If you’re publishing RPG content via sites like DriveThruRPG or the DMs Guild, you might be using the open source desktop publishing tool Scribus. It’s software that lets you design layouts for pages.
Zadmar Games, who have been giving away some excellent free content of late, have stepped up to the plate with a free Scribus template for that other designs can use the format they have been using.
It’s reported that Richard Woolcock, Zadmar’s founder, didn’t feel it was right just to share an empty template. So, the Scribus document also comes with a Tricube Tales one-page RPG called Interstellar Troopers.
In the distant future, humanity has spread to the stars and colonized other worlds. Alien life has been found in abundance, although most of it is primitive, with occasional hints and remnants of long-dead civilizations. Nevertheless, colonists have reported hostile encounters with fierce alien predators on many different planets. The universe is a dangerous and unforgiving place.
Despite these numerous external threats, not all people work toward a common good. Political games and corporate espionage are ongoing problems, as are piracy, smuggling, and other criminal activities. To overcome these challenges, governments maintain and deploy highly-trained military forces.
You are commandos, elite troopers specializing in front-line reconnaissance and covert operations. If your government needs its best soldiers for a critical mission, your names will be on the shortlist.”
More recently, on May the 4th, Zadmar returned to the Interstellar name and released a free tribute for a certain film. Interstellar Laser Knights is another Tricube Tales one-page RPG in which characters are noble Laser Knights who have vowed to protect the republic.
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