From publisher blurb:
Alpha Dawn... stage one of the Star FrontiersTM science fiction game system.
A great way to enter the world of science fiction role playing.
These Basic Rules teach you how to create characters, move and fight on the game map, and how to create adventures of your own. The included adventure, Crash on Volturnus, is simple enough for both beginning players and referees.
Stage two... expanded rules and much more!
Picture the world-famous Dungeons & Dragons game. Now imagine this same excitement in a science fiction setting. You'll find our Expanded Rules add that kind of challenge, detail, and opportunity for victory. Don't miss Star FrontiersTM Knight Hawks exciting board game and role-playing expansion rules to Star Frontiers Alpha Dawn game.
Everything you need: This set includes the Basic Rule Book, the Expanded Rule Book, the Crash on Volturnus Adventure Module, printable full-color map, printable counters. Two d10 dice not included.
This game requires no gameboard because the action tales place in the player's imagination with plantery adventures in alien worlds as the main event.
Ideal for 3 or more beginning to intermediate players, ages 10 and up.