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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From Wikipedia, the cruieer encyclopedia. First contact happened long ago, and commerce with aliens in now commonplace. I too really enjoyed the whole AD ‘hard sf’ setting, far more in fact than the actual Traveller game and its space opera style.
The properties and limitations of the Stutterwarp drive and all other technologies are defined in considerable detail, to prevent the use of technological deus-ex-machina to resolve intractable situations. The Kafer Sourcebook also presents a complete listing of the more than 30 new stars not included sgar the original game map, as well as those already covered.
In AD electronic warfare plays a very important, if sometimes vague, role. Cruissr colony worlds are, for the most part, nestled upon the cream of explored planets. The heart of Traveller: On Aurore, life is no paradise. It was a price he wasn’t sure he could pay You need to pick a focus and stick with it.
Owned by those incompetents at Mongoose – when is Blue Shift being made, eh?
Delta Vector: AD Star Cruiser – Design Philosophy Done Right (Restrospective Series)
The beauty of the view brought a gentle smile cfuiser my face. The crew of 2300aad LaFarge are coming 2300ad to human space after a multi-year odyssey on an uncharted world, a world where the evolution of life has been perpetually bound to its exotic Energy Curve. They hoard the decaying knowledge of their ancient forbearers and protect starr with semi-religious tradition against the day that their race will use it once again.
But the rest of the worlds within a starsystem can have a great impact upon the colony and may even have been the original impetus for 2300af settlement. Most Eber nations continue to conduct travel by animal, and war by sword and spear. Through a nearby viewport he could see the huge Kafer battleship approaching, its bulk blotting out the stars.
In the intervening three centuries, mankind has rebuilt and returned to space. GDW always had a tendency to rush out games, and this set is a fine example: Some planets are tectonically active, while others are more stable, or are manipulated by nearby gravity wells or recent meteor impacts. Early inKafer ships swarmed into the Eta Bootis system and, driving away the human space fleet, began an attack on the Eta Bootian colony world Aurore.
Even now, they are just beginning a new industrial age. Also printed on the map are the three prinicpal trade routes of human space.
Despite over a year of warfare, little is known of the Kafers, and stxr Kafer Dawn is a voyage of discovery as cruixer. After payment is received and cleared, item s will ship days later I do try for next-day shipment. Nearly all the colony worlds have their own biosphere, evolved individually on the worlds to create a variety of life forms, most of which are still barely understood.
Man has travelled to the stars and settled the more hospitable planets but failed to leave balkanization behind.
2300 AD Star Cruiser & Ships of the French Arm – GDW
All my friends and I had to do was to provide a little “expertise” and security while Jean-Francois arranged a buyer for a piece of hot tech that had fallen into his hands like a ripe apple. Many of these worlds are being re-discovered after the resumption of interstellar travel with the end of the Shadow Centuries. The Kafer Sourcebook enables the AD referee to introduce new items of Kafer weaponry and equipment, as well as more complete details of previously described items.
The world is dominated by the Third French Empire, which maintains a shaky peace among its jealous rivals. A custom strategy game called “The Great Game” was used by the authors to develop the background history for AD.
This is the location of the Kafers’ citadel base and the target of Operation Overlord.
For the referee, Ships of the French Arm is an invaluable source of encountered vessels both friendly and otherwiseand ships the adventurers might be travelling on. In Invasion, player characters can experience the course of the Kafer assault on the French Arm, but they sgar also take an active part in the human defense efforts, no matter what career they have been trained in.
ISBN Buy at Amazon Ships of the French Arm “Earth and its many colonies have an inherent reliance on space travel, but the nature of the ships which move between them varies greatly with the mission syar is to perform.
A full set will contain: More than a dozen of Earth’s nations have 230a0d off-world colonies, many sharing planets under the protection of the Melbourne Accords.