Some time ago, before WotC pulled the pdfs, I purchased a copy of The Externals . It consisted of a series of interconnected html documents. The Externals sourcebook reveals to players and Gamemasters alike the heart of the Released as a PDF only following the death of the Alternity line. Star Drive (stylized as Star*Drive) is a science fiction campaign setting that was published in by TSR, Inc. for the Alternity role-playing game. Alternity’s first setting was detailed in the Star Drive Campaign Setting () Professions. 3 Publications. Game books; Novels. 4 References; 5 External links.

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You’ll learn what the Hoffmann Institute is willing to give you, and what you have to buy on the street. Ferocious, aggressive, and merciless, they have descended on human-controlled space in a slow and steady wave of invasion.

A few weeks ago, a Concord cutter found a gutted ship drifting in space, her crew dead. This book presents a game universe for heroes to conquer, investigate, and explore.

Slowly but inexorably expanding into civilized space, the alien klicks and their allies began by devastating the entire Silver Bell colony on Spes, followed by fierce ground fighting on Rakke. Rules for generating a wide variety of unique heroes – including five alien hero species. Tensions between the colonies led to the first galactic war infinally ending in with the emergence of 26 stellar nations. They may also follow one of the future religions described in this book.

At the far end of the Verge, alien species unheard of before the Second Galactic War have begun to stir. Gamma Terra is what’s left, a world blighted by radioactive deserts, deadly ruins, and thousands of new and dangerous species armed and armored with bizarre mutations and the wreckage of technology. In addition to humans, players can run a character from one of the handful of alien space-faring races that lie within the known space.


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. Of course, heroes have to know where to find what they want – and must have the cash to afford it, or the savvy to bargain for a better price: Th this book you’ll discover everything you need to arm your hero against the darkness.

Scheme with operatives of VoidCorp, fight against Thuldan Legions, and uncover the mysteries of the frontier. The galaxy’s attention centers around the Verge, a region a mere one hundred light-years across that is home to thousand of stars awaiting exploration by heroes. In these pages you’ll find details on the station, her occupants, and a description of life and adventure aboard the Lighthouse: Some are considered borderline sentient. Best of all, you’re alterntiy hero who makes the next big discovery, stops the next insidious threat to humankind, or carries out the next heart-stopping rescue in the face laternity impossible odds!

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The Point Pleasant “mothman” sightings of the s. An Explorer’s Guidebook provides information for scouts and heroes who dare venture into the unknown. The state of the galaxy in all aspects of human society – medicine, religion, cybertechnology, robotics, the Grid, and more.

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. Parallel universes are not just science fiction – physics and mathematics predict worlds that resemble and perhaps even duplicate out own.

In these pages you’ll encounter: 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.


Your actions, your choices, and a little bit of luck will decide! What begins as a simple investigation by the heroes quickly develops into a tangled plot of old secrets and new deceptions. A Guide to FX features: Or close your eyes in cryogenic slumber as you cross the galaxy? Inside this box, you’ll find everything you need to start playing now.

Open up alternoty throttle and take the future by storm! Some of them are just the opposite. Aliens, Demons, and Aberrations is a compendium of creatures for the DarkoMatter setting.

A Guide to Psionics “Mindwalking is more than it used to be. In addition there is a thirteenth nation called the Galactic Concord, created by the Treaty of Concord.

Star Drive

The officer commanding the cutter zlternity his crew to recover the computer core. Mankind has gained access to faster-than-light technology called the stardrive, a merger of technology between humans and the alien Fraal.

But what fun would that be? Also included are adventure suggestions designed to bring characters and creatures together – whether the heroes are ready to face them or not.

The possibilities are here.

They found that it contained the location of what could only be a klick base. Jack into the Grid, download Avatar’s reports, and decide for yourself if the External threat is real or the deluded imaginings of a burned-out gridpilot.

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yhe Listen to her mighty stardrive roar across the light-years, and know that this mobile station is a force to be reckoned with. Rewire the power grid for a major metropolitan area? Black Starfall “In the future, human space has just emerged from a century-long galactic war. Included in the product is a map of the base itself, and – for the first time – schematics of a klick attack ship!