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The Frontier Worlds are on the brink of war, the Galactic Dominion is tightening its grip, and you’re about to jump into the fray. Whether you’re a cunning diplomat, a stalwart paladin of the Flow, a daring smuggler, or an ace pilot, you’ll fight for freedom, power, or riches against Dominion peacekeepers, space pirates, ruthless crime cartels, and terrifying alien beasts. 

The fate of the galaxy hangs in the balance, and it’s up to you to shape its destiny. Grab your blaster, fuel up your star freighter, and get ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. The thrills and dangers of space await. Will you be the hero who saves the day or the scoundrel who plunges the galaxy into darkness? The choice is yours.

Star Scoundrels is a space opera game of rogues, bounty hunters and rebels fighting against a tyranical regime. It is a fast-playing, story focused game that uses the Action Tales rules (the same rules found in Neon City Overdrive and Hard City). Its compact 32 pages contain everything you need to play exciting games of space scoundrels and lasr blades, with plenty of adventure seeds, random tables and simple rules for starship combat.

Some key features include:

  • Simple, intuitive D6 dice pool system
  • Create a huge variety of classic space opera archetypes with ease
  • Broad sandbox setting and random tables help make the setting your own
  • Fast playing, flexible rules

Star Scoundrels is designed for light-hearted games of daring and drama, inspired by your favourite space operas. Play a single session, or a short campaign with a minimum of fuss and a focus on fun stories.

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Nicolas B December 10, 2023 10:55 am UTC
Hi Nathan.
"Increase your Stunt Points points by 1 (maximum of 6)" p9
It's Flow points not Stunt (copy paste from NCO obviously)
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Craig E November 30, 2023 8:45 pm UTC
Can I ask if the game has a solo mode in the rules or planned?
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Nigel M November 25, 2023 3:21 pm UTC
Any plans for a POD version?
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Nathan R November 25, 2023 7:56 pm UTC
Yes, but not before January.unfortunately.
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Nigel M November 25, 2023 11:07 pm UTC
Great news, look forward to it.
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Jim M November 25, 2023 11:57 pm UTC
Can't wait for the POD! Well done!
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William W January 15, 2024 8:24 pm UTC
Definitely looking forward to the POD version!
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Brandon P November 24, 2023 9:28 pm UTC
I think I found a small typo. On page 9 of the PDF, under Advancement, last bullet point: "Increase your Stunt Points
points by 1 (maximum of 6)" I believe the reference to Stunt points should likely be Flow points.

Additionally, even though I purchased the PDF, I am unable to leave a review.
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Nathan R November 25, 2023 12:52 am UTC
Thanks for picking that up! I am travelling for a few weeks now, but will update the PDF when I return.

I am unsure why you cannot leave a review - that is disappoint. I hope you enjoy Star Scoundrels it all the same!
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This title was added to our catalog on November 24, 2023.