Modiphius Entertainment has announced the release of Better Worlds, the first supplement for Mischa L Thomas‘ fantastic Cold and Dark sci-fi universe.
This is a shadowy and sinister sci-fi RPG influenced by the likes of Alien, Dead Space and Outland, and here’s some info to whet your appetite on this intriguing universe, where dying is easy, living is hard and pain is a given…
Centuries from now mankind lives on in the Sirius galaxy, an enormously vast and dense system of stars. It’s a greedy industrial society run by corporations and the Governmental Industrial Complex. The onslaught of strip-mining has stirred something terrible best left buried and forgotten. he sci-fi universe of Cold & Dark is a frightening and violent world. In the reaches of space the protagonists have to face known as well as unknown horrors.
Players take on the roles of people who have chosen to live on the edge as site engineers, corsairs and deep space salvagers. Only out there in the big empty, on the verge of disaster facing the horror, do they flourish and realise their full potential. This is sci-fi at its darkest.
For hundreds of years mankind has terraformed and populated the Sirius Galaxy. Some worlds are never known as their destiny is to be destroyed as a part of the GIC core harvester machine. There are nineteen official established star systems and this book explores them all.
Better Worlds is a sourcebook for the horror science fiction game Cold & Dark. It gives a deeper and much more encompassing look at all the star systems and their planets. Learn about forgotten tribes, dangerous fauna, new hidden horrific threats as well as new organizations. Better Worlds is packed with information that will expand your gaming experience and allow you to set up fantastic stories in the world of Cold &Dark. Explore the enormous Claret City or deep jungles of Zedo. Fight gang wars in on the cutthroat Xindos space station or hunt for riches in the irradiated Thajala Badlands on Salin while fighting off raiders and mutants.
- Dozens of story seeds which will allow you to set up your game.
- 15+ new creatures and NPAs. Everything from raiders to the vicious blood moray and the RAW, Robotic Automated Weapon.
- New equipment such as the Mobile Mining Operation.
- A host of new threats and hidden secretes waiting to be fought and discovered.
- Several new organizations and groups such as crime syndicates and The Tribes.