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The Silver Files is the first expansion to the Starcana Campaign Setting, focusing on the mysterious force of starcana.

The breaker known as Pause collected accounts from around the Almacar Galaxy for his enigmatic employer, Lady Argent. This collection, labeled The Silver Files, details the history and repercussions of starcana in the recent past. It shows how people discovered and developed staracana since it emerged. These include historical miracles by members of the Vilithic Church, the study of starcana at a dedicated university, and a broadcast interview with a practitioner.

The Silver Files contains details on locations within the galaxy that are influential to starcana: Sauris and Ornithis University which premiered the Starcana Studies Track; Vilithic City, the center of power of the Church; and a newfound phenomenon known as “bleeds”: places scattered across the galaxy where starcana changes the landscape itself.

The Silver Files also includes:

  • Guidance on incorporating talents from the Genesys Expanded Players Guide.

  • Several new talents.

  • Optional rules to simulate the risks of learning spells in a time where there is little formal training in starcana.

  • 50 spells designed for the Starcana setting.

  • New adversaries, strange creatures that starcana created or altered forever.

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Dylan P March 09, 2020 8:30 am UTC
I admit, I haven't purchased the Starcana setting book, but when you say "50 spells" here, are they just predefined combinations of spell actions and additional effects with extra flavour, or totally new constructions that could inspire other settings?
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Studio 404 G March 09, 2020 1:57 pm UTC
Hi Dylan,
Starcana uses the Magic Rules as described in the Genesys Core Rulebook. The 50 spells presented here are combinations of those actions and additional effects, with names and descriptions that fit the Starcana Setting. In the case of Conjure and Transform, the stats of the creatures are just below the spell itself.

The Silver Files also includes new Talents that affect spellcasting. To name a few: Creative Casting, Build Up, and Specialist.
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Dylan P March 10, 2020 7:46 am UTC
Thanks for the clarification.
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