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Modiphius Releases Player’s Guide & More For John Carter of Mars RPG

July 12, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
John Carter of Mars RPG

Edgar Rice Burroughs fans have a new set of releases to enjoy in the John Carter of Mars RPG. Modiphius Entertainment announced this week that the Player’s Guide for the tabletop roleplaying game is now available in print and PDF versions, as well as a new The Heroes of Helium Miniatures set and two new card decks.

According to the announcement , the John Carter of Mars: Player’s Guide contains all of the core rules needed to play the game. The synopsis reads:

The John Carter of Mars: Player’s Guide transports you to the Red Planet of Barsoom, an arid, dying land of ancient civilizations and fearsome creatures. Begin your adventures of romance and heroism using a pulp-action inspired variant of the 2d20 System. Take on the role of heroes as you travel, battle, and romance your way across the wondrous and dangerous world of Barsoom. Play as John Carter, Princess Dejah Thoris, the fearsome Thark warrior Tars Tarkas – or create your own heroes from an exciting variety of options.

Create a wide variety of characters such as a Dashing Red Martian Duelist, a Brilliant First Born Scientist, a Savage Beastmaster, a Courageous Airship Officer, even Earthborn characters, so players can follow in the bounding footsteps of John Carter himself!

The Player’s Guide is the latest release for the John Carter game, following the more detailed Corebook and the Phantoms of Mars Campaign Book. The system is set within Burroughs’ iconic sci-fi pulp setting that has served as an influence for countless science fiction properties and popularized in comic books and a 2012 film.

In addition to the Player’s Guide, the Heroes of Helium Miniatures are now available in various sets, featuring Llana of Gathol, Kantos Kan, Tara of Helium, Thuvia of Ptarth, Carthoris and Tados Mors. It is the latest minis set to be released for the game following the Heroes of Barsoom, Zodangan Fighting Crew, Helium Fighting Crew and Thark Warband sets. Finally, the Character & Token Deck contains 52 character and creature art cards, and three narrator character reference cards, while the and Landscape and Location Deck has 52 landscape art cards featuring artwork of Barsoom’s landscapes with descriptive text to inspire games.

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