Frozen Skies (Checking Interest)

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Frozen Skies (Checking Interest)

Post by stormwell » Thu May 16, 2019 1:13 pm

So I've been mulling the idea of running a game set in my Frozen Skies setting.

It'll be a military campaign with the characters being part of a special unit of operatives, combating sky pirates and going on Cold War style black ops missions. It will be with the SWADE rules and likely to start Q4, though possibly earlier if there is enough interest to do so.

Can supply PDFs of Frozen Skies and the updated material for SWADE.

Frozen Skies PDF *LINK*

SWADE Update *LINK*

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Re: Frozen Skies (Checking Interest)

Post by TCArknight » Thu May 16, 2019 2:08 pm

I definitely would be interested since that concept hits a couple of ideas for games I wanted to find :)

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Re: Frozen Skies (Checking Interest)

Post by RFT » Thu May 16, 2019 2:39 pm

Um, yeah this definitely sounds cool.
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Re: Frozen Skies (Checking Interest)

Post by Alecto » Thu May 16, 2019 4:00 pm

Sky pirates, eh?

Sounds neat. I'd love to see whatchu got!
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Toughness: 21 (9 armor), Parry 9
Notice: 1d8 (+2 visual)

Character Name: Alecto
Rank: Seasoned Experience: 45 Advances Left: 0
Race: Android
Iconic Framework: MARS Techno Warrior
Attributes: Agility d10, Smarts d8, Spirit d8, Strength d10 (d12+2), Vigor d8
Charisma: +2; Pace: 6 (8); Parry: 6 (9); Toughness: 11 (+2 in armor, and +7 armor)

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Construct (8)

Outsider (-1) (Applies when true robotic nature is revealed)
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Wanted (Major) (-2) (CS, Federation would destroy immediately; also mysterious creating faction hasn't forgotten her)
Dependency (Power) (-2)

Skills: 15 (5 fight/shoot/throw)
Shooting 1d10
Fighting 1d8 (1d12+2)
Investigation 1d6
Persuasion 1d6
Stealth 1d8
Streetwise 1d8
Notice 1d8

Hindrances
Clueless (Major - Is rebuilding knowledge of the world after having suffered near-total memory loss)
Stubborn (Minor - Has great confidence in ability to calculate outcomes; tends to reject counterarguments)
Cautious (Minor - Always wants to plan for every contingency; cover every angle)

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Quick Draw (draw weapon as free action, +2 to Agility to fast-draw)
Two-Fisted (ignore multi-action penalty for using off hand)
Level-headed (draw two initiative cards and use best)
Sweep (Make single Fighting attack and apply to all adjacent targets at -2)
Rock and Roll (Ignore recoil penalties on full-auto shots)
Strong Willed (+2 to Taunt and Intimidate; +2 on Tests of Wills)
Elan (+2 on rolls resulting from using a Benny)
Improved Sweep (Fighting attacks made with Sweep suffer no penalty)

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Reinforced Frame 2 (2)
* +4 Toughness
Enhanced Vigor 1 (1)
* +1d Vigor
Cyber-Wired Reflexes 1 (1)
* +1d Agility
Wired Chip Port (1)
* 4d skill chip (Fighting)
Targeting Eye (1)
* +2 Shooting on calibrated weapons
Nano-Repair System (2)
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Built in Weaponry (1)
* 1 Vibroblade (purchased: 13,500)

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Wilk's 237 Laser Pistol (2d6+1, AP4, RoF 1, 16eclip, 15/30/60, semiauto)
JA-11 Laser Rifle (3d6 laser or 3d6+1 ion, AP2, RoF 1, 60eclip, 30/60/120, can do MD for 10x shot power +snapfire, reduces range penalties by 2)
Vibro-Sword (Str+1d10 MD)
NG-E4 Plasma Ejector (3d10 MD, no AP, RoF 1, 12eclip, 24/48/96, snapfire, affects least-armored location, can ignite)
NE-85 Personal Rail Gun
Range: 70/140/280
Damage: 2d10+4
RoF: 3
AP: 4
Shots: 20
Weight: 60 lbs
Cost: 75,000
Notes: Mega Damage, no Snapfire penalty. Shots listed are number of full bursts.
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Exoskeleton Body Armor
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Pace +2
Str 1d12+2
Full environment
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Min str d8
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NG-S2 Survival Pack
2 person tent, +20% water supplies
Sleeping bag
Flashlight w/knife; solar
Inertial compass (+2 to Survival to navigate)
Short range (5 mile) radio
First aid kit (+1 to healing; 3 uses)
Hunting/Fishing kit (+1 to Survival to forage)
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Fire starter
Survival Knife, hatchet, wooden cross
4 signal flares
Climbing kit w/30 rope
Soap and washcloth
Canteen
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Re: Frozen Skies (Checking Interest)

Post by DrunkGM » Thu May 16, 2019 6:48 pm

I've been very interested in trying pbp recently. This sounds like a cool campaign

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Re: Frozen Skies (Checking Interest)

Post by stormwell » Fri May 17, 2019 8:52 am

Looking like a good response so far.

Updated first post with useful links.

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Re: Frozen Skies (Checking Interest)

Post by Corrigon » Fri May 17, 2019 10:00 am

I would be interested but sadly I do not have the time
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Re: Frozen Skies (Checking Interest)

Post by Sgt 86Delta » Fri May 17, 2019 11:48 am

Certainly interested.
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Re: Frozen Skies (Checking Interest)

Post by KahlessNestor » Mon May 20, 2019 11:00 pm

I would be interested.
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