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Alien RPG Core Rulebook
Product code: AC9934
Space is vast, dark, and not your friend. Gamma rays and neutrino bursts
erupt from dying stars to cook you alive, black holes tear you apart,
and the void itself boils your blood and seizes your brain. Try to
scream and no one can hear you—hold your breath and you rupture your
lungs. Space isn’t as empty as you’d think, either—its frontiers are
ever expanding. Rival governments wage a cold war of aggression while
greedy corporations vie for valuable resources. Colonists reach for the
stars and gamble with their lives—each new world tamed is either feast
or famine. And there are things lurking in the shadows of every
asteroid—things strange and different and deadly.
This is the official ALIEN tabletop roleplaying game—a universe of body
horror and corporate brinkmanship, where synthetic people play god while
space truckers and marines serve host to newborn ghoulish creatures.
It’s a harsh and unforgiving universe and you are nothing if not
Stay alive if you can...
The ALIEN tabletop roleplaying game will be a beautifully illustrated
full-color hardcover book, both presenting the world of ALIEN in the
year 2183 and a fast and effective ruleset designed specifically to
enhance the ALIEN experience. The game can be played in two distinct
Cinematic play is based on pre-made scenarios that emulate the dramatic
arc of an ALIEN film. Designed to be played in a single session, this
game mode emphasizes high stakes and fast and brutal play. You are not
all expected to survive.
Campaign play is designed for longer continuous play with the same cast
of player characters over many game sessions, letting you explore the
ALIEN universe freely, sandbox style.
The rules of the game are based on the acclaimed Year Zero Engine, used
in award-winning games such as Tales from the Loop and Mutant: Year
Zero, but adapted and further developed to fully support and enhance the
core themes of ALIEN: horror and action in the cold darkness of space.
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