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A Ship Book and Adventure for the Cepheus Engine and for the HOSTILE setting.

They’re everywhere – in fact, they are now so ubiquitous that you probably don’t even notice them anymore. What am I talking about? The Pioneer Stations. The 600-ton Leyland-Okuda Pioneer is a general purpose industrial operations platform, a five-man space station designed to serve as an operations center, drone control, fuel store or supply dump.

This book contains a complete write-up of the station, it’s design principles, uses and specifications . It includes full color illustrations as well as complete deck-by-deck plans.

But you also get an adventure supplied:  Vanishing Point.

The Company has lost contact with a helium-3 mining station and the supply ship sent to investigate has vanished. Your players are the crew of the commercial towing vessel Grendel, assigned to investigate.

Can they avoid stumbling from one survival crisis to the next? Can they find any survivors? There are difficult places to explore, space-walks to conduct and difficult choices to be made. And … they are not alone …

Vanishing Point uses the deckplans for the Pioneer Station already provided. 

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August 12th, 2019
knowing the past works of the artist the deck plans were bit disappointing, overall a well written addition, and very useful source related supplement. [...]
April 30th, 2018
An extemely useful little addition to the "Hostile" rpg setting. Not only do we get details of a small, adapatable space station of a type which players could encounter in many different loactions, we also get a scenario showing precisely how [...]
January 27th, 2018
I was so very delighted by this supplement, and it will be seeing a Lot of use in my Traveller campaign, and make a great handy reference and locale for my writing projects as well. Lovely flavor, detailed maps, concise and consistent information acro [...]
January 19th, 2018
An excellent product. I love the overall flavour and background detail of the Hostile RPG and I envisage this station design will also get a bit of use in my Traveller campaign too. The adventure that comes with it is also very good; full of tension an [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on January 08, 2018.