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Saddle up, grunt. There's killin' to be done.

Aliens & Asteroids is a tabletop roleplaying game about gritty, dark, terrifying science fiction stories, combining the uncertainty of space exploration with the horror of discovering beings and technologies beyond our understanding. Set in a futuristic universe where Space Marines do the grunt work for the Dominion, a corporate-led governmental entity that manages all of human-occupied space, you’ll face aliens and horror from beyond the edges of imagination.

You play grunts, sent out into the void to combat aliens, rescue idiots from the fruits of their adventurous spirit, and explore worlds to discover life or technology worth exploiting in the name of humankind. Keep your pulse rifle handy, because there’s a good chance everything you meet wants you dead.

Aliens & Asteroids utilizes the Inverse20 engine, a fast resolution system that utilizes a d20. Included are rules for character and drone creation, setting details, and guidelines for designing missions and alien creatures for your players to encounter, plus a starting scenario that provides a quick start to your campaign!

The rules are focused on allowing you to tell exciting stories around alien encounters, abductions, combats, and horrors, inspired by science-fiction films like Aliens and Starship Troopers, computer games like X-COM: UFO Defense, and television shows like Babylon-5 and The Expanse.

Time to grab a handful of dice, some pencils, some players, and get ready for your next science fiction adventure!

OOH-RAH!


 
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Jeremy H March 11, 2018 5:00 am UTC
I'm intrigued but would like to see more of the art and rules before I purchase this one.
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Brian F March 25, 2018 6:56 pm UTC
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We added a bit more of the book to the preview and the Quickstart is available here, which has the basics of the rules (PWYW) http://www.rpgnow.com/product/228850/Aliens--Asteroids-Quickstart

Hopefully that gives you a bit of both sides of the equation! Thanks for checking us out!
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Daniel C February 18, 2018 10:17 am UTC
Hey Alan, are we going to see a print on demand version of this book?
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Alan B February 18, 2018 4:51 pm UTC
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Hey Daniel! They will be coming! Backers are going to get their copies first, then we'll make sure Print on Demand is turned on for everyone!
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Daniel C February 22, 2018 7:10 am UTC
Thank you Sir! Looking forward to it. If I keep buying your books, I'm gonna have to make a bookshelf space just for your games!!! LOL
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Alan B March 22, 2018 3:22 pm UTC
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It's live now Daniel!
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Thomas W February 15, 2018 12:55 am UTC
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The download says it should say revised but the file downloaded from the link does not say revised. Is the file linked to the new file?
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Alan B February 15, 2018 1:01 am UTC
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Hey Thomas! On the backend it is the revised file, but I had the same issue as you when I tried to download it.

I reupdated it, cleared my cache and it worked! Let me know if that doesn't work.
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Thomas W February 15, 2018 1:11 am UTC
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Closed the Browser and signed back in and that cleared it up. The revised file both shows and downloads now.

Thanks,

Tom
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113
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MA-AA-001
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This title was added to our catalog on February 14, 2018.