Stars Without Number (Core Edition)

By Kevin Crawford

The yr is 3200 and mankind's empire lies in ashes.

The bounce Gates fell 600 years in the past, severing the hyperlinks among the myriad worlds of the human diaspora.

Now, the lengthy isolation of the Silence falls away as women and men go back to the skies above their scattered worlds.

Will you be between them?

Stars with out quantity is a unfashionable technological know-how fiction function enjoying online game motivated by means of the old-fashioned Renaissance and in part encouraged through the nice myth role-playing video game variations written via Tom Moldvay and Frank Mentzer. The contents fit with most aged college clones and are designed to be simply imported for your personal favourite gaming approach. as well as an entire pre-made stellar region, Stars with no quantity deals GMs and avid gamers the instruments to create their very own sandbox-style adventures within the a ways future.

* vintage mechanics tailored for science-fiction event within the a ways future
Extensive GM aid for development adventure-crammed sandbox settings extra speedy and easily

* global construction assets for growing system-neutral planets and celebrity sectors
100 experience seeds and instructions for integrating them with the worlds you've made
Old-school appropriate ideas for weapons, cyberware, starships, and psionics

* area ideas for knowledgeable characters who are looking to arrange their very own colony, psychic academy, mercenary band, or different institution

While Stars with out quantity should be suited to a variety of settings, the backdrop supplied is an unlimited canvas of scattered stars waiting for exploration by means of intrepid spacefarers and ambitious explorers. Tramp starships flit from international to international, buying and selling the treasures of far away suns as reckless wanderers locate event underneath alien stars. Elite mercenary bands release surgical moves from orbit, grav-tank dropcraft crashing down at the heads of local kings whereas guerilla warring parties plot to attract knives at nighttime of 2 moons. Alien eyes watch human interlopers from the acidic mists of forbidden worlds, their shining, toxic relics plundered through bold fingers. the entire vintage components of sci-fi event have room to polish in Stars with no quantity. Come cause them to your personal!

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