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Hello Explorers!

Welcome to issue 31 of the Frontier Explorer!  This issue introduces a new author, Michal Lausier, who provides us a Traveller short story, Bones and Mortar.  Oscar Rios provides us with ten standard sathar NPCs you can drop into your campaign.  We also have another needler article following the one last issue, this time, converted to the “Alternate Frontier” setting that Richard Farris is developing.

Tom Verreault gives us four articles, a new archetype, a look at the setting details to be gleaned from the Endless Quest book “Captive Planet,” a kit-bashed dralasite miniature, and new weapon.  Joseph Cabadas continues his Things that go Boom! series, this time looking at artillery, and also revisits the old Dragon article “Jetboots Don’t Fail Me Now” looking at an alternate movement system.

We round out the article with the Jurak Hangna article “Osaka Soul Plant” by Eric Winsor and the comics by Scott Mulder.

The full article list is:

  • Archetypes: The Dralasite Strong Being
  • Ten Standard Sathar
  • The Canon According to Captive Planet
  • Things That Go Boom! #9 – The King of Battle, Using Artillery in Star Frontiers
  • Frontier in Miniature: Conversion & Review of Bad Squiddo Games’ Baggy Character
  • Titan Rising: 2299  - episode 24
  • Osaka Soul Plant
  • Gauss Weapons – “Needlers”
  • In the Minzii Marketplace: The Shotgun Holdout Pistol
  • Jetboots Redux: An Alternate Movement System for Star Frontiers
  • Bones and Mortar (fiction)
  • The Escape Plan #9

Grab your copy, sit back, and enjoy. And as always, keep exploring!



The Frontier Explorer is now listed as a “Pay What You Want” product.  As always, the Frontier Explorer is free (and always will be) and you don’t have to feel guilty about just downloading it and enjoying it for free.  Please do.  That said, if you want to help support the magazine, the pay what you want option allows you to make a contribution. Think of it as a “tip jar” or donation plate.  Just don’t feel like you need to make a contribution.  If you want to be a regular supporter, you might consider supporting our Patreon campaign as that not only helps support the magazine, it gets you early access to some of the articles and to each finished issue about a week before it becomes generally available (details on Patreon are in the issue).

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