An unrelated star wars rpg was published by wizards of the coast from 2000 to 2010. What is good enough to use and what may be a bad buy. This forum is for discussing the star wars d6 from west end games. Gm bo, xeipher, and tet talk about the star wars d6 system. Star wars d6 character sheets, preferably form fillable. Thats the first rpg system i ever learned, and i loved it. Please note that a few of these pdfs are imperfect, missing pages, or even entire sections of pages. The d6 rpg system was a revelation when i first played it at 14 years old. If anyone is willing to teach me and has a group in the philly area pa or nj let me know. A couple days ago, i caught wind of a massive, fancreated document for the old west end games star wars roleplaying game that uses a d6 system. Ron mcclung posted on september 11, 2017 posted in sw d6 mailing list no comments. The following decisions were made with regards to these. This is the 1996 revised and expanded core rules for west end games d6 star wars. As some of the earliest expanded universe works that werent in the technically happened but so shit you shouldnt remind people.
Now would be the last chance to grab the game before they discontinue it. See star wars d6 for the system in general and star wars. Not to be confused with the d6 system with the same name made by west end games. There seem to be a lot of jpeg and old scanned versions, but i cant seem to find much of anything in a modifiable pdf. The ultimate swd6 document packed full of aliens, toys, the rules, and the force. The star wars universe is brought to life by this roleplaying game, designed to allow players to emulate the lively universe of the films. The roleplaying game was published by west end games from 1987 until the company went bankrupt in 1998. The roleplaying game, but not including specific star wars content. Congratulations to the winner of our statmynavy context corise lucerne of the rancor pit and a big thank you to casca1967 or swagonline.
There were a lot of supplements and modules made for the system. West end games star wars rpg is a fun, easytolearn system. Dec 01, 2017 gm bo, xeipher, and tet talk about the star wars d6 system. In 2016 nocturnal media acquired weg and the d6 system trademark. Star wars d6 rpg pdf download fanbooks from the rancorpit and other stuff for the star wars d6 roleplaying game. A lot of the material for the game was of such high quality that lucasfilms considered it canon and. The d6 system has a unique way of bringing the cin ematic nature of the star wars movies to life in a roleplaying environment. My previous post discussed the protod6 system as found in the ghostbusters rpg. D6 star wars adventure, supplements and rules morrus. It is not finished, but it is playable although if youve no tabletop rpg experience you may find the lack of certain rules limiting. This replaces the system for using the force from the star wars rpg.
It also helped break up the skills so that you didnt end up with a ton of skills all sitting under just one stat, like we have with most other systems all or nearly all weapons under dexagicoordinationwhatever name is given to body movement in system x. Several fans went to great lengths in order to create a 500 page, fullcolor pdf version of the game. Review of d6 star wars rpg products west end games star wars products this material is, of course, out of print but there are probably a lot of collectors who wish to add to their mass of books through trading or personal ads. The roleplaying game d6 book series by multiple authors includes books thrawn trilogy sourcebook star wars rpg, the official star wars adventure journal, vol.
Star wars d6 combat tutorial and discussion d6 star wars rpg. Does anyone either have or know where i might be able to find character sheets for the original edition of weg star wars. Its star wars every white male between the ages of 8 and 50 have loved star wars at some point in there lives i cant speak for asian dudes. His goal was to make the d6 system more available and customizable to the fan base at large. The d6 system has a unique way of bringing the cinematic nature of the star wars movies to life in a roleplaying environment. Review of d6 star wars rpg products rpgnet rpg game index. The roleplaying game is a roleplaying game set in the star wars universe, written and published by west end games weg between 1987 and 1999. It is published by west end games, and is generally used for pen and paper games but can also be used for larp and war games. I really want to learn how to play but i am new at rpg. The second edition was the second roleplaying game i ever owned, and the first i ever ventured to gamemaster.
Though it serves as a basic aid, it cannot replace the main rulebook, but will help. Yet, that version of rules i should say versions, as there were several editions of the game remains today a gamer favorite that is quite supported on the net with many. I want to learn how to play rpg and i also love star wars. Star wars rpg d6saga the following page details the star wars campaign that i ran several years ago, using west end games star wars rpg. A look at the star wars d6 rpg and how to integrate some of the newer products to produce a cinematic experience. A star wars d6 rpg podcast, and leave us feedback on itunes. I have played d6 star wars with a variety of groups in a variety of settings mostly our own creation the setnin sector and therefore i have a good idea of what is helpful and what is not. Second edition by west end games is the greatest rpg ever. Revised core rulebook star wars roleplaying game hardcover. It helped set the stage for the expanded universe eu that was restarted in 1991 with timothy zahns thrawn trilogy. The system is super simple, and in my mind, one of the chief problems of the d6 system these days is how it makes the system seem a lot more difficult than it actually is the old d6 star wars system pretty much described all the rules in around five pages. Oct 29, 2008 this forum is for discussing the star wars d6 from west end games. It covers creation and guidelines for character development.
