5150: Star Marine "Special People for Special Jobs" "Yeah¸ yeah¸ we know all about them. You got the Star Army and you got the Interplanetary Special Services¸ but sometimes you need something more. Combat in floating space hulks¸ airless moons¸ and planets with an atmosphere so nasty you'll be dead if your suit is breached. That's what I'm talking about¸ the tough jobs. That's what we do. 5150 Star Marine is the fully compatible companion book to 5150 Star Army - 2nd Tour. Both are stand-alone games that share the same mechanics¸ but where Star Army is all about planet bound combat¸ Star Marine covers combat on hostile planets¸ boarding actions in space¸ and covert Missions in out of the way places. Inside you'll find:
- A man-to-man skirmish combat system that plays fast and yields realistic results.
- Eighteen different troop types¸ a variety of Factions¸ and over 100 pre-generated Non-Player Characters.
- Rules to play out your 5150 Star Navy¸ and 5150 Carrier Command Boarding Actions.
- Mechanics to interact with a wide variety of Non-Player Characters that will enhance your Story while on¸ wait for it… Personal Leave!
- A light bookkeeping Campaign System that rewards your Characters when they succeed and punishes them when they fail as well as linking your battles together.
- An easy to learn and use combat system that enhances¸ not inhibits¸ your games.
- Rules for Low¸ High¸ and Zero-G combat.
- The Reaction System allowing the game to be played solo¸ same side¸ and head-to-head.
- Play with any figures you may already have or the color paper counters we've included in the game.
- All this and much more.