Question on Core Races?

Gergmaster's picture
April 12, 2008 - 11:53am
What do you guys here on SF US believe are the true core races of the Star Frontiers RPG?
(please dont slam each other when you submit your answers)....
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SmootRK's picture
April 16, 2008 - 1:18pm
The cannon core races are Human, Yazirian, Dralasite, Vrusk, and Sathar (and Zurraquor but I am unsure if they are presented fully as a race entry).  If you add the Dragon/Ares races to the mix you have Zethra, Sssessu, and Saurians.  For myself, I find the Volturnus races to be worthy of addition as long as the timeline is advanced a little (which is why I wrote the series of race articles for the SFMan detailing them).  For those who like Zeb's you can add Humma, Ifshnits, Osakar, and Mechanons.

If I had my way, certain races offered would not be included in a 'total refit' of the game.  Zethra, Saurians, and Ifshnits would never make my cut.  Conversely, a few of the SFMan races would, notably the rehash of Mechanons (as well as the other Volturnus races), Vihm (again bias here - I wrote them), Nagana, and I like a couple of the Alternity races (Fraal, Weren, and another that I forget the name for at the moment), which I would figure out a way to work them into the timeline if I could.  The frontier map would require a 'reset' as well, for no other reason than the totally unbelievalbe small region with improbable scale... but that is another topic.
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w00t (not verified)
April 16, 2008 - 2:47pm
IMHacO - In My Humble (and correct) Opinion Innocent

  • Human
  • Yazirian
  • Dralasite
  • Vrusk
  • Sathar

Races encountered in modules and adventure are not core.
Zeb's races are not core.

Us Core and No Moore!

Mycanid's picture
May 16, 2008 - 12:57pm
I agree with W00t on this one as regards core races ...

But why not give room for the other races as possible pc's? I always thought the Volturnus and Zebulon races worked good as pc's ... although if it was me I would make sure there was more of a balance among the races stats wise for a beginning pc's character.

Obviously this has been discussed in other threads ... lets see here ... :)
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