Monthly Archives: February 2013

Planet Spotlight: Catan II in the Catan System

By | 25th February 2013

Technology: +2 (warp use)Environment: +3 (some garden worlds)Resources: +2 (one significant export – grox meat)Aspects: Grox exports & Imperial agri-colony.A lush green planet covered in shallow rolling hills and grassland, from the Imperial Butcher city of Pulon experienced herdsmen farm the vast herds of  lizard-like Grox using mechanical quad-bikes and shock pikes; following regular schedules some of the… Read More »

Planet Spotlight: Hiveworld Scelus Prime in the Decusis System

By | 25th February 2013

Technology: +3 (warp mastery)Environment: +0 (one profitable world, additional barren worlds)Resources: +2 (one significant export – grox ration packs) Aspects: Industrial, polluted & asteroid field.The hive world of Scelus Prime is named for the founder of the current ruling dynasty of the system, Scelus Decusis who was an Imperial Guard commander who helped pacify a rebellion in the… Read More »

Psychics and Techpriests

By | 19th February 2013

Two of the more interesting characters in terms of rules in my game are York Benetec, an imperially sanctioned Navigator, member of a family with a specialised psychic mutation allowing them to steer a warp capable vessel through the shifting dangerous tide of the immaterium and Enginseer Prime Pak, a member of the Adeptus Mechanicus… Read More »

Rogue Trader Campaign Log – Session 10 : Two Houses United by War

By | 19th February 2013

Lord Black’s party were swiftly conveyed to the palatial estate that had been allocated for their use during their time on Hive World Decusis by it’s ruler Lord Corith Decusis, they were accompanied by the simpering Dorath Farah, seneschel to the ruler of the planet who had been assigned as their liaison during their stay. Whilst Farah… Read More »

Changing the Rules

By | 18th February 2013

Changing the RulesHaving run nine sessions of the game one thing had become quite obvious to myself as the GM, and that was that, whilst we were very much enjoying the Warhammer 40K background (since most of the players had more than a passing familiarity with it) the actual rules system felt a little clunky… Read More »

Rogue Trader Campaign Log – Session 9 : Lines of Communication

By | 18th February 2013

The immediate threat dealt with Lord Captain Black turned his mind back to the young blind woman; Confessor Cornelius begged leave to go and search the settlement so that he might minister to the injured and lead the faithful in a prayer of thanks to the God-Emperor for their deliverance, deep in thought about Dana,… Read More »

Rogue Trader Campaign Log – Session 8 : Down and Dead in the Underhive

By | 18th February 2013

As the shuffling shapes grew closer the swirling dirt of the hive bottom briefly settled, revealing a shambling horde of festering carrion shapes looming out of the darkness; the most horrifying thing though, was the glowing pinprick of green light that shone from the foreheads of each rotting corpse, like a baleful third eye searching… Read More »