Star*Drive was a campaign setting put out for Alternity, TSR’s ambitious but clumsy science-fiction RPG. Much in the way that Greyhawk is considered the. “The STAR*DRIVE campaign setting, designed for use with the ALTERNITY science fiction roleplaying game, brings to life the world of the future. Humanity has. I used Black Starfall and Red Starrise as introductory adventures to Alternity/Star* Drive, in general. But, because of the timeline difference.
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This article is about the science fiction campaign setting. Some altwrnity considered borderline sentient. In this page book you’ll find nearly fifty detailed descriptions and illustrations of the aliens that visit our world, the creatures that evolved alongside us, and the strange variations we have made of our own species.
Much of the material created for this campaign setting was later reused in the d20 Future supplement of the d20 Modern role-playing game. Devious organizations scheme for world domination, otherwordly forces infiltrate our power structures, and creatures from our nightmares srive in the shadows.
To save the lives of its people, the Collective used its talent in robotics and automation to create the Warhulks – massic spacegoing vessels bristling with destructive capability and guided by the most sophisticated artificial intelligence units ever to be installed in a starship.
Parallel universes are not just science fiction – physics and mathematics predict worlds that resemble and perhaps even duplicate out own. The “stardrive” is a type of hyperdrive that operates on the principles of gravity induction. They incorporated all of the player races, cybernetics, mutations, equipment, and psionics mentioned in the Player’s Handbook, and put them against a Space Opera backdrop.
New powers emerged, forming the Terran Empire in As the vanguard of the powerful star fleet, the heroes command the fast, heavily armed star alterniry Shrike. A Klick naturally produces a field of energy that causes non-Klicks to feel weak and tired. Some of them are just the opposite.
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This is where the players come in. What they find waiting for them will forever change the human concept of the universe and humanity’s place in the grand scheme of things. It is divided into chapters covering the history of the setting; a description of the conditions, economy, and technology of the 26th century; descriptions of the various stellar nations within a range of over 1, light years ; a more detailed look at a mysterious distant region known as the Verge, and finally game-specific details covering the player species, careers, employment, skills, equipment, and special game options available for players.
A Klick’s sensory organs hang in a pendulous glob below the main part of its body, between the forelimbs. The text traces the voyage of the Concord Survey Vessel Kepler as it visits 14 different star systems around the Verge. Included in the product is a map of the base itself, and – for the first time – schematics of a klick attack ship! By combining two pieces of technology, the induction engine and the mass reactorit allows travel at FTL speeds through the extra-dimensional medium of “Drivespace”.
With the aid of unhuman allies, the player characters must unravel the mystery before they become that latest victims of an ancient horror.
Fold space at your whim?
The Klicks employ brutal but effective “hit-and-run” combat tactics. Tangents is a sourcebook! The news from the Verge isn’t all good, but what news ever is? At the edge of space is the Verge, where oppurtunities await those smart enough and ruthless enough to take advantage of them.
Suitable for three to six heroes of any levels. They accomplish this with the fraal, a race of The Greys with psychic abilities which humans are also starting to develop. At the far end of the Verge, alien species unheard of before the Second Galactic War have begun to stir. But ambitious nations and desperate factions covet this refuge, for it occupies the most important strategic site in the Verge.
The heroes become entangled in the machinations of two stellar nations determined to take more than their share of Lison’s most precious resource: This began with first contact with the Fraal in the Sol systemfollowed by the brutish Weren, cybernetically enhanced Mechalus, reptilian T’sa, and gliding Sesheyan.
This book presents a game universe for heroes to conquer, investigate, and explore. Choose from different ones, including many old favorites updated for the new edition.
Human beings have left Earth’s cradle and established a civilization spanning hundreds of star systems.
Inside this page book you’ll find: Now it offers a whole new range of possibilities: System Guide to Aegis expands the information available on this important system, including: New adventures – and new dangers – are everywhere, just drvie to be discovered. Listen to her mighty stardrive roar across the light-years, and know that this mobile station is a force to be reckoned with.
You need to login to do this. The heroes must disable the ship, or somehow dissuade it altsrnity carrying out its deadly mission and wiping out millions of innocent people.
At the beginning of the 26th century, Humanity’s political and social structure is divided into Stellar Nations once countriesrich corporations or federations, most trying to collect their former colonies.
Ferocious, aggressive, and merciless, they have descended on human-controlled space in a slow and steady wave of invasion. Jack into the Grid, download Avatar’s reports, and decide stqr yourself if the External threat is real or the deluded imaginings of a burned-out gridpilot. You help decide the fate of the galaxy by setting deadly challenges for Terran and Protoss heroes to overcome!
Dominated by the beautiful water world of Bluefall, Aegis is a place where the great powers of human space marshal their forces against myriad threats.
This article mainly concerns itself with the original. A corporation that introduces revolutionary devices into the American home. Rewire the power grid for a major metropolitan area? Klick Clack sends heroes into the very jaws of the lion. Sell us your stuff? They found that it contained the location of what could only be a klick base.