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Battlelords is a sci-fi roleplaying game that mixes a bureaucratic Alliance and manipulative mega-corporations with invading Arachnids, disruptive rebels, and chaotic anarchists. Players select one of twelve alien races to play a mercenary working for one of the powerful mega-corporations. Choice from over 100 distinct skills, 400 detailed pieces of equipment, and move than 250 powers. You can even spice up your character with the Fickle Finger of Fate or I Was Just Growing Up tables.

Battlelords uses percentile dice and a skill-based system to provide quick and deadly combat resolution, getting you roleplaying again.

Each alien race comes with lots of rich background material: government, culture, quirks, racial history, and lots more - right down to their favorite food or pet. And what is life like in the 23rd century? We have taken an entire chapter to provide all those details.

We want you to get started quickly so we have included a campaign setting, a mini-adventure, and PC archetypes. You can jump in with both feet and start unleashing your imagination right away. The Universe is infinite, and with Battlelords, so are your gaming possibilities.

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June 24th, 2017
Typos, uninteresting descriptions, sometimes strange prose that seem out of genre or out of context. I was a fan of FASA Battletech and while this product's look is similar the writing is not. It fails to suspend disbelief and feels like the designers [...]
May 10th, 2013
This has just the proper amount of old school and new school game mechanics to cover virtually any science fiction scenario. The races, background and 'mechs give this a flavor unique to itself, a cross between MechWarrior, Cyberpunk and Space Opera. [...]
Brian F. [Featured Reviewer]
April 26th, 2011
Though I have to admit I’m more of a fantasy roleplayer than anything else these days, I used to dabble in futuristic worlds from time to time. That list included FASA‘s Battletech and Mechwarrior, Dream Pod 9‘s Heavy Gear, R. Talsorian Games‘ [...]
Erathoniel W. [Featured Reviewer]
January 29th, 2011
When I first saw this product, I was skeptical, but something in my gut made me give it a second look. The setting is a somewhat standard science-fiction (though it does, at least, utilize entirely unique races, though nothing remarkably revolut [...]
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