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The Glorious Empire - Now on eBook & Pre-Order!

Postby MongooseMatt » Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:11 pm

The Glorious Empire is here! This sourcebook covers one of the nastiest, most dangerous places within the Trojan Reach, where Aslan overlords enact full-scale slavery upon all races they view as inferior. Perfect as a foil for any Travellers within the Trojan Reach, this book will also provide superb adversaries for your Pirates of Drinax campaign.

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

If you are in North America, you can order directly here: https://www.mongoosepublishing.com/us/u ... mpire.html

Remember, if you pre-order the hardback, you get the ebook edition free and immediately!

The Glorious Empire
The Glorious Empire is an Aslan splinter state in the Trojan Reach that engages in the forbidden practice of slavery. The Empire has spurned the Aslan custom of ritual warfare, insisting upon violent open war in all conflicts. Their borders have held strong for centuries… until now. Beset by enemies on all sides, the Empire is now collapsing rapidly and has lost one world after another. However, like a wounded and cornered predator, the Empire does not plan to go down without a fight. On worlds liberated by the Hierate, freed human slaves – the hisol’i – struggle to integrate into Aslan society. On the Empire’s remaining worlds, there are billions more waiting to be freed.

This book contains everything needed to run a campaign in this dangerous and volatile region of space including histories, new career paths, world descriptions, new starships, small craft, vehicles, gear, weapons, and animal encounters. Detailed descriptions of Empire mercenary units, slaving ships, enslaved freedom fighters, black marketeers, key Hierate clans, the vaunted Camoranian Starfighters, and more are provided to add depth and colour to any campaign.

The Glorious Empire is a living region that will change dramatically over the course of a campaign. Wars will be fought, worlds will fall, and Travellers will directly influence, take part in, and decide the shape of things to come. This book includes tools and campaign directions for referees and Travellers to take an active part in the events that change an entire region of space right before their very eyes.

In this book you will find:

* Patrons and important personalities for your Travellers to meet and interact with.
* Spacecraft of the Glorious Empire and its enemies, along with unique technologies for the region.
* The opportunity for your Travellers to shape the history of the Trojan Reach and support or bring down a failing empire.
* Rules for using Naval Campaigns from Element Class Cruisers with Aslan ships.
* A new entry for the Central Supply Catalogue that introduces the weapons, armour, and equipment of the Glorious Empire

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Re: The Glorious Empire - Now on eBook & Pre-Order!

Postby Annatar Giftbringer » Wed Jan 27, 2021 1:04 pm

So, the Glorious Empire seems like a nice place to visit! With a battle-fleet.

But seriously, they’d make great adversaries, or exciting and morally challenging player characters.

The book gives off a kinda part sourcebook part campaign guide vibe, that I really like!

The category markers (p.3) are a neat idea, as well as the idea of writing chapter name in the margin - why is this only done for one chapter (slavery in the Trojan Reach)? Should be every chapter in every book, as it’s a great layout idea!

A random selection of personal highlights:
* The book includes stats and example gear for typical encounter NPCs such as mercenaries and slavers;
* It’s got a naval campaign chapter;
* there’s a glossary at the end of the book;
* Aslan battleship!

Overall, a great book!
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Re: The Glorious Empire - Now on eBook & Pre-Order!

Postby paltrysum » Sun Jan 31, 2021 4:51 pm

Annatar Giftbringer wrote:
Wed Jan 27, 2021 1:04 pm
Overall, a great book!
So glad you enjoyed it!
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Re: The Glorious Empire - Now on eBook & Pre-Order!

Postby steelbrok » Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:25 pm

I appreciated the guide to using Travelmap.com and customising
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Re: The Glorious Empire - Now on eBook & Pre-Order!

Postby AliTanwir » Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:52 pm

Yeah me too, so useful if you want to represent real changes in the campaign.
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Re: The Glorious Empire - Now on eBook & Pre-Order!

Postby Ursus Maior » Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:21 pm

steelbrok wrote:
Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:25 pm
I appreciated the guide to using Travelmap.com and customising
AliTanwir wrote:
Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:52 pm
Yeah me too, so useful if you want to represent real changes in the campaign.
Same here, that is one potent tool, I did not appreciate enough yet, though I already appreciated it a lot.
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