News for June 2013
Free RPG Day Is this Weekend!
Prepare by Downloading Pre-Made Characters, Now on the Support Page
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire | Published 12 June 2013

"It is a vast criminal syndicate…its influence felt on every planet from the Core Worlds to the Outer Rim. Black Sun has existed for hundreds of years, and embedded itself in the very fiber of the galaxy. The resources at its disposal are almost limitless. The soldiers under its command number in the tens of thousands. The ignorant even call it the most powerful force in the known universe."
     -Darth Sidious

Edge of the Empire, the Star Wars™ roleplaying game set on the fringes of galactic society, is coming the first week of July . . . and you can be among the first to experience it! Head to your local retailer this Saturday for Free RPG Day, an annual event that encourages RPG enthusiasts to demo current and upcoming roleplaying games.

June 15th at participating games retailers, you’re invited to take part in Shadows of a Black Sun, an introductory adventure for Star Wars: Edge of the Empire. A dangerous bounty hunter is hiding amongst the populace of Coruscant, the capitol of the Empire. Over the gripping three-part adventure in Shadows of a Black Sun, the Player Characters will gather information on their target, track him through the streets of a bustling city, and (with luck and skill) face off against him in a final, deadly confrontation. But when faced with such a dangerous and highly trained target, will you remain the hunter...or become the prey?

Shadows of a Black Sun, a free introduction to Star Wars: Edge of the Empire, includes a full adventure, four pre-generated characters, and a set of basic rules to help players and Game Masters become familiar with game’s core mechanics. See if your local retailer is participating at the Free RPG Day Retailer Locator.

What's more, we're pleased to offer two bonus characters, downloadable via the links below or through our support page! Download them now in advance of this weekend's game, and be ready for your adventure!

Free RPG Day 2013 Character: CH-1 (high-res pdf, 2.9 MB)
Free RPG Day 2013 Character: CH-1 (low-res pdf, 406 KB)
Free RPG Day 2013 Character: Grabow (high-res pdf, 2.7 MB)
Free RPG Day 2013 Character: Grabow (low-res pdf, 332 KB)
Free RPG Day 2013 Character: Jovel (high-res pdf, 3 MB)
Free RPG Day 2013 Character: Jovel (low-res pdf, 401 KB)
Free RPG Day 2013 Character: Matwe (high-res pdf, 2.7 MB)
Free RPG Day 2013 Character: Matwe (low-res pdf, 324 KB)
Free RPG Day 2013 Character: Sinoca (high-res pdf, 3.9 MB)
Free RPG Day 2013 Character: Sinoca (low-res pdf, 446 KB)
Free RPG Day 2013 Character: Trey Essek (high-res pdf, 3.6 MB)
Free RPG Day 2013 Character: Trey Essek (low-res pdf, 373 KB)

Play at the FFG Event Center

Do you live in the Roseville, Minnesota area? In honor of Free RPG Day, the Fantasy Flight Games Event Center will give away free copies of Shadows of a Black Sun, and our roleplaying game development team will be in attendance to answer questions and run introductory sessions. Sign up now at the Event Center to play Star Wars: Edge of the Empire with an FFG RPG designer!

Your adversary is clever, well armed, and has a head start in the Empire’s largest city. But you and your team have been tasked with bringing him in, dead or alive. Do you have what it takes? Find out this weekend!

Participate in grim and gritty adventures on the fringes of the Star Wars universe with Star Wars®: Edge of the Empire™. Edge of the Empire is a complete standalone roleplay system that transports players to some of the shadiest locations in the Outer Rim, the underbelly of the Core Worlds, and everywhere else in-between!

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