I see the 2300AD Core Rulebook now has a release date in the upcoming releases page.
- Title: 2300AD Core Rulebook
- Sub-Line: 2300AD
- Status: Editing
- PDF Release Date: October
- Printed Release Date: January '19
That's disappointing. I was looking forward to seeing some actual new content for this setting this year, and I suppose that this date for the core rulebook 2.0 puts the Aerospace Engineer's Handbook and the Bayern adventure into 2019. I recall reading on the 2300 Facebook group that Bayern was practically done, before Traveller 2.0 reset the release map. I bet that the recent mega-campaigns for the OTU have eaten capacity at Mongoose, and while that's great for those playing in that setting, the 2300AD setting could really use some support.
Now I know that the new core rulebook will be a treat to read and look at and I trust Colin to release great supplements to the setting subsequently. But this pace of support feels glacial and I'm sure it's not helping grow the audience for this excellent setting.
"I hunker in the corner facing the door. Anyone that opens the door gets a full clip."