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Straxus
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I really like the Wretched Hives-book, I've had some good ideas come out of the locations there. Also, I really like that they use locations that are used in other supplements, for instance there is a nightclub on the planet Adarlon - which is mentioned in the campaign-section of Tramp Freighters.

These days I don't have time to do as much prepwork as I used to, so to have a couple of nicely fleshed out locations is great.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, I forgot about Cracken's Rebel Field Guide! That was a big hook for me. LOVE the schematic art in that one, plus Cracken's running commentary.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hwayeez wrote:
The books that hooked me most as a player were GG6: Tramp Freighters and GG9: Fragments from the Rim - especially the Special Ops section. The slang list was fantastic.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WillTasker wrote:
Hard: Easy
Easy: Hard

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I continue to use "TLA" and "ETLA" on a frequent basis at work, especially with IT folk. "This SOW has too many TLAs in it."
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A minor victory: I was able to get a boxed DarkStryder Campaign set on Ebay for under $30 in very good shape.

The caveat was that it was missing three of the stat cards. That irks me a bit but to be honest, I probably was missing a few of those cards before my first set went missing about 15 years ago.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WillTasker wrote:
A minor victory: I was able to get a boxed DarkStryder Campaign set on Ebay for under $30 in very good shape.

The caveat was that it was missing three of the stat cards. That irks me a bit but to be honest, I probably was missing a few of those cards before my first set went missing about 15 years ago.


I think I got mine for a little cheaper than that missing the box and maps.
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