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A Starship's Story

A Starship's Story

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Starships are more than just a convenient way to get from System A to System B. They also serve as home, weapon, shelter, escape, and even bargaining chips. The Cepheus Engine, Cepheus Deluxe, and Original Science Fiction Roleplaying Game has rules for constructing them in as much or as little detail as the Referee likes.

But what of the backstories of these vessels? Few PCs get hold of one straight out of the shipyard; by the time the adventurers have taken possession, the ship has probably been “around the galaxy” a few times. Each patch, dent, ding, and upgrade tells a story woven into the larger story of the ship’s existence.

A Starship’s Story offers the Referee an opportunity to create a backstory for that new toy the PCs have acquired. By using a familiar generation and lifepath mechanic, the ship’s background can be created in the same amount of time it would take to create a character. The document includes tables for term events and mission types based on ship type, and even quirks vessels can pick up along the way.

A Starship’s Story. Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale…

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