Charles Darwin asked "How great would be the desire in every admirer of nature be to view, if such were possible, the scenery of another planet?"... now's his chance, or at least, that of your characters to visit an imagined Venus.
Publisher's blurb: "Venus in 1883 has much to admire, and much to fear as well. Explorers of that world would be well advised to read this volume. In it they will find the details of climate, culture and creatures of that mysterious planet. Prepare yourself for a voyage through airless space aboard a Ewing and Stuart powered liner. make landfall by gliding down to the salt flats of Equatoria. Outfit your party in the shops of the International City. Learn of the deadly Sea Kings and the even more dangerous seas upon which they sail. Barter with the most greedy merchants in the solar system, the Naxlii, or explore the cloud forests with warriors of the Cloud Kingdoms.
"This source book for Stars of Empire will give game masters and players enough material for numberless adventures or campaigns. New rules cover the differences between characters raised on Earth and those born on Venus. Some of the deadliest creatures of Venus are described and the ecology of the world is well documented. This source book can be used for any campaign thats seeks a well detailed and unique setting for planetary adventures."
More when I get hold of a copy!
Author: Terry Sofian
Publishers' Reference: Unknown
Paperback, 314 pages
Date: October 2013
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Product page last updated: 2 January 2016