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It's time for our September Setting sale, so from now through October 1st, this title has been marked down by 33%! For more values, visit our September Setting sales page.

The city of Archon.

The most cosmopolitan, technologically advanced metropolis the world has ever seen,

where the nations of the world have at last come together to lay aside their differences.

Will it be our last hope for a peaceful future or the chilling harbinger of a totalitarian dystopia?

It falls to the members of the Division of Public Safety to protect Archon and its inhabitants from threats from both without and within.  

But which is the greater threat?  

In a future of ambiguous ethnicity and rampant cyberization, what use is there for obsolete national borders and political beliefs?  

The boundaries separating man and machine are not only blurred, but utterly erased.  

The conflict in this new-fledged world is not between nations or between law and order but between millennia-old traditions and an inevitable shift in consciousness, with the very meaning of 'humanity' and even 'identity' placed in the crosshairs.

Will Archon be the beacon of a shining future, or will its enemies bring it crashing to the ground.

NeuroSpasta is a cyberpunk/transhumanist setting using 5th Edition rules, compatible with both Ultramodern5 and Amethyst.  In this book, you’ll find…

--Rules for hacking computers and even people.
--The new freediver class.
--Four new races based on the blend of flesh and technology.
--Fifteen new backgrounds.
--Rules for controlling and customizing robots.
--Dozens of cybernetics from basic implants to total body replacements.
--Computer programs to help yourself or cripple your enemies.
--New adversaries including robots, cyborgs, and supercomputers.
--An introductory adventure full of intrigue and explosions.

NOTE:  Requires either Ultramodern5 or Amethyst: Quintessence (Ultramodern5 recommended).

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Cody T July 12, 2017 12:40 am UTC
Is everything in this considered tech level 4?
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Chris D July 12, 2017 12:57 am UTC
I deleted my previous comment...I thought I was still on the Ultramodern5 page. :) :)

On page 58, it states NS is a TL4 setting with elements at TL5, though some regions of Earth are ar TL1 or TL2. This means everything up to TL5 in Ultramodern5 is allowed. So if a gear is listed in UM as a tech level, you go with that. Robots and everything else not in UM5 would be TL4.

Sorry for the confusion.
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Cody T May 26, 2017 8:17 pm UTC
the XIX EM-4-Panther Has a typo in the ability score section
"Ability Scores: Your base walking speed increases by 5 feet,
as does your maximum for that score"
I'm guessing that's supposed to be a dexterity value
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Cody T May 11, 2017 8:39 pm UTC
what kind of stuff is in the religion section?
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Chris D May 11, 2017 11:57 pm UTC
NeuroSpasta has no religion section; you may be thinking of Amethyst, which not only deals with religion but also has religious allegory.
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Cody T May 12, 2017 2:07 am UTC
the full size preview table of contents says theres an entry titled religion on page 169
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Chris D May 12, 2017 4:50 am UTC
Oh that! That's just a half-column mention of how current religions survived and adapted into the future. It's not very big.
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Sandra S February 28, 2017 6:31 pm UTC
For those that buy the PDF now, will we get a discount on POD books in the future? Question applies to both NeuroSpasta & Ultramodern5; I know the Ultramodern5 POD is already available but... kinda hoping to start off with the PDF and then "upgrade" to physical books for the group if we get into it. ♥
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Chris D March 01, 2017 3:56 am UTC
Yup, the POD proof for NeuroSpasta should be here any day, then everyone can order the print at cost. I will be sending out another POD coupon for Ultramodern when NeuroSpasta POD goes online.
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Ralph C February 05, 2017 4:42 pm UTC
Any idea when or if the print version of this is going to be available?
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Chris D February 05, 2017 7:48 pm UTC
We are checking to ensure no errors and then wait for a proof to arrive. When that occurs, PDF purchasers will be able to get the POD at cost.
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Chris D January 31, 2017 7:54 am UTC
For those who want an even more extensive preview...
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Lee R January 30, 2017 10:46 pm UTC
the pdf seems corrupted for me
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Chris D January 30, 2017 11:04 pm UTC
That's an issue with OneBookShelf. It happens on occasion with everyone. I would suggest contacting technical support as it is not an issue DEM can fix on our end. You can also try repairing your Adobe install. I heard that works as well sometimes. It sucks because people message us about it, and we're like, we have literally no say in how OneBookShelf converts their PDFs. It passes certification on our end and we have people download them to test and they are all good...then one person can't. And when I approach OBS, they tell me to tell the customer to contact them.
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Andrew D January 30, 2017 9:29 am UTC
Are the materials of General Assembly in this book or is that an add on to purchase to get more flavour for NeuroSpasta?
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Chris D January 30, 2017 9:31 am UTC
It's an add on...but thanks for reminding me, I was going to put it on sale...
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