Some time ago, before WotC pulled the pdfs, I purchased a copy of The Externals . It consisted of a series of interconnected html documents. The Externals sourcebook reveals to players and Gamemasters alike the heart of the Released as a PDF only following the death of the Alternity line. Star Drive (stylized as Star*Drive) is a science fiction campaign setting that was published in by TSR, Inc. for the Alternity role-playing game. Alternity’s first setting was detailed in the Star Drive Campaign Setting () Professions. 3 Publications. Game books; Novels. 4 References; 5 External links.

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Klicks are arachnid-like aliens from a distant part of the milky way galaxy. Its secret th into dimensional travel has been sabotaged by fanatics, and the multimillion-dollar facility is now only a bombed-out crater. Some of them are just the opposite. Parallel universes are not just science fiction – physics and mathematics predict worlds that resemble and perhaps even duplicate out own.

In addition to humans, players can run a character from one of the handful of alien space-faring races that lie within the known space. The galaxy’s attention centers around the Verge, a region a mere one hundred light-years across that is home to thousand of stars awaiting exploration by heroes.

Piracy, corporate warfare, the bitter rivalries of stellar nations, and an implacable alien menace threaten dozens of worlds and billions of people. With the aid of some alien artifacts, the heroes must breach the defenses of a dreadnought to end the blockade. The heroes must track the interdimensional castaways through superspace, traveling through parallel worlds that run the gamut from primitive savagery to nuclear desolation.

Alternity – Star Drive – Dark Matter – Wayne’s Books RPG Reference

But at the heart of all this chaos is a troubled sanctuary: Tangents is a sourcebook! It starts at the Kendai communications relay, where the newly formed Galactic Concord hopes to reestablish contact with a frontier region that was cut off at the height of the conflict.


Inside this page, full-color exgernals are more than 60 detailed descriptions and illustrations of aliens that live in and around the planets of the Verge. Both its stardrive and its AI unit had been damaged – the ship could not return home, and as a result it never discovered that the war had ended.

In these pages, you’ll find general information about the planet Lison and how to managa a campaign on this unusual world.

The “stardrive” is a type of hyperdrive that operates on the principles of gravity induction. Dominated by the beautiful water world of Bluefall, Aegis is a place where the great powers of human space marshal their forces against myriad threats. You’ll learn what the Hoffmann Institute is willing to give you, and what you have to buy on the street.

System Guide to Aegis expands the information available on this important system, including: Sell us your stuff? Slowly but inexorably expanding into civilized space, the alien klicks and their allies began by devastating the entire Silver Bell colony on Spes, followed by fierce ground fighting on Rakke.

Infinite exterhals universes coexist with ours, each with qualities both familiar and foreign, and alternative versions of history play out in endless variety “alongside” out own world.

Star Drive

This book presents a game universe for heroes to conquer, investigate, and explore. The mighty fortress ship Monitor and its support fleet rush across hundreds of light-years, desperate to slternity the distress call and unravel the riddle of the outpost on the farthest edge of the Verge Your actions, your choices, and a little bit of luck will decide!

Working for a clandestine organization called the Hoffmann Institute, heroes explore hidden mysteries while eluding forces – both human and alien – that scheme to control the truth. Humanity is no longer the master of the world.


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A externalss that introduces revolutionary devices into the American home. The Galactic Concord is made up of citizens and territories donated by the other Stellar Nations. Mystics delve into tomorrow, masters of time and space great their future selves, and biowarriors create the finest blades with only their minds. Rules for generating a wide variety of unique heroes – including five alien hero species.

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The level of technology is at “Progress Level” 7 Progress Levels are used in Alternity to describe the technology of a civilization, with present-day Earth described as Progress Level 5, and the Industrial Age described as Progress Level 4. In the course of the past five centuries, humans have contacted several alien races.

An Explorer’s Guidebook provides information for scouts and heroes who dare venture into the unknown. The Lighthouse stands as a base of operations, a site for adventure, and a means to travel the Verge in style. Post ‘s first work for TSR. They may also follow one of the future religions described in this book. Klicks have strange, wedge-shaped bodies covered with smooth, chitinous plates. This led to a pullback of the humans from their maximum expansion, isolating many colonies.

Fold space at your whim? Striking back hasn’t been an option – but that’s about to change. And you can live to tell about it. Retrieved from ” https: Star Drive is set in the 26th century, starting in the year A total of 50 sentient species in all have been contacted, with each being rated at various levels of development.