Star Cruiser is a game of starship combat in the 24th century. It can be used as an addition to GDW’s RPG Traveller: or as a stand alone boardgame. Earle Durboraw’s AD–Earthspace, Peter Engebos T’Sarith’s Page was permanently lost, as it went down before the Wayback Engine was. Traveller Kennedy WIP IIIn “Traveller “. AD: Clarke Class Explorer Plans (WIP) Part IIIn “Traveller “. AD out soon and.

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Eventually, like the beanstalk itself, the capsule disappeared against the bright haze of the planet’s atmosphere.

Basically, this game wasn’t fun to play. Kafer ships discovered a human research facility orbiting Arcturus. Even now, they are just beginning a new industrial age. First contact with aliens came long ago, and commerce with them is commonplace. From memory I thought they had a few scenarios with a half dozen BB plus escorts but maybe that was in the Invasion sourcebook now that I think about it. But that’s not all.

I’d enjoy a retrospective on Legions of Steel, I think. In play test these tweaks made for some interesting choices for players beyond range, aim and fire.

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The man who had lost everything found that he would have to surrender his name, his beliefs, his very identity to become a legionnaire. Please wait for my invoice with all items included before paying Ebay’s calculator will over-charge for multiple items. More recently, the Japanese have been expanding their fleet, mostly through domestically designed craft.

For the players, this book becomes a handy guide to the local starships, letting them know what they can and cannot expect out of the Ships of the French Arm. Having come to Kormoran for a peaceful break from Kafer fighting, the 23300ad characters find themselves cast into the thick of a mounting conflict with hordes of aliens who can throw spears through plate armor.


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It might be worth updating the free rule link threads since you remind me, though. But the most valued commodity on Beta Canum is the safe, regular access to orbit granted by the beanstalk. Its completion leaves plenty of room for further adventures, allowing directors to easily stage a campaign against the Fruiser on post-invasion Dunkelheim.

Just a matter of a phone call or two and a couple of low-profile meets. Then came Earth’s War of German Reunification. It is intended to give a broad overview of the planetary conditions, terrain, biology, and colonies of Eta Bootis IIc – known cruisdr its inhabitants as Aurore. The fact that Aurore is actually a large [tidally-locked] satellite of a superjovian 2300as giant [brown dwarf] has created extremes of climate and surface conditions which present players with unique and interesting problems.

Kafer guerillas continue cruissr attack the colonial towns and cities. The British created an extensive transportation network between the colonies. As of the time period of the game, each of the three Arms is saddled with a particular difficulty.

It’s a bit thinner on the content than AD, more errata. The local neighborhood of stars contains white dwarves, red giants and warm yellow 2300a like our own.

2300 AD Star Cruiser & Ships of the French Arm – GDW

Go to our Sales Site. Approximately one mile long, the station is srar a giant accelerator, mining ice balls from the rings of the gas giant and shooting the ice to the thirsty inhabitants of distant Inferno. Play test games showed that these were ok, but decidedly un-fighterlike.

Some of these mysteries can help humanity in its “battle for the stars”, while others are simply curiosities, and a few are dangerous and even potentially disastrous for humankind.


One German Kommodore decided to seize the moment, determined to take a multi-national mission team from Eta Bootis to Station Arcture before the Kafers could return and before his superiors could react. With this gain, the Texans have become a real threat to the UAR enclave.

Don M 28 December at But a Bavarian built it – and he thinks he’s found a problem. The inhabitants of Aurore always took a special pride in their home – it was the most spectacularly beautiful and at the same time least hospitable of the garden planets in the French Arm. Now the Rangers have been ordered out into the desert to determine what is precipitating the war.

Some planets are tectonically active, while others are more stable, or are manipulated by nearby gravity wells or recent meteor impacts. Despite its size, having so much shipping wrapped up in these missions leaves few combat vessels available for commerce 3200ad.

The entire orbital mining station is mapped and described in detail, down to personnel and equipment. But that was before the Free Swimmers, the nomadic ocean clans, attacked and nearly overran the Sandcastle. I personally love the story line and fluff of however, the ship stats and combat are seriously flawed. The humans sent radio messages to the aliens but received no reply. GDW always had a tendency to rush out games, and this set is a fine example: