Thursday, April 2, 2009

MARS: Savage World Edition

Adamant Entertainment has released MARS.

From the Adamant Entertainment's website:
Welcome to Mars!

Not Mars as it is - airless, most likely lifeless, with only the faintest hints of what might have once been a damp, if not necessarily lush and living, world billions of years in the past. No, this is Mars as it should be and as it was once imagined to be - an ancient, dying, but not yet dead world, a world where a vast canal network reaches from pole to pole, bringing water and life to vast and fantastic cities. A Mars where albino apes run a vast empire in the last surviving jungle, a world where warrior tribes of Green Martians raid the outlying cities of the canal dwellers, a world where, in places dark and quiet and forgotten beneath the surface, ancient and terrible intellects plan dark and dire deeds.

It is a Mars of sky-corsairs, of duels with blade and blaster, of vile plots, fantastic inventions, daring rescues, arena battles, and spectacular stunts. It is a Mars where ancient cities can be discovered and their lost treasures plundered, a Mars where a trek across the dry sea bottoms can yield amazing discoveries, where terrible monsters roam the rocky wastes.

It is the Mars of pulp fiction and Saturday morning serials.

It is now yours.

I have not purchased this yet, simply due to the fact I have had a lack of gaming lately, but I'll at least be picking it up to read it over.


Eli Arndt said...

I would like to say thank you for this blog. I love the Barsoomian setting but have to admit that I haven't read much of the original works.

Your site has provided me with some condensed and useful information on the setting as well as given me a place to look to find resources on the setting.



You Have Lost The Game said...

Hi man, just added a banner link to you blog from my own- I too love ERB although at present I am doing an animated film series based on public domain Flash Gordon works! :)

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