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Publisher: Evil Hat Productions
Year: 2013
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Product Code: EHP7004K
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From the back of the book:

Humans have been in space tens of thousands of years, and societies have risen and fallen so many times that no one remembers where we come from.

Colonies are grouped in clusters of a few systems connected by slipstreams – artifacts of the cosmos or perhaps a forgotten technology. Only the slipstreams allow travel faster than light. Apart from that, spacecraft make do with reaction drives, dumping heat as best they can.

Diaspora is a self-contained role-playing game, with rules for starship battles, individual combat, social interaction, and platoon-scale engagement, in an original science fiction setting that you help design.

This is your universe. How are you going to survive?

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Diaspora is a stand-alone game that uses the FATE version 3 engine from Spirit of the Century. It consists of substantial simplification and modification of the SotC core (reducing the Stunts system, for example, to four pages) and the addition of several mini-games that can be run as independent wargames external to the RPG itself. Of particular interest is the platoon-scale wargame which provides a complete miniatures sf/armour game using story-driving elements rather than simulation.

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3 HD2ME - N7 Operations 1 - Weapons
Inspired by the Mass Effect 3 co-operative multiplayer, more than 50 weapons presented in a CCG style for use as player handouts or GM awarded loot. The first in a series of companion documents to the Hacking Diaspora to Mass Effect v2.0.2 game rules.
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10 Diversifying Diaspora v1.0
Inspired by Gullerbutry's weighted Fudge Dice tables this document contains three new additions for use with Diaspora: a random character generation system, a random wildlife generator inspired by the original Traveller rules, and a completely new mini-game called The Chase!
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10 FATE weighted random table structure
This is a fillable PDF form for a random table structure that gives 15 weighted results using FUDGE dice. Roll 4dF and count the + across the top and - along the side to get a result square.
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8 Diaspora Cluster Sheet MKI
Sheet for keeping track of cluster details with an octagonal theme. There are two pages in case a cluster gets large. I tried to leave enough room to draw the slipstream links, but also included a space to write the names of linked systems in case that poses a problem, or if there need be overlap to another page.
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6 Diaspora Phase Sheet MKII
A variant of the MKI Diapspora Phase sheet that was partially inspired by the old school G.I.Joe file cards.
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6 Diaspora Phase Sheet
Diaspora Phase sheet with octagonal boxes.
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14 Diaspora Space Combat Sheet
The Iron Chicken space combat sheet is beautiful, but this one is a little more friendly on a printer's ink cartridges.
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2011-03-19
14 Diaspora Starship Sheet
I like the player character sheets for Diaspora, but was sorry to see there wasn't one for starships (in essence, another character at the table) - so I created one.
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2011-03-19
13 Diaspora Cluster System Sheet
I thought it would be useful to have a sheet where the information on a cluster could be kept together.
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2011-03-19
9 Diaspora Character Background Sheet
Having used the Character Phases Worksheet from The Dresden Files I thought it would be nice to have something similar for Diaspora.
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A quick reference table that references Diaspora Tech levels with historical equivalents and GURPS categories with

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