Ashen Stars!

Today when I came home from work I found my copy of Ashen Stars in my mailbox! Finally! I have been waiting for this day for a long time. I think I preordered the “Stellar Nursery Preorder Edition” in May and the wait was definitely worth it. Not only did I get an early preview of the rules, but my copy is signed by Robin D. Laws himself and I am even mentioned in the credits! Check out the photos I made. Smiley

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A happy gamer!

Signed by the man himself!

This is definitely a good-looking book

As soon as I had some time to give the book a proper read, I’ll post a review here on Stargazer’s World. But since I am currently busy, busy, busy, this may take a while. But you can trust me when I tell you that Ashen Stars is well worth every penny! If you like the GUMSHOE system and Science Fiction, you’ll love this game!

Michael Wolf is a German games designer and enthusiast best known for his English language role-playing games blog, Stargazer's World, and for creating the free rules-light medieval fantasy adventure game Warrior, Rogue & Mage. He has also worked as an English translator on the German-language Dungeonslayers role-playing game and was part of its editorial team. In addition to his work on Warrior, Rogue & Mage and Dungeonslayers, he has created several self-published games and also performed layout services and published other independent role-playing games such as A Wanderer's Romance, Badass, and the Wyrm System derivative Resolute, Adventurer & Genius, all released through his imprint Stargazer Games. Professionally, he works as a video technician and information technologies specialist. Stargazer's World was started by Michael in August 2008.

3 thoughts on “Ashen Stars!”

  1. I also just got my copy of Ashen Stars, and I’m favorably impressed so far. I’m not familiar with the Gumshoe rules, but I like the presentation and setting!

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