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Session 4 - A New Can of Worms

In this sessions, the PCs have a quickdeath BBQ, start tracking where the quickdeaths came from, meet up with a bounty hunter who was also tracking the quickdeaths, and discover what appears to be a sathar lair.

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Issue 23 Print Version Available

I just received my print proof for issue 23 and it looks great.  If you like the Frontier Explorer in physical form, the print-on-demand version is now availble through DriveThruRPG.  Just follow the link to the product page and place your order.  The at cost price of the print edition is $7.23.

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Frontier Explorer Issue 23 Now Available

Hello Explorers!

Issue 23 of the Frontier Explorer in now available for download.  This issue focuses on Clarion Station and all the things to see and do there.  As part of our Warriors of White Light challenge, we have a couple of articles detailing the home of the Clarion Royal Marines.  The other feature article in this issues is one detailing a conversion of the Star Frontiers races to the new FrontierSpace RPG.

We round out or relatively small selection of articles this issue with some of our standard fare including a new creature from the Jurak Hangna foundation (it’s Tik’s fault this time), a yazirian legend courtesy of Alex Stone, our usual comics and articles about holidays and “cursed items” in the Frontier.

The full article list for this issue is:

  • Frontier News
  • Grokh the White One
  • Clarion Station Expanded
  • Titan Rising: 2299 #16
  • Star Frontiers Races in the FrontierSpace RPG
  • 10 Things on Clarion Station
  • The Ublax Allagi
  • Holidays in the Frontier
  • Cursed Items in the Frontier
  • The Escape Plan #2

Grab your copy today and as always, keep exploring!

The Frontier Explorer is now listed as a “Pay What You Want” product on DriveThruRPG.  As always, the Frontier Explorer is free (and always will be) and you don’t have to feel guilty about just downloading it and enjoying it for free.  Please do.  That said, if you want to help support the magazine, the pay what you want option allows you to make a contribution. Think of it as a “tip jar” or donation plate.  Just don’t feel like you need to make a contribution.  If you want to be a regular supporter, you might consider supporting our Patreon campaign as that not only helps support the magazine, it gets you early access to some of the articles and to each finished issue about a week before it becomes generally available (details on Patreon are in the issue).

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Print version of Sathar Destroyer Technical Manual Now Available

Sathar Destroyer Technical Manual coverBack when I first released the Sathar Destroyer Technical manual, DriveThruRPG did not allow printed materials to have a pay-what-you-want price option.  That is now possible and after the number of print orders for the Assault Scout Technical Manual, I decided to go back and make a print-on-demand version of the Sathar Destroyer Technical Manual as well.  If you'd like a printed version, or if you haven't gotten a PDF copy yet, you can jump over the the product page on DriveThruRPG and order one.

Enjoy!

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Session 3 - A New Can of Worms

In this session, the players confront their suspect and take him into custody when he tries to make a run for it. They also help defend the village from attack by a pack of Quickdeaths and capture a live (although unconscious) Sathar with a trap that they had laid in the previous session.

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Session 2 - A New Can of Worms

In this episode, the PCs wonder if they are confusing themselves but find some solid leads and set some traps for the parties responsible for the missing materals and refine their suspect list a bit.

We had a bit of computer trouble in this session (including the recording computer crashing about half way through) so the audio isn't as clean as it should be.  Bear with us, we're still getting the hang of this.

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Issue 22 print version now available

Just wanted to let everyone know that if you like your Frontier Explorer issues in physical form, the print version is now available at the issue 22 product page on DriveThruRPG.  Just like the PDF version it's pay what you want with the minimum price being the at cost printing price it has always been set to.  Enjoy!

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Frontier Explorer Issue 22 Now Available

Hello Explorers!

Issue 22 of the Frontier Explorer is now available.  This issue sports and amazing cover image by Chris Walton.  Inside, you’ll find a variety of articles include some character archetypes, new equipment, new creatures, and rules for constructing space stations.  This issue also contains some early information on a new game FrontierSpace by DWD Studios that will see some coverage in future issues of the magazine.

This issue sees the introduction of a “Frontier News” section discussing events happening in the community.  We’ll see how that goes for future issues.  Feel free to submit information for inclusion if you have any.   Additionally, our Grymz Guide comic ended last issue and this one introduces the follow-on comic, The Escape Plan.  Finally, we have a new Star Frontiers character sheet by Mark Potter.

Also starting with this issue, I’m listing the Frontier Explorer as a “Pay What You Want” product on DriveThruRPG.  As always, the Frontier Explorer is free (and always will be) and you don’t have to feel guilty about just downloading it and enjoying it for free either here or on DriveThruRPG.  Please do.  That said, if you want to help support the magazine, the pay what you want option allows you to make a contribution.  Just don’t feel like you need to.  If you want to be a regular supporter, you might consider supporting our Patreon campaign as that not only helps support the magazine, it gets you early access to some of the articles and to each finished issue about a week before it becomes generally available.

The full contents of the issue include:

  • Frontier News
  • Warriors of White Light Challenge
  • Assault Scout Standard Equipment
  • Musical Instrument Smuggling Cases
  • The Myth of the Minigun and the Dralasite Heavy Gunner
  • The Noble Savage
  • The Sabertooth Eel of Hum
  • Tactical Battle Mats and Poster Maps
  • Titan Rising: 2299
  • Star Frontiers Character Sheet
  • Brutorz
  • Artifacts Roadshow: Transportation Edition
  • Space Station Construction Guidelines
  • Stations of the Frontier
  • Gift From My Father
  • The Escape Plan comic

Grab your copy today and as always, keep exploring!

Session 1 - A New Can of Worms

In the first session, the characters are sent to investigate a murder at a Streel mine.  As they start to interact with the town and the miners and narrow down the suspect list, they encounter a surprising number of Sathar bio-constructs in the area of the village. 

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Session 0 - A New Can of Worms

This is the session zero for the new Star Frontiers RPG campaign A New Can of Worms.  We got off to a rocky start due to some technical issues but eventually got under way.  We discussed ideas and concepts about the campaign and rolled up characters.

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