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Character Creation and Game Rules for I LOVE THE CORPS, the role-playing game of Military Action, Science-Fiction and Horror. 

Earth is a distant memory.

The remains of humanity are disparate and feuding.

The Colonial Dominion claims that all is well.

The average citizen thinks that “Rebels” are all there is to worry about.

They don't know a thing.

And neither does your average grunt of the United Colonial Marine Corps. But they will learn soon enough.

Shapeshifters could be masquerading as your Sarge.

Psychotic Artificial Intelligences may be trying to 'improve' the galaxy by removing humanity.

There are alien parasites that bite into your skin, crawl inside you and control your every move.

That's just the beginning, marine!

If you ain't ready for that, you better find another Marine Corps!

This 256 page book contains:

  • Fiction and information giving the style and setting of the game world.

  • All the statistics you need to make a character, a marine.

  • Create anything from a telepathic sniper, GeneModded demolitions expert or heavily augmented Cyborg warrior, using a point-building, classless system.

  • The rules for the playing the "I Love the Corps" role-playing game; a 1D6-based game of cinematic scene and story building.   

If you head to the I Love the Corps website (I'm not allowed to place hyperlinks in this description, but if you search for 'I Love the Corps RPG' you'll find it) you can get a Rules Overview.

(Games Masters will need to acquire I LOVE THE CORPS: Classified Materials.) 

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Nathaniel C July 02, 2021 1:53 am UTC
I'm doing my first read-through of this as I recently came across it by mere chance.
I have been trying to write an action-narrative game with Military set dressing but with this, it feels like I don't have to.
Despite what looks like a fairly amateur presentation the foundation for the game seems stellar.
I will likely put up a more complete review when we have a handful of sessions under our belt, but I like what I'm seeing.
Hard to believe this was under my nose for so long. Great work.
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Michael S November 29, 2017 5:00 am UTC
Why has the screen version been replaced with TWO printer-friendly versions?
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Christopher D December 20, 2017 10:55 am UTC
Hey Michael! Sorry for the very late response; I don't get notifications about such things to alert my attention. There is just one updated PDF available now, but there have been a brief period before I took the old one down. (It has been madness getting books ready, I can't precisely remember, again I do apologise.) The latest file on there, if you don't have it already, just has a few errata updates I spotted whilst I was getting the book files sorted. There should have been a message sent about it when it was uploaded, but I shall repeat the corrections here.

Errata (for both print copy and updated PDF of Marine Training Manual)

The effect status for Small Blade has been corrected to Lethal.
Battle Rifle was listed as Armour Piercing, which is incorrect, and Mortar and Railgun were listed as not Armour Piercing, so these have been corrected accordingly.
Minigun area corrected to Arc, Line.
There was a typo in the information about PLANet which has been corrected....See more
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