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RPG: Star Wars “Forged in Battle” by FFG

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May 13 2016


Fight the Empire with FFG’s new Age of Rebellion sourcebook that is all soldiers all the time.

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Forged in Battle $29.95

The Alliance to Restore the Republic rests on high-minded ideals, but its battles must still be won in the trenches. The Rebellion’s troops go into every battle outnumbered and outgunned. Its soldiers know that they’re fighting a war against long odds, but they remain undaunted. Instead, they rally together, using their cunning, their skill, and their courage to ensure that the hope for freedom persists in the galaxy.

A Soldier sourcebook for the Star Wars®: Age of Rebellion™ Roleplaying Game, Forged in Battle offers these brave warriors a wealth of new options and resources with which they can better take the fight to the Empire. Its 96 full-color pages introduce new species, specializations, and signature abilities. A sizable collection of new weapons, armor, gear, and vehicles adds more firepower to your campaign, and Game Masters will find helpful hints on running combats in different terrain, using the changes in environment to better suit the tastes of your Soldiers, as well as all other characters interested in standing on the front lines.


FFG says:

“Forged in Battle reinforces these heroes with three new species and rewards their bravery by granting them access to three new specializations and two signature abilities that better allow them to express their unique talents in the heat of combat. The Heavy uses sweeping arcs of withering firepower to destroy foes at range. The Trailblazer swiftly traverses rugged terrain, serving as a scout, a guide leading allies, and a wilderness infiltrator. The Vanguard is extraordinarily tough, skilled at breaching enemy fortifications, and excels at leading the charge into combat. Meanwhile, the book’s signature abilities allow Soldiers to dominate the battlefield in ways that no other characters can, and new Duties and Motivations present you with new ways to tailor your character for the rugged path that lies ahead of him or her.

Forged in Battle outfits your Soldiers with a wealth of new military grade weapons, armor, gear, and vehicles. From the book’s energy weapons and slugthrowers to its amor and vehicles, these are designed to support a wide variety of roles and climates, so that you can better equip yourself for whatever mission lies ahead, no matter the battlefield.



Forged in Battle explores a number of specific encounters and campaign ideas, and features details for using specific tactics, combat types, and challenges posed by the combat environment in which those with military training excel. Finally, the book discusses suitable rewards for campaigns focused on Soldiers, as well as rewards that are appropriate when your Soldiers participate in adventures or campaigns focused on other missions or storylines.”

Forged in Battle ships out in Q3

~Imperial Walkers on the North Ridge! – Suit up soldier!

Author: Larry Vela
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