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Hello explorers!

Issue 5 of the Frontier Explorer is now available for download. This issue provides a smorgasbord of articles from our submission queue on a variety of topics.

We have several articles on gaming tips for both players and game masters to help make the game engaging and relevant to the players regardless of the game you play. There is new equipment as well as small cultural write-ups on a couple of the Star Frontier races.

This issue includes a clean, redrawn version of the classic Assault Scout deck plans as well as an initial look at variations on that ship, and a solo adventure that uses those deck plans. We also delve into the internet archive to resurrect some lost material on a new Mega-corp and optional rules for dealing with the expenses of owning a starship. There is also a short story by another new fiction author, that takes place in a new setting.

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From the Editors
Editorial
News

Wow! It’s been a year since we started this adventure and it is still going strong.

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A Vrusk Life in Song
Article

A look at one aspect of the Vrusk’s love of art and beauty.

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Ice Cave Wolves of Alcazzar
Article

A replacement for man’s best friend? Maybe not.

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Creating Plot Hook Laden Backgrounds
Article

Ideas to help players flesh out character backgrounds that provide adventure seeds for the referee.

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Backgrounds: Rooting Player Characters in the Setting
Article

Some optional backgrounds for Star Frontiers characters.

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Crafting Personal RPG Quests
Article

Make the game more engaging by developing personal quests for each character.

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Financing a Frontier Freighter
Article

It’s all the little expenses that add up to bite you.

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The Yazirian Warrior Bard
Article

Song and music can be a powerful force.

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The Assault Scout
Article

A look at the iconic Star Frontiers starship with remastered deck plans.

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The Albatross
Adventure

Play the part of a Star Law Ranger trying to capture a band of pirates in this solo adventure.

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Going For the Head
Adventure

A big fleet battle Knight Hawks Encounter from the Second Sathar War campaign

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Oni-Senada Corporation
Article

Is that an authentic WarTech blaster or a cheap Oni-Senada knockoff?

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A Blast From The Past
Article

Various new (old?) equipment collected from now defunct Star Frontiers websites.

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Riddle Me This, Puzzle Me That
Article

Add puzzles and riddles to your game with these tips on how to craft them.

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Dealing with Power Creep
Article

How do you keep characters from getting too rich and powerful too fast?

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