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Ultramodern5 REDUX (5th Edition)

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THE KICKSTARTER SUCCESS IS NOW AVAILABLE!

THE DEFINITIVE 5E RESOURCE FOR MODERN & SCIENCE FICTION RULES!

NOW, DOUBLE THE SIZE AND IN FULL-COLOR!

 

The original Ultramodern5 was the most successful non-fantasy ruleset for 5th Edition. This revised sourcebook doubles the content of the original, with revised rules and brand-new mechanics to customize any game.

Ultramodern5 presents races, classes, archetypes, gear, monsters, and scenarios that can be inserted into any campaign. This includes…

Cyberpunk

Espionage

Modern Warfare

Mecha

Space Opera

Steampunk

Techno-fantasy

Wild West

Create a pure science fiction setting or insert any combination of rules into your own fantasy world.

The only limit is your imagination.

THIS SOURCEBOOK INCLUDES

  • 10 new races, including aliens, robots, and mutants.
  • A new lifepath system incorporating backgrounds into an adjustable character history.
  • A revised “ladder” system, offering more customization with character creation.
  • 12 new classes, including infiltrator, medic, and sniper.
  • 26 archetypes.
  • Over 130 different firearms from pistols to plasma artillery.
  • Sci-fi inspired melee weapons.
  • New armor (over 40 new options), including exoskeletons and mechs
  • Rules for portable force fields to mimic popular video games.
  • New gear, including cybernetics (30+), vehicles (35+), and aircraft (14).
  • A complete universal giant robot/mecha construction system (25 pages).
  • A techno-magic spell system with enchanted technology, a new class, and a revised spell list.
  • Over 70 monsters, including aliens, robots, and customizable adversaries.
  • New treasure tables, including loot & shoot rules.
  • Six location maps with action scenes to include in any adventure.
  • A spacecraft combat system.
  • A customizable sci-fi dungeon map system with 30 different rooms.
  • Two new adventures—the cyberpunk/superhero Necropolis and the space horror Threshold
  • AND MUCH, MUCH MORE
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The file size listed to the right is not the size of the PDF. When you purchase this product, you'll receive the PDF in standard and low-ink variations as well as hundreds of MB of maps.

Designer Note: This 2nd Edition of Ultramodern5 includes revised rules from the original and adds races, one new ladder, two new classes, many more weapons and armors, revised vehicles, new monsters, and an entirely new set of rules for spellcasting (techno-magic) and mecha construction. Additionally, the two original adventures (Invasion Proxy and Biohazard) have been replaced with two new adventures, Necropolis and Threshold. The original maps have returned along with a brand new set of sci-fi themed dungeon tiles. The page count includes these maps—the content of the game puts the page count at just under 400 pages. The purchase also includes a zipped file of all the maps in high resolution.

ALL RULES ARE FULLY COMPATIBLE WITH BASE 5TH EDITION

Insert any rules from Ultramodern5 into any existing game of any genre, including fantasy!

 

 

 


 
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Stefan F April 06, 2020 9:43 pm UTC
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I love the products. Impulse bought legit three books and I have a bit of a question. I know there is a ladder for a music type thing, but is there anything else for like a rocker class.
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Chris D April 06, 2020 9:45 pm UTC
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Awesome, thank you!
We added performer ladder to kind of encompass all performance artists. I know it's not perfect, but all the ladders are meant to be vague.
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Stefan F April 06, 2020 10:06 pm UTC
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good to know and no prob. I love the work you guys put into all of this. It really helped me get a good head space on this new world im making. So another one if you dont mind lol. I'm about to do this cyberpunk world and I need to know something about the class from Apex. That class can be played along with the other classes you guys made right?
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Chris D April 06, 2020 10:08 pm UTC
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Yup...all our 5E books are intended to work together.
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Stefan F April 06, 2020 10:23 pm UTC
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hype
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Nicolas W March 30, 2020 4:24 pm UTC
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Really cool, Dnd5e but for a sci-fi setting. The stuff in that book are generic enough to use it for space op, hard sci fi, etc which is awesome ! There is also a cool random weapon generator called "Loot & Shoot", really cool stuff. It can emulate a "Borderland" style of gameplay. ^^
One last thing: there is no hacker class and no rules for hacking in that book, just sayin'... Not that it is a major issue, get your own hacking rules set, there are plenty of them in other source book for the d20 system. But if you aim to use that system for a cyberpunk session, this will work really fine but you'll have to find rules for hacking somewhere else.

