Fantasy Flight Announces the First Adventure for Star Wars: Edge of the Empire

SWE05-book-leftWe don't normally talk much about RPGs here on ToG, but...STAR WARS! Anyway, Fantasy Flight rebooted the Star Wars RPG last year, with the Edge of the Empire game. and now they've announced the first full-length adventure: Beyond The Rim. The new adventure "is a full-length adventure in three acts that carries players from the bustling, hub-and-spoke space station known as the Wheel all the way to the surface of a deadly jungle planet at the edge of Wild Space. In this epic tale of exploration, your characters will seek fame, fortune, and opportunities to repay old debts. You’ll dodge Imperials, explore distant worlds, run into rival parties, confront new adversaries, and uncover decades-old secrets from the Clone Wars. The ninety-six pages of Beyond the Rim contain enough material to make veterans out of new characters, or heroes out of veterans, and optional hooks for extended campaigns allow GMs to make further use of the book’s fleshed-out setting and NPCs."

I (Firestone) have been interested in this, since I think my kids would enjoy RPGing in the Star Wars universe—once they're old enough, that is. Has anyone played this yet? Is it fun? Let us know in the comments!

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