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Adding new Magic, Sanity and Tech. rules, Quantum Black:Cosmic Horrors is the 1st modern day horror book using the Ubiquity RPG system.
Adding new Magic, Sanity and Tech. rules, Quantum Black:Cosmic Horrors is the 1st modern day horror book using the Ubiquity RPG system.
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The Quantum Black setting is a modern day action-horror roleplaying game in a world much like ours. However, hidden supernatural threats are growing. Evil cults, horrors from beyond space and time, and other monsters all rise to terrorize the world. Someone needs to stop them.

Are you up to the Task? 
In the Quantum Black setting, you play an employee of Quantum Integrated Technologies. You are on a secret black ops team that is out to save the world from a rising tide of unimaginable horrors. Equipped with the best weapons, cutting edge electronics, and various drones you will board the company jet to track monsters down to save the day. You are prepared for anything–or at least you think you are. 

You can have hours of fun stopping monsters and still keep your sanity intact.

Quantum Black is a story and action driven setting that is powered by the award winning rules of Exile Game Studio’s Ubiquity Roleplaying System. The contents are compatible with other Hollow Earth, Ubiquity-powered games.

 So step into the darkness…. We’ll be waiting. 

Quantum Black: Cosmic Horrors, is the first modern day horror setting using the Ubiquity system.

It is a standalone book that contains the full Ubiquity System rules, requiring no other books to play. 

However, the Quantum Black setting will allow you to add Deep Ones, Shoggoth, and additional fun into any other Ubiquity game.

To start the book, we supplement the standard Ubiquity rules with a Quantum Black flavor. We introduce flexible new magic and sanity mechanics that maintain the fast-paced style of Ubiquity gameplay. We continue by expanding the Quantum Black setting by unveiling mysterious and powerful organizations to thwart or aid your team.
 
From there, we supplement the standard Ubiquity rules with: 
  • 12 new Character Archetypes - from the Drifter to the Zeppo  
  • 12 ready to play characters, including the Accidental Occultist, the Corporate Mastermind, the Techie, and Ex-Gang Member
  • 20 new monsters including Deep Ones, Shoggoth and the Zoot are described in the included Cosmic Horrors Bestiary  
  • The team role concept which is used to improve balance in the overall roleplaying experience  
  • 4 new Talents appropriate for supernatural horror 5 new skills for 21st century occult and science adventures, such as Computers and Supernatural Lore  
  • 11 new Flaws to distinguish your character  
  • 7 new Motivations to explain why characters face the terrors of the night
  •  21st Century equipment, such as drones, Tasers, and computers  
  • New methods for categorizing weapons and weapon types, allowing you to create and customize weapons for your own campaign are presented

Finally, just when you are ready to play…. We finish the book with a complete adventure in the world of Quantum Black. 

The book consists of 10 chapters and is approximately 400 pages.We hope to print .pdf, 8" x 11" soft cover and 8” x 11” hardcover. The cover of the book is in color and interior art is all black and white. 

Shipping

Shipments in the United States are included in the pledge levels.   International backers who will receive products will need to pay to cover additional shipping costs and any customs.

Why We Want Your Support

We have the book written, so we do not need funds for that. However, we need support to cover art, production, and printing costs, as well as shipping and Kickstarter fees.

Who We Are

We are long time role-playing game fans who wish to produce books for games we would like to play. In our non-role-playing game careers we have experience in project management, budgeting, and publishing. We are working with advice from a variety of other professionals and are confident we will produce a quality book.

Quantum Black Roadmap

The world of Quantum Black is an ever growing place. Future book releases will add even more richness and texture to the feature filled core book. 

Book 1: Cosmic Horrors--this Kickstarter

Book 2: Supernatural Terrors--Kickstarter~Dec. 2016
This book will focus on more traditional horrors such as undead, demons, and other nightmarish mythic creatures. In addition, powerful new magics, more advanced equipment, and additional character options will be provided.

Book 3: Science Unbound: Cataclysm << working title>> Kickstarter TBD
This book features menaces out of science, including robots, cyborgs, and genetic engineering. New character equipment and options, including psychic powers, will be introduced, as the story of the world of Quantum Black advances.

These are not being included as stretch goals in this Kickstarter, because we want to focus on one major project at a time.  

Stretch Goals

We want to keep our quality high, so our stretch goals are just really cool things, and not major additional books.  

$9,000: Step Into the Darkness:

We'll help you and your friends journey further into the World of Quantum Black by providing you a .pdf with another adventure.

$10,000: A Quantum Black QuickPlay Book: 

This .pdf will supercharge your game. Everything is ready to go. The book includes six characters all rolled up, a short adventure and quick play rules references.

$12,000:  Unleash the Beasts: 

The Bestiary chapter will explode into its own book. We will add another 10 monsters for a total of 30 in a separate volume .pdf and softcover.

$13,000: Double your fun:

We will add another Quantum Black adventure.pdf for your enjoyment

$14,000: Expand your World:

We'll print the quick play book and make your world more intriguing by adding Secret Societies, a .pdf with 5 more organizations to torment your teams.

$15,000: Secret Masters Revealed:

We'll produce a .pdf that expands upon one of the secret organizations in Quantum Black. We'll provide more details about members, leaders, goals, and plans. We'll include full information for a cell of the organization, providing you with a full team of antagonists to match wits with your team! 

$20,000 :  ????????????????

Risks and challenges

As a new company this is our first book. We have been playtesting various Quantum Black Scenarios to perfect the rules for over two years. We have a full manuscript completely written. We are just tweaking the final edits. We do not anticipate any printing, layout or art delays, but they could happen. If that would be the case we would certainly keep you, the supporter, informed with the latest news.

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    Monster Hunting Operative:
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