With the release of Fantasy Grounds Unity, the systems surrounding the maps and images was significantly updated. While there are more options for maps, Importing them is still an easy process. The first thing you will need to do is collect, download, or create the images that you plan on using inside of Fantasy Grounds. While most images will work, there are a few things to consider when planning to use them as maps in Fantasy Grounds Unity.
After running a modern TTRPG campaign for over a year, one specific issue kept popping up in our table’s stories that was difficult to manage. Combat with large groups of NPCs.
The sheet works in two ways, as a prepared reference document and as an organized note sheet during the game.
Below are lists of reasons to get off world, methods, and things that go wrong. Roll on the lists or pick the ones that interest you.
A weapons manufacturer is looking to start marketing its latest release, and they have hired you to demo the inventory on the street. Welcome to being just another line on the Solus ARMS marketing plan.
“A few days ago, we lost communication with agent Walker, who was aboard the E13 station in the LEO Archipelago system.” The heavy sound of the outdated cybernetic breathing assist system hissed as he turned to the wall activating the display screen. Secured documents marked with the Archipelago logo filled the screen followed by images of the space station.
“Then we received reports that the entire station had gone dark, and images surfaced of heavy shuttle traffic between the E13 and E6 stations.” Turning to the crew, he continued. “The E13 station was an independent analytical lab station. One of the last materials delivered to the station prior to losing our communication was an organic specimen designated Proto-9 from an asteroid mining colony. I need you to retrieve a genomic sample of that material.”
After running a Cyberpunk 2020 campaign for the last year on Fantasy Grounds one of the biggest weekly struggles was preparing, all of the maps.
Getting ready to run your next cyberpunk themed table-top session? Working to plan out a few ideas for your upcoming campaign? Below are a couple for you to use, or at least to give you a little inspiration while you’re planning.
More than other genres the cyberpunk setting is an antagonist for the players. The future world is filled with dark alleys, acid rain, streets filled with gangs looking for trouble, officers who shoot first and mercenary groups who don’t bother to discern what’s right from what’s profitable. While the stage and atmosphere can’t replace a strong memorable antagonist, it should always act as a multiplier, increasing the tension, the excitement, and the impact of what would normally be mundane tasks.