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TSR
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1998
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Alternity Gamemaster Guide
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Publisher: TSR
Year: 1998
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Product Code: 2801
ISBN-10: 0786907290
256 pages
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As the scene opens...hostile alien vessels converge on a starship in the distant reaches of space...scientists and doctors examine the dying victim of a mutant strain of bacteria...heavily armored space marines discover an ancient artifact on a desolate world...

Imagine the future--one epic at a time!

This roleplaying game provides a framework forall kinds of contemporary to far-future science fiction adventures. The Gamemaster Guide, the companion volume to the Alternity Player's Handbook, contains everything needed to moderate the Alternity game, including:

  • Rules for creating memorable supporting characters, adventuress, and campaigns for any SF setting.
  • A "Fast-Play" chapter that teaches the basics of moderating the game and provides a starting adventure.
  • Starship construction rules and a tactical space combat system.
  • Comprehensive star system design rules, including stellar classes and planetary environments.
  • More than 30 aliens, creatures, and dangerous animals to use as opponents.
  • Templates that quickly bring supporting characters to life.
  • Guidelines for designing new alien species and alien artifacts.
  • Adventure triggers to spur your imagination and ignite the action.
  • A complete index for both the Player's Handbook and the Gamemaster Guide.

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