Author: Ron McClung

Air-Whale reimagined

In my efforts to convert Star Frontiers and the beloved Volturnus adventures over to Savage Worlds, I also wanted to re-imagine it to something more epic, more interesting and more fun. And more up-to-date. Chris Putnam’s vision of the overall

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Wolf in the Fold revisited

Rewatching Star Trek, The Original Series on Netflix. Just watched the episode Wolf in the Fold, one of my favorite episodes. I still see that as a missed opportunity for a really good two parter. I know budget limitations prevented

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Savage Herculoids: Dorno

Son of Zandor and Tara. Dorno is the son of Zandor and Tara. Dorno is 13 years old. He is also an expert marksman with a slingshot and energy rocks. Race: Human Rank: XP: Attributes Agility Pace Smarts Parry Spirit Toughness Strength

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Savage Herculoids: Tara

Zandor’s wife. Tara is the wife of Zandor and is also Queen of Amzot. She is also the mother of Dorno. Tara is also an excellent marksman with a slingshot and energy rocks. Race: Human Rank/XP: Veteran (40) Attributes Agility  d8 Charisma 0

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Dollar Store/Happy Meal/Thrift Store Sci-Fi Vehicles/Robots & Statues

Took some Dollar Store and Kids Meal toy vehicles and repurposed them to sci-fi vehicles.   I also made some robot drones.  My favorite though is the Kid’s Meal angel of death statue made from a Hotel Transylvania Dracula Kids Meal

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13.0 – Volturnus: Outpost Alpha-9

This was an epic night.  The infal challenges of the cavens and then finally the Star Devil outpost. GM Notes:  I merged the original material (location map matches the classic version) with Chris Putnam’s re-write and added my own spice. 

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The Vast Expanse

With all that I am merging into this version of Star Frontiers – elements of Other Suns, Alternity Star*Drive, and Shatterzone, I needed an area of space connected to my new Frontier map that allowed for many of the potential minor

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Klicks

With their unbridled aggression and ferocity, the klick have been the most commonly encounter external for Fleet.  At first, they were thought to be a left over Sathar war beast but the Fleet Marines soon learned they were much more

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N’sss

The first n’sss encountered appeared to be a remorseless warrior species completely integrated with similar technology that created both the kroath and the magus.  A n’sss  is contained within a bio-engineered pod that stands 8 to 12 feet tall and weighs

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Magus

Researchers theorize that the Magus are simply a specialized version of the Kroath – perhaps similarly selected from various conquered races and similarly grown.  Where the Kroath are brutes of fire power and battle prowess, the Magus (so named for

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