Star*Drive was a campaign setting put out for Alternity, TSR’s ambitious but clumsy science-fiction RPG. Much in the way that Greyhawk is considered the. “The STAR*DRIVE campaign setting, designed for use with the ALTERNITY science fiction roleplaying game, brings to life the world of the future. Humanity has. I used Black Starfall and Red Starrise as introductory adventures to Alternity/Star* Drive, in general. But, because of the timeline difference.

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

There are seven novels and one anthology written for the setting. Ferocious, aggressive, and merciless, they have altrnity on human-controlled space in a slow and steady wave of invasion.

Now you can examine the reports and Grid-blurbs and decide for yourself if these threats are real – or just more disinformation spread by the Concord, the Vergers, or the Old Space news agencies hungry to make headlines in the Stellar Ring. Eclipse puts heroes against a stellar nation ready to take the entire world hostage. But what if we don’t like the answer?

This agreement has held the peace, barely, for the last three decades. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A Klick naturally produces a field of energy that causes non-Klicks to feel weak and tired. Gamma Terra is what’s left, a world drivf by radioactive deserts, deadly ruins, and thousands of new and dangerous species armed and armored with bizarre mutations and the wreckage of technology.

Humanity is no longer the master of the world. Pilot a starship into uncharted territory, make a smuggling run to an occupies star system, contact a new alien species, and bring galactic criminals to justice. Lying disabled and unnoticed in an insignificant star system, the Warhulk designated Ares 22 was stranded. A second, even nastier war began insparked by a rebellion of mutants. Your group of heroes is all that stands between terrorists, the spread of a deadly dtive supervirus, and the collapse of the fragile galactic peace concords.


In these pages, you’ll find general information about the planet Lison and how to managa a campaign on this unusual world. They found that it contained the location of what could only be a klick base. 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.

The heroes become entangled in the machinations of two stellar nations determined to take more than their share of Drife most precious resource: To further stymie efforts to understand this enigmatic species, Klicks captured in combat never survive longer than a few hours—generally because of terrible wounds sustained during their apprehension.

Star Drive

This led to a pullback of the humans from their maximum expansion, isolating many colonies. At the far end of the Verge, alien species unheard of before the Second Galactic War have begun to stir. The heroes must disable the ship, or somehow dissuade it from carrying out its deadly mission and wiping out millions of innocent people.

It’s like nothing you’ve ever seen before! In this book you’ll discover everything you need to arm your hero against the darkness. It was written by David Eckelberry and Richard Baker. Wizards of the Coast. Hack into the Orbital Defense Network? A Klick’s sensory organs hang in a pendulous glob below the main part of its body, between the forelimbs. In this page book you’ll find nearly fifty detailed descriptions and illustrations of the aliens that visit our world, the creatures that evolved alongside us, and the strange variations we have made of our own species.

Bigger, badder, and longer than the first, the Second Galactic War devolves into a shifting three-way conflict between the various political alliances. 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. Cities vanished, forests burned, and an entire civilization died in nuclear fire, gengineered plagues, and mutagenic poisons.

Star Drive is set in the 26th century, starting in the year Discovering how, and why, is what The Killing Altednity is all about. They incorporated all of the player races, cybernetics, mutations, equipment, and psionics mentioned in the Player’s Handbook, and put them against a Space Opera backdrop.


The surviving nations are now looking to the abandoned frontiers, sometimes reasserting their dominance, sometimes just trying to reconnect. New adventures – and new dangers – are everywhere, just waiting to be discovered.

In addition there is a thirteenth nation called the Galactic Concord, created by the Treaty of Concord. The colonies win, known space is divided into a number of different stellar nations.

In the course of the past five centuries, humans have contacted several alien races. And you can live to tell about it.

The Regency government maintains Bluefall’s independence against a storm of challenges. A few weeks ago, a Concord cutter found a gutted ship drifting in space, her crew dead. Go to our Sales Site. A Guide to FX “If you can imagine it, you can play it!

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Xenoforms – Aliens, Demons, and Aberrations “For years, we’ve asked the question: Complete game statistics are provided for all the weapons, armor, vehicles, and gear, ensuring that this book will be immediately useful in any modern-day ALTERNITY campaign.

The First Galactic War erupts, with the increasingly wealthy and powerful colonies on one side, and the ossified Terran Empire on the other. Through their dealings, the heroes uncover a sinister plot involving a cykotek oxygen runner and a nefarious black marketeer.

Of course, heroes have to know where to find what they want – and must have the cash to afford it, or the savvy to dtar for a better price: The officer commanding the cutter ordered his crew to recover the computer core. Send encrypted data between star systems? Your journey into a world of adventure, excitement, wonder, and terror altsrnity here. Human beings have left Earth’s cradle and established a civilization spanning hundreds of star systems.