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Modern Dispatch (#25): Shinkansen

Modern Dispatch (#25): Shinkansen

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This issue of Modern Dispatch provides modern d20 Gamemasters with a set piece that can be plugged in to any genre campaign.

The Shinkansen is the famed Japanese bullet-train, rocketing across the countryside at nearly 200 mph. This issue provides details on the Shinkansen, and gives plot suggestions for sequences involving the train. Situations and NPCs ranging from a terrorist hijacking to a zombie siege are provided!

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March 6th, 2010
An exceptionally good idea, with applications beyond Japan. The rules are useful in any high-speed train or subway scenario. The only criticism I have is the lack of detailed diagrams of the interior of the train. A few photographs of the interior woul [...]
August 20th, 2005
The details of the train itself are thorough, very useful and rarely covered in RPGs that I've seen, as are the rules for fighting on the outside of the train. The Military and Espionage/Sci Fi scenarios are OK, though not at all developed in terms of [...]
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January 23, 2005
This title was added to our catalog on January 23, 2005.