Monte Cook is releasing a new role playing game called Numenera. It is set in the way distant future (around one billion years). He has developed a new simplified rule system. The kickstarter campaign is in the last week, so if you want to get in on a great deal I would check it out soon. The Kickstarter Page.
To find more out about his setting check out the Numenera webpage for more information on the setting or specific on the rules you can view Monte Cook's Design Diaries.
Also Monte Cook has released a short story on the campaign titled: The Amber Monolith
The Kickstarter Page.
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