Earthforce Sourcebook has 9 ratings and 0 reviews: Published June 30th by Chameleon Eclectic Entertainment, Inc., pages, Paperback. Thanks to a great suggestion on this very subreddit, I got ahold of the Earthforce Sourcebook, which contains tabletop gaming. The Babylon Project: Earthforce Sourcebook. Titan Books under License from Chameleon Eclectic. Softbound Rules Addition. pp. £p. There always.

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It wasn’t until I spoke to a friend of mine who got the game before me that I found out that he had no counters either. Considering the amount of editing that goes into making a game for mass release then this must count as a no-no, especially when one of the entries is for a 28 year old woman!

Clutteredmind added it Oct 03, sourceboom Pam Wesy added it Jun 08, Blazoned across the full color photograph is the ever lovely Claudia Christian in her ssourcebook of Susan Ivanova with two Earth Force Starfury’s flying in the background, but below that is something osurcebook more of a treat the words John Tuffley spelt wrongly as it should be Jon!

The ship to ship combat system is very fast and easy to learn and within a few moments you can get the hang of it.

Earthforce Sourcebook by Joseph Cochran

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He created the best selling and highly acclaimed Full Thrust space combat rules as well as a wide variety of other successful sci-fi games. Richard Willis added it Aug 28, That is all well for those of us who buy the book later, but what about the poor earthofrce who have already shelled out for the book now? To be completely honest with you, I thought that perhaps my copy of the system had been opened in the store I bought it from and that the sheets of card stock counters for the combat system had simply fallen out.

Thanks sorcebook telling us about the problem. Trivia About Earthforce Source Sourcebopk Lewis rated it liked it Mar 10, Well the word got out that Chameleon Eclectic were in the process of writing a new addition to the basic rule book that would include a full blown space combat system that would allow us to re-enact the battles that we see every week. Mikel added earthhforce Nov 13, From the moment you pick up the book and look at the cover it looks as if you’re in for a real treat and that the long wait was worth it.


Overall a good book let down by silly mistakes that could have been avoided. Well you could fight if you had the counters to use for the ships.

Earthforce and all its history and background are covered in explicit detail, from mankind’s first feeble steps into the universe, to the first contact with an alien race the Centauri! If the show airs in the US in September we get it almost a year later, and as for licensing of official B5 products, well lets just say that we need to get our act together.

For those of you who don’t recognise the name, Jon Tuffley is the owner and creator of Ground Zero Games and perhaps one of the best sci-fi games designers in the business.

The book is set out into four chapters with the first being dedicated to the history of the Earth Forces and others chapter detailing the rules for Starship combat, ships and Earthforce characters.

Babylon 5: RPG Earthforce Sourcebook

As I mentioned you get a very cool combat system to use in the roleplaying game sourcbeook it allows you to fight combats between a wide variety of space craft from the Earth Alliance, Narn Regime, Centauri Sourceook and the Minbari. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. James White rated it it was amazing Mar 01, The background is well written and isn’t to bogged down with dates or useless trivia about the show, and the facts are presented quite clearly and well laid out.

Scott added it Jul 09, If you are reading this and live in the UK wait till the corrected book comes out before making a decision as you wont get a refund, and if anyone in the US has a copy can you mail me earyhforce let me know if the mistakes are the same.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Olivia rated it liked it Mar 11, sourcebkok The artwork is excellent and even if you’re not a gamer you could find a lot about the shows history by reading the book and looking at the way the ships have developed over the years. The artwork for the profile as been reprinted under different names not once but twice leaving us with three separate entries for the good general will the real Mr. This is the first in list of supplements that are due out over the coming months, and I am told that the rest of the races will all have their own books with ships and equipment.


To ask other readers questions about Earthforce Sourcebookplease soircebook up. Well no mention of compensation was forthcoming and I have emailed Chameleon Eclectic on several occasions now and still have had no reply?

No trivia or quizzes yet.

There always seems to be some kind of problem when it comes to Europe and Babylon 5! December finally saw the release of the Earthforce Sourcebook. Here was something I was really looking forward to getting stuck into, having spoken to Jon earlier in the year 97 at Euro Gen Con and got the low down on the system.

Rchertkow added it Dec 29, I would love to say that this soourcebook fulfilled all of my expectations but that wouldn’t be quite right. Jason rated it it was ok Feb 01, Where was the spaceship combat that made the show so popular?

Lorenzo rated it liked it Jul 31, David rated it it was amazing Jun 08, The background is good and the combat system a very much simplified version of Full Thrust is first rate, but there are a few problems that really should have been caught before the book was sent to the printers! There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Books by Joseph Cochran. Mistakes in grammar and spelling are all throughout the book wourcebook I was surprised to find that Dr Franklin’s father Richard Franklin played in the show by sci-fi veteran Paul Winfield is a clone!

A lot of new artwork has been created for the game and it takes as the title suggests an in-depth look at the history and role of the Earthforce and way that the Alliance has grown to become a powerful force in the galaxy.