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by Luke Styer
Mon 10 Feb 2020, 06:23
Forum: General
Topic: Using xenomorphs as a biological weapon
Replies: 21
Views: 891

Re: Using xenomorphs as a biological weapon

From a corporative and capitalist point of view, using xenomorphs as a weapon of mass destruction is really expensive and the cost-benefice balance isn't suitable. So, I suppose, it's much cheaper and secure to launch a nuke to a world than using xenos. In order for XX121 to be viable as a weapon o...
by Luke Styer
Wed 29 Jan 2020, 19:49
Forum: GM Only
Topic: Survival Rate?
Replies: 32
Views: 1330

Survival Rate?

For those who have played or GMed, approximately what is the “survival rate” of PCs per scenario? To count as a”survivor,” a PC must begin the scenario as a PC and reach the end alive and playable. A friend of mine who has GMed three sessions says he’s had 40% per scenario, with only one PC having s...
by Luke Styer
Tue 28 Jan 2020, 17:43
Forum: GM Only
Topic: Campaign Mode Examples
Replies: 40
Views: 2444

Re: Campaign Mode Examples

I really like the Cinematic Mode of the ALIEN RPG and bought the core book after playing (and then running) Chariot of the Gods. I think it's a fantastic scenario, really like the mechanics of the game, and am happy with my purchase. After running Hope's Last Day I'm currently writing up some more ...
by Luke Styer
Tue 28 Jan 2020, 16:52
Forum: GM Only
Topic: How much do Weyland-Yutani know?
Replies: 31
Views: 1370

Re: How much do Weyland-Yutani know?

In the 57 years between this film and Aliens  the company seems to have forgotten entirely about the derelict and went ahead and built a colony on the world! If we work from the premise of a compartmentalized, dysfunctional WY, it’s not hard to imagine that whatever executive arranged Ash didn’t sh...