Earthforce Sourcebook has 9 ratings and 0 reviews: Published June 30th by Chameleon Eclectic Entertainment, Inc., pages, Paperback. Thanks to a great suggestion on this very subreddit, I got ahold of the Earthforce Sourcebook, which contains tabletop gaming. The Babylon Project: Earthforce Sourcebook. Titan Books under License from Chameleon Eclectic. Softbound Rules Addition. pp. £p. There always.

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I would love to say that this book fulfilled all of my expectations but that wouldn’t be quite right. Considering the amount of editing that goes into making a game for mass release then this must count as a no-no, especially when one of the entries is for a 28 year old woman!

Blazoned across the full color photograph is the ever lovely Claudia Christian in her role of Susan Ivanova with two Earth Force Starfury’s flying in the background, but below that is something even more of a treat the words John Tuffley spelt wrongly as it should be Jon! Thanks for telling us about the problem.

The Earthforce sourcebook is well set out and is in full color throughout.

Babylon 5: RPG Earthforce Sourcebook

Want to Read saving…. I like a lot of fans of the hit TV series waited anxiously for the release of the official B5 roleplaying game, only to find it dogged by licensing laws which meant almost a five month wait after its US launch something to do with the TV rights over here in the UK?

He created the best selling and highly acclaimed Full Thrust space combat rules as well as a wide variety of other successful sci-fi games. Jason rated it it was ok Feb 01, That is all well for those of us who buy the book later, but what about the poor saps who have already shelled out for the book now?

Books ssourcebook Joseph Cochran. I telephoned the UK distributors for the game and was informed that it was a earfhforce at the printers and that it would be rectified in later prints. Richard Willis added it Aug 28, December finally saw the release of the Earthforce Sourcebook. It wasn’t until I spoke to a friend of mine who got the game before me that I found earthforcr that he had no counters either.

For those of you who don’t recognise the name, Jon Tuffley is the owner and creator of Ground Zero Games and perhaps one of the best sci-fi games designers in the business. If you are reading this and live in the UK wait till the corrected book comes out before making a decision as you wont get a refund, and if anyone in the US has a copy can you mail me and let me know if the mistakes are the same.


Here was something I was really looking forward to getting stuck into, having spoken to Jon earlier in the year 97 at Euro Gen Con and got the low down on the system.

Paperbackpages. There always seems to be some kind of problem when it comes to Europe and Babylon 5! Earthforce and all its history and background are covered in explicit detail, from mankind’s first feeble steps into the universe, to the first contact with an alien race the Centauri!

Trivia About Earthforce Source As a source book the background is first rate but however there are a few problems! sourceboo,

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Well the day came and the Babylon Project was released, to a major out cry from many gamers. Apart from the omission of the counters and the other mistake, the Earthforce sourcebook is a really good read and will become a useful tool to gamesmasters and fans of the show everywhere. Mikel added it Nov 13, Shannon Lewis rated it liked it Mar 10, Well no mention of compensation was forthcoming and I have emailed Chameleon Eclectic on several occasions now and still have had no reply?

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Patrick rated it really liked it Nov 12, If the show airs in the US in September we get it almost a year later, and as for licensing of official B5 products, well lets just say that we need to get our act together. The book is set out into four chapters with the first being dedicated to the history of the Earth Forces and others chapter detailing the rules for Starship combat, ships and Earthforce characters.

Be the first to ask a question about Earthforce Sourcebook. Well the word got out that Chameleon Sourceboook were in the process of writing a new addition to the basic soudcebook book that would include a full blown space combat system that would allow us to re-enact the battles that we see every week.

The background is well written and isn’t to bogged down with dates or useless trivia about the show, and the facts are presented quite clearly and well laid out. Rchertkow added it Dec 29, Richard Spake rated it really liked it Jun 17, The background is good and the combat sourcebolk a very much simplified version of Full Thrust is first rate, but there are a few problems that really should have been caught before the book sourcfbook sent to the printers!


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I can only speak about the UK version of the book as I haven’t seen the US version yet and I am not sure if the mistakes are the same as in the UK version. Clutteredmind added it Oct 03, James White rated it it was amazing Sourceebook 01, Overall a good book let down by silly mistakes that could have been avoided.

A lot of new artwork has been created for the game and it takes as the title suggests an in-depth look at the history and role of the Earthforce and way that the Alliance has grown to become a powerful force in the galaxy. This book is dourcebook yet featured on Listopia.

Jon did come up trumps sourceobok and has set out the Full Thrust rules here very simply and clearly I am not going to sourcebookk into great depth as I have already placed a full review of Full Thrust here on Gamers Web. Return to Book Page. On to the other real gripe about the book. As I mentioned you get a very cool combat system to use in the roleplaying game and wourcebook allows you to fight combats between a wide variety of space craft from the Earth Alliance, Narn Regime, Centauri Republic and the Minbari.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Preview — Earthforce Sourcebook by Joseph Cochran. Mistakes in grammar and spelling are all throughout the book and I was surprised to find that Dr Franklin’s father Richard Franklin played in the show by sci-fi veteran Paul Winfield is a clone! Where was the spaceship combat that made the show so popular?

The ship to ship combat system is very fast and easy to learn and within a few moments you can get the hang of it. Phil rated it it was ok Mar sourceblok,