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The Cortex System is the award-winning set of rules featured in Margaret The Cortex System is a role playing game, a framework with which to tell a story. (such as the Serenity Role Playing Game) is pretty much role playing game, we use funny looking dice. Above .. Cortex—a system-wide information network. Easy. 3 / Average. 7 / Hard. 11 / Formidable. 15 / Heroic. 19 / Incredible. 23 / Ridiculous. 27 / Impossible. 31 / Advancement Points.
Skills and attributes are each rated as a single die type, and both dice are rolled versus a target number. One distinguishing feature of the Serenity RPG is the use of "plot points". Plot points are gained as rewards, and used to modify rolls, affect non-player characters NPCs , or modify a situation for the benefit of the crew usually for survival or for cinematic effect.
Some points also convert to advancement points like experience points at the end of a story or session. Advancement points are used to improve a character's skills, abilities, or attributes. Licensing Edit The game is licensed with the film and not with the television series. It includes information from the show but because of licensing agreements, cannot include episode titles.
However, they are able to refer to events that happen within that episode; therefore, they can't say, "In the episode 'The Train Job' Production Edit The book is in full color primarily brown and also includes full character bios and statistics of the crew, and of Serenity, as the ship is often referred to as the 10th character of the show.
It includes full character creation rules and sample characters for those who want to play in the Firefly universe without playing the main crew. The three options are: play the Serenity crew, the crew of the Aces and Eights, or an all-new crew.
It also includes ship creation rules. The GM chapter has pre-made "stock" characters such as a typical bartender, Alliance soldier, etc. Universe, etc. Reavers are also detailed in this section. You provide Things Don't Go Smooth Lifes not easy.
Dont matter whether youre flying a leaky boat along the Rim or dodging Alliance cruisers in the Core, theres always something or somebody getting in the way of a Crews honest days work.
Each includes a wealth of story hooks, Leap into a game where the characters and the drama are at the heart of the story, where the action is fast-paced and the dice roll freely. The Cortex System Role Playing Game offers you a fun set of rules that are flexible enough for any genre, setting, and storyline you can imagine! Character creation lets you run with a concept and be ready-to-play in less than half an hour.
Bucking the Tiger Out in the black, a friend who pays back what they owe is as rare as a fresh strawberry.
The Crew arrives on Renao just in time to witness the life drain out of Annie Foys body before she could settle up her debt.
Sheriff Leonard Cao suspects the murderer is taking part in a high-stakes game of cards at the Shenandoah Rush casino and needs the Crews help to crack the case. Was it Sharklip Shen, the Dennis Holland is not a good guy. He's responsible for bank failures, collapsed mortgages, and dozens of innocent people being forced from their homes.
He collects seventies memorabilia. He's a bad man. And he's hosting a party. Nathan Ford and his Crew are on the job, but it has to be done fast. Presented as a training exercise for newcomers and experienced gamers alike, Serenity Crew The War between the Alliance and the Independents is a sore subject for a lot of folks, some more than others. Take Captain Malcolm Reynolds for example.
Serenity Crew allows you to spend your days playing Mal, Zoe, Seems like some folk push their luck to scrape by in these tough times. She wants to get out of the Georgia System to make a fresh start out on the Rim, but she needs three things to do it: Some folk will happily turn out a bunch of orphans to make themselves a few coins.
Wedding Planners Cortex Plus During the War, some folks chose a side and others pitted the Alliance and the Independents against each other for fun and profit. Well, mostly profit. Enter Templeton Steele, a powerful weapons designer whose bride-to-be is none other than the lovely Liliana Fairchild. Now, on account of these two lovebirds getting hitched, you and your crew are hired to transport Lilly to a fancy ship called the Firefly RPG: Wedding Planners Cortex Classic Set During the War, some folks chose a side and others pitted the Alliance and the Independents against each other for fun and profit.
Leverage Companion Leverage Noir "Damn blackout, prehistoric wiring, mobsters, Nate's killing folks. I did not sign up for this. Included are pre-computer Talents for Hackers, different social Talents for Grifters based on the social roles of earlier Head Shot zombie apocalypse hack sheets to show you how to customize them!
Portrait and landscape orientations for all sheets! Too Many Chefs "Don't hate the barbecue, hate the sauce. How do you handle a game with two Hackers, or four Hitters?
This supplement addresses that very issue, and shows you how to modify Roles to fill open spaces on your roster. It also includes guidelines and suggestions for how to run Node-Based Capers "Nate, you do realize the entire building is looking for Parker?
I mean the actual, physical building is looking for her. Look, any cameras that I piggy-back, any sensors that I access, anything I do to find Parker could lead the bad guys right to her.
Nate, I'm hacking a security system the Pentagon calls overkill One-on-One Leverage "Next time y'all call me, it better be for something easy, like faking a moon landing. Or the other players all got held up How about some one-on-one gaming? Included are rules and techniques for on-on-one Leverage play, Hollywood Hacking vs. Here we investigate the discrepancies, identify some of the more egregious The Foil "Of course, you know your entire plan depended on me being a self-serving utter bastard.
This supplement turns the Foil into a Role, and shifts the focus of the Fixer toward building better supporting antagonists. It offers new Talents for a Foil, and advice Military Intelligence. Nate and his team were trapped into performing corporate espionage Tropes Vs.
Leverage "You were an honest man and then you were a thief. But right now, I am just not sure which I want to win. This is a series of character tropes from popular media, along with Talents to exemplify them. Want to play the Femme Fatale?
The Rich and Powerful "Cayman Islands - thieves holiday.
Go for the tan, stay for the tax-shelter. Foil Folio "And despite your efforts to drop off the map, I now know your new base of operations. Everything is sunshine and rainbows. Maybe you'd like some advice or some new and devious Talents to go with your Foil?
The Foil Folio provides four dastardly residents of Crime Head Shot! Zombie Apocalypse Action Roleplaying When the dead return, hungry for brains, smart folk know that the only way to stay alive is to stick together! This Cortex Plus Action Roleplaying hack focuses on the Player Characters as a team of survivors, thrown together by circumstance and working together to make it in a world overrun by zombies of many different varieties. There are only three things they have to do: Dragon Brigade: Based on the novella " The Affair of the Orb " by Chris Pierson, this self-contained adventure game book includes Cortex Plus rules system, characters, and a thrilling action mystery story for up to six players and one Game Master.
Fantasy Roleplaying: A Registry of Rules Advance your game!
A Registry of Rules is chock full of new things to enhance an existing Fantasy Heroic game or to bring life to an entirely new campaign! This book contains over 50 new races and classes, rules for mass combat and ship combat, tips and rules for creating your own races and classes, new magic items, and random item tables for all your An Omnibus of Opponents Face the danger! Prove your courage! This bestiary includes new takes on classic monsters, creatures from myth and legend, and brand new weird beasties to spice up any fantasy game.
This book requires the use of the Fantasy Worlds of Fantasy: This space opera setting blends fantasy and science-fiction to create a vivid world full of magitech, solar-powered ships, and mystical transhumans.
Would you like to travel the world, or even to other planes of existence? How about extensive training along with a chance for paid college tuition? How does a really cool tattoo sound? Cowboys and Dragons This is a work in progress. I am currently in the process of playtesting this system, if you have any suggestions for improvements I'd be happy to hear them.