Hi, firstly can I say that this product looks like a fantastic addition to the game and contains a huge amount of background material for the Alien universe. It was definitely worth the wait and my thanks to the whole team: writers, illustrators, graphic designers, editor, etc. for such a superb job.
Since you have asked for additional eyes to scan the text I've made a list of typos/errors as I speed read through the book. Hopefully I'm not being picky, just trying to find as many as I can to help out:
Chapters 1 & 2
- Box 1, para.1, line 6:
Should this be hyphenated as bio-weapons because it is a contraction of biological weapons? If yes, consider search and replace as this occurs throughout the book
warped helmet to your skull, while bioweapons
- Para. 2, line 1:
Additional closing square bracket after Corps
The United States Colonial Marine Corps] is
- Para. 5, line 2:
Colonial Marines is a proper noun in the rest of this text should it have capital C and M here?
throws the colonial marines at it
- Para. 7, line 1:
No apostrophe required here for Sounds, no ownership and the verbose isn't "sound is boring"
Sound’s boring, I know.
- Para. 9, line 3:
See item 2 above about Colonial Marines
only accomplish co-dependently what the colonial marines can do on
- Box 2, para. 3, line 7:
breath should be breathe
of worlds we could breath on, do you think the
- Body text, para. 3, line 5:
Should this be wetware as in software/hardware rather than wetwear as in clothing/apparel?
technically they own whatever wetwear is attached to it
PP.18 & 19
- Box 1, para. 5, line 9:
Should be Earth as it refers to the proper noun planet and not the ground material
back to earth—becomes classified as a terrorist
- Box 2113
Line points to a position on timeline closer to 2123
The 20 Parsec Limit is set. A Network Expansion Program begins.
- Timeline around point 2164: Dot and line appear but aren't linked to any textbox, distinct from quinquennial timeline marks
- Box 2165: No line from textbox linking to timeline
- Box 1, para. 1, line 6
Should be overdue
missions are also declared overdo. Only the rimward
- Box 2: Paragraph titles in previous and subsequent pages are a different colour to the body text, all the titles (DECLARED LOSSES, CORPORATE BAILOUTS, NETWORK NEWS and UNITED AGAIN) on this page are not
- Box 2, para. 1, line 7
Capital E for Earth as proper noun
distance greater than 20 parsecs from earth
- Box 2, para. 4, line 8:
Proper noun for Colonial Marines and Royal Marine Commandos
the colonial marines and the royal marine com
- Box 2, para. 2, line 9:
Proper noun for Colonial Marines
as are several colonial marine companies. The
- Box 2, para. 4, line 1
is BioNational referring to Lasalle Bionational? If Yes, then should it have a capital N?
BioNational and Weyland-Yutani scientists join
- Box 2, para. 5, line 1:
Mismatch with page 19 where Box 2157 lists system as HD855512
The HD85112 system is mined with detection
- Para. 2 line 6
breaking away from a union is an act of secession
the succession of planet Helene 215—the location
- Para. 2, line 9
Should this read as Concerned with matters on the home front...?
Concerned with matter on the home front, Hyperdyne limits
- Para. 4, lines 9 & 10
Query: Core rulebook page 232 states ICSC is an acronym for Independent Core System Colonies is the different attribution for I intended?
as the newly formed Inner Core System Colonies (ICSC)
- Box 2, para. 1, lines 1 & 2
Only title for a section in the chapter that lists the date in bold after the title as well as in a separate box before the title, intentional?
THE SCIENCE OF TRADE (2128–2157) Though the Arcturians exist in
- Box 1, para. 2, lines 9 & 10
Should it be Colonial Marshals and People's Armed Police as proper nouns?
UPP Constabulary composed of colonial marshals and the people’s armed police is designated to
- Box 1, para. 2, line 5
See comment regarding ICSC and Independent Core System Colonies above
against the Inner Core System Colonies
- Box 1, para. 2, lines 1-3
Drake's T-shirt from Aliens references Cetii Epsilon IV; potential spelling error from canon plus misname on line 3 with "Epsilon Ceti" in the body text and on page 19 Box 2172 lines 4 & 5 "Epsilon Ceti IV"
THE BATTLE OF CETI EPSILON IV AND THE BETELGEUSE CAMPAIGN Epsilon Ceti and Betelgeuse
- Box 2, para. 2, line 7
Proper noun for Colonial Marines
keeping force of colonial marines is sent in.
- Para. 3, line 1
Para. 3, line 3
EBERUS INCIDENT Former J’Har rebels
Should this be EREBUS INCIDENT and shuttle Erebus referencing the Latin?
Yutani shuttle Eberus. The situation is resolved
Since this is getting long I'll cover a Chapter per post. Feel free to ignore my comments, but my intention is only to help.