Eclipse Phase 2e Kickstarter! Posted Sat, 04/29/2017 - 11:07

Exciting news for the EP community — the long discussed second edition rule book is in production, and the kickstarter to push it over the finish line is now live!

EP2 promises a pile of updates and tweaks to simplify some of EP's tangliest mechanics, and we'll be working to update Eldrich Host to keep pace with the changes. Our current plan is to keep the EP1 rules active as 1ed.eldrich.host when the new version is ready, so you'll still have complete tools for both editions (as well as all your campaign and homebrew resources) available.

Name Category
Inhibitor
Survivor
Techie
Thrill Seeker
Hand Laser
Psi-Opener
Psike-Out
Dream Shells
Fixor
Brawler
Name Category
AGI Pod Worker NPC
Ahmir Sektioui NPC
Alice Chu NPC
Amaru Timoti NPC
Amrita Shah NPC
Anarchist Militia Volunteer NPC
Anarchist Saboteur NPC
Anarchist Techie NPC
Aquarium Pet Smart Animal
Argonaut Psychosurgeon NPC
Faction Type

Titan was originally settled in the late 21st century by a European academic consortium, making it the only major body in the system colonized primarily by nonhypercorp interests. The social organization of Titan is rooted partly in the Scandinavian social democracies of Earth and partly in the open economy. On one hand, citizens of the Titanian Commonwealth eschew the use of currency for mundane needs, participating in the reputation economy used by much of the outer system. On the other, upon reaching the age of majority, citizens of Titan agree to a literal social contract.

Location Type

The Trojans and Greeks are two 600 million kilometer-long arcs of scattered, icy-rock asteroids sharing the orbit of Jupiter. They orbit in the stable L4 and L5 points sixty degrees ahead of and behind the giant planet. Mars and Neptune also have Trojan asteroids, but when someone speaks of “the Trojans” they’re normally talking about the Jovian groups. In the early days, L4 asteroids (ahead of Jupiter) were named after Greek heroes of Homer’s Iliad; L5 asteroids (trailing Jupiter) were named after heroes of Troy.

The Moabite strain functions exactly like the haunting virus (p. 366, EP), except that the character of the hallucinations and altered mental states experienced by the victims is explicitly religious. The infected are visited by angelic messengers inciting them to action, perceive non-believers as twisted hobgoblins and enemies as demons, and generally experience the world around them as being full of portents from God. Far from being typical cult charlatans, infected characters are imparted with genuine belief by the virus, making them particularly dangerous.

X-Risks, p. 176