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Parsec is a sci-fi roleplaying game of insurgency, interplanetary politics, corporate espionage and space piracy in a solar system on the brink of war. It uses a simple and versatile d6 engine featuring innovative character advancement, simplified equipment, and a system where players define their goals, predict the obstacles they will face, and use their characters' passions and secrets to drive them to adventure. 

  • Simple but innovative zero-gravity combat rules, including spaceship combat at range as well as dogfighting
  • Rules for physical, social, and information conflict
  • Bonus dice for planning ahead and thinking tactially
  • Simple rules for creating your own custom weapons and equipment
  • Characters advance when they face obstacles and achieve their goals, when they reveal secrets, and when they are scarred by failure
  • Character sheets that fit on half of a 8.5 x 11 page
  • Art and graphic design by Jacob Walker (Inkplow.blogspot.com)
  • Everything needed to play in one book
 
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Gift Card R November 22, 2017 10:15 pm UTC
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Hi gamers - I'm the person who designed and wrote this game, and I have some links to share. We had a wiki for it when it was released, and there is some helpful information there.

Here is the front page of the full wiki: http://parsecrpg.wikia.com/wiki/The_Parsec_RPG_Wiki
It includes discussion, questions and answers, and player contributions to the setting, which was always the intent with this game.

Here is the list of errata we put together: http://parsecrpg.wikia.com/wiki/Parsec_Errata
Honestly, there's more here than I'd like, but maybe not bad for my first full published game.

And here are some rules clarifications that came up: http://parsecrpg.wikia.com/wiki/Parsec_Rules_Clarifications

Thank you for your interest in Parsec! Feel free to reply or contact me with any additional questions or feedback. My main website: https://douglasunderhill.wordpress.com/ where I write about a lot of things, including gaming.
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