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Terra Arisen is a space-opera setting for the Cepheus Deluxe sci-fi RPG rules. Terra Arisen introduces player characters to the immediate aftermath of the Terran Liberation War against the mighty Reticulan Empire and its many thralls. The Terrans forced the Reticulan Empire to sign a humiliating peace treaty and reluctantly accept Terran independence from the Empire. The upstart Terrans, bolstered by their victory against their old masters, are becoming a power to be reckoned with in interstellar affairs. On a backdrop of espionage, maneuvering, and saber-rattling on new interstellar frontiers, bold player characters can leave their marks as heroes or villains of the new United Terran Republic (UTR). This book provides background information, a 16 by 20 hex star-map covering most of the UTR and some alien territory, and write-ups of all 120 major worlds in this area, as well as other materials necessary to run a science fiction roleplaying campaign in the exciting times of the 23rd century.

This book contains:

  • History and background material for 23rd century Terra and the larger universe.

  • Corporations, political parties, and illegal groups – both Terran and alien.

  • 4 major alien species and several minor ones – all detailed!

  • Rules for generating and playing characters from 5 alien species.

  • 7 alien Careers and 5 Terran ones - from psionic Reticulan Nobles to the heroic Terran Guard!

  • Character generation rules and event tables for all included careers.

  • 2 small craft and 5 starships with full game statistics and high-res deck plans.

  • The Terran Quadrant, including 120 detailed worlds and a high-res star map.

  • A detailed adventure chapter with a wide variety of hooks for exciting adventures in Terran and alien space! 

Note that this book provides character generations, biological and cultural background, and flying saucers (!) for playing Gray Aliens – ready to drop into any Cepheus Deluxe campaign and quite compatible with other 2d6 sci-fi RPGs as well!

This setting requires the Cepheus Deluxe rules for use.

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Neal S June 21, 2022 10:08 pm UTC
What's the relationship between this and the older "These Stars are Ours!" product?
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Omer J June 22, 2022 6:13 am UTC
Terra Arisen is a re-write and update of These Stars Are Ours!. In addition to greater clarity of all written texts, Terra Arisen includes Cepheus Deluxe-based rules (rather than Cepheus Engine SRD ones), many more adventure hooks, and two completely new subsectors with 56 new worlds. Also included is much more new art.

If you have purchased These Stars Are Ours! in the past, you should have received a coupon to purchase Terra Arisen at a significant discount. If you have purchased TSAO and haven't received the discount coupon, please contact us at and we will send you a coupon link.
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Abraham Z June 17, 2022 7:40 pm UTC
This looks pretty good at first glance! Kinda like a combination of pulpy space opera with a chunk of hard sci-fi. If you are currently handing out review copies, I would love to feature it in my Youtube channel; is there an email where I can contact you?
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Omer J June 17, 2022 8:24 pm UTC
Greetings, please contact us at
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Abraham Z June 17, 2022 8:39 pm UTC
Greetings, email sent!
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This title was added to our catalog on June 17, 2022.