Rifts® Ultimate Edition™


Rifts® Ultimate Edition™
Code: 800HC
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Rifts® RPG, Ultimate Edition

Rifts® is a multi-genre role-playing game that captures the imagination unlike any other. Elements of magic, horror, and the supernatural co-exist with science, high technology and the ordinary. The game spans countless dimensions, making anything and everything possible. Players are truly limited only by their imaginations!

Rifts® Ultimate Edition is a completely rewritten and updated version of the original game played and enjoyed by an estimated 1.5 million gamers.

Not exactly a Second Edition, because most of the rules remain unchanged, Rifts® Ultimate Edition is expanded and improved. There is more world information, tips on how to use the time-line and World Books, rewrites on O.C.C.s, and in some cases, expansions of and more details on O.C.C.s such as the Headhunter, Mercenaries, the Techno-Wizard and Shifter, as well as a few new O.C.C.s. Our goal was to make Rifts® more exciting and compelling than ever, while at the same time making the rules better organized, clearer and easier to use. The wonder and infinite possibilities of Rifts® all brought to pulse-pounding life like never before. Of course, there are a few fun changes and additions, but nothing so dramatic as to make the 40+ available sourcebooks obsolete.

  • Approximately 30 unique Occupational and Racial Character Classes, including Cyber-Knights, cyborgs, Glitter Boys, Psi-Stalkers, Dog Boys (mutant humanoid dogs), Juicers, Crazies, Techno-Wizards, Ley Line Walkers, Mystics, Shifters, Elemental Fusionists, Mind Melters, and many others.
  • Supernatural and magical creatures, like dragons, available as player characters, others are horrifying menaces from the Rifts.
  • Bionics and cybernetics offer a vast range of mechanical augmentation, meanwhile chemical enhancement (Juicers) and brain implants (Crazies) can turn a human into a superman, though with tragic results.
  • Psychic powers are the source of the Burster, Mind Melter and Mystic's abilities.
  • Strange forms of magic are at the command of characters like the Ley Line Walker, Shifter, Elemental Fusionist, Rifter and Techno-Wizard (who combines magic and technology).
  • Super-technology with Mega-Damage™ body armor, energy weapons, rail guns, power armor, and human augmentation.
  • The Coalition States. Humankind's salvation, or its own worst nightmare?
  • Character sheets.
  • Cover by Scott Johnson.
  • Color end sheets by John Zeleznik.
  • New artwork and color pages throughout.
  • Written and created by Kevin Siembieda.
  • 376 pages, including color sections.
  • Cat. No. 800HC - ISBN 1-57457-150-8 (this replaces the original softbound edition).
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