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  1. #1
    New Player
    Join Date
    January 2002
    Columbia, MO

    Question The Old Republic Era - Looking for Adventure ideas

    I'm just starting a SWd20 campaign and we've decided to play in what I'm calling "The Old Republic" era - aka the Tales of the Jedi era from the Dark Horse comics.

    One of my major stumbling blocks is that names, not so much planets as flavor names like corporations, companies, organizations, etc are a bit light. I've got the D6 companion book from WEG and have a bunch of stuff from the web. Anything else along these lines would help.

    We've got characters rolled up and I've been looking around for a canned adventure to start things off until I develop a good longer range campaign idea. Unfortunately most of what I've found is targetted toward characters 4th to 6th level. Does anyone know where I might find a few adventures for starting (1-2L) characters?

    Jim Heivilin

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    Veteran Player
    Join Date
    April 2001


    The adventure in the CORE Rulebook could be easily modified to this era, just change the names of the NPCs and the timeline. It is geared for 1-2 lvl characters. As for adventure ideas, here is how I am starting my campaign.

    The heroes spot at at floating city to get repairs on their ship they are riding in (all 3 pcs are Jedi). As they stay there people dissappear and they investigate it, only to find a hidden slave camp below on the surface, which they must thwart (ala Indy and the Temple of Doom.) The slave runners will be low level thugs, easy to take out. As for other adventures, I am still working in that myself.

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    Jedi Knight, Nazgul's Bug Wrangler
    Join Date
    August 2001
    Los Angeles


    You might look into getting the Criminal Organizations book from WEG also look for the Han Solo in the Corperate Sector. these should give you company names. there is also in issue 3 of SW gamer several Companies.
    Durian Keldrona
    Jedi Knight
    Nazgul's Bug Wrangler

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    Retired Supreme Moff
    Join Date
    February 2000
    Aylesbury, UK

    Default Corp sec book

    Here are some companies from the corp sec book, as to whether they existed at that time, well I guess that's up to you.

    The Tagge Company- mining and heavy manufacturing
    Merr-Sonn Mil/Sci- heavy weapons, armour, siege gear etc
    Ayelixe/Krongbing Textiles- makes textiles (never) and uniforms
    Millennium Entertainments- have a guess...
    Bank of the Core-mints currency and bing bank
    Chiewab Amalgamated Pharmaceuticals Company
    Kuat Drive Yards- neb-b etc
    Rendili StarDrive- VSD
    Cybot Galactica- droids
    The Karbo Corporation- heavy mining ect
    Duct Unlimited- manufactures starship support systems
    zZip Product Concepts Ltd.- supplies the wealthy of the galaxy
    Lerrimore Contracting Co.- household stuff
    Corellian Engineering Corp.- well, who knows?
    Plexgrove Combine- financing
    Trigdale Matallurgy- raw mineral processing
    Arcon Multinode Agricorp- farming and food processing
    Schaum/Yfarg/Welbig/Fabrico and Associates- twi'lex advertising and public relations firm
    Kroeskin Fabrications- ceramisteel vehicle hulls
    Novaplex- hotels etc
    Dweomilis Advisory Foundation- 'defense system think tank'
    Industrial Automaton- high precision droids
    Starshipwrights and Aerospace Engineers Incorporated- starshpi mods
    Santhe/Sienar Technologies- in a word TIEs!
    Red Star Shipping Lanes- haulers
    LeisureMech Enterprises- automated machinery
    Consolidated Learning Systems- consumer electronics and computer systems
    Ulqib MacroTronics- programming house
    Serv-O-Droid- droids (recent company I think)
    Ubrikkian Transports- speeders and swoops
    Vauftau Processing Industries- urban construction
    MerenData- security of all types in droids
    Galaxy Tours- tour company
    Eleven Star Marketing- advertising
    Galaxy Publishing- where Tim Zahn worked for when he wrote Heir to the Empire
    VargeCorp- manufacturing and sales
    IntelStar Co.- hyperdrive components
    DefenStar Ltd.- planetary shield and orbital defense
    Morgath Industries- food processing
    SoroSuub Corporation- allsorts.

    Hope that helps!
    You are young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters.

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