Award winning OGL action RPG Spycraft will get a third edition in 2010. Crafty Games have announced that they’ll use the Mastercraft system for the RPG and renew the game’s focus on espionage.
The last releases for Spycraft 2.0 will come throughout the summer and wil include the last of the Saturday Morning Spycraft PDF series and the adventure fiction series set in the World on Fire. The last Spycraft 2.0 product will be the Word on Fire: Born of Ashes guidebook.
Patrick Kapera, Crafty Games partner, said;
“We’ve been considering the merits of a new edition for some time and with the incredible success of Fantasy Craft and the Mastercraft system the pieces just came together,”
“Updating Spycraft gives us the chance not only to synchronize rules across all our core games but also lets us bring the focus of the Spycraft brand back to espionage. We can still stretch the genre with dedicated supplements and — with products like Ten Thousand Bullets — other compatible Mastercraft core books, and this really frees us up to dig into the Great Game in ways that we’ve never done before. This time around you can expect a lot more tradecraft and as much real world intelligence detail as we can manage (without getting our offices raided, of course).”
Alex Flagg, also a Crafty Games partner, commented in their press release;
“Third Edition will be all about customization,”
“You’ll be able to build your own home office and your GM will be able to create criminal masterminds, henchmen, and minions of all stripes, and place them at the head of any type of organization he can imagine. Super-science will be adjustable as well, letting you run a game with everything from completely realistic gear to over-the-top gadgets bordering on magic. And of course the Mastercraft system lets you tweak the rules to support any flavor of play you want as well, though we’ll be expanding the rules for the heightened lethality so popular in recent spy thrillers.”
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