The year is 2210 and a Xenobiologist, Dr. Carter Farch, has gone rogue and has been using mercenaries to kidnap deep space colonists to further his research. Wanting to ensure continued expansion a number of invested corporations and individuals have applied enough pressure to have a specialist USCMC 'Bug Hunter' unit sent out to rescue the colonists and ensure this madman suffers for the damage he's caused.
AL()ENS: According To Plan
ALIENS: ATP is set in the Dark Horse Comics' expanded Aliens Vs Predator universe and focuses on a team of United States Colonial Marine Corps troopers and support staff of the USS Connor, all of whom have experience dealing with the black bio-mechanical nightmares that haunt the universe. From smart-gunners to Artificial Persons to a small assortment of techs, troops and the odd scientist they will all be working together to help make deep space colonization a safe (and profitable) endeavour for current and future generations.
Players will be built using one of the standard 70 Point character builds from the AFMBE line, including Survivor, Powered (Inspired), Martial Artist, Shooter, Adept Hero and Talented Hero.
Most non-supernatural Qualities, Drawbacks and Skills will be acceptable, including some of the Package Qualities from other Unisystem games (Brainiac, Jock, Cop, etc) with minor adjustments for their Skill bonuses, additionally there will be a free Package Quality for all players to represent their association with the unit, which may be highly individualized in the case of support characters.
Powers Types available to characters include Bioware/Cybernetics/Nanotech, Chi Techniques and Mentalism/Psionics, although some of the associated Powers within these may not be allowed for flavor reasons.
There will be a minimum of 1-2 posts per week and this will increase to a minimum 3-5 posts per week during high action scenes. Characters who haven't acted within this timeframe will have their actions automated by the GM, inline with similar actions/background of the character from the past.