Starfinder Adventure Path #10: The Diaspora Strain Review

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“A vacation at a luxury resort located on an asteroid goes horribly wrong as the facilities malfunction and the guests and staff turn violent. The heroes must protect themselves, aid others who have remained rational. and hopefully find a way to stop the growing delirium, even if it means going through guests who have been transformed into hideous abominations! But what will the heroes do when they realize the same condition has begun affecting their own minds?”

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In the cold, hallows of space, no one can hear you scream. Paizo’s well-oiled content machine is geared up and ready to deliver. “The Diaspora Strain,” a Starfinder adventure for 7th-level characters, by Chris S. Sims, releases today. This first installment of the three-part series: The Signal of Screams adventure path, is a sure crowd-pleaser. This 64-page guide has it all: ship schematics, a three-part advancement track designed to take your character from level 7 to level 9, maps, NPCs, monsters, stats, new effects, and more.

This adventure guide provides a highly-detailed, all-inclusive blueprint for your game master. The adventure’s plot is fully developed, with background information, key characters, comprehensive events, unique opponents, thorough encounters, a guide to running horror-themed campaigns, seven new Alien Archive pages, and one new addition to the Codex of Worlds. Additionally, this adventure guide provides readers with a teaser into next month’s releases.

The book contains vivid, full-color pages that complements the book’s contents: elaborate information for creating rich, vibrant encounters. “The Diaspora Strain” supplies game masters with the tools they need to customize and adapt this adventure setting into their own home-grown campaigns and create uniquely-tailored adventures for their players’ characters. The adventure is designed for a general four-player campaign, but is easily adaptable into any gaming party.

The Diaspora Strain” retails for $22.99 (softcover) and $15.99 (.PDF) – an expected price for a new-release, full-color RPG guidebook. This adventure guide contains a wealth of information and insightful inspirations that will undoubtedly spruce up your campaign. If your players are hungry for luxurious space resorts, horrific science experimentation gone wrong, secret cover-ups, subterranean terrors, psychological spectres, and mysterious manifestations,  “The Diaspora Strain” will not disappoint.

For more information on the Diaspora, check out this Twitch interview with Paizo’s Jason Keeley.

For more information on the upcoming Starfinder #11 Adventure Path: The Penumbra Protocol, click HERE.

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