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Rocket Age: The Trail of the Scorpion – Available for Pre-order Now!

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The Trail of the Scorpion for Rocket Age is available for pre-order at our webstore now! All pre-orders come with a complementary PDF. The Trail of the Scorpion is also now available as a PDF only.  If you pre-order at a participating brick and mortar retailer you can get the PDF as part of the Bits and Mortar program.

The Trail of the Scorpion contains a thrilling series of adventures that span the length and breadth of the Solar System, and can be played alone or linked together to form the first Rocket Age campaign! Rocket Age is our ENnie award-winning retro/pulp sci-fi game of interplanetary adventure.

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The Trail of the Scorpion is the first series-long collection of episodes for Rocket Age. It takes our heroes from Venus, to Earth, on to Mars, Ganymede, and finally to the moons of Saturn. Along the way they will discover and fight the machinations of the mysterious Red Scorpion crime syndicate and its shadowy leader. There will be puzzles to solve, battles to win, chases, betrayals, and high adventure.

The Trail of the Scorpion contains six new adventures. The book also contains complete write-ups of three new organizations, including the Red Scorpion crime syndicate and its machinations, along with plot hooks, new weapons and equipment and even some strange new creatures to encounter.

This 128-page book contains:

  • Six thrilling adventures, each of which can be played on its own, or as part of a linked campaign, that take in the length and breadth of the Solar System.
  • Detailed background on the Red Scorpion Crime Syndicate and its machinations throughout the Solar System… and beyond!
  • Two new organisations to help or hinder our heroes – the Greater Ganymedians and the Order of the Scribe.
  • New equipment, including the latest development in robobrain technology.
  • New creatures, from the strange botanical Terrolinian Wolf found in the forests of Ganymede to the huge White Tree Grubs native to Venus.

The Trail of the Scorpion is 128 pages, black and white, softcover – available for pre-order now.

Written by Ken Spencer, Matthew Haines, James M. Spahn and Anne Toole, with art and design by Paul Bourne, Jon Hodgson and Scott Purdy.

About Rocket Age

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It's alternate history pulpy retro-sci-fi space opera planetary romance. It's throttled up rocket packs burning radium on the long blast to the farthest reaches of the Solar System. It's hunting thunder lizards in the upland jungles of Venus. It's battling Ancient Martian killing machines piloted by the Deutsche Marskorps across the baking red deserts of Mars. It's exploring the deadly skies of Jupiter under the constant threat of Europan disintegration. It's RAY gun wielding heroes bulls-eyeing mutants in the blasted ruins of Io” – Ken Spencer, Rocket Age Line Developer

Rocket Age is our radium-powered game line of interplanetary adventure! Powered by the Vortex System (like our Doctor Who game) it's packed to the fins with all the rules, setting information and game ideas to keep you playing throughout your very own rocket age!

Rocket Age won a 2014 ENnies Judge's Spotlight Award.

Links

Learn more about Rocket Age on the C7 homepage
Rocket Age Supplements
Buy Rocket Age at the Cubicle 7 webstore
Rocket Age PDFs at Drivethrurpg
Rocket Age at RPGNow
Rocket Age Reviewed at GeekNative
Rocket Age Line Developer Ken Spencer talks about Rocket Age adventures
Rocket Age Downloads
Lost City of the Ancients - a free Rocket Age adventure

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