You love Dnd5e, you want some sci-fi rpg in your life ? Buy that book. :)
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Chris D March 30, 2020 4:58 pm UTC
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Aww, thank you for the comments. You could post that as a review as well, if you want. Just for your information, we also offer NeuroSpasta, which is a much more detailed cyberpunk book with more cybernetics as well a hacking rules.
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/204048/NeuroSpasta-5E
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Nicolas W March 31, 2020 3:50 pm UTC
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No prob. ^^
I'll check NeuroSpasta-5e and i posted a review. ^^
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Steve R March 25, 2020 10:36 pm UTC
Amazing... paid full price ($19/cdn) for the first version of this... and now I have to pay full price ($29/cdn) more... $50 total is way more than a digital copy of anything is worth... not cool.
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Patrick S April 02, 2020 6:25 am UTC
Let me get this right: You're complaining that you payed 2x the full price for two full price books?
So if you order a pizza with peperoni and then a pizza with olives, you complain about paying two pizzas, too? Well, you see cause the base tomato and crust and herbs and stuff is still the same ...
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Steve R April 02, 2020 11:25 pm UTC
First... wasn't complaining... was citing facts. Second... you analogy is wrong... paying twice for the same damn pizza would a lot more accurate.
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Chris D April 06, 2020 8:56 am UTC
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Just curious how a 410-page full-color book is the same as a 220-page black and white book?
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Patrick S April 08, 2020 7:25 am UTC
Well, complaining about me using the the word complaining, together with your rather strange ah complaints, sorry i mean alternative facts brings me to the conclusion that this discussion can be closed, due to self-own/face-palm.
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March 24, 2020 2:07 pm UTC
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Just for a heads up for future revisions I happened to notice by dumb luck going through this awesome and massive document (which I do not envy any editor going through it) that the Mecha Pilot archetype is not listed in the table of contents in the beginning.
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Chris D March 24, 2020 8:26 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Thanks. Will have that fixed for the POD and Retail editions.
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March 13, 2020 11:17 pm UTC
How well does it do post-apocalypse. Hoping to revise Gamma World to 5E system.
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Chris D March 13, 2020 11:24 pm UTC
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We put a lot of effort into the game to accommodate Gamma World as I am an active member of their FB group.
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James R March 07, 2020 12:31 pm UTC
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First up, this is an awesome book - really glad I bought it, so much potential!
I have a quick question about the Face's "Double Your Efforts" class ability - is the intention that you can't use an attack action for your normal action, as well as not use an attack action for your extra action?
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Chris D March 07, 2020 6:10 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
You can do what you want with the normal action; the additional action with Double your Efforts cannot be an attack action.
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NEIL S March 03, 2020 11:50 pm UTC
POD
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Sean K March 03, 2020 12:39 pm UTC
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Nice work on that fast update! Lots of fixes (even a typo in the contents section got fixed).

Something that got missed;

• The Sapper's "The Long Walk" feature interacts strangely with direct weapons. Direct weapons say they fail their save on hit, but don't actually make one. This means that they will avoid some (if not all) of the damage boost from the feature. It should probably just specify that it does twice level or something in damage on a direct hit.


Some minor concerns;

• On the subject of sappers... I noticed a distinct lack of explosives and the ones presented are lacking in "oomph". I realize the need to keep things balanced to avoid a "rocket fest", but at the same time... launchers feel like party poppers. Grenades feel okay for the most part, but the missile launchers should probably be pushing another die step up or two at least and maybe even an extra 5 foot radius, but also have increased weapon and...See more
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Chris D March 04, 2020 2:41 am UTC
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Addressed with next update.
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Jake H February 29, 2020 8:37 pm UTC
Are there any discount opportunities for people who purchased the original Ultramodern5?
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Chris D February 29, 2020 9:09 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Currently, there are no plans, as to offer any would be a disservice to Kickstarter backers. I imagine that would change eventually, but there is currently no set date when that would happen.
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Chris D March 04, 2020 2:42 am UTC
PUBLISHER
That being said, I forgot DEM opts in automatically for all site-wide sales, and REDUX is on sale NOW! :)
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Craig E February 28, 2020 11:39 pm UTC
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A couple of things I noticed while perusing this PDF... and drooling so much my keyboard shorted out.

