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Treasure or Terror?

You caught the glint of metal underneath the dirt and the damp, so you started digging. With a little effort, and one eye on any challengers to your claim, you held your prize.

An artifact of the Ancient Makers!

But now your wariness increases to an almost audible pitch, as you begin the most dangerous of all tasks — you examine its mysterious surfaces, studs, and touchplates. Your fellow rovers, wise to the ways of the Before Time, all begin to back up to a respectable distance, lest they be caught in any mishaps at your hands and your sweating fingertips. Now comes the time for both luck and determination. Can you unlock and master the secrets of this device of ancient imperishable power?

What's Between the Covers

Clocking in at 60 pages and crammed with content, Check This Artifact contains 30 brand-new artifacts of the Ancient Makers, plus a full write up of a new godlike AI and its neural programs, all for use in any d20-based post-apocalyptic role playing game. Penned by the creator of Mutant Crawl Classics RPG and published by Mudpuppy Games, these powerful technological treasures are more than mere artifacts, because each item in this book is a plot hook and a potential mini-adventure in the making.

Check This Artifact presents artifacts for your players to attempt to track down, tame, and temper — including weapons, armor, robots, AIs, and those extra-special items that are the sole purview of far-future fiction. The PDF edition also includes a prinatble full-color world setting map for Omega-Terra!

Digital version of this book includes a printable full-color world map of Omega-Terra!

Created and produced by: Jim Wampler
Edited by: Tim Kask
Cover art: Brian Cargile of TwoHornsUnited Creations
Interior art: David Marcus Coppoletti, Cory “Shonuff” Gelnett, Dan Smith, Jim Wampler, James V. West



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Derek H May 26, 2019 11:59 am UTC
For some reason this is not appearing in searches. I have tried a few different ways and the one that should pick it up the fastest (the title) doesn't work. Nor does searching for "artifacts" and search by date. The publisher should contact OBS and ask why.
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Tommy B May 26, 2019 6:03 am UTC
"More Deadly Artifacts for your Mutant Crawling Game"...

I just received my physical Kickstarter copy and I'm really confused. Is there a reason this is a straight up Mutant Crawl Classics product with the serial numbers filed off? This book calls patrons "AI Gods" instead of "Patron AIs", "Omega-Terra" instead of "Terra AD", "Ancient Makers" instead of "Ancient Ones". Hell, the book is even called "Check This Artifact" obviously based on MCC's Artifact Check mechanic. Add to that the stat blocks and artifact checks are modelled exactly after Mutant Crawl Classics.

Was there a reason this wasn't an official MCC 3rd party product? How could the creator of the game not secure a license? Goodman Games licenses are not hard to obtain... and I'd imagine even easier for the creator of said game. I feel like I bought the generic Honey Nut Cheerios with a hornet on the box instead of the bee.
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Lee S May 25, 2019 6:02 am UTC
Preview and Table of Contents please. Thank you.
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Daniel B May 24, 2019 10:06 pm UTC
The PDF is excellent. Hopefully, there will be a print-on-demand version soon!
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