout moment was the confrontation with 2 neomorphs in the lab sector corridor. Despite there being 5 people armed to the teeth waiting and ready for them, the xenos still managed to kill Miller and almost revealed Davis/Lucas. It also resulted in Flynn running away in panic and Wilson who was still on Montero ordering Reid to get him back to safety. I had her turn when she found the medic and described Flynn's screams on the radio being cut off by a shotgun blast.
Ultimately it ended with Wilson with the money in the EEV waiting for Davis to get to him so they can escape. He gave Davis an option to bring someone along but the third PC playing Johns wouldn't abandon Cham and Rey, the only other survivors. They ended up separating and with Johns and the rest tracking Davis to the escape pod. When Wilson opened the door for Davis they burst in and shot the Corporate liaison right in the head just as he was about to launch the EEV marking the first PVP kill I've ever seen (had them roll mobility to see if Wilson can launch the pod before getting shot). Davis/Lucas then revealed their true nature launching the pod empty and Johns succumbed to infection and we ended the session with Cham and Rye the two NPCs about to be torn apart by the android and mutants.
Overall the players were very happy with the session, but I recieved one complaint that I should've let the PCs taking a shot during the birth of the first bloodburster. They interrupted while I was describing the scene saying they try to shoot the alien, but I told them that they are too panicked at the moment and they ended up drawing a higher initiative and shooting it anyway. I'd appreciate any advice on how others handled this scene. Except for that, it was a blast.