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SW Adv GM Kit Edge of the Empire

Star Wars – Edge of the Empire Adventures

Game Master Kit – Debts to Pay

Running the Game

1 session 24th March 2017

Obligations to the Hutts can bring interesting storylines. This one includes a visit to a mine to help change over ownership to the Hutt.

Highlights of the adventure was the Droid Rights movement, which worked well with one of my player characters, being a droid.

Episodes of the adventure:

  • Introduction (5 pages) – the introduction could have been split into background and meeting the Hutt
  • Oridium Mining (19 pages) – this could have used episodes to break it up a little

Tatooine Content

Set on Tatooine, you get to meet the following characters in the adventure (Rival unless specified):

  • Bargos the Hutt (background only)
  • Bargos’s/Rebel Gamorrean

Gavos Mining Platform Content

Set on Gavos, you get to meet the following characters in the adventure (Rival unless specified):

  • EV-8D3 – Merendata EV Supervisor Droid (nemesis)
  • R2-B7 – Industrial Automation Astromech Droid
  • FX-769 – MedTech FX Series Medical Assistant Droid
  • Peekay 4 and Peekay 7 – Cybot Galactica PK-Series Worker Droids (minion)
  • 2D4, 2D5, 3D1, 3D7 and 9B2 – Baktoid B1 Battle Droid (minion)
  • “Lookout” – Arakyd Searcher 2050 Exploration Droid
  • BLL1 and BLL2 – Drendan Binary Load Lifters
  • “Chef” IA Coo Cook Droid (background only)
  • 3D-4K – Genetech 3D-4 Adminstration Droid
  • Oridelve Minor (minion)
  • Marv Moray
  • Bonda

New Vehicles

Vehicles introduced in the adventure:

  • Storm IV Cloud Car

Concluding Thoughts

This adventure show cases the downside of Obligation, having to carry out an assignment just because you owe someone. This can then be taken up by the Hutts to get characters involved even though they might not have had any Hutt involvement in the past. Never underestimate how the transferring of obligation will affect the characters, as it will make them think twice in the future as to just who they have an obligation too.

The big set piece for this is the mining outpost, this can be reused in many places, as it has a great layout. On top of this it provides a good groundwork if you want to incorporate a droid rebellion somewhere else and need a guideline, this is a good example.

I would easily be able to reuse the material in this book.

Content Updates

  • 2021-08-01 – Updated links and menu.
  • 2021-04-06 – Added Adv to title to allow it to be found easier.
  • 2020-04-27 – Structure and content.
  • 2019-10-10 Age of Rebellion and Force and Destiny sections moved to their own post.
Star Wars RPG

SW Menu: Adventure, New Rules, Adversary, Companies, Droid, Equipment, Galaxy Map, Location, Vehicle

Campaign: NPCs, Timeline

Game Management: Annotated Stat Block, Character Creation, Choosing a New Campaign, Creating a Galaxy Map, Ending three year campaign, GM’s Luck Roll, Running Games over Skype, Tracking Experience, 2016 Campaign

Character Builds: Bounty Hunter (Assassin, Gadgeteer, Martial Artist, Operator, Skip Tracer, Survivalist) Technician (Droid Tech)

References: for Characters, for GMs, Item Qualities, Empire, Jedi, Rebels, Sith

Creating a Campaign: (1) Rules and Setting, (2) Characters and Timeline, (3) Fringers Storyline, (4) Rebels Storyline, (5) Force Storyline, (6) Mandalorian Storyline

SW Adventures

Campaigns: 2011 West End Games Edition, WEG to Fantasy Flight Games

The Star Wars Beginner Games: Overall Review, EotE Escape from Mos Shuuta, This includes: The Long Arm of the Hutt, AoR Takeover at Whisper Base, This includes: Operation: Shadowpoint, FD Mountaintop Rescue, This includes: Lure of the Lost, FA Discovery on Jakku , This includes: A Call for Heroes

The Published Adventures Campaign: Character Creation

The Beta Rule Adventures: Crates of Krayts (EotE), Operation: Shell Game (AoR), Lost Knowledge (FD)

The Core Rule Adventures: Trouble Brewing (EotE), Perlemian Haul (AoR), Lessons from the Past (FD)

The Game Master Kit Adventures: Debts to Pay (EotE), Dead in the Water (AoR), Hidden Depths (FD)

The Published Adventures: Beyond the Rim (EotE), Onslaught at Arda I (AoR), Chronicles of the Gatekeeper (FD), The Jewel of Yavin (EotE), Friends Like These (AoR), Ghosts of Dathomir (FD)

(EotE) Edge of the Empire, (AoR) Age of Rebellion, (FD) Force & Destiny, (FA) The Force Awakens

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I am a long term gamer, I run 6 RPG's a fortnight, host board game, card game and LANs each about once a quarter and have an addiction to buying more games. Games I am currently running are Pathfinder (1st and 2nd Edition) and Dungeons and Dragons (5th Edition).

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