So I decided to re-read 1984. I first read it about thirty years ago as a teenager, and I remember it being dreary and with a bit of horror at the end. Reading it now, I see it somewhat differently… Honestly, I’ve been taken aback while reading this novel. I had underestimated the power of… Continue reading Book Review – 1984
Psychic powers cover a wide range of science fiction mental powers. They are broadly divided into six disciplines, each of which have a number of talents which can be gained within them. These rules are not prescriptive about where psychic powers come from. They could be natural mutations, scientific research or religious experiences with other… Continue reading What do psychic powers look like?
Cybernetics are man-machine interfaces of one kind or another. Characters and opponents can use money to build in additional capabilities of one kind or another, but at a cost – every bit of tech embedded in you causes you to lose a little bit of humanity. And when the chips are down, the horror of… Continue reading What do cybernetics look like?
What kind of power level do you want cybernetics and psionics to have in your Starguild game? Whether you like rare and dangerous or powers that wouldn’t look out of place in a superhero movie, Adventures in the Underbelly has you covered. Setting Dials I had a lot of requests during the kickstarter for ‘cybernetics rules’… Continue reading Dialling up and down the power setting
One of the most common questions that I was asked during the Kickstarter campaign for Starguild was “what about rules for cybernetics and psionics?” Well, I had a few very simple rules for cybernetic and drug enhancements in the appendix, but I felt that it could be worth doing a broader treatment of the subject,… Continue reading Adventures in the Underbelly
Just a short note to say that Starguild: Space Opera Noir is now available for purchase as PDF or Hardback from Drive Thru Rpg. https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/167656/Starguild-Space-Opera-Noir If you purchase the hardback you can choose to get the PDF at the same time for free!
Breaking a long-standing tradition with RPG Kickstarters, I’ve been able to exactly hit my target for getting the primary reward out to backers! As of this morning emails with download links have been sent to all backers, and for those with hardbacks coming, those have been sent off to the printers and they should arrive… Continue reading Kickstarter rewards going out to backers today!