For those of you that have stopped by before, welcome back! If you haven't already looked around, this is my little corner of the Internet that contains 15+ years of tabletop RPG resources. There's a heavy Palladium presence since I played their games from the time I was in middle school (about 12-13 for those that may not be familiar with US education groupings) up until several years ago. I'm still working through a backlog of stuff unearthed from my hard drive (and in need of some rewriting), but I continue to post new resources as I use it in my current Savage Rifts campaign.

While I still love Palladium and their settings, I've opted to pursue simpler mechanics. After backing the Breachworld RPG by Jason Richards Publishing (you might recognize his name if you're a Rifts fan), I fell in love with the Mini6 system, and you'll find some resources for that RPG here. Currently, I'm back in the realm of Rifts Earth and my familiarity and love of that setting is spurring a lot of new translations to the Savage Rifts RPG. As campaigns come and go, you'll see new material posted that relates to the epic storylines I seek to tell along with my players. What follows are many, many resources for these campaigns that I hope you will find useful in your own campaign.

I've been road tripping for the past week, riding my motorcycle up from the Southwest to the Pacific Northwest. Over the almost 1900 miles, I went through plenty of wilderness and parks and I was struck with an interesting idea for a campaign. I'm going to start this out with some basic ideas and directions to go on, but I really want to flesh out some of the factions in the future.

Before The Fall, advanced prosthetics were used for many reasons - from military to hard labor. While the technology to manufacture advanced robotic limbs is extremely limited, as is anyone with the knowledge to properly attach and maintain the cybernetic links with the host body, there are still those that find the risk worth the rewards. Some simply undergo augmentation to help their community (either through increased labor capabilities or improved combat ability) while others see it as little more than granted power over unenhanced.

The Cyborg Advanced Class comes with a unique array of perks and complications, granting these augmented creatures abilities beyond those around them. Perks and Complications represents the  sacrifice the individual has made to acquire enhanced strength or abilities. These are passive and will always be available unless the augmentation is removed.

Olaf is physically imposing, as are most Tusks, standing over seven feet tall and looks to be nothing more than a hulking brute. The Tusk was forced to flee his hometown and leave his family behind after being falsely accused of crimes. He spent many years living a solitary, nomadic life in the Civilized Lands until, one fateful day, he met Saxon, a Dru stricken with a strong wanderlust.

The backbone of the New Caldera Defense Forces is the infantry. In addition to standing watch at the perimeter of New Caldera Valley, the infantry units are responsible for policing and protecting the fledgling city-state and are the first to respond when a Breach Creature is spotted in the Valley.

If you're not a fan of Palladium's answer for every elder evil (alien intelligence), then this might be right up your alley. I created an alternate set of vampire rules and abilities that took into account the creatures age and generally left the concept of alien intelligences out of the mix entirely. These were specifically created with Rifts in mind, but should translate well to any of their other settings.