From the back of the book:
What if James Bond quit ther service, 'M' couldn't be trusted and 'Q' worked for the bad guys?
Shadowforce Archer rips back a shroud of conspiracy that has penetrated the highest levels of government for over fifty years, unleashing a thrilling combination of high-octane movie action, psychic spies, mystic artifacts and ultra-national villain organizations, poised to dominate the entire world, or leave it a pile of smoking ash. You play a shadow operative of the vast Archer Conspiracy, charged with secretly keeping the world safe...from itself. But a superspy's life is never simple. Now, at the dawn of a new millennium, the Archer Conspiracy faces its greatest challenge - a threat from within it's own ranks. With it's technical wizards gone rogue and Control de-stabilized, no one can be trusted and no place is safe. Are you ready to face the greatest threat the world has ever known?
- Shadowforce Archer is the first official campaign setting for the Spycraft espionage roleplaying game
- All the action! All the Intrigue! All the secrets! Everything you need to join the worldwide struggle against global self-destruction.
- A century of shadow history! Blending real-world espionage events with a detailed and imaginative backstory, the Shadowforce Archer setting is eerily similar to our own, with a fresh and exciting spin!
- Eight complete agencies! Each of the Archer conspiracy's eight Chambers is detailed, including it's background, history, motivations, goals, resources, current plotlines and feature NPCs
- Cross-genre adventure! Each Chamber has it's own unique flavour, representing a distinct genre of espionage role-playing. Highlight subtle differences of play them up for maximum contrast!
- New Villain Organizations! Pit your team against any of five fully established villain organizations or use one of dozens of theat hooks sprinkled throughout the setting.
- Three new base classes! Whether you play a superhuman physical adept, gadgeteering mentalist or thought-manipulating telepath, this book contains every rule you need to dive into the action.
- Five new prestige classes! Play a cat burgler, counter-terrorist, hacker, sniper or shadespeaker.
Rules for the mystic world and chemical monsters! Explore the wilder side of the Shadowforce Archer setting, or become a part of it. Complete rules for mystic invocations, relics and the power of chemical augmentation are found inside.
- Serialized storytelling with cliffhanger appeal! Play your favourite agents in missions of your own design, or take part in the ongoing official Shadowforce Archer interactive campaign