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The government of the Central Asian Republic of Albenistan has given the UK's Special Intelligence Service permission to operate within its borders. The drug trade has moved into the mountainous, lawless region along the border Albenistan shares with Afghanistan. Players take on the roles of special military operatives working for the SIS' covert, direct action unit, the Increment. Sent to neutralize a drug smuggler's camp, the team runs into more than just criminals and opium.

 

"Raid on Ashkashem" is an adventure for 4 to 6 characters of levels 9 to 11 using the d20 Modern Roleplaying Game. This supplement can be used as a stand-alone adventure or as the introduction to the Albenistan Series. The Albenistan Series consists of three adventure supplements from SEP Spec Ops line. "Raid on Ashkashem" will be followed by the Qalashar Device and the Khorforjan Gambit.

This adventure supplement includes:

-the "Raid on Ashkashem" adventure module
-7 unique NPCs including Lt. Cameron Sykes, an SAS operator
-13 new pieces of equipment including weapons and the BRDM-2 armoured reconnaissance vehicle
-the Counter-Terrorism Assaulter Prestige Class
-information on the fictional Central Asian nation of Albenistan
-information on the Increment, the CIA Special Activities Division and 3 new fictional organizations; the HMA, the International Humanitarian Society and the NATO Special Actions Group
-a glossary of military terms and equipment

This product includes the full 52 page PDF as well as a ?printer friendly? and a ?text only? version.

Written by Fraser Ronald
Graphic Design & Art by Dean Martin

Dallas Parsons at d20 Zines says: "Raid on Ashkashem does a good job of creating a scenario that could very easily occur in today's world. With much of today's struggles centering on terrorism, the players could immerse themselves in such an adventure."

Wyrdmaster at Gamewyrd says: "We've actual aerial photographs marked up with various objectives. This is another attempt to get that realism. I've seen this work and seen this fail badly. I'm not sure what the pit traps are but Sword's Edge Publishing manage to make it work for Raid on Ashkashem."

Nick Mulherin at Silven Crossroads says: "Also, the writer pays a lot of attention to detail; for instance, he details the contents of rooms exhaustively. The base, at least to me, made sense and felt lived-in."

 

the Albenistan Series
from Sword's Edge Publishing

 


Raid On Ashkashem

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the Khorforjan Gambit

 

 

Military Gaming from Spec Ops
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Raid On Ashkashem

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the Khorforjan Gambit

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December 19th, 2004
This is a very solid description of a special forces raid against an insurgent camp, without any necessary use of FX or other campaign dependencies. Good detail, accurate in facts and rule usage as far as I can tell, and with some complications to make [...]
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Pages
52
Edition
1.0
Publisher Stock #
SEP2001
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5.92 MB
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This title was added to our catalog on September 02, 2004.
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