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Esper Genesis Jumpstart Bundle

Alligator Alley Entertainment

All the Essentials

Price $69.99

The Jumpstart Bundle includes everything you need to play Esper Genesis.  

  • The Core Manual with all the rules and character options.
  • The Threats Database with more than 180 of the galaxy's malevolent and benign occupants.
  • The first two adventures in the Shadow of the Zephyr campaign arc to get you started.

All lovingly adapted to Shard Tabletop with extensions and custom types to provide complete immersion in this 5E based Sci-Fi game.


Core Manual

Brace Yourself for High Adventure in Hyperspace

Galaxies at war, high-tech gadgets and weapons, robots, aliens, starfighters, and ancient machines with the power to shape reality – All of these make the core of Esper Genesis, powered by the 5th Edition rules of the world’s greatest roleplaying game. Taking on the role of a galactic hero, you can forge your destiny within a universe of advanced technologies and hidden mysteries.

This product contains:

  • Nine playable character races from the Silrayne Arc galactic setting.
  • Eight Character Classes
  • Sci-fi tailored backgrounds, equipment, and gear to round out your galactic pioneer
  • A full list of esper powers, allowing your characters to warp time, space, and matter
  • High-tech gear and weapons, including rules for modern weapons, burst fire, and explosives
  • Rules and options for modern and futuristic vehicles, space travel, and galactic exploration
  • A fully integrated starship combat system
  • A brief overview of the galaxy, people, and cultures

Threats Database

A Grand Collection of Sci-fi Monsters and Villains!

The Threats Database introduces a trove of sci-fi creatures, antagonists, and hazards to use with the Esper Genesis Roleplaying Game. Keeping with EG’s full compatibility feature, this product can be used as a supplement to any D&D 5E setting, giving you the power to drop your futuristic baddies into a world of your choosing.

This product contains:

  • A breakdown of threat categories and types
  • Universal rules for using stat blocks for any 5E game
  • A collection of sci-fi threats from AI robots to cosmic invaders to trans-dimensional horrors.
  • Modern and futuristic NPC antagonists and allies
  • Rules for creating alien beasts that can be found on any world
  • Environmental starship hazards such as cosmic storms, spatial anomalies, and wormholes
  • Major galactic threats, their machinations, and potentially lasting effects in your game setting.

Episode 1: Basilisk Rendevous

Not Your Normal Scrap Run on Euria 7...

A salvage expedition leads to an abandoned cargo ship that looks like it’s been rotting away for years.

Luckily, they’ve gotten a good tip on coordinates out in the nearby wilds that point to its location. All they have to do is make it flight worthy and take it back to the assigned rendezvous point.

How hard could that be?

Basilisk Rendezvous is an 2-4 hour adventure for 1st and 2nd level characters using the Esper Genesis Roleplaying Game. It is also part of the Crucible Corps organized play campaign.

It can be played on it's own, as part of your 5E sci-fi campaign, or as the beginning of the Shadow of the Zephyr storyline.

Episode 2: Crisis at Pel Tavaria

A Rough Night at the Station

A simple delivery job embroils the team in an underworld conspiracy that threatens the lives of everyone on the Pel Tavaria space station.

With the looming threat of an unknown enemy, a disreputable club owner may be the team's only chance to evade their pursuers and escape the station alive.

Crisis at Pel Tavaria is a 2-4 hour adventure for 1st through 4th level characters using the Esper Genesis Roleplaying Game. It is also part of the Crucible Corps organized play campaign.

It can be played on it's own, as part of your 5E sci-fi campaign, or as the second installment of the Shadow of the Zephyr adventure series.

Product Details

Published 9/28/2021
Category Gamemaster Options, Bestiary, Adventure
Theme Science Fiction
Setting Esper Genesis
Storyline Shadow of the Zephyr
Includes 415 Art, 7 Weapon Surge Effects, 3 Psionic Combat, 9 Encounters, 13 Starships, 45 Feats, 28 Subclasses, 10 Fighting Styles, 3 Extension, 27 Races, 7 Maps, 7 Space Hazards, 308 Spells, 229 Monsters, 36 Complex Pattern, 158 Items, 4 Books, 12 Backgrounds, 3 Space Threats, 8 Classes
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