The Hotness
Games|People|Company
FAITH: A Garden in Hell – Starter set
Wrath of the Autarch
Pulp Cthulhu
7th Sea Core Rulebook
20 Dungeon Starters
Masks: A New Generation
Warhammer: The Mass Combat Fantasy Role-Playing Game
Barbarians & Basilisks
Kaiju Incorporated: The Roleplaying Game
Elfquest
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
Shadowrun Beginner Box Set
G-Core Deluxe
Busty Barbarian Bimbos
Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Boxed Set (Second Edition)
The Burning Wheel Codex
Curse of Strahd
Convicts & Cthulhu
Coriolis: The Third Horizon
How The West Was Hacked: The Weird Wild West RPG
The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Corporation
Mythic Game Master Emulator
Dynasties and Demagogues
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
O2: Blade of Vengeance
Ancient Odysseys: Treasure Awaits!
Microscope
Scarlet Heroes
Mutant: Year Zero Core Book
Princes of the Apocalypse
Mouse Guard (2nd Edition)
Horse-lords of Rohan
Maze of the Blue Medusa
Dungeonology
Alas for the Awful Sea: Myth, Mystery & Crime in 1800s UK
The Night Wolf Inn
Codex: Unearthed Arcana
Monster Manual (AD&D 1e)
Fiend Folio
Burning Empires
Sign in Stranger: Making Contact
LC3: Nightwatch in the Living City
Mythic
Forgotten Realms Campaign Set
Thieves Island: A Riddle Rooms Adventure
IM1: The Immortal Storm
Champions of Darkness
Fiasco
The Winds of Magic
Information
RPG
Genre
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2011
Primary Name
Sufficiently Advanced Second Edition Quickstart
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 99126
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF version
Publisher: 
Year: 2011
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
33 pages
Size: 11.00 x 8.50 inches
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From Introduction:

Once upon a time, there was a tiny planet, around a yellow star – you know the one. On that planet were billions of people, some of whom were very clever and good, and some of whom were wicked and, sadly, also clever.

One day, in the age when the wicked people had declared a terrible war upon each other and threatened all the living things on the planet, the clever good people made something wonderful happen. They created a thinking machine that could see into the future. From the future this machine brought knowledge, and with that knowledge the good and clever people of the planet escaped the terrible things that the wicked people had done, and left them behind.

Far across the sky the machine spread them, into the depths of the clouded distances, star to cluster to galaxy and farther, to planets where people could live with ease. Each group of people that had left the tiny planet tried to build their lives as best they could, with the tiny amounts they had brought with them across the stars. Some were successful. Some were not.

The future-seeing machines had not come with the people. This was a time of silence, when each planet grew and prospered or failed alone. Many planets had clever people who discovered wonderful things, even how to travel across the stars as their ancestors had been flung, but none knew where the other people were. So many hundreds of seeds had been sown across the universe, and left to grow, and none saw where the others had landed.

Then, one day, not long ago, the future-seeing machines arrived. "We are sorry that we have been gone so long," they said. "It had to be done. But we have good news. We know where the other seeds have been sown and where they are growing well and prospering."

This was wonderful news for the people. Some of them had been apart so long that they had almost (almost) forgotten that they came, once upon a time, from the same tiny planet as everyone else. They had done so much and seen so much, and wanted to share. They could see the world where their ancestors were born, and see what strange plants and flowers had grown from the other seeds.

This is the time in which we live.

What's Missing?

As a quickstart version, this build of Sufficiently Advanced is missing quite a few items from the previous edition, as well as from the intended full second edition. Foremost among those are:

  • An extended description of the game’s technology.
  • More civilizations.
  • GM advice.
  • Plot seeds.
  • More detail on the conflict system.
  • A way to use Twists and Themes over the course of several games to create even permanent changes in the game world.

What's New?

If you played the first game, the short version is:

  • Characters with indefinite lifespans
  • Expertise, a new way to handle character skill
  • A diceless system.
  • A different system for spending and gaining Twists.
  • Stronger Core Values

... and a host of other, more minor, alterations.

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
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
No Articles Found
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: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 192
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 0
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
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.