Skandersvik - Sword Worlds Campaign

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Skandersvik - Sword Worlds Campaign

Postby MongooseMatt » Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:31 pm

The first campaign for Sword Worlds Travellers is now available on PDF and for pre-order. Skandersvik is here!

You can grab your own copy right here: https://www.mongoosepublishing.com/uk/skandersvik.html

North American Travellers can find their copies here: https://www.mongoosepublishing.com/us/u ... rsvik.html

Skandersvik is a complete campaign for Sword Worlds Travellers. As crewmembers aboard the merchant cruiser Skander they will voyage through Darrian and Five Sisters subsectors, into District 268 and finally home again. There is money to be made and glory to be earned on such an expedition, but it is not without its hazards.

Freikorps Skander: An uprising in the outback of Bularia has caused what amounts to a civil war, trapping some of the Travellers’ contacts in a combat zone. Although officially prohibited from getting involved, the crew of Skander includes experienced fighters willing to join the fight as a mercenary Freikorps.

The Bowman Deception: Following rumours of a downed Sword Worlds ship on Nirton, the Travellers slip through an Imperial blockade to investigate the wreck. There, they find clues as to the fate of the legendary Admiral Denisov.

The Lunion Shield: During a transit of the Imperial systems unofficially known as the Lunion Shield Worlds, the Travellers are lured into a trap by devious pirates. Skander is a rich prize, but she may be too tough for the pirates to deal with.

Skandersvik provides a background to the mission, the ship and her crew, creating many opportunities for incidents, side trips and mishaps along the way. There is far more to this expedition than trading profits and a payday at the end. There are reputations to be made, hidden agendas to be uncovered and a tricky path to be threaded through the complex cross-border politics of the region.

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Re: Skandersvik - Sword Worlds Campaign

Postby ruhalla » Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:35 pm

Awesome thank you :)
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Re: Skandersvik - Sword Worlds Campaign

Postby Alqualonde » Sat Nov 07, 2020 10:54 am

Awesome. Sorry for nitpicking, but I guess the particle barbettes where mislabeled on the Skander's map. They show as item 16 (Triple Turrets) instead of 18 (Particle Barbettes). Sabotage work from the Imperial Naval Intelligence.
The Skander is a nice ship. I understand why Imperials see Sword Worlders as "Vikings in Space", the Skander has as much firepower than a P.F.Sloan...
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Re: Skandersvik - Sword Worlds Campaign

Postby Annatar Giftbringer » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:25 pm

I admit that I felt the tiniest sting of disappointment upon hearing that the Byrding class wouldn’t be the star of this campaign... It lasted almost one minute after downloading the book, until I found the Skander. It’s... perfect! I’m in love...

Ship’s got a crew of courageous adventures, armament rivaling a warship and holds filled to the brim with speculative goods - adventure is waiting!

The single greatest challenge as a GM in the campaign might be to compose new epic poems for Lukas the bard to perform while in jump between planetfalls:)
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Re: Skandersvik - Sword Worlds Campaign

Postby Annatar Giftbringer » Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:06 am

Just a thought, but a ship like the Skander with a powerful main computer, large number of weapons and few dedicated gunners would benefit massively from Advanced Fire Control (to help less well-trained part-time gunners hit their targets) and/or Virtual Gunner/Crew to help fire said weapons while the regular crew handles their normal duty stations...

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