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CREW EXPENDABLE is a supplement for Cepheus Engine and the HOSTILE setting. It provides players with a comprehensive campaign of routine space travel - interstellar haulage carried out by blue collar ‘space truckers’, working Joes just trying to make ends meet, and to stay alive.

The book provides a ship, it provides a selection of available crewmembers and an array of tables for creating contracts that must be fulfilled. There are star maps, rolls and tasks for all the crew-members and a new starship - the Harbinger, a multi-purpose freighter. This isn’t a space trading game where players use their wits to buy cargoes cheaply and sell them for a profit. Instead it is a process of shipping cargoes where they need to be, to a deadline – and the adventure comes along the way.

This book is best used as a framework for a typical roleplaying session, but also works brilliantly as a solo star-faring campaign when combined with the Zozer Games book, SOLO. 


  • New  'charter-line' companies
  • The Harbinger, a 1000-ton cargo carrier
  • 36 NPC Crewmen for your games
  • Starmaps
  • Comprehensive rules for interstellar haulage 
  • Tasks and rolls for all player character crew-members
  • Random events, encounters and mishaps
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Warren E October 06, 2019 8:11 am UTC
Been enjoying this book. Are Rockwell Harbingers in the HOSTILE setting akin to the Beowulf Free Traders of the 3rd Imperium OTU setting? Ubiquitous and what everyone thinks of when they think of smaller traders?
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Paul E October 07, 2019 4:32 pm UTC
Yes! They are a ship more useable by a group of player characters than, say a 20,000 ton ore carrier.
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Paul H September 11, 2019 10:13 pm UTC
Ordered from Lulu, any idea why this only ships from the US (I am in the UK).
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Paul E September 12, 2019 6:44 am UTC
It is a website error, so I have been informed. The item is printed in the UK and arrives promptly (as I can attest, I'm in the UK!).
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November 19, 2019 8:53 am UTC
No indication above that you can order a print copy here is that something for the future or just from Lulu?
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Paul H November 22, 2019 9:20 pm UTC
Apologies for the delay in responding - it did indeed arrive promptly and very nice it is too.
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Philip C August 22, 2019 5:20 pm UTC
Another great product from Zozer. If you want to do a Commercial Spacer or maybe independent spacer (Firefly) campaign in the Hostile universe then this book gives you all you need and a lot of detail to do it. Also works well with the Solo rules.
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Paul E August 10, 2019 2:00 pm UTC
A softback version is also available, please see the Zozer Games website for further details.
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August 15, 2019 2:01 am UTC
Went to the website, but not seeing it.
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Richard L August 15, 2019 2:50 am UTC
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August 15, 2019 10:54 pm UTC
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