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RPG: The Force Awakens Beginner Game from FFG

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May 8 2016


Enter the world of Star Wars Episode VII with FFG’s latest expansion to the Star Wars RPG.

Take your first steps into a galaxy full of adventure with The Force Awakens™ Beginner Game!

Coming in the third quarter of 2016, The Force Awakens Beginner Game allows you to enjoy the action and energy of Star Wars: The Force Awakens through the lens of the Star Wars Roleplaying Game.

In the adventure that comes with The Force Awakens Beginner Game, you and your friends will determine the fate of valuable secrets lost during the Battle of Jakku. When a band of nomads searching the wastes of Jakku came across a wrecked New Republic corvette, they accessed the remains of its central computer and found evidence of something extremely valuable hidden in a secret vault somewhere within the ship.

However, because the rumors of this secret spread quickly across the desert wastes, they have attracted the attention of the vicious Strus Clan who intend to claim the wreck and its secrets for themselves. Now, as they threaten violence against the nomads, you will determine the fate of a decades-old secret formerly coveted by both the New Republic and the Galactic Empire…


The Force Awakens Beginner Game launches you into this character-focused side of roleplaying by allowing you to choose from any one of four different heroes. Whether you play as the veteran soldier, the ace pilot, the desert explorer, or the peace-loving Abednedo colonist, you step into the shoes of a fully realized person, complete with a unique history and skill set.

Even though the Beginner Game is a standalone introduction to Star Wars roleplaying, it is possible for your characters to continue their adventures elsewhere in the galaxy. In fact, there are so many ways to enjoy the Star Wars galaxy, that Fantasy Flight Games has created three separate systems, all of which are fully compatible with The Force Awakens Beginner Game and with each other, but that each pursue a different experience within the Star Wars universe. You can learn more about these systems and how they related to The Force Awakens Beginner Game by visiting our The Force Awakens Beginner Game website.


The Force Awakens Beginner Game is scheduled to arrive to retailers in the third quarter of 2016!


The Force Awakens Beginner Game $29.95

The perfect entry into the Star Wars roleplaying experience for players of all skill levels, The Force Awakens™ Beginner Game introduces a complete, learn-as-you-go adventure that carries you from the sands of Jakku deep into the heart of a mystery that could change the course of the galaxy.

Set during the rule of the New Republic and just prior to the events of The Force Awakens, The Force Awakens Beginner Game contains everything you and up to four friends need to start playing your parts part in the struggle between the First Order and the Resistance.

Note: The Force Awakens Beginner Game is a complete, standalone introduction to the Star Wars roleplaying system shared by Star Wars®: Age of Rebellion™, Star Wars®: Edge of the Empire™, and Star Wars®: Force and Destiny™. Players interested in continuing their Star Wars adventures can do so through any of those fully compatible systems.

You don’t need any previous knowledge of roleplaying to get started. Just open the box, select your character, and let the Force flow through you. Pre-generated character folios keep the rules right at your fingertips, while custom dice and an exciting narrative gameplay system advance your story with every roll.

The Force Awakens Beginner Game includes:

  • 1 32-page Adventure Book, 1 48-page Rulebook, and 1 Introduction Sheet
  • 4 Full-Color Character Folios
  • 1 Full-Color Double-Sided Foldout Map
  • 14 Custom Dice
  • 8 Destiny Tokens and 49 Character Tokens

Product arrives Q3 2016

Author: Larry Vela
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