Lock & Load Your Pulse Rifle – Colonial Marines Operations Manual Announced for the ALIEN RPG

Lock & Load Your Pulse Rifle – Colonial Marines Operations Manual Announced for the ALIEN RPG

Armor-piercing rounds sizzle through your defenses. Acrid smoke chokes you. Chemical attacks melt your armor, while bioweapons turn your insides out. It’s a living hell—but none of that’s as bad as the flashes of gnashing metal teeth that terrorize you every time you try to close your eyes. Welcome to war on the razor edge of space, marine.

Free League Publishing and 20th Century Studios today announced the Colonial Marines Operations Manual, a complete campaign module for the award-winning official ALIEN roleplaying game. Priced at $39.99, the lavishly illustrated hardback book provides all the tools you need to run a full open-world campaign as the iconic Colonial Marines.

The Colonial Marines Operations Manual is now available for pre-order on alien-rpg.com, for a March 2021 release. Please note that the ALIEN RPG core rulebook is required to use this book.

 

You joined the Corps because you wanted to see the stars. You believe in duty and honor. You have made friends for life here—and watched plenty of them get cut down by shrapnel.

No one pays you to ask why, just to follow orders. Protect and serve the citizens and colonies of the Outer Rim colonies—no matter what the cost. Now, lock and load your pulse rifle, marine. You have a job to do.

Key Features:

  • History & Organization – the inside story of the illustrious Colonial Marine Corps.
  • Creating Marines – expanded character creation rules for grunts of all kinds.
  • Weapons & Vehicles – an extensive chapter with new gear, gloriously illustrated.
  • The Frontier War – the framework and backstory for a Colonial Marines campaign.
  • Factions on the Frontier – the powers that be and their dark agendas.
  • Marine Missions – five thrilling missions for your Marines, playable in any order.
  • The Endgame – the showdown against a deadly enemy, finally revealed.

 

About the ALIEN Roleplaying Game:

The official ALIEN roleplaying game core rulebook was released in 2019 by Free League Publishing in partnership with 20th Century Studios. The game immediately sold out its first print run and swiftly entered the Top-5 list of best-selling tabletop roleplaying games in the fall of 2019. It won the ENNIE Award for Best Game 2020 and the People’s Choice Award for Best RPG at the UK Game Expo. The game is currently being translated into seven languages.

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