First: The magical backgrounds have two skills, whereas the rest have just one (it's X *and*Y instead of X *or* Y).
Second: About the mage class, why is it presented "magi" in the text (which is the plural form, no matter how you conjugate it), and why doesn't the description of "Endowment" mention that you get it at level 2?
Third: The Face's abilities are messed up, too. "Double Your Efforts" is slotted at levels 2 and 10 on the table, but only the level 2 version is mentioned in the accompanying text. Meanwhile, "Way of the Protagonist" appears regularly at predictable intervals, except it gets pushed back from level 13 to level 14, so that an orphaned ability, "Make Them Flinch" can be introduced a level earlier in its stead. My suggestion is either move the latter up to fill the empty slot at 10 and put "Way of the Protagonist"...See more
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Jordi F February 26, 2020 4:24 pm UTC
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How compatible it is with NeuroSpasta?
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Chris D March 04, 2020 2:42 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Should be 100%
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Charles F February 25, 2020 5:41 pm UTC
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I have tried to down load and its not working
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Chris D February 25, 2020 5:42 pm UTC
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That's a DriveThruRPG issue. Keep trying and reach out to tech support on the site if it persists.
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jonathan L February 22, 2020 9:23 pm UTC
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is there a character sheet for download somewhere that has a spot for vigor, vessel, the additional skills, ect?
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Chris D February 22, 2020 10:21 pm UTC
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We have a patch being released next week that will include a traditional character sheet. Magic and mecha sheets will be released in March.
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Patrick S February 21, 2020 7:07 am UTC
DEM quickly became my favourite D&D5E third party producer.
After finding Amethyst: Quintessence 2 weeks ago, i am in love with your writing, art, motivated responses and overall quality. Can't wait till this one goes into PoD.
Good Job.
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Chris D February 21, 2020 7:11 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Aww, thanks! We're hoping to get that POD ready ASAP.
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Edward J February 20, 2020 7:40 pm UTC
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Hi Mr Dias, pleased with the book so far, a substantial upgrade from the older edition, my only issue so far being a small typo here and there but I'm sure the next update will fix the obvious ones, amd the artwork is so great, I'll post a review when I've actually finished the book!
Is there a correct place to ask for rule clarifications? Two things that come to mind that remain from the older book are the Sniper's Battle Conditions - in the level progression chart, the number of Conditions is different to the text of the feature, which should be followed?
Also, when considering auto and auto-heavy fire, is the higher ammo amount just used to reflect the higher damage potential? I assume so because of action economy, but I keep butting my head against the Techie's Increased Rate of Fire feature. Is the idea that ammo is never rare enough for that to become an issue?
Sorry for the nitpicky questions, please let me know if there is a better forum for such queries. Regardless, congrats on the successful...See more
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Chris D February 20, 2020 7:50 pm UTC
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Yup, the Sniper will be fixed next update (the table is correct). The Techie's Increased rate of fire adds increased damage and increased save DC at the cost of more ammo, which may result in more clip reloads. Heavy Auto inflicts more damage than Auto and some class features gain additional benefits with them, but it does not add any other benefits on its own. It does use more ammo, and ammo rarity is dependant on the specifics of the setting.

As for additional questions, we do have a FaceBook and are working on a Discord channel.
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Rion S February 20, 2020 8:32 pm UTC
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Sounds like you will be keeping the PDF updated? Where should we send errata findings to?
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Chris D February 20, 2020 8:33 pm UTC
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Email me, or PM me on FB. If you use Kickstarter, you can PM me there as well.
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Chris D February 20, 2020 10:07 pm UTC
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https://discord.gg/pV9DR4
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Edward J February 20, 2020 10:34 pm UTC
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Thanks so much for the quick and helpful reply! Exciting to know the PDF will be updated too.
Thank you Sir.
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Angelo C February 19, 2020 7:54 pm UTC
Will this be useable with the current version of Apex? or will there be an update for that book coming in the future?
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Chris D February 19, 2020 9:05 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
No update required, it's fully compatible with both NeuroSpasta and Apex.
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