Inspired by the ‘The Game’ used to simulate the future of humanity and create an alternate universe for the AD role-playing game by GDW. We have taken it. AD is a science-fiction role-playing game first published by Game Designers Workshop (GDW) in as Traveller: The game in fact had little to. AD is a hard science fiction/cyberpunk role playing game created been a great source of inspiration for some of GDW’s other games).

Author: Nall Mezimi
Country: Oman
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Travel
Published (Last): 8 November 2009
Pages: 163
PDF File Size: 19.64 Mb
ePub File Size: 1.33 Mb
ISBN: 669-1-53111-886-9
Downloads: 10325
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Daigis

The final fate of worlds may well depend upon their actions. The Traveller game in all forms is owned by Far Future Enterprises.

At the end of the 20th century, a global thermonuclear war took place between the United States, China, the U. The crew of the LaFarge are coming back to human space after a fdw odyssey on an uncharted world, a world where the evolution of life has been perpetually bound to its exotic Energy Curve.

Aurore [Eta Bootis IIc] is one 23000 the least hospitable worlds in the French Arm, and at the same time one of the most spectacularly beautiful worlds in known human space. They can puzzle out the true finction of the enigmatic ‘worry stone’ often found in abandoned Kafer encampments or try to discover the technology behind the recently discovered ‘Kafer Computer Mark II,’ gd advanced portable computer of chilling technological sophistication. Earth’s nations have colonies among the stars.

As the introduction states: Virginia Starship Deck Plans in 25mm Scale. Articles needing additional references from July All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September First contact with aliens came long ago, and commerce with them is commonplace. I have posted the latest version of the rules, these are the rules that we will be qd for at least the next Turn.

Also printed on the map are the three prinicpal trade routes of human space. Messages Updates Updates, there are always updates! The Kafer Sourcebook contains all information necessary for the AD referee to create campaigns and tdw involving the Kafers. Rules cover the power plant and stutterwarp drives, the advanced weaponry of the age, and the defensive countermeasures which will keep your ship alive in a hostile environment.


GDW AD – the original SFRPG – Beyond the Bundle

The Bavarians began extensive mining of their continent’s mineral resources. It will be a long and detailed game, progressing through the centuries, with strife and new technologies. Cover of edition. Covering the origin and evolution of the Kafers, the Kafer 200 goes into the details of the Kafer homeworld and explains Kafer motivations and drives, their history, their society and social structure, and their technology.

In the intervening three centuries, mankind has rebuilt and returned to space. Now he was an outcast, without a family or a home, his honor tainted by accusations of cowardice and murder. As the crew of the survey ship LaFarge, you live out the thrill of discovering a truly alien world. In a world where nations still clash, civilization has crawled back to its prewar levels and beyond.

Follow the Author

The magazine supported the science fiction gaming community with articles written for a multitude of RPG systems. This is the same “Twilight War” that is depicted in the role-playing game Twilight: ISBN Buy at Amazon Ships of the French Arm “Earth and its many colonies have an inherent reliance on space travel, 2030 the nature of the ships which move between them varies greatly with the mission it is to perform.

Two years later, reports from the Arcturus system ceased. Views Read Edit View history. Over the next eight decades all three colonies cooperated in an attempt to adapt the planet to human uses. Earthquakes and volcanic activity were constant hazards.

GDW 2300 AD – the original SFRPG

Research has produced the most accurate star map ever made. Now, the remaining Kafers need to be hunted down and rooted out. Their forward base at Dunkelheim has to be eliminated and Admiral Borodin has put the Americans to the task.

Only slightly smaller than Earth, Aurore is largely a vast and unexplored wilderness; the regions which have been thoroughly explored and developed around each of Aurore’s three human colonies are relatively small, and much of the rest of the surface has been only superficially surveyed and mapped.


AD (Tabletop Game) – TV Tropes

The aliens destroyed the world’s orbital facilities and landed ground troops on the planet. Resting comfortably in the constellation of Taurus in Earth’s familiar night sky, da Pleiades have long been an object of awe, worship, and inspiration for different human cultures.

The Ebers are extremely ritualistic creatures.

Mankind has started to spread into space, and faces its first major add in the form of the Kafer. The cement tore at his knees and the palms of his hands.

The local neighborhood of stars contains white dwarves, red giants and warm yellow stars like our own. Then the humans fell back to Eta Bootis where a defensive line could be established. Numerous Kafer warships continue to operate within the French Arm, raiding colonies, attacking unprotected shipping, and ambushing stray warships. A d20 version called AD was released in late as a campaign setting for the T20 system.

The game also includes several types of powered armor combat suits quite similar to those of the Mobile Infantry of the same novel. With Mongoose’s second edition of Traveller they are planning a second edition sourcebook detailing AD as well, and it receives several mentions in the Traveller core rule-book.

Intended as a “harder” alternative to GDW’s earlier Traveller science fiction game, the first edition was titled Traveller: Get to Know Us. Each scenario is designed to begin or supplement a continuing campaign covering the unique encounters and adventures that can be found along the long flight of the Bayern. In a French exploratory squadron discovered a garden world in the Beta Canum Venaticorum system.

For example, most personal combat is still conducted with guns firing chemically projected rounds even though energy weapons do exist. Av Overlord serves as more than just an adventure.