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Non-Random Character Generation for Cepheus Light


Random character generation procedures have been a standard in roleplaying games since the hobby began in the 1970s. The random character generation mini-game in Cepheus Light is a direct descendant of that. The characters that Cepheus Light and its related game systems randomly produce are unique, nuanced, and often more interesting than those not created randomly. However, there are some instances where random character generation may not be suitable. Consequently, it makes sense to offer simple, time-saving alternatives to random character generation, which is provided here.

Therefore, thi  booklet offers non-random character creation rules for Cepheus Light, and has good compatibility with other Cepheus Engine and OGL 2d6 sci-fi RPGs in general. It includes all 12 Cepheus Light careers adapted to non-random generation, as well as the remaining random component - namely, brand-new career events to spice up your character. It also includes rules for injury during character generation events and cybernetic implants to correct these injuries.

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Marc C January 04, 2021 4:09 pm UTC
I'm looking forward to giving this a try. Could you explain the difference between the PDF ending with R1 and the other PDF? Thank you.
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Omer J January 04, 2021 5:10 pm UTC
The current version is R1; the other one is the old version, which shouldn't be available anymore (as it has some errata). I will contact DriveThruRPG publisher service about that.
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Marc C January 04, 2021 8:53 pm UTC
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January 04, 2021
This title was added to our catalog on January 02, 2021.