Fantasy Flight Announces the Star Wars: Force and Destiny Beginner Game

Star Wars Force and Destiny Beginner Game 1Fantasy Flight Games has announced a perfect way for folks to experience their Star Wars roleplay game, with the Star Wars: Force and Destiny Beginner Game. The release is designed for players of all skill levels and is a perfect entry into the RPG experience.

The release has a learn-as-you-go adventure that allows players to just open up the box, and get their lightsaber and force powers on. The box for 3 to 5 players features pre-generated characters that allows you to have the rules at your fingertips, as well as the dice and materials you need for folks the narrate the game.

This isn’t the full ruleset, it’s an abridged version, and all of it is built directly into the adventure setting up the ability to learn as you play through.

Star Wars Force and Destiny Beginner Game 2The designers made sure that there’s plenty of opportunities for combat, social encounters, clever thinking, moral conflict, and more, Mountaintop Rescue, the included adventure leads you through the fundamentals of Force and Destiny even as you participate in its action-packed narrative.

High up the snow-clad slopes of Mount Tellec on the Outer Rim planet Spintir, you and your allies must travel to an ancient temple and rescue the humble scholar Hethan Romund, one of the few individuals still willing to share any knowledge of the fallen Jedi Order. All the while, the game’s mechanics are introduced incrementally as part of the exciting narrative.

Star Wars Force and Destiny Beginner Game 3The game features four pre-generated characters, allowing folks to dive right in and play. You can play as a human trained in the arts of defense, a mysterious Zabrak mystic, an agile Togruta seeker, or a lightsaber-wielding Kel Dor able to move objects with the power of the Force? The character sheets are all eight pages that explains the character’s background, connection with Hethan Romund, the Force, and the other heroes. They also include some basic rules and ways you can advance the characters.

For those who’ve never played, Fantasy Flight’s Star Wars RPG uses a custom dice mechanic. These dice feature symbols that show off if you succeed or fail.

The Star Wars: Force and Destiny Beginner Game is scheduled to arrive at retailers in the second quarter of 2015.