From the back of the book:
"ITS NOT A DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD, IT'S A MULTI-FACETED ROCKET!!"
- Zakcaria Simms, Master Gamer
Welcome to Dome #9, Arctic Combat! This domed, fridgid wasteland awaits you on the isle of Shalam-casal. Here under a massive energy shield is an equally giant, atmospherically controlled, glacially ter-raformed. volcanic rock where nearly any corporate conflict, including the War with the Empire, is fought for the sake of mass entertainment- From commanding a mechanized company, to slogging through the snow as an infantry trooper; from Conventional weapons, to the epitome of Ultratech exo-armor...battle calls you to enter The Games!
Shalam-casal thrives as a mega-popular casino island, where all forms of entertainment exist and battles are waged resolving victory or defeat for both the warrior and gambler.
As an adventurer you decide your alliance: Do you work for the Gaming Guild, better known as The Dark Company - those responsible for managing these games of capital entertainment? Are you a Gamer, a gladiator who flies his colors under the banner of The Brotherhood of Thars? Do you side in battle with the Renaidian Empire, as a member of their renowned Dark Knights? Are you in league with the overseeing Neutral Zone Military, a force with enough power to annihilate the entire planet? Or perhaps you are a Pacifist, and have searched your soul to find that against all odds you want to stop the commercial bloodshed, thus ending The Games. Whatever your reasons for being on Shalam-casal Island, or in Dome #9, there is plenty to keep you busy.
ARCTIC COMBAT comes complete with:
- A giant 21" x 33" Dome #9, Arctic Combat fold-out map
- 16 years of history describing the many factions in conflict on Shalam-casal
- An original Arctic Combat Storyboard
- 100 detailed encounter scenarios
- Updated ISE combat system information
- New Neutral Zone & Imperial Zone Conventional Weapons
- Vehiclular Combat Rules
- New Neutral Zone & Imperial Zone Conventional Vehicles