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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Most of the game’s books are devoted to the frontier region known as the Verge, a chaotic place with all the action one expects from a classic space opera.

Tangents is a sourcebook! Klick Clack sends heroes into the very jaws of the lion. This setting book also requires the Player’s Handbook and Gamemaster Guide for the Alternity game system.

Alternitj between the colonies led to the first galactic war infinally ending in with the emergence of 26 stellar nations. Striking back hasn’t been an option – but that’s about to change. Can they survive the deadly threat posed by the derelict’s ancient machinery and unravel the mystery of the ship? The officer alternnity the cutter ordered his crew to recover the computer core.

Just don’t linger – you never know who might be watching.

Star Drive (Tabletop Game) – TV Tropes

Klicks are arachnid-like aliens from a distant part of the milky way galaxy. This book presents a game universe for heroes to conquer, investigate, and explore. They favor ambushes and overwhelming numbers. Ferocious, aggressive, and merciless, they have descended on human-controlled space in a slow and steady wave of invasion. You need to login to do this.

At the far end of the Verge, alien species unheard of before the Second Drvie War have begun to stir. There are seven novels and one anthology written for the setting.

Though the Galactic Concord has slowed their progress, the Klicks are determined and resourceful. This is where the players come in. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. As the vanguard of the powerful star fleet, the heroes command the fast, heavily armed star cutter Shrike. Red Starrise “In the far future, representatives of the Galactic Concord make the first trip to the Verge in almost a century.


Discovering how, and why, satr what The Killing Jar is all about. And do it without your computer! Some of these aliens are viscious killers.

Of course, heroes have to know where to find what they want – and must have the cash to afford it, or the savvy to bargain for a better price: Characters are typically employed and have an allegiance to a company or government.

But ambitious nations and desperate factions covet this refuge, for it occupies the most important strategic site in the Verge. Yet amid thes bewildering oppurtunities, even the bravest need a place to call home. 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. Archaic Native American burial mounds and a shaman’s lingering curse. Infinite parallel 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.

This article is about the science fiction campaign setting. To save the lives of its people, the Collective used its talent in robotics and automation to create the Warhulks – massic spacegoing vessels bristling with destructive capability and guided by the most sophisticated artificial intelligence units ever to be installed in a starship.

The Concord has seized this oppurtunity to take the war to the enemy.

Star Drive

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. A number of supplements were published in the original Alternity -based Star Drive series.


Human beings have built starships and founded a civilization reaching hundreds of light-years across the galaxy. The cover was among artist R. Suitable for three to six heroes of any levels. They live among us, unseen except by those brave enough to seek them out. Lying disabled and unnoticed in an insignificant star system, the Warhulk designated Ares 22 was stranded.

Scheme with operatives of VoidCorp, fight against Thuldan Legions, and uncover the mysteries of the frontier. The Verge is described, in many cases, planet by planet. This page was last edited on 2 Novemberat Retrieved from ” https: This comprehensive guide to characters with fantastic abilities is guaranteed to change the way you play the game.

In these pages you’ll find excerpts from catalogs and reports that list what’s available. The state of the galaxy in all aspects of human society – medicine, religion, cybertechnology, robotics, the Grid, and more. Listen to her mighty stardrive roar across the light-years, and know that this mobile station is a force to be reckoned with.

Slowly but inexorably expanding into civilized space, the alien klicks and their rdive began by tsar the entire Silver Bell colony on Spes, followed by fierce ground fighting on Rakke.

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

Fending off pirates, rebels, aliens, and each other, some of these colonies manage to prosper, though they rarely extend beyond a single solar system.

You control the action. It starts with druve call for help, and now a rescue mission speeds through drivespace toward a distant colony at Hammer’s Star. Eclipse puts heroes against a stellar nation ready to take the entire world hostage. Send encrypted data between star systems?