The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Legacy of Dragonholt
Let These Mermaids Touch Your Dick Maybe
Midnight (Second Edition)
Maze of the Blue Medusa
Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game 30th Anniversary Edition
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (First Edition)
Space 1889: Red Sands
Stonehell Dungeon: Down Night-Haunted Halls
Dungeons & Dragons (Woodgrain Box & White Box Sets)
BRP Adventures
Blades in the Dark
Tales from the Loop
The Death Knight's Squire: A 5E Solo Gamebook
All Flesh Must Be Eaten Revised Edition
Slipstream
The Apocalypse Stone
Arkham Detective Tales (Extended Edition)
The Tools of Ignorance
Petty Gods
Adventures on Dungeon Planet
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
FAITH: The Sci-Fi RPG – Core Set
The End of the World: Revolt of the Machines
Hunger in the Void
Kids on Bikes
Original Adventures Reincarnated #1: Into the Borderlands
The Dungeon Alphabet: Expanded Fourth Printing
Pathfinder Society Scenario 9-00: Assault on Absalom
MH-0: Marvel Super Heroes Role-Playing Game
Dungeons & Dragons Set 1: Basic Rules
Tunnels & Trolls Rulebook (5th Edition)
Prince Valiant: The Storytelling Game
Gamma World
F.A.T.A.L.
DT1: Dungeon Tiles
The Dungeon Alphabet
Heart of Ice
In Nomine Satanis / Magna Veritas (second edition)
Ancient Odysseys: Treasure Awaits!
Gamma World: Gamma Knights
Microscope
Trolle, Träumer, tiefe Wälder
Numenera
Fate Core System
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
The End of the World: Alien Invasion
Echoes of Glory: Ruritania's World Cup 1966
Star Trek Adventures Core Book
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
40th Anniversary Edition
Publisher: Goodman Games
Year: 2016
Saddle Stapled (modules/pamphlets)
32 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
PDF version
Publisher: WardCo
Year: 2007
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
40 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Second and third printings
Publisher: TSR
Year: 1978
Saddle Stapled (modules/pamphlets)
Product Code: 3001
32 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
First printing
Publisher: TSR
Year: 1976
Saddle Stapled (modules/pamphlets)
Product Code: SF18-R
32 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From the back of the book:

In The Tradition Of
Dungeons & Dragons
Metamorphosis Alpha
Brings You An Exciting New Concept
In Fantastic Role-Playing Games

Have you ever encountered a moose with quills? Or a teleporting woodpecker with a double brain and a poison beak? How about a nearly invincible jaguar, complete with the ability to change its body density and emit a sonic shriek, but which fears birds? These are but a small sampling of the mutations which could inhabit the many worlds of METAMORPHOSIS ALPHA.

A vast starship, a virtual world in itself, carrying colonists, livestock, and the flora and fauna of Terra is struck by a cloud of an unknown form of radiation while enroute (sp) to a distant star. Chaos reigns when the radiation kills most of the crew, and in the ensuing madness the knowledge of what the ship is and where its destination lies is lost to the survivors - and there are many survivors. Intelligent mutated animals and plants now populate the vessel, and these compete or perhaps cooperate with the humans aboard.

In METAMORPHOSIS ALPHA, you are aboard the stricken starship and struggling to survive, trying to gain knowledge of the strange devices and mechanical apparatus of the vessel, attempting to learn the secrets of the strange "world" you inhabit. As a player, you may be a human or a mutant - human or otherwise. Your course is up to your skill and imagination.

METAMORPHOSIS ALPHA is a role-playing game in the grand tradition of DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. If you enjoy the worlds of medieval swords and sorcery, you will love what you find in the fantastic and fascinating worlds of science fiction!

More Information Edit | History

File: Dire Straits is an introductory adventure for the 1st edition Metamorphosis Alpha system.
It is intended as a challenge for 4-6 player characters.
The estimated play time is 4 hours

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 of 3 » 3
Pg. 5
Alternate Beginnings for Metamorphosis Alpha

An alternate scenario for beginning adventures and creating characters in Metamorphosis Alpha.

Edit
Pg. 8
The Bionic Supplement

Adding mechanical limbs to Metamorphosis Alpha.

Edit
Pg. 4
Clone Bank Alpha

An alternative beginning sequence for METAMORPHOSIS: ALPHA.

Edit
Pg. 15
Designer's Forum

Further Rules, Modifications and Clarifications for mental and physical mutations in Metamorphosis Alpha.

Edit
Pg. 30
Des Donjons dans les étoiles

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

Edit
Pg. 22
Guidelines for Mixing Campaigns

Androids, Wizards, Several Mutants, and Liberal Doses of Imagination, Well Blended; Using Dungeons & Dragons

Edit
Pg. 16
How Green Was My Mutant

Tables to determine random appearance for humanoids in METAMORPHOSIS ALPHA.

Edit
Pg. 3
How Green Was My Mutant

The appearance of humanoids in Metamorphosis Alpha.

Edit
Pg. 58
Lost Game Safari

The hunt for out-of-print games worthy of a second look. Metamorphosis Alpha (TSR, 1976).

Edit
Pg. 5
Metamorphosis Alpha

This article summarizes the then-new Science-fiction Role Playing Game Metamorphosis Alpha.

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: 3125
Num Ratings: 22
Average Rating: 7.09
Standard Deviation: 1.47
Num Views: 4669
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 2.0
Fans: 9
Personal Comments: 15
Users Owning: 102
Users Wanting: 1
Users Trading: 2 [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.