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Fragged Empire - Core Rule Book

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"Betrayed by your creators, you are a genetically engineered remnant emerging from the ruin of genocidal war…"

Fragged Empire: Set in a far future 'post, post-apocalypse', four non-human races seek to build a new society for themselves after barely surviving a genocidal war.

Has EVERYTHING you need to play.

  • 384 pages
  • 4 Playable races (The Corporation, Kaltoran, Legion, and the Nephilim).
  • Setting guide (with lots of art and short stories).
  • Character and Spacecraft creation.
  • Character and Spacecraft combat.
  • Customisable equipment.
  • Trade.
  • Research.
  • Gm Guide.
  • Example opponents to fight.

Key Setting Themes:

  • Post, Post-apocalyptic Setting
  • Cultural Tension
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Exploration

Rules Focus:

  • Adaptable Sci-Fi Rules
  • 3d6 Resolution System
  • Nonlinear Progression
  • Best for Long, Sandbox Games
  • Tactical Miniatures Combat
  • PC Vocations.

Rules Videos:

See our website for rules videos and Character Sheets:

Join our SubReddit community if you have any questions (the creator hangs out there a lot).

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Discussions (10)
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Neil S February 10, 2022 2:59 am UTC
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John C February 04, 2021 2:33 pm UTC
Any chance of getting this back in print?
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Wade D February 04, 2021 8:44 pm UTC
Sorry no. There is a tiny chance that I may find the time to give it a Print on Demand version.
But a 2nd Edition is in the works and will be Kickstarted this year.
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John C February 05, 2021 4:51 pm UTC
I look forward to backing it then.
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William A December 13, 2020 9:38 pm UTC
Any plans for print on demand in 2021. Amazon copies going for $100 plus.
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Gang L August 03, 2019 4:19 am UTC
I just quick browse the book, is there any sample adventures in the book?
P310-313 looks like ones, but not complete?
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Wade D August 03, 2019 4:57 am UTC
There are lots of adventure seeds/ideas, but no full adventure.
Grab this free adventure 'Ghost Ship Carthage':
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Des S October 08, 2018 10:38 pm UTC
excellent game system highly recommended.
so many character trait options
Yes character creation can take less than 5 minutes. but if you are like me you'll turn it into hours of pouring over the choices. (this is a good thing!)

I highly recommend you get the Antogonist archive as well as it gives a much broader range of enemies to throw at the characters (its like a bestiary with factions)
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Daniel M August 24, 2018 12:14 am UTC
Just a heads up: The optimised version doesn't have proper bookmarks. (Same seems to be true for Seas, Kingdom, and Aeternium as well.)
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Jeff D January 15, 2018 1:41 pm UTC
I reviewed Fragged Empire for Stuffer Shack last year. And later published that review on my blog here:

Long story short... I gave it a mixed review, but most of that had to do with personal tastes. It's certainly well illustrated and decently written. I think it could have been streamlined a bit and the game does seem to suffer some bloat, but once you're familiar; there's a lot of material here that should assist with getting a session of two with your group. The setting material was my favorite aspect of this RPG.
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James E March 11, 2016 8:05 am UTC
I'm extremely disappointed and annoyed that the PDF does not have a detailed table of contents. All it has is a link to the timeline. This is a large book, and information on any given topic is often scattered all over the place (for example, discussion of weapon keywords near the middle, but tables for weapons way in the back). Without functional TOC links, it makes it a real hassle to find what you're looking for. At the asking price, I feel a little cheated. My GM's PDF from Kickstarter had a working TOC, so why doesn't this $29 version have it?!?
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Wade D March 11, 2016 9:16 pm UTC
Hi James, I'm sorry for your trouble. I think you might accidentally be using the Optimised PDF (smaller file size, no hyperlinks, no bookmarks, etc...) rather than the standard PDF. This is the same file that your GM has access to from the Kickstarter.
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James E March 12, 2016 2:27 am UTC
Ah, you're right, my mistake. I had just assumed the only difference would be in the resolution of the art or something like that. Thank you for your quick response.
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Jeremy F March 05, 2016 11:12 pm UTC
I have a minor gripe. While I understand the thought process behind it I personally hate having my PDF marred with a watermark. If you bought a physical copy you wouldn't have your name and order number across every page and so ultimately you would hope that would apply to the PDFs too.
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Ben W September 19, 2017 8:40 pm UTC
As far as I know (though I have no proof either way), the watermark is added by DriveThruRPG and seems to be present on even freely distributed stuff. I therefore suspect that it isn't a choice for the publisher / author.
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Johnathan T January 05, 2016 5:04 am UTC
Does anyone know if this will be a POD.
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Wade D January 05, 2016 5:37 am UTC
Sorry, there are no current plans to make this POD (mostly due to me being very busy).
The physical book is available from my website:
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Jarad C January 13, 2016 1:38 am UTC
If you get some free time I hope you'll look into it. My whole group is interested in this game. It's current price from the site just isn't feasible for any of us, sadly. Looks really beautiful.
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Geoffrey W July 04, 2017 3:14 am UTC
I admit that I don't know where you are, so this might be me being stupid but I just wanna make sure...

You know that the prices on their website are in Australian Dollars, right? If you're in the USA, it's not gonna be $100. It's gonna be more like $80, with the shipping included.
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