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As an impressionable teenager I always loved the glossy hardback sci-fi books that seemed to abound in those days, telling of 'future histories' and featuring page after page of gorgeous airbrushed art work. Distant Vistas is a game resource in that style: science fiction told as fact, with plenty of illustrations thrown in the mix. The Sector described is far too large to describe in full - rather, Distant Vistas gives a flavour of it, with selected planets, cities, alien species, weapons and spacecraft described in detail... not to mention sports, culture, politics, religion and useful gadgets! I very much hope that Distant Vistas will be of use to sci-fi RPG GMs - that maybe the Player Characters in your next game will get to fire the I-47's plasma cannons in anger, or will sit down with a Kree for a game of Karanj (they should do well: very wise, the Kree, but terrible bluffers...).

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September 7th, 2014
I started a Savage Worlds space campaign pretty much off the cuff one weekend without having done any work ahead of time to build a cohesive game world. As I wasn't expecting to go beyond a single session, the fact that my group really liked the adven [...]
August 19th, 2011
Unfortunately, I found Distant Vistas didn't offer much inspiration. Not worth the price in my opinion. The regret might not have been so strong had it cost me only a buck. [...]
July 22nd, 2011
Distant Vistas is a sci-fi game resource, primarily designed with the Game Master in mind. It contains a number of pre-designed items that can be slotted into numerous sci-fi systems. This ranges from weapons and technology to space fleets and solar sy [...]
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January 31, 2015
This title was added to our catalog on April 08, 2011.