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Cruel Stars: Gear does double duty; giving you tools to create your own Space Opera game while also giving you a brand new Space Opera setting, Cruel Stars.

 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:

  • Splitting Cypher System Rulebook cyphers into two different power levels - with new random charts!
  • Function/Malfunction rules to let your techies tweak unique gear - for a price
  • Two streamlined starship fighting systems: Dogfighting and Naval StarBattles
  • New Cruel Stars equipment featuring the Function/Malfunction rules
  • 6 New Cyphers
  • 7 New Artifacts
  • Great new fiction

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 attitude. Meet your new neighbors on Terra like the Octopods and the Chumps. Or use these species Descriptors for the psionic and tech-savvy races in your own Space Opera game. Check out Cruel Stars: Characters today.


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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March 11th, 2019
This supplement is a great expansion into the science-fiction genre for any Cypher setting. I love the list of cyphers within this book, and look forward to running a game built upon the startship combat rules designed within this. Everything within is [...]
May 8th, 2018
I've been writing a space opera campaign using the Cypher system core rules, and while the core book is sufficient for most of it, I wanted to have a more flavorful combat system all without necessarily having a tactical space game that was separate fr [...]
January 6th, 2018
Another A+ product from Ganza! A great supplement for space cypher games [...]
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