Fantasy Flight Games' licensed Star Wars RPG. This is the first in a trilogy of games which include Age of Rebellion and Force and Destiny. Each game focuses on a specific aspect of life in the Star Wars galaxy. This game handles outsider and underworld characters living along the Outer Rim and ...

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GMing against type: adding levity

When I GM, I tend to make the scenarios/campaigns "serious" -- they're grim and gritty, much more about drama (and violence) than anything else. In addition, I tend to focus on some degree of realism ...
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How do I Force Move (pull) a weapon or item out of someone's hand?

I've read the rules of the Move power a few times. If I lift an object I need to make a discipline roll against the silhouette of the thing lifted. But if I try to pull something out of another's ...
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How can I make sense of the vehicle encumbrance rules for freighters?

Comparing the encumbrance for personal equipment against the listed encumbrance capacities of transport vehicles leads to results like the maximum load for the Millenium Falcon is about 300, carefully ...
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Is it legal to get species stats from Edge of The Empire if you only have Age of Rebellion? [closed]

I am not talking about getting pirated pdf, just getting stats only fan-created "cheat sheets" For example somebody posts on the FFG forum a chart for character creation. All it has are stats, for ...
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Is the Slave 1 not a Firespray?

I've tried to rebuild the Slave 1 from its wikia entry but ran into the problem that I didn't have nearly enough hardpoints to build it on the Firespray chassis. Am I overlooking something here? Or ...
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Taking out-of-career specialisations

Are there any limitations on what out-of-career specializations one can take? At first I had thought only universal specializations could be taken in addition to career specializations, but with ...
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How do you learn new Force powers?

Do you need time or a mentor to train new force powers, or can a character just learn it without needing an in-game justification? (Thus for move-basic if you haven't learned it yet.)
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What silhouette number do droids and playable species have?

What silhouette do the playable species and droids count as — 0, 1, or something else? The move power mentions silhouette but I couldn't find an explanation there.
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Is there a Maximum force rating?

I'm curious what the current maximum force rating is. EDIT: Originally I had asked in regards to specs but with new info about character advancement I found out that the original question is making ...
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Are Obligation, morality, … combineable? (in the same character and for character generation)

As far as I have seen and read each of the 2 (3 with force&destiny) systems is using their own "drawback" part/system. Called for example obligation in edge of the empire, something else in age of ...
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Have I overlooked some way of gaining characteristics?

I've recently read through the rules for edge of the empire and age of rebellion. Am I overlooking something or is it like this?: At character creation you can increase 1 to 2 characteristics once ...
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What kinds of considerations can be made in a base building campaign?

My Edge of the Empire game has shifted focus away from traveling around taking odd jobs as the group has joined the Rebellion formerly. They have asked that I slow the pace of the game down so they ...
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How much does it cost to add hardpoints to armor?

I am looking to add the stealth mod in the main book to armored clothing. The mod requires two hard points to be applied to any armor. Armored clothing only has one hard point. Is there any way to add ...
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New Obligations in Edge of the Empire

My regular Edge of the Empire group has managed to overcome their obligations as we started with the beginner adventure and tailored obligations based on the pre-gens provided to get us started. We ...
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Can impact driven thrown weapons be treated as Brawn instead of Agility?

Looking through the rules for Star Wars: Edge of the Empire role-playing game, I noticed that thrown weapons such as grenades and nets are agility based being Ranged (Light). I was wondering why it ...
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What is a good guideline for creating challenging NPCs in Edge of the Empire?

So while running an Edge of the Empire campaign, I am running into a problem of creating customized Nemesis and Rivals. I'm assuming that the former are basically player characters built with equal to ...
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What is the point of force sensitive only talents being marked in a talent tree for force sensitives

In Star Wars: Edge of the Empire there is a single force talent tree called "Force Sensitive Exile". In the blurb about this tree it says "In Edge of the Empire, the primary way one becomes a ...