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Baba Yaga: The Secret War

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     You’re not safe anymore.


     Madmen and tyrants have unleashed their forces upon the world. Civilization is aflame, its ashes scattering before an onrushing storm. Can you defend your people? Can you stave off evil? Can you hold on long enough to outlast the forces of darkness?


     You’d better hope so. For if you fail, the most evil men in history will hold the world by its throat while they tread over your grave. You have no choice but to fight, so get your gun, soldier!


     But be careful.


     It’s a war out there.



     Welcome to Baba Yaga: The Secret World War II.


     A world where a few hidden enclaves retain fading traces of ancient magic - perhaps enough to give their partisans, spies, and agents an edge of their own to counter the mechanized onslaught of modern warfare.


     Baba Yaga includes the 132-page rulebook, a condensed printer-friendly version, and a set of player’s quick-reference sheets, covering:


     ● A complete universal RPG, Skill, and Magic system

     ● A guide to WWII Weapons, Equipment, and Combat

     ● WWII Infantry Gear, Organization, and Tactics

     ● The Creatures of Magic, Constructs, and the Undead

     ● WWII Events and Tactics - with a full Sample Campaign

     ● A guide to Magic Levels, Enchantments, and Artifacts

     ● Partisan, Anti-partisan, Tank, and other Tactics and Strategies

     ● Sample Characters and a guide to Campaigns beyond WWII


     Baba Yaga was designed to satisfy both our Wargamers and our Role-Players: Character creation is quick and easy, firefights are fast and deadly, and the magic system rewards creativity, rather than memorizing lists. It’s also entirely optional. While a touch of magic lightens and adds style to a grim, realistic, setting, our playtesters have run several no-magic campaigns without a problem. In fact, every one of our playtesters who game-masters has started at least one Baba Yaga campaign of his or her own - giving us a chance to play in Normandy, Italy, Hong Kong, the American Revolution, and even the far future in Deep Space with character types ranging from Elite Normals through Pulp Heroes and even Superheroes.

     The print-on-demand version is by their request. They all want a copy.


     Anyone who purchases the .PDF version gets six dollars off the print version if they buy it later on.

 
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Pages
132
Edition
1.0
Publisher Stock #
DHG012
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19.08 MB
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File Last Updated:
July 05, 2006
This title was added to our catalog on July 05, 2006.
Publisher Info
Distant Horizons Games company
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