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The landmark series of anthropomorphic science-fiction, ALBEDO combines a universe of gritty military action with the exotic mystery of geneticall-engineered life forms. What could have been the promise of infinite diversity in infinite combinations becomes a drama of intrigue, conspiracy, tragedy, and war that will span several generations.

This complete volume combines both PLATINUM CATALYST (character creation in the space military) and STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY (expanded command-and-control and large-scale vehicle combat). Players take on the roles of military captains and attaches, responsible not just for themselves but for the safety of their underlings. You won't be able to solve your problems all alone... but what risks are you willing to take? Featuring a unique system where you must push your character to extremes of physical exhaustion, social pressure, and personal resolve, ALBEDO brings all the drama of military fiction to your table.

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Andrew M January 12, 2020 5:20 pm UTC
To be clear, this is a completely different system from the original two editions starting in the '80s, right?
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Stuart L May 29, 2018 5:12 am UTC
There are no Covers included in this PDF for either book.
Platinum Catalyst is fully OCRed or from text source. Crisp.
Sadly Structural Integrity is a partially OCRed scan that is blurry and painful to read.
How is it that the production company is still in operation and referring people here to purchase the product and they have not provided original files for a book that was certainly prepared on computer.
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Stuart L May 30, 2018 9:10 am UTC
Sweet. They re-imaged the file and it's now super crisp the entire document.
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Jonathan F July 09, 2016 9:48 pm UTC
Note that the pdf is a scan, which is a shame (the book is a decade old, so I guess the original files have been lost). The main rulebook portion looks okay, but the scan of the Structural Integrity book is poor and is borderline unreadable.
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Jonathan F July 12, 2016 6:40 pm UTC
Having said that, the hardcover book (which I was wondering if I would regret buying) is fine, with no trace of the artefacting seen in the pdf version.
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Anthony P March 20, 2018 5:14 pm UTC
Agreed, the second half of pdf is a little fuzzy,
The hardback book though is great, none of those issues, I’m very happy with my copy,
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Curt M October 02, 2015 8:53 pm UTC
I purchased the print with an error and have yet to receive the replacement copy, plus a PDF would be cool for those of us who bought the print before the PDF went up.
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Kevin H July 27, 2015 1:15 pm UTC
Nice to see this is available in PoD! Any chance of a PDF release, though? I've already got an old print copy of Platinum Catalyst, and I've basically stopped buying print RPGs.
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Marius B July 28, 2015 11:11 am UTC
I bought the PDF from Lulu ages ago. I can see it's still available there.
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Kevin H July 28, 2015 5:47 pm UTC
Thanks, I'll consider that. Though I'd prefer to buy here, as it's nice to have my purchases all in one place.
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