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Tumblr user scienceshaman asks, "Why do so many of the races have a +1/+1/+1 stat distribution instead of the +2/+1 distribution that baseline 5e has?" Primarily it’s to give build flexibility so the new species can explore a variety of classes. 5th edition appears to have a narrow +2/+1 baseline on the surface, but they … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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An anonymous Tumblr user asks, "What are the options for long distance travel in S&S? Is there something similar to the Drift?" There are three types of space travel in S&S. The first is short range or orbital travel which is measured in a unit called Arcs. This is also the measurement used for spaceship … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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An anonymous Tumblr user asks, "How are the species structured in your game? Is there a scale of rarity like the common and rare races in 5e?" The Nacora Galaxy is a vast setting with thousands of planets. Of the species included in our Core Sourcebook, we do not explicitly call out any species as rarer than the … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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Tumblr user jurneejakes asks, "While I imagine you’re gettig a lot of comparisons to Starfinder, I have to know how you intend to handle gear. For some reason, paizo went with an mmo style gear progression that grates on my nerves. Will S&S follow DnD5’s style of gear where it’s not so much necessary as … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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User sexplosion on Tumblr asks, "What are some major differences between this and Starfinder's ship system?" Spaceships and Starwyrms strives to emulate 5th edition’s design philosophy. We wanted to create something that accomplished the correct feel and played well without burdening the system with extra complexity. The gameplay will natural diverge from Starfinder in regards … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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Tumblr user splendiferousblog asks, "So, do each race have differing views on gender/sexuality/etc, or is it more of a blanket assumption thing? Not trying to be aggressive, just wondering since one thing I'm a bit disappointed with in dnd is the blanket assumption when each race could have very different views and traditions on it" … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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Tumblr user scienceshaman asks, "What does a gyromount mean? Is it something we have to wait for the final product to uncover?" The gyromount is like having a tiny turret on the cyber limb that you can then install a ranged ballistic or plasma weapon onto! Aside from looking great and making a gun hands … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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Multiple followers asked, "Why does cyberware make you vulnerable to thunder and not lightning damage? Does the sound knock screws loose internally? Would lightning damage give it a charge?" Originally it was both thunder and lighting damage, but that ended up being too much of a drawback, so we ended up choosing one. Why Thunder … Continue reading Follower Question Answered