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Savage Abyss: Core Rulebook

Savage Abyss: Core Rulebook

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This is the core rules (with a help section for new GMs) for the Savage Abyss Role Playing Game.

Universe Description: "Almost seven hundred years ago a plague raged across the stars. The Rich and able fled to the innermost colonies leaving the workers and the poor to their own devices.

Infighting spread across the stars as the rich walled themselves into their homes causing the separation of mankind into two groups; the Brightsiders coming from the bright glistening inner planets with all their wealth and health, and the Darksiders who dwell amongst the lost forgotten worlds of the outer colonies, building up new civilizations from the pieces left behind.

The Darkside is filled with old broken technology; ballistic weaponry, bioplastics, flying vehicles, holograms, lasers, nanodoors and the like. Worlds that once were incomplete are now societies built upon by the distraught people left behind, megacities that stood for the succession of mankind now arise as homes for new and xeno races.

A new plague now storms its way through the depths of space like a shark hunting prey; swallowing one world at a time as the stars are desolated by the Alithis-Prometheus War."

Game Description: "Savage Abyss is a survival role playing game where the goal is to scavenge and build up supplies as you play through a neo-anarchist sci-fi universe. Every turn is a gamble as the right hit can put you down for good in this race for survival. Whether you are a mercenary, treasure hunter, soldier, or just a survivor, you face untold and unknowable dangers, but utilize and combine the right tools and you may just be able to get out alive. Tape an old chainsaw on the end of your gun in the case of hordes of husks, or add an X-Ray scope to your rifle to get a leg up on the people hunting you.

Work together with your team, out think your enemy, and build the right tools to survive. In this universe you either watch your own back or you find people who will stand and die for you. Help people who can’t help themselves or take them for all they’re worth. It is up to you and your friends how you want to play this and where in the universe you want to go, from a giant city world to a backwater planet where the buildings are still being made with wood and cheap, thin metal sheets. Fight in close quarters aboard a dying ship or out in an open field in the middle of nowhere.

Make a name for yourself, and no matter where you go, watch your six and don’t ever underestimate your enemy."

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Lee S July 28, 2018 6:40 am UTC
Does this include the Universe Guide?
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Lee S July 28, 2018 6:43 am UTC
Disregard. I figured it out.
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