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Vias Astrum v97 Playtest Update

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The update for Via Astrum has been a long while coming. The changelog for v97 is listed below. There are a lot of changes ranging from character to gear to the xenobestiary.

Version 97

  1. Added Aristocrat adolescent background.
  2. Added “Any” to Mercenary Military career entry.
  3. Added Colonist Adolescent background.
  4. Added Belter career.
  5. Added Mining Gig ship.
  6. Added Veterinary skill.
  7. Added some granularity to first aid kits, now termed Medkits.
  8. Added additional gear
  9. Added Explorer vehicle. Think moon rover.
  10. Fixed a typo in the aging table.
  11. Slightly adjusted FAM gains on major medals.
  12. Added Dilettante career.
  13. Added Total Defense combat move.
  14. Added Primitive armors.
  15. Added low tech weapons (pistol and rifle, flintlocks)
  16. Expanded Wound table.
  17. Changed Mercenary to Mercenary/Independent.
  18. Added race creation to chapter 17.
  19. Added Flaws
  20. Added Cyber Tolerant Talent.
  21. Added Grifter spec to Criminal
  22. Added event tables for all criminal specs.
  23. Added hirelings and services to chapter 9.
  24. Finished Appendix P and updated to include Aristocrat and Dilettante.
  25. Reduced the ship structures to 1/10 for military and 1/20 for civilian.
  26. Finished verifying stats on Xenobestiary.
  27. Added Cyber Ops to Corporate career.
  28. Added Cyberwarfare Division to Gov’t career.
  29. Added Cyberwarfare to Military MOS.
  30. Added Assault to Military MOS.
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