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XENO DEAD ZONE is a one-stop solution to scratch your itch for a night of great gaming in the world of deadly space predators and the badasses who fight them. 

This package is power packed with rules and resources for ICRPG players and GM's.

-Play in XDZ mode: a GM-less board game ruleset

-Play in classic ICRPG mode: 9 new classes, Xeno and vehicle stats

-Dynamic Mission Objectives and Ecalations in any mode

-A huge collection of print-and-cut standees 

-Tokens for use in your favorite VTT

-32 map building cards and door standees to assemble your game map with flair

Expand your ICRPG multiverse to include the deadliest creatures in the spaceways! 

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vargasutra printed kit

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Jörgen B July 12, 2019 4:56 am UTC
Need a little help. Rules say stuff like DESTROY 1D4 TARGETS. Does that mean 1D4 Xenos, Xenos' Hearts, or Xenos' HP.

Also, do normal attacks use up AMMO?

Thanks in advance!
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Patrick S March 12, 2020 6:56 am UTC
I'm pretty sure Jörgen knows what dice are.

In this case 1d4 Targets means 1d4 enemies. At least if you play it the coop way.
If you play it with the regular rules, this is not really clear to me, either. But my best guess is that it's damage done to the enemies' Effort/Hearts.
So if you as Private Boseman attack a XENO (2 Hearts = 20 Effort/HP) with a pulse rifle, he would do 1d4+1 damage (2 to 5 damage) or 1d6+1 damage with ammo (2 to 7 damage).
And i think no, normal attacks don't use up ammo.
Note that some characters have special weapon upgrades, like Lt Baker who can upgrade his Talon to 1d8 Magic Damage.
But as i said, i am not 100% sure.
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Nikolaus F May 22, 2019 4:05 pm UTC
Noticed a small typo, escalations on the third bullet/- is missing the "s" after the "e", for "Ecalations"
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Spencer G May 03, 2019 1:22 pm UTC
I see that damaged weapons can be repaired but I can't seem to find anything explaining how weapons become damaged. Am I missing something?
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Brennan Q May 07, 2019 4:31 pm UTC
In the spirit of normal ICRPG, there are a few places where the rules are vague. This leaves the discretion on the rule up to you! Does a weapon become damaged when an alien explodes in front of him, lacing his gun with acid? If he shoots to fast does his barrel over heat? Things like this to bring the game to life.
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Patrick S March 13, 2020 7:43 am UTC
Actually the rules say: A weapon gets damaged everytime the Commando receives an injury.
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Spencer G March 13, 2020 10:48 pm UTC
Thanks. I obviously missed that.
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Matthew H April 26, 2019 7:47 pm UTC
Picked this up because one of the reviews said you don't need ICRPG to to play. But it looks like you do. This game doesn't describe how movement works.

It says you can move close, near or far as per the normal ICRPG rules, but they don't explain how those rules work...
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Maciej M April 27, 2019 1:14 pm UTC
I had the same problem. Found answer here:
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Matthew H April 29, 2019 6:23 pm UTC
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Brandon G May 03, 2019 2:46 pm UTC
Yeah, XDZ throws around some of the ICRPG terms, but is a standalone as well. There are always tons of answers, ideas, and player builds at
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Michael M April 17, 2019 6:21 pm UTC
Love this new game from Runehammer. The mashup of Zombicide like mechanics and ICRPG with a strong flavor of Aliens is spectacular. The art is fantastic...just seeing the image of an upside down Alien hanging from the ceiling gave me chills. I'd leave 5 stars, but got the product via Patreon so maybe Drivethru isn't allowing me to rate since I didn't purchase it here.
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Michael M April 17, 2019 8:24 pm UTC
nm...user error, just noticed this is a discussion instead of a review
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George T April 17, 2019 6:18 pm UTC
Super awesome content, and I can't wait to get this on my table. As always the art is amazing and the energy in the writing is phenomenal. Would leave a 5-star review but it seems DTRPG doesn't like people with published content leaving reviews, so my thoughts go here instead.
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Jeff B April 17, 2019 2:30 pm UTC
Preview not loading for me either.
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Jeff B April 17, 2019 5:22 pm UTC
Works now! Thanks!
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Kalu E April 16, 2019 6:36 pm UTC
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