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Star Wars RPG

Star Wars RPG Part 3 – Mid-Campaign Recap

The Adventure Continues Our second session picked up with the group arriving at Commander Akbar’s command post in a spectacular fashion (i.e. crashing their freighter in the landing bay) and getting a lay of the land. Along the way the group had their first encounter with the Verpine species and befriended one of their engineers, Suskafoo. The group also earned the enmity of Akbar’s second in command, a Quarren named Salin Glek.

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Virtual Cons, FoundryVTT, and 5e – Week in Review 04/17/2021

Welcome to The Alfred Effect Week in Review for the week ending April 17, 2021. Blog News It’s been a crazy 6 months or so since I was last posting regularly. The world has been going through plenty of ups and downs both personally and generally. It has all been a bit overwhelming and I largely stepped back from online activities last fall to focus on priorities. While things are still a bit bumpy, it is at least trending upward and I’m ready to start easing back into things with this site. All has not been doom and gloom. I

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Star Wars RPG

Star Wars RPG Part 2 – First Session

First Session The Elder Minion will be playing three of the characters from the templates provided in the Star Wars RPG core rulebook. We leveraged the template download file from the Fantasy Flight Games website to print a stack of double-sided character cards on heavy cardstock, making the character creation step that much easier.   Campaign Backstory I’m running this as if we are in the time period short after the Battle of Hoth. The Rebellion is struggling a bit to get up back up and running. My hope is to guide us through at least two of the published

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Star Wars RPG

Star Wars RPG Part 1 – Setup

Background West End Games released the Star Wars Roleplaying Game in 1987. It was followed with a second edition in 1992 and a revised/expanded second edition in 1996. The game uses a d6 dice pool mechanic and is famous for truly capturing the spirit of Star Wars in the gameplay. The sourcebooks written by the WEG team were well researched and detailed. Even non-gamers could appreciate the sheer amount of Star Wars lore being presented in one of the earliest product lines to build out the expanded universe. For this mini-campaign, the Elder Minion and I will be using the

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