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The Cold Stars Await Your Tread

Engines of Babylon gives you all the tools you need to add custom vehicles and low-tech system ships to the free Stars Without Number game system. Whether as trophies of fabulous adventuring wealth or as savage harbingers of a hostile power, you'll find everything from gravitic yard skiffs to main battle tanks inside these pages and the guidelines you need for building system ships for those campaigns set in a nearer future.

Not only that, but inside you'll find a mighty trove of priceless treasures to reward the curiosity of reckless freebooters, and a selection of maltech horrors to whet the remorseless appetites of any villain worthy of the name!

Inside this 42-page collection of tech, you'll find....

  • Rules for creating custom vehicles, with 15 example vehicles for your use.
  • Rules for low-tech system ships for near-future sci-fi campaigns.
  • Fifteen example system ships for easy introduction into your game.
  • Twenty precious treasures of space to reward the avaricious curiosity of your fearless explorers.
  • Eight abhorrent miscreations of forbidden maltech, technologies devised for hideous ends to satisfy the mad ambitions of their creators.

Grab Engines of Babylon and plunder the dead past for your gaming today!

A Special Note for Bundle of Holding backers: If you snared this labor of artifice through the Bundle of Holding offer, keep an eye on your mail! You should be receiving a discount coupon soon that'll let you grab the print copy for just $4.99!

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Zachery H May 13, 2024 12:37 pm UTC
This is tagged for D&D. I recommend changing that to Stars without Numbers or the like.
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Chris M October 01, 2015 8:58 pm UTC
Does this book consist of "new" rules for the Core Game? Or or is it an add-on module of rules for folks who want to add vehicles to the free version of the core SwN rules.
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This title was added to our catalog on September 29, 2014.