Spacemaster


Planet profile: Calignis

For those of you playing Spacemaster or HARP-SF, I thought this outline of a new planet might give you some inspiration or serve as a backdrop for your next adventure.   Name: Calignis Diameter: 11,252km Gravity: 0.97g Distance from sun: 0.92 au Year: 0.88 Earth years (322 Earth days) Rotation period: 19.7 hours Atmosphere: Mostly carbon dioxide with some nitrogen and sulphur dioxide Hydrosphere: There is a layer of water vapor in the planet’s atmosphere. Due to the extremely high temperatures, there is no water on the planet’s surface. Climate: The temperatures on the planet are extremely high all year round across the entire planet. The planet does experience a summer and a winter, but these only result in the oceans of magma growing larger or shrinking slightly. Population: None   Calignis’ surface is incredibly hot and is covered in a huge number of active volcanos. There is no water on the surface, instead there are rivers and oceans of magma. The planet is very tectonically active resulting

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Alien monster for your next Sci Fi adventure

Need a new and exciting monster for your next game of HARP-SF? Check out the creature I have created below. The stats are all based on HARP and HARP-SF creature creation, but the essence of the creature could easily be recreated in Spacemaster if that is your Science fiction RPG of choice.   Don’t have a Sci-Fi TTRPG of choice? May I recommend reading more about HARP-SF or Spacemaster on our website.   Now without further ado, I give you the torpaermos…     TORPAERMOS   Level: 8 Size: Large BMR Type: Fly : Biped BMR: 42 : 5   # Enc: 1 Outlook: Hungry Treasure: —   DB: 92 Hits: 186 Init: 11   St: 5 (5) Co: 6 (8) Ag: 4 (4) Qu: 4 (2) SD: 1 (1) Re: 2 (4) In: 2 (3) Pr: 2 (3)   End 60 PP 0   Stamina 103 Will 54 Magic 40   Attacks Claw Attack – Small Slash 78 Bite Attack – Small Puncture 68 Sting – Large Slash 88   Skills Ambush (15) 70, Endurance (20) 96, Flying/Gliding (20) 130, Navigation (15) 71, Perception (20) 87, Resistance – Magic (5) 40, Resi

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Planet profile: Seccanoe

For those of you playing Spacemaster or HARP-SF, I thought this outline of a new planet might give you some inspiration or serve as a backdrop for your next adventure.   Name: Seccanoe Diameter: 14,037km Gravity: 1.2 g Distance from sun: 0.87 au at its closest 1.42 at its furthest Year: 1.13 Earth years (412 Earth days) Rotation period: 21.25 hours Atmosphere: Oxygen rich with carbon and nitrogen Hydrosphere: In ‘winter’ glaciers cover 42% of the surface of the planet with other bodies of water covering a further 5%. During ‘summer’ the glaciers only cover 17% with a further 72% of the planet covered in water. Climate: Extremes of hot and cold depending on season Population: Seccanoe is a rocky planet with an oxygen rich atmosphere orbiting a yellow dwarf star. The star is similar in size to the Earth’s sun but slightly more massive. Seccanoe is one of only three planets orbiting the star and is the closest planet to the sun. Seccanoe has an elliptical orbit with .55 au difference between its closest a

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19 tips for running a great tabletop roleplaying game (specifically Rolemaster)

GMing a game can be a daunting task, especially if you haven’t done it much before or if you’re playing with a new group. That’s why we thought you might enjoy some helpful hints and tips on GMing from ICE fans and followers on how to make your game the best it could possibly be.   When I originally asked people to send in their hints and tips for running a great game, I specifically asked for tips on ‘running a great game of Rolemaster’. However, I’m pleased to say that the majority of the tips could just as easily be used when GMing HARP, Spacemaster, HARP-SF or any other tabletop roleplaying game.   So, hopefully you will enjoy these tips and find them useful. If you have any specific questions about running Rolemaster, Spacemaster, HARP, HARP-SF or any ICE game, visit the ICE forum where we have thousands of helpful GMs and fans who may have some advice.   So, without further ado, here are our 19 tips for running a great tabletop roleplaying game (specifically Rolemaster):   Always, a

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Roleplaying adventure hooks – Science Fiction

  Looking for inspiration for your next science fiction roleplaying adventure? Then look no further! We’ve put together these three adventure hooks to give you some ideas for your next gaming session. Enjoy!     The greater good?   Members of a previously unknown alien race make contact with the PCs and offer them access to ground-breaking technology and all the fame and wealth that will come with it. However, in return, they want the PCs to aid them in a coup on their home planet.   Synopsis   Attracted no doubt by the party’s strength, intellect and desire for wealth and power, a new race offers them new technology in exchange for aiding them in a coup. The PCs will have to wrestle with their morals as these ambassadors clearly do not have good intentions for their home planet. Perhaps there is a way to get the technology and prevent the coup?     Gods among men   Whilst exploring an isolated planet on the outskirts of the galaxy, the party is accosted by a

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Spacemaster books now electrum picks

  Iron Crown Enterprises are thrilled to announce that the Spacemaster 2nd Edition GM book, Player book and tech book are now all electrum pick products on Drivethru RPG!   Under 4% of products on Drivethru RPG have reached this accolade and it is great that all three of these Spacemaster 2nd Edition books are so well thought of.   Thanks to everyone who has bought and supported these products. Our dedicated fans are our lifeblood. We wouldn’t exist without you.   If you haven’t seen them yet, below is some information about each of the products with links to buy them from DRivethru RPG.   The Spacemaster system is usable in a variety of environments, from a dark near future of post-holocaust Earth to a culture of high-tech exploration to a distant time when civilisation has fallen to superstitious ruin. Spacemaster 2nd Edition can also be integrated with Rolemaster 2nd Edition -used together they set the stage for sweeping, coherent, science-fantasy and multi-genre campai

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