The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Far Trek
Tales from the Loop
Blades in the Dark
Etherscope
The Quiet Year
Torchbearer
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Flip 6
Microscope
Mermaid Adventures
Abstract Dungeon
Lone Wolf Adventure Game
The GameMaster's Apprentice
Star Trek Adventures Core Book
The Two-Headed Serpent
SOLO: Solo RPG Campaigns for the Cepheus Engine
Sentinel Comics: The Roleplaying Game – Starter Kit
Dread
Book 01: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain
Mythic Game Master Emulator
Moonlight Madness
Traveller: Deluxe Edition
HeroMaker Software
The Burning Wheel Fantasy Roleplaying System (Gold)
Islands of Purple-Haunted Putrescence
Legacy: Life Among the Ruins
Giant's Perch
Mouse Guard (2nd Edition)
Terrible Beauty
Apocalypse World 2nd Edition
Pip System QuickStart
Alarums & Excursions (Issue 240 - Aug 1995)
Dice
X3: Curse of Xanathon
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
Day of the Beast
Creature Collection
Forgotten Realms Campaign Set
The Horde
Tunnels & Trolls Featuring Goblin Lake Solitaire Adventure
The Forgotten Terror
The Lost Shrine of Bundushatur
Barbarians of the Aftermath
Fiasco
Gamma World Roleplaying Game
Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Box Set
Shadow, Sword & Spell: Basic (Revised)
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Beginner Box
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
The Slumbering Tsar Saga (Pathfinder Version)
Information
RPG
Genre
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic Show More »
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
1982
Primary Name
Universe (2nd Edition)
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 47202
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
Soft Cover
Publisher: 
Year: 1982
Soft Cover
106 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Box Set
Publisher: 
Year: 1981
Box Set
112 pages
Size: 9.00 x 11.50 inches
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From the front cover:

You are the master of your destiny, venturing across the sea of stars meeting the challenge of alien worlds...

UNIVERSE

The Role-Playing Game of the Future by SPI

From the back cover:

Seek your own destiny among the stars in quest of wealth, knowledge, and glory. Plunge boldly into adventures on unexplored planets, confronting the unknown armed with your own unique skills and the marvels of 25th Century technology. Designed as the definitive game of a whole generation of science-fiction adventure products, Universe is now complete in this one book, with a huge full-color Interstellar Display and four pages of color adventure logsheets included. Although we are continuing a program of fascinating supplemental material, you need nothing more than this book and two decimal dice to play a lifetime of complete and enjoyable games.

More Information Edit | History

Table of Contents:

I. INTRODUCTION
- 1.0 The Universe and the Future
- 2.0 The GamesMaster and the Players
- 3.0 Sequence of Events
- 4.0 Requirements for Play
II. CHARACTER GENERATION
- 5.0 Character Heritage
- 6.0 Character Development
- 7.0 Character Professions
III. SKILLS
- 8.0 Acquiring and Improving Skills
- 9.0 Military Skills
- 10.0 Psionic Skills
- 11.0 Vehicle Skills
- 12.0 Scientific Skills
- 13.0 Technical Skills
- 14.0 Interpersonal Skills
- 15.0 Environmental Skills
IV. ROBOTS
- 18.0 Robot Attributes
- 17.0 Robot Systems
V. EQUIPMENT
- 18.0 Economic Guidelines
- 19.0 Weapons
- 20.0 Protective Equipment
- 21.0 Vehicles
- 22.0 Personal Equipment
VI. WORLD GENERATION
- 23.0 Star Systems
- 24.0 Geographical Features
- 25.0 Population and Technology
VII. CHARACTER ACTION
- 26.0 Travel and Record Keeping
- 27.0 CreatIng Encounters
- 28.0 Creature and NPC Interaction
- 29.0 Action Rounds
- 30.0 Hits and Damage
VIII. SPACE TRAVEL
- 31.0 Hulls and Pods
- 32.0 Interstellar Travel
- 33.0 Interplanetary Travel
- 34.0 Space Combat
IX. ENCOUNTERS
- 36.0 Creatures
- 36.0 Non-Player Characters
- 37.0 Spaceship Encounters
- 38.0 Accidents
X. ADVENTURE: LOST ON LAIDLEY
- 39.0 The Orionis System
- 40.0 The Players and the Characters
- 41.0 The Gamesmaster’s Background
- 42.0 Laidley
- 43.0 Adventure Afterword
Appendix A: Logsheets
Appendix B: Charts and Tables
Index

Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1
Pg. 30
Des Donjons dans les étoiles

A retrospective of the sci-fi space opera style games.

Edit
Pg. 34
First Contacts

Meet the Sh\'k\'tlp: an astounding alien race

Edit
Pg. 82
Star Questions

Q&A about the UNIVERSE game.

Edit
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: 6776
Num Ratings: 17
Average Rating: 5.63
Standard Deviation: 1.31
Num Views: 2929
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 2.0
Fans: 7
Personal Comments: 3
Users Owning: 72
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 1 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 4
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.