We're promised more depth and diversity with nudges towards heritage and culture, from races, and some tactical renaming.
Think of ACE! as an irreverent, fun-packed movie. You might play as ghost hunters in New York City, a band of plucky galactic guardians, vampire slayers, or soldiers of fortune in the Los Angeles underground.
It's been a busy week, so sit back and treat yourself to a scroll through the headlines; sales, reviews, interviews and stats from the RPG-scene.
EN Publishing is the tabletop force behind Judge Dredd & The World of 2000 AD, the game system What's OLD is NEW (WOIN), lots of 5e goodies and, as we find out in this spotlight, with plans for plenty more.
Mythological Figures & Maleficent Monsters brings the likes of King Arthur, Dracula, Thor, Achilles, Robin Hood and Baba Yaga to Dungeons & Dragons.
Routinely Itemised is a look at Paizo Publishing's product timeline, the arrival of Mythic Odysseys of Theros, freebies and RPG news from the week.
The Awfully Cheerful Engine is inspired by West End Games' Ghostbusters RPG and shows like Danger Mouse and Buffy.
The Trailseeker 2 Patreon from EN World has 91 patrons, earning $170 for each article it produces, but will now be wound down.
EN Publishing's Russ Morrissey and Doctor Who's Darren Pearce have a W.O.I.N. adventure on Kickstarter in which the PCs have to end the Spartan siege of the USF Copernicus.
A busy RPG news summary this week as publishers battle racists, Kickstarter encourages dozens of RPG zine campaigns and the superhero BAMFSIES winners are announced.