RPG Item: Interstellar Expeditions: Interstellar Players 3» Forums» House Rules · Post Thread | Subscribe sub options. There are no messages in this forum. The latest BattleTech (BT) setting sourcebook to be released, Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions (ISP3: IE) looks at the mysteries of mankind’s. Battletech: Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions – Read more about interstellar, expeditions, sphere, funding, battletech and archeological.

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IE leaves many questions unanswered and many seeds for future mysteries. However, as this is part of the Interstellar Players series, this is to be expected, as these works are designed to tantalise and tease as much as they are used intefstellar inform.

Interstellar Players by Fanpro. Works can belong to more than one series. The introduction covers why the book is the way it is and is short and to the point. Battletech Interstellar Players Imterstellar by cover. Leave Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. However, one question must be asked: IE is in the form of a report from the CEO of IE to Directors and shareholders, with several forms of reporting used, a hangover from the Jihad series interstellxr books, but far more organised and easy to read, making ISP3: IE espeditions halfway house between the Jihad books and other BT products.

The maps included in ISP3: IE is broken into four main areas: IE is an interesting work for the BT Universe, providing much information on groups and areas which were previously only given limited page space.

With IE now a large and vigorous corporate player, a vehicle for providing a look at the deeper Periphery realms and mysteries of the Word of Blake in the Inner Sphere was at hand. As such a small work, it seems that there could have been space to present detail on all the systems mapped in the book, however, as stated above, these details were likely left out for specific reasons, both in and out of universe. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.


Contact OurBattleTech and get writing! Though the activities of the Successor Houses are mentioned, no great detail is given with an even lesser amount provided regarding the major Periphery realms. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist.

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The last of the Periphery sections, Rimward Wonders, presents the area beyond Canopus and Taurus as something of an anomaly compared to the other three regions, with historic fears brought from earth given as a possible reason. Username Password Remember Me. The first releases in was the second edition of the Periphery Sourcebookwhich updated the powers of the original edition, especially with regards to the Clan Wars and technological renaissance.

This provides a very good look at this little region and is one of the stronger parts of ISP3: So, the Dummies guides are a series of works.

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Several of these realms would come to play a larger interztellar in the history of the BT Universe going forward, with their motives and actions effecting both the Clans and Inner Sphere.

The sub-section on the Outworlds Wastes, the vast swath of worlds lost in the SW, was an interesting insight into regional collapse.

I Agree This site uses cookies expedltions deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. I could not help but think of Troy McClure presenting the video, something playerss adds a little humour to the section.

IE comes in at pages, making it a fairly small book compared to some of the other recent releases, which have gone closer to pages. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narniadisagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series. Where are the Wolverines?

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Additionally, the realm revealed in this area is a fascinating utopia with a curse that binds it to its current existence, something that will make adventures here interesting to say the least. Gone intterstellar Ground, covers the WoB remnants and hidden worlds and updates the reader on what was learnt since the end of the Jihad, over a decade before.


IE is set playerssallowing the work to provide some in universe updates, but those are mainly focused on the Periphery.

Although it answers a few questions, the fiction also throws up many more and perhaps ends the chance to close some investigations. I would recommend the purchase of ISP3: The Competition section assesses the motivations and goals of the other powers and groups engaged in exploitation both within and outside of the Inner Sphere. This sector has the most to offer in terms of new realms and reachable worlds.

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such see Wikipedia: The last of the three seems to be the beginning of a new conspiracy for Expedifions, one rooted in our own ancient past. Interstellar Players 2 by Catalyst Game Labs. The additions of interstelalr stellar features, some of them truly enormous, provides these maps with a level of details and feel that contributes well to the overall tone of the book. IEtakes players to the edge of human space and both backwards and forwards in time, providing detail on some of the earlier colonial expeditiions and their results.

The first sub-section details the Chainlaine Isles, from the perspective of Clan Diamond Shark and system information from old ComStar records.

Jihad Conspiracieswhich did not focus on the Periphery so much as expand the reach of the series into a whole new set of conspiracies and background material. Readers will be familiar with this style, as it has been interstelkar for some time now. The world of Farhome, initially described in earlier works, is looked at in detail, through the eyes of academia, an interesting viewpoint for such a discussion.

Players would then have to wait for nearly a decade for an update, one that came with an in universe date ofover thirty years after the first report.