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Faces of Mars [Cavaliers of Mars]

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    A sunset on Mars, courtesy JPL

    The big news goes up front: as of last week, Cavaliers of Mars*is in editing (with Dixie Cochran) and art direction (with Mike Chaney)!

    The art notes for this book are particularly extensive. We’re building a whole new world, so that means tons of detailed description and reference pictures. A lot of that reference material is for costumes, but a lot of it is also pictures of Martian landscapes and skies. I particularly like the Martian sunset I’ve used for this post.

    The core book*is organized around making information easily accessible to the GM, and easy for the GM to present to the players. All of our locations feature sets of characters, hazards, and story hooks that can be brought directly into play. Further, they’re numbered, so that you can roll a few six-sided dice and come up with a twist for your evening’s adventure, or even to shake up the middle of a scene in progress.

    To supplement this, we have a chapter of GM tools which focus on generating non-player characters and adventures. Today, I’d ...


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