Monthly Archives: May 2015

Telescoping Staff

Telescoping staves are made of an advanced light-weight alloy, normally about the size of a flashlight, and easily stowed in a belt holster.  However, with the press of a button they extend to one of three lengths: a one-handed baton sized … Continue reading

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Firearms: Rapid Fire

This is a simple house rule to give firearms a bit more differentiation.  These rules assume that “firearms” in White Star represent modern or futuristic ballistic weapons. Firearms may be fired in one of two modes:  single fire or rapid … Continue reading

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Wanted: Marguile St. Claire (9th-level Cybernetic Mercenary)

20,000 credits, dead or alive (NO DISINTEGRATIONS!) Known aliases: The Colonel Known Associates:  Marguile’s Marauders mercenary company Current location unknown “The Colonel” is wanted by the Space Tyrant for insubordination and mutiny.  St. Claire, under contract to the Tyrant, refused an … Continue reading

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Modification: Cryopods

Cryopods are an efficient means to increase a ship’s transport capability without taxing life support systems or requiring additional supplies.  Many military vessels employ cryopods to carry replacement crews, in case of excessive casualties.  Long haul transport ships often employ cryopods to … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Pit

Pincara I, an airless void of a pimple on the ass end of the Apocalypse Rim, orbits a waning star.  It is home to a private prison, officially known as the Pincara Penitentiary, but more infamously known as the Devil’s … Continue reading

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Hand Nuke

Hand Nuke Hand Nukes are particularly dangerous explosive devices of unknown alien construction.  They are nearly twice as heavy as standard grenades, and thus cannot be thrown as far.  These grenades are considered highly illegal on most planets. Hand Nukes … Continue reading

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Doom of the Dreadstar

Doom of the Dreadstar is a short White Star adventure for level 3-ish characters.  The PCs receive a mysterious distress signal from a doomed pirate ship.  They’ll only have a few hours to board, explore and loot the ship before it … Continue reading

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