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Rifts® Game Master Guide

The ultimate Rifts® reference and sourcebook

All the weapons, equipment, body armor, power armor, robots, vehicles, skills and psionics from Rifts® World Books 1-22, Sourcebooks 1-4, and Siege on Tolkeen 1-6, collected into one big reference. Plus maps, lists of O.C.C.s and R.C.C.s, and more.

  • 503 weapons, including explosives, plus E-Clips and ammo notes.
  • 300 skills listed and described.
  • 290 pieces of equipment
  • 104 suits of body armor.
  • 182 vehicles.
  • 86 suits of power armor.
  • 58 robots.
  • New and optional combat rules and examples of play.
  • Comprehensive index of O.C.C.s, R.C.C.s, P.C.C.s, and monsters.
  • Experience tables for scores of character classes.
  • Designer notes, rules clarifications and reference notes.
  • Game Master tips and hints for running Rifts®.
  • Maps, adventure ideas, and a lexicon of terms.
  • 352 pages of reference material galore.
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Jeremy H January 14, 2018 10:30 am UTC
I have purchased a few Rifts PDFs from DriveThruRPG and they won't open on my Android ebook reader. Does anyone know of a reader that opens these PDFs and allows you to save bookmarks?
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William S April 28, 2017 8:31 pm UTC
Is this pdf properly bookmarked?
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Sabrina A April 24, 2017 6:40 pm UTC
Agree with Max that some data has been superseded by the Rifts Ultimate Edition, but overall this book along with the Book of Magic are essential for both quick reference, and to tease the vastness of the RIFTS setting.
So glad to finally get a legal PDF, my back doesn't appreciate hauling books around anymore.
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Jeremy H January 14, 2018 10:32 am UTC
I have purchased a few Rifts PDFs from DriveThruRPG and they won't open on my Android ebook reader. Does anyone know of a reader that opens these PDFs and allows you to save bookmarks?
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Sabrina A May 04, 2018 2:47 am UTC
Save bookmarks - no. You have to strip the DRM from the file, to do any kind of edits, including adding/changing bookmarks.

As to opening... I haven't had too many problems opening on my Adroid phone or tablet - but I also use Adobe Acrobat/Reader.
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Mansfred L April 24, 2017 4:55 pm UTC
What's the size of the format?
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Max D April 24, 2017 4:50 pm UTC
Some of the rules-related content is a bit out of date (see changes in Rifts Ultimate Edition), but this is a must-have book for anyone's collection.
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Dani J April 24, 2017 10:55 am UTC
Does the occ rcc lists contain stat so we can use? Or is it just a list of classes?
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April 24, 2017 3:39 pm UTC
Not stats, no. There is a list of O.C.C.s and R.C.C.s that indicates the book and page number where each can be found, and there is also a section with Experience Tables for each O.C.C. and R.C.C. Similarly, the monster list also just provides the book and page number where each can be found.

Skills and Psionics have full descriptions and stats; weapons have brief descriptions and full stats; basic equipment just has prices, but other items have descriptions and stats where applicable; body armor has full stats but no descriptions; power armor, robots and other vehicles have essential stats (weapon stats, speed, strength, etc., but just Main Body M.D.C.). There's a Bionics index, but it only lists and provides the book and page number for each item. In the back, there are 14 pages of G.M. advice and 101 adventure ideas, then 21 pages of maps of various parts of Rifts Earth.

Hope that helps!
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