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Even Hurricane Irma couldn’t stop us.

Cruel Stars: Characters does double duty; giving you tools to create your own Space Opera PCs while also giving you a brand new Space Opera universe.

The world of Cruel Stars was designed from the ground up to mesh with the Cypher System to embrace cyphers and skills in new ways, and with atittude. Meet your new neighbors on Terra like the Octopods and the Chumps. Or use their species Descriptors for the psionic and tech-savvy races in your own Space Opera game.

 It's a universe of secrets, danger, power, heart and most of all, attitude. Cruel Stars is ready for you, are you ready for it?

 This 17-page PDF includes:

  • A new Flavor, Snark, for your heroes who want to be as sharp with their tongues as they are with their tools.
  • A SciFi universe that uses cyphers as is for five Terran races. 
  • Unique spins on the tropes of Proud Warrior Species, Tech Loving Species, Naturally Psychic Species and Artificial Lifeform. We dare you to use them,
  • Blank Descriptor Species pages that you can print out and fill out with your own version of these tropes for your own SciFi worlds,
  • Tips on how to tweak Skill Lists to work with your player's foci,

 Requires the Cypher System Rulebook from Monte Cook Games

For High Fantasy, you can find an even more extensive treatment in Mortal Fantasy, which gives you expanded options for both your Gods of the Fall and Fantasy campaigns-- become a Doomed Paladin who Wears A Halo of Fire, a Gnome Adept who Explores Dark Places or a Fast Thief who Works the Back Alleys with their Goblin Crew. Or learn the ways of bringing back Elves and Dwarves into your Gods of the Fall game.

And if you want more Cypher goodness, check out these titles or look into my Patreon page at !

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This title was added to our catalog on September 26, 2017.