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What would an ocean be without a monster lurking in the dark? It would be like sleep without dreams.   [Werner Herzog]

 ALIEN BREEDS is a roleplaying supplement for the Cepheus Engine and other classic 2D6 SF roleplaying games.  It details a new species of hostile alien predator with both an unnerving and horrific lifecycle as well as an ability to mutate ad hoc to suit its current environment. ALIEN BREEDS works well within Zozer Games’  own SF setting called HOSTILE, but it can be used in any Cepheus Engine game – as long as your players can handle this beast… and there is certainly no guarantee of that!

Included with the book is a typical colony installation. It is a fairly small example, big enough to hold may be 50 or 60 people, enough for an extended science survey, a prospecting mission or the maintenance of some new equipment on planet – perhaps a powerplant, refinery, test mine or atmosphere processor.

The colony layout is used in the included adventure – ‘Outbreak’.  

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Dwight F June 18, 2019 4:40 pm UTC
I snagged the Lulu version an other than the awkward size, it's very good but why doesn't it have the pregens? Is there another way (other than buying Hostile) to get the pregens for the adventure in Alien Breeds?
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Tomas R July 22, 2018 6:24 pm UTC
Hi! There is no Print optinon for his escellent supplement?
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Paul E October 28, 2018 10:04 pm UTC
There is on Lulu, I cannot link you to it from here. But a search will bring it up quickly. Apologies for the late reply.
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Larry L June 11, 2022 6:17 pm UTC
These game publishers don't have an issue with us using lulu to profeesional print their products?
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Paul E June 11, 2022 8:27 pm UTC
Larry, if you want to do that. That's fine. Print it however you like. Please don't distribute it on Lulu, however.
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Mark O April 16, 2018 3:10 pm UTC
Is a (battle)map of the colony installation included? At this price, it may be worth picking up for that reason alone, even for non-Cepheus use.
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Paul E April 16, 2018 9:08 pm UTC
Yes Mark, Ian Stead has produced very nice deckplans of the entire self-contained colony. Have a look at the Alien Breeds webpage to see two of the images before you decide. I planned the colony to be modular and useable again and again in different configurations, on different worlds (or underwater) and at different scales:
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Jeff M April 15, 2018 3:08 pm UTC
"game over man, game over"
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