is a set of time-travel role-playing games
by Greg Porter and published by Blacksburg Tactical Research Center
(BTRC). None are related to the Doctor Who
RPG, Time Lord
. The first two editions used a custom d20 based game system, the 3rd and most recent edition uses either the EABA
systems from BTRC.
begins at the End of Time. A doomed race, known as "The Designers", gifted in both psionics
and sciences set about escaping their fate as the inevitable end of the universe encroached. Eventually, they discover time travel, and use this knowledge to move their entire solar system backwards in time to when the universe is about 15 billion years old. The actual Designers have never been seen by humans. After attempting to create powerful new life forms, they created "Lucifer", a sentient being that led the destruction of the Designer race and caused the dispersion of Designer technology across the universe.
The pinnacle of their achievements was the "Matrix", a small time-travel device, the size and shape of a 20-sided die, weighing about 3 pounds. The Matrix could be used for personal time travel, as an energy source, and other things only hinted at by the rule books. It is one of these Matrix devices that the players of the game find to begin their adventure.
The actual game setting is virtually limitless. As a time travel game, characters may find themselves at any time in Earth history, past or future.... Read More