The traitors gambit is the first adventure in the dawn of defiance campaign, which will take heroes from 1st level all the way through 20th level in a continuous storyline designed to give both players and gamemasters a complete star wars roleplaying game saga edition experience. The role playing game, initially published by west end games and since adopted, expanded and maintained by a devoted community of roleplayers across the world. An unrelated star wars rpg was published by wizards of the coast from. I just got the pdf for the unofficial third edition of the d6 version of this rpg. In 2012 fantasy flight games released their own star wars rpg called edge of the empire. I found the star wars roleplaying game 2nd edition revised and expanded version. As for west end games, in 2004 they started publishing d6 space, a generic space opera game system based on the former star wars. A subreddit for discussing the d6 system version of star wars. Danks star wars fate edition is a fanmade implementation of the star wars setting for the fate core system.
The rule books plus supplemental material of the weg star wars are all out of print. Star wars d6 2nd edition revised rulebook pdf star wars imperial sourcebook, 2nd edition star wars rpg. Pilot an xwing against the empires devastating tie fighters. In 2009 west end games released many of the generic d6 books under the opend6 ogl. Although originally published around 20 years ago, a lot of the d6 star wars rpg modules are very runnable. This list also includes professionallyproduced pdf continuations of the d6 west end games series written by fans, and indicated by any linked title that does not have the west end games number following it. Star wars d6 clone wars sourcebook general grievous when the greedy corporate titans and the disenfranchised systems of the galaxy pooled their resources together to leave the aging galactic republic behind, they became the confederacy of independent systems. Ive run this game since it came out in 87, and played all editions, and based on that experience ended up going back to 1e but with a few special modifications which include. To the star wars roleplaying gameroleplaying game this is your guide to creating a new character for the d6 star wars roleplaying game for the second edition revised and expanded rule set. Is there an option to buy the rule books as a pdf star wars.
Star wars d6 product listing rpgnet rpg game index. This is a pseudorpg container to hold all of the star wars d6 compatible products. Its interesting to note that when timothy zahn wrote the heir to the empire trilogy, lucasfilm sent him west end games supplements as source material. Anyone run a game semiwargamingboardgame style with this system. This may include unofficial material produced back in the 90s as well as more modern material that is designed for use with the system. Opend6 was created by eric gibson, the owner of west end games, as the new standard for the d6 system a pen and paper roleplaying game which was used in such classic games as star wars d6, the ghostbusters rpg, and indiana jones d6. This means that adjustments can and will be made during the game to help the type created work better within the d6 system and the current pbem game. Star wars d6 combat tutorial and discussion d6 star wars rpg blades. Players may assume the roles of jedi, smugglers, imperials, or any of the many other factions that inhabit the beloved star wars galaxy. It was built on planets that did not have gas available for blasters but had metals for the weapon, and chemicals for the explosive rounds. Some character types may not be allowed based on group dynamics. Experience the drama and epic scope of the greatest space fantasy of all time. A very unique form of roleplaying game though, in that it relies less on raw statistical power and more on speciality dice sold by ffg. Welcome to the fourth, and likely the final iteration of the d6 system star wars roleplaying game.
From 1987 to 1998, the pennsylvania based company west end games released official star wars roleplaying game sourcebooks, adventure supplements, guides, and the star wars adventure journal, all of which contained new stories set in the star wars universe, some as prose, but most as adventure scenarios for use in the game. The d6 system is, as the name suggests, a roleplaying system built around the humble yet mighty d6. Our group uses at the moment only the core rule book but we want to buy more expansions. So not overly long ago i decided to create my own tabletop star wars rpg. Check out the star wars weg d6 pbp community on discord hang out with 1 other members and enjoy free voice and text chat.
Not only do they have a strong cinematic feel, they often have a number of ways to get players working as a group with some simple tools like the character templates some of which you can download below and the script that each. The following draft assumes the reader is familiar with that system. But, the best thing about the system is i was able to teach it to my friends. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. The game system was slightly modified and rereleased in 2004 as d6 space, which used a generic space opera setting. Adventure in a universe of epic heroes, fearsome villains, amazing technology and strange aliens. Character types and species not listed are classified under playtesting. Because of this, people hate it and avoid it like the plague. The designers have beefed up the armor plating and downgraded the shields. Star wars d6 was the first major rpg for the star wars setting. It is published by west end games, and is generally used for pen and paper games but can also be used for larp and war games in 2009 west end games released many of the generic d6 books under the opend6 ogl. I played it for years and years long after the demise of weg, long after the last books came out but the fail but something awesome aspect of ffg has won me over so completely that i cant imagine going back to it.
Mechanical and technical were more like ones aptitudes, just like the rest of the stats. This container is for products that arent tied, officially, to star wars d6 by west end games. Oct 23, 2012 overview and thoughts on the d6 star wars rpg. This weapon was used in the clone wars, towards the end. Star wars d6 character sheet pdf these star wars d6 character sheets are to go with my streamlined rules.171 727 1429 772 551 182 1173 663 397 865 1005 1298 1102 1524 408 1300 410 447 857 342 225 1267 607 1051 207 1214 504 215 424 573 86 1421 120