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Exeter B
Tramp Freighter / Troop Transport

Exeter is a rugged, Durance-class cargo ship that supports a crew of 4 to 8. She comes with a shuttle as well as a all-terrain buggy; is well armed for when things get rough, and carries a complement of escape pods as a last resort. With a spacious cargo bay and a 10-cabin passenger deck, this ship has something for everyone and room to grow. The original Exter has been extended and improved so now she’s even better than before.

Originally constructed by Dosojin Transport Inc., the vessel spent thirty years in routine corporate service before being sold to the Exeter family. With her designation changed from “Dosojin VI” to “Exeter’s Folly”, and later just “Exeter”, this rugged vessel spent another two decades as a private merchant running a wide variety of contracts and jobs of opportunity. Meanwhile, the original Durance design has been adopted and modified by the military to produce the ORCA troop transport. With barracks for 30 soldiers and the addition of a pair of Aries-class hover tanks, this “Off-world Recon & Combat Asset” will get the job done.

This update to the classic Exeter includes the refit version, the ORCA troop transport, and a couple of variants for extra cargo or extra passenger options.

The Exeter B package contains five highly detailed, layered PDF files:

• Main Book
   • 30 page PDF file detailing the ship and interior areas.
   • Contains 3D rendered scenes as well as orthographic views of the ships.
   • Includes system independent statistics designed for easy adaption to your game of choice.
   • Background, art, and text are on different layers for custom display and printing.

• Map Pages
   • 48 page PDF file containing complete interior maps and instructions for assembly.
   • Miniature-scale maps for tactical combat with an optional 1 inch = 5 ft grid.
   • Divided into pages for easy printing in full color or printer-friendly black and white.
   • Selectable layers include: grid, black & white version, and optional objects.

• Uncut Map Images
   • Three single page PDF files containing huge images (26x36 and 26x43 inches) of the Exeter and ORCA deckplans.
   • Select either a light or dark background (for printing or projection/display).
   • Includes layers for grid, black & white version, optional cargo, and background choice.

• Giant JPEG images of the uncut maps are also provided.

Sample documents and art are available at

The second in the “Refit” series of Armada Codex, Exeter-B is a complete update of the ship first presented in issue #6 of Future Armada. This one fully replaces and expands the Armada version of Exeter. As with all issues of the Codex, this product is designed to give you a ready-made ship to drop into your setting and rules of choice - lending depth and detail to your campaign. When it’s time to play, zero hour is ready!

Note: A PDF reader capable of displaying layers is required in order to fully use these documents. The Adobe Reader is a good, free, option.

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Troy D January 25, 2018 7:52 pm UTC
Please note.. this would have been a 5 star review had RPGNow let me post it. I have purchaed the book, however they say I have not. Dorks. Anyway.....

Hey all!

First… lets break down what you get.

1 – Exeter-B-Main.PDF – Remember the Star Wars or Star Trek books that had the beautiful breakdowns and floor plans of your favorite space ships? Well the Exeter gives them a run for their money. The prose is well thought out and colorfully written however I can guarantee that you will skip over all of that so that you can look at the absolutely incredible artwork of this ship. Down the finest detail (they have a laundry room people… ) this ship is laid out in beautiful color. THIS alone makes the PDF worth 5 dollars. See my final comment though…

2 – Exeter-B-Pages.pdf – What if I told you that all of the incredible art work above was laid out in a map book that you could print, and put together on your table? That is what pages is. Pages is the ship...See more
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Troy D January 26, 2018 6:27 am UTC
It let me put my review in today. :-)
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This title was added to our catalog on November 27, 2017.