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THIS DEFIANT EARTH—1950s Sci-Fi Roleplaying: Players' Guide

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THIS DEFIANT EARTH is a rules-lite roleplaying game set in a universe inspired by the popular imagination of the 1950s: an Atomic Age dreamscape as envisioned by television, cheap paperback novels, comic books, and above all, movies. In this world, the American Dream is alive and well, but threatened by monsters from the deep recesses of the Earth, alien flying saucers, and sinister foreign agents pledged to destabilize the American way of life with super-advanced technology. Players take on the roles of America’s noble defenders in these thrilling but dangerous times! It’s up to you to stop the horde of gargantuan ants before they establish a colony in the heart of New York City. It’s up to you to thwart the sinister plans of Kro-Gar, the conqueror from space. You will test-pilot rockets, fight monsters, challenge unknown landscapes, and make the world safe for freedom and democracy. You will stand a champion of THIS DEFIANT EARTH!

This players' guide version of the game includes all you need to get started playing the game, including ready-to-use monsters! No further purchase is required, though Game Masters who want the toolkits for building creatures and settings (and lots of optional rules) will want to get the supplemental GMs' Guide, coming soon.

THIS DEFIANT EARTH is based on the same Lucky 6 System driving the Urban Knights and Fear Response games (also available from DriveThruRPG). A number of 6-sided dice are required for play.

 
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Russell S August 26, 2019 2:45 pm UTC
Thanks for sticking to this project for the long haul. I really love this and look forward to getting it. I would like to suggest that some kind of print on demand option be made. I do know that isn't what you're suggesting on the KS site but but the graphic style of the art and graphic details on the layout are gonna be rough on a printer, Perhaps as a compromise a printer friendly version could be made but I would hate to lose that evocative art. It is just so right. Thanks for the consideration.
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Andrew I August 20, 2019 3:04 pm UTC
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So the intro page says:

"This is the abbreviated players’ guide version of the game and does not include the full text, though it contains everything players need. Game Masters will need the full text."

Where does one acquire the full text?
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Mike H August 22, 2019 6:33 pm UTC
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There's a forthcoming GM Guide that complements this one. This book stands alone, though; the additional book is all toolkits for the GM and, if you're making your own creatures and campaign setting, is optional. (I'm going to revise that sentence in the book.)
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Andrew I August 23, 2019 12:28 pm UTC
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Awesome. Thank you for the response. Love the premise of this so far. I can't wait to see what the GM guide holds. I look forward to running this.
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thomas G August 19, 2019 6:56 pm UTC
Can we get a table of contents please?
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Mike H August 20, 2019 8:01 am UTC
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Table of contents and index have been added!
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