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HardNova 2 (Core PDF)

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"The genreDiversion [system] is simple but powerful - it's one of my favourites..."

"This is a game you can pick up in the morning and be saving the galaxy in the evening... "

"It's a good RPG at good value... If you're a fan of original and independent RPGs then you're likely to be a fan of HardNova ][."

Take to the stars and smuggle exotic goods across the galaxy, solve mysteries aboard space liners, or explore the frontier. HardNova ][ includes alien races, starships, exotic abilities, four scenarios, reference sheets, and numerous character, robot, and starship templates. Even Disposable Dice? are included in this Virtual Boxed Set?.

HardNova ][ is very flexible and can be used for one-shot adventures or as a foundation for your own campaign. The included setting can be easily discarded and replaced by that of your favorite movie, television program, comic, or novel. Designed to be versatile, HardNova ][ is a toolkit for your own space opera adventures ? only your imagination can limit your enjoyment.

Optimized System & File
HardNova ][ uses the revised genreDiversion i rules, which provides intuitive and dynamic mechanics, utilizing 2 six-sided dice. The design of the PDF file has also been optimized, so you can download and print it more quickly than similarly-sized products.

In short, HardNova ][ is fast, ready-to-use, and adaptable. You don't have to learn a complicated system, refer to scores of tables, or spend all day creating characters. The basic rules require very little study, and the advanced rules are not much more difficult to pick up. You can either create custom characters for the game or dive right in with any of the included templates. And if you want to use the rules, but do away with the setting or scenarios in lieu of your own background and storylines, the rules are flexible enough to handle it.

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May 22nd, 2007
Hard Nova II is a very competently designed, rules-light, space opera RPG. Much like TSR's old Star Frontiers set, Hard Nova II gives you all the rules you need begin playing in about 40 pages, with a few adventure scenarios and just a hint of a backgr [...]
February 22nd, 2007
A generic set of rules that are easy to understand and yet at the same times offers plenty of meat for long term usage. In fact this is a great rpg one of the best Sci-fi rule sets to date.<br><br> <b>LIKED</b>: I really liked [...]
September 26th, 2006
Hard Nova ][ is an excellent set of rules for use in an excellent setting. The genreDiversion i rules are quite good and have been well adapted to the the space opera setting presented here. Hard Nova ][ is also well supported with a line of excellen [...]
June 10th, 2005
Not bad. Purchased for comparison purposes, mostly.<br><br><b>LIKED</b>: Clearly laid out.<br><br><b>DISLIKED</b>: No trade system.<br><br><b>QUALITY</b>: Acceptable<br><b [...]
February 6th, 2005
I haven't played or GMed a SF game for years, so it was really nice to pick up a fun, simple to use, and well-produced product like this and be able to run a game after reading it through a couple of times. The system is easy to use and works we [...]
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