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The Last Parsec: The Enigma Equation

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From small beginnings come great things, sometimes even the fate of an entire star!

So it is for a team of JumpCorp freelancers tasked with finding a key researcher gone missing, probably kidnapped by renegade insectoids. What’s this lab coat gotten himself mixed up in? The kind of trouble only a scientist can blunder into when the super-powerful object of his research lies smack in the middle of an ancient artifact, a star-altering equation, and the humorless alien cult that worships it all!

The Enigma Equation is an adventure for the Last Parsec, entailing the journey to Tomb in the Omicron cluster and the mysterious Shadow Star. More than that, this book concisely lays out the details of adventuring in the Known Worlds, from its governments and currencies to the nuances of space travel and communication.

(This PDF also includes The Last Parsec Primer)

*** About The Last Parsec ***

Faster-than-light travel has finally allowed humanity to spread beyond its lonely corner of the Milky Way. In the depths of space these explorers found millions of star systems, strange planets, and exotic alien races. Centuries later, they form the Known Worlds, a vital region of trade and technology where empires grow and business thrives.

It is an unparalleled age. Cutting edge science has opened limitless frontiers of space and consciousness, and has even begun to hint at the mysteries of the universe itself. But to find them, one must travel beyond the familiar, to the last parsecs of reality.

This Primer paves the way for an expanded core book to come!

The Last Parsec is a science fiction roleplaying game of exploration and adventure. It requires the Savage Worlds core rules and the Savage Worlds Science Fiction Companion to play.


 
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Mark H January 22, 2015 8:03 pm UTC
Is this really worth the price? The description says it includes the Last Parsec Primer, which is free and 12 pages long, reducing this product to just 20 pages of new material for about £4.00.
The previous three scenarios have each been 96 pages for only just over +50% of the price of this much shorter scenario.

Please don't get me wrong, I like Pinnacle's stuff a lot, but the pricing strategy on this item just seems out of proportion.
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Raul D January 23, 2015 6:50 pm UTC
I would recommend listening to Garrett Crowe's Threats from Gallifrey podcast wherein he sits down to discuss the product with the creator. Discover it at misdirectedmark.com and enjoy!
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Timothy H January 24, 2015 6:56 pm UTC
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To clarify, I am not the creator of the product, and have no say in pricing or marketing. I'm just a rabid Pinnacle fanboy who tries to stay on top of the latest in Savage Worlds news.

As far as the value of The Enigma Equation is concerned, yes, the first 12 pages are freely available elsewhere, but using page count as a purchasing decision may not be the best option. The new format of Pinnacle products means that the page count and word count will be different than with other products. Word count would be a better choice, but unfortunately, Drive Thru doesn't report those. :( Ultimately, it's up to you to decide the product's value.
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