Starfinder: Alien Archive 2 – Now With More Tentacles
Good news for Starfinder fans, the Alien Archive 2 is out, bringing with it more than a hundred new forms of life and new civilizations. Radioactive demons, phasing space vermin, and more await within!
Half of the fun of adventuring in the far future is finding new life and new civilizations–after all you’ve got to have something to kill and loot while boldly going where no one has gone before. Exploration is a huge part of these games, and it doesn’t have to be exploring an unknown world (though it can) it can just be encountering something you haven’t seen before. And one of the strengths of Starfinder is the imaginative nature of the creatures you can encounter.
They don’t have to feel like something you’d encounter in a fantasy game–there’s a different kind of permission given from both players/dms and the creators as well. Some things just work better when they’re aliens instead of monsters, and it’s difficult to explain quite why that is. And it shows. Check out the Alien Archive 2 to see some of this creativity in action.
Alien Archive 2 – $39.99/$9.99 (.pdf)
Outer space is full of alien species both benign and malevolent. Starfinder Alien Archive 2 presents a host of new creatures designed for use with the Starfinder Roleplaying Game! From the laser-breathing tashtaris and starship-eating stellar protozoans to dust mantas and undead bone troopers, the creatures in this codex will challenge adventurers no matter where in the galaxy they may travel. What’s more, player rules for a variety of species let players not just fight aliens, but be them! Inside this book, you’ll find the following:
- Over 100 bizarre life-forms both classic and new, from the voracious akatas and silicon-based quorlus to radioactive pluprex demons and void-dwelling vermin.
- More than a dozen races with full player rules, letting you play everything from an uplifted bear to a sentient slug.
- New alien technology to help give your character an edge, including armor, weapons, magic items, and spells.
- New rules for magical polymorphing, environmental template grafts to modify creatures to fit any world on the fly, and more!
Now we’ve seen some of these grafts and player races. Do you want to be an intelligent, multi-legged centipede? An emotionless, mask-wearing mollusk? An uplifted bear? You can find all of these races in the Archives–so your games of Starfinder can get proper weird.
Uplifted Bear has been a concept since Awakening was introduced to D&D, and now you can fully realize the dream by playing an Uplifted Bear…in Space.