Complete Spacefarer's Handbook back in print (POD)

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Complete Spacefarer's Handbook back in print (POD)

Post by night_druid » Tue Aug 07, 2018 6:05 pm

Probably one of the best books written for SJ is now back in print!

Complete Spacefarer's Handbookat Drivethru RPG
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Re: Spacefairer's Guide back in print (POD)

Post by Jaid » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:14 pm

huh. didn't even notice it was new when i grabbed it recently. i was just trying to replace the books that got lost when i switched computers =S

(i'm still not back to where i was yet, but at least i grabbed the basics, and this book was definitely one of the basic SJ resources from my perspective).

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Re: Complete Spacefarer's Handbook back in print (POD)

Post by Big Mac » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:58 pm

night_druid wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 6:05 pm
Probably one of the best books written for SJ is now back in print!

Complete Spacefarer's Handbookat Drivethru RPG
Yay!

CGR1 The Complete Spacefarer's Handbook is also on DMs Guild and RPG Now (in case anyone prefers to use one of those storefronts).

I really liked the rules for importing deities into new crystal spheres, that were hidden in the section about constructing strongholds. I could imagine someone building a campaign around an attempt to bring a god or goddess into a sphere (or block the god/goddess from entering the sphere).
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Re: Spacefairer's Guide back in print (POD)

Post by Big Mac » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:59 pm

Jaid wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:14 pm
huh. didn't even notice it was new when i grabbed it recently. i was just trying to replace the books that got lost when i switched computers =S

(i'm still not back to where i was yet, but at least i grabbed the basics, and this book was definitely one of the basic SJ resources from my perspective).
It's not new as a PDF. It's only new as a Print on Demand version. :)
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Post by Kythkyn » Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:24 pm

Does it have good rules for space combat / travel by chance?
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Post by Tim Baker » Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:17 am

night_druid wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 6:05 pm
Probably one of the best books written for SJ is now back in print!
What do you like so much about it?
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Re: Complete Spacefarer's Handbook back in print (POD)

Post by Corsair14 » Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:06 pm

The complete Spacefarers Handbook? Blue cover? I loved this book if its the one I was thinking about. I still have an original copy and a pdf on my phone. I love the racial descriptions, kits and all the background stuff.

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Re: Complete Spacefarer's Handbook back in print (POD)

Post by AuldDragon » Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:03 pm

Kythkyn wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:24 pm
Does it have good rules for space combat / travel by chance?
Not really; you want the Spelljammer boxed set and/or the War Captain's Companion boxed set for combat and travel rules. Note also that the rules are Spelljammer specific, so they probably wouldn't work very well for science fiction spaceships, although I do think the tactical rules would work for sailing ships on the sea with some modifications/additions.

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Re: Complete Spacefarer's Handbook back in print (POD)

Post by Kythkyn » Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:57 pm

AuldDragon wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:03 pm
Not really; you want the Spelljammer boxed set and/or the War Captain's Companion boxed set for combat and travel rules. Note also that the rules are Spelljammer specific, so they probably wouldn't work very well for science fiction spaceships, although I do think the tactical rules would work for sailing ships on the sea with some modifications/additions.
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