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Dark Nova RPG: Fortune and Glory

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Life in the 24th century is much changed from the ancient pre-Fall civilization of Terra, but one thing remains the same- the desire for the acquisition of wealth and power. Whether driven by that goal specifically, or making a living providing goods and services to those who are, much of the dynamic world of 2318 is fueled by this quest. Freetraders run cargo in dangerous territories- and often smuggle into where it is not wanted, or out of where it is supposed to stay- for profit, pirates prey upon unwary merchants while privateers hunt the pirates in turn, or prey upon the ships of enemy nations themselves, and behind the scenes corporate intrigue and espionage rivals that of the many nations and races of known space. This is the world of shadows, where secrets and information are a prized commodity, and death waits eagerly for the unwary.

Fortune and Glory focuses on those characters who's occupations are a bit on the shady side, from Freetraders and Privateers who often delve into smuggling and theft, to rogues and netjackers who's quest for the Almighty Credit drives them to find innovative ways around the technology people use to protect their wealth. Fortune and Glory expands out the Corporations, which are equal parts antagonist and client in their shadow-wars with one another, as well as the overall setting of the universe from the shadier perspective. In addition to a short story featuring characters from the upcoming novel The Sword of Ares, there are sections describing aspects of life in the 24th century. New player races and challenging threats are contained within. Featured among the alien threats are the fanatical reptilian Serog, and expanded entries on the slaver-marauder Byntai and the aggressive warriors of the Kraegarym. More information and expanded details of the pirate marauders and Syndicates are added in, including the infamous Barbary Bastards pirate gang. Features of Fortune and Glory include expanded skills and skill rules, expanded naval and ground combat rules, new psionic talents, and rules for constructing and modifying emulators, vehicles, and building ships from the keel-up.  Loads of new ships, vehicles, weapons and equipment all await the players within these pages. Step into the shadows and make your fortune, or find glory trying!

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This title was added to our catalog on July 20, 2013.