The answers, this time, take a decidedly modernish and future bent, with a paltry two fantasy interpretations strewn in inbetween. Continue reading
When in 0 SD, Mr. Slayer realised his Big Picture to put an end to the Conflict Wars and reorder the Known Universe into the World of Progress, his first action had to be the annihilation of the Conflict Societies – the interstellar factions that had waged these wars against one another, using advanced weapons and biogenetic soldiers sold to them by Slayer. Continue reading
It has been said many times how Unknown Armies is an American game at heart. An important part of American pop culture are the pulp magazines of the 30ies, 40ies and 50ies. These were what created the image of the beautiful lady thief, the hardboiled detective hiding an ultimately soft heart, or the weird scientist, who applies himself to the advancement of mankind. Continue reading
The Division of Ebb Attack and Defence is a Karma/Department of Biogenetics section. It was founded with the express mission statement to develop biogenetic solutions for combating Ebb using opponents.
As such, the DEAD is something of a gray project, constituting a thinly veiled threat to Karma’s sister subsidiary Dark Lament and the Department of Ebb.
The Reds may have access to their hook-armed infantry, skyfurnaces, and military-industrial sorceresses, but the contranationalists live up to that measure in most regards. Due to their strong agricultural tradition they employ scythes instead of hooks, replace heavy hailer support with more mobile shootists, and while spiritual dialectics lack some of the grandeur of Red sorcery, they more than fulfill the needs of the contranationalist cause and struggle.
The intermingling of science fiction, fantasy elements and socialist reality was the main reason I fell in love with the setting of The Red Star. Especially when turning one’s eyes towards historical events this combination not only proves to be immensely practical but also allows for a nearly infinite variety of campaigns, ranging from revolutionaries following Imbohl, over simple soldiers fighting in the Great Patriotic War or military advisors in the Kingdom of Jade, to Red Fleet veterans out to build a criminal empire in the WTA. Continue reading
“The Black Crusade” is a well known moniker for a campaign against the Incorporate states rumoured to be waged by elements of the GEO intelligence apparatus with tacit approval from the highest levels of GEO leadership. The Black Crusade reached new heights after an attempt to affect a political solution for the GEO’s dilemma surrounding the Incorporates failed spectacularly. Continue reading
The Odnashdoi Utrom is a faction for the The Red Star Setting of d20 modern. The Odnashdoi Utrom are a young movement dedicated to the Commonwealth, using their mastery of information technology and kasting to manipulate their enemies. Continue reading
… blut_und_glas' question is answered this time by Nogger, Prime, Pythia, Shadom, yennico and blut_und_glas himself. These answers create seeds for new genres and settings, new technologies, new forms of magic, and new subcultures, without being bound to specific games or systems Continue reading
To the common masses the World of Progress can appear as a cruel and unforgiving place, where every desire can be fulfilled as long as the customer pays the price. .To produce profit is one of the elemental laws in the World of Progress, which ensures prosperity and stabilizes society. Continue reading