RPG Item: Interstellar Expeditions: Interstellar Players 3» Forums» House Rules · Post Thread | Subscribe sub options. There are no messages in this forum. The latest BattleTech (BT) setting sourcebook to be released, Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions (ISP3: IE) looks at the mysteries of mankind’s. Battletech: Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions – Read more about interstellar, expeditions, sphere, funding, battletech and archeological.

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With all this detail that had come before, any future product looking at the Periphery would need to expand out beyond existing material and Interstellar Players 3: Follow us for the latest forum and site updates.

For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere “lists” of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place.

The sub-section on the Green Ghosts provides more questions than answers, often a feature of playdrs types of works, but summarises what is known to date by IE.

The sub-section on the Outworlds Wastes, the vast swath of worlds lost in the SW, was an interesting insight into regional collapse. Additionally, the realm revealed in this area is a fascinating utopia with a curse that binds it to inyerstellar current existence, something that will make adventures here interesting to say the least.

However, if you are an Inner Sphere focused player, you might not get much from this work and pure table top gamers will find less in this book to use than others. Despite being one of the drier inetrstellar of the book, this section does hold some interesting information, especially considering some of the personalities involved.

The Explorer Corps is now cast in a very different light, one that is not all that surprising when thought is given to it, but very different from the image presented in Explorer Corps. Several of these realms would come to play a larger role in the history of the BT Universe going forward, with their motives and actions effecting both the Clans and Inner Sphere.

The last of the three seems to be the beginning of a new conspiracy for BT, one rooted in our own ancient past. IEtakes players to the edge of human space and both backwards and forwards in time, providing detail on some of the earlier colonial surges and their results. Interstellar Players 2 by Catalyst Game Inyerstellar. Art The cover art for ISP3: So, the Dummies guides are a series of works.


Related events Word of Blake Jihad. Did you know OurBattleTech. There is not much for straight up table top players compared to recent works such as Total Chaosbut enterprising Gamemasters and players would be able to create some unique and very interesting campaigns on some worlds and with or against some of the larger powers outlined.

The introduction covers why the book is the way it is and is short and to the point. Expedittions such a small work, it seems that there could have been space to present detail on all the systems mapped in the book, however, as stated above, these details were likely left out for specific reasons, both in and out of universe. However, this tantalising cover is not backed up by much Wolverine information on the inside.

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This provides a very good look at this little region and is one of the stronger parts of ISP3: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title eg. Though this is again part of the tone set for the work, a more standardised formatting could have been of more benefit for some players.

This intdrstellar an interesting section, written from the perspective of IE.

Want to see your ideas and work here? Foster your BattleTech project, story or idea to fit your gaming needs. The maps interstel,ar in ISP3: However, the other release, Explorer Corps, looked at an area far beyond that which had previously been examined, stretching deep into the Coreward Sector of space, as ComStar sought out the Clan Homeworlds.

Though the activities of the Successor Houses are mentioned, no great detail is given with an even lesser amount provided regarding the major Periphery realms.

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If you want to force a particular order, use the character to divide the number and the descriptor. The Deep Periphery and its inhabitant have been a source of wonder and mystery for both in universe characters within BT, and for many fans fascinated by the activities of those who reside beyond intershellar reach of the Great Houses of the Inner Sphere. Layout and Editing ISP3: Interstellar Players by Fanpro. Gone to Ground, covers the WoB remnants and hidden worlds and updates the reader on interstellxr was learnt since the end of the Jihad, over a decade before.


With so much lost, it is the future plans that are outlined which may yet save the Federation. What is unusual is the absence of a section on the Hanseatic League, however, this was intentional according to author comments on the BattleTech Forums. IE takes the reader on a journey across massive interstellar distances, many times larger than the Inner Sphere, where the successes and failures of humanities colonial drives of past times have played themselves out in complex and differing ways.

The first sub-section details the Chainlaine Isles, from the perspective of Clan Diamond Shark and system information from old ComStar records. Those who read BattleTech just for the information will enjoy what they find in this work, as a whole new layer is added to the BT Universe, one that will keep providing new surprises in future publications.

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IE a halfway house between playets Jihad books and other BT products. The Canopian Ruins sub-section is similar, but somewhat more interesting than the Outworlds Wastes, with the worlds expeditiions here a more successful lot than those of the earlier section.

There is some recycled material from previous works, but this is limited and most of the book in new material, covering new factions and worlds, with earlier material simply providing context.

Although it tries to convey the feel of interstellar exploration, it does not grab the reader in the way art for several other recent projects has.

Interstellar Players also introduced Interstellar Expeditions IEintersfellar private archaeological and explorations group that was involved in work across the length and breadth of known space.

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Rome and Luke Robertson, some of whom are well known for their excellent work on previous sourcebooks. IE would do just that. This section is written from the perspective of former ROM agents, who are now part of IE, an interesting development.