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Tom Milligan
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At the end of the Bios: Genesis rules there is a mention of carrying that games end result into Megafauna and a specific mention of the second edition of Megafauna.

Is there any kind of timescale for this or news or anything?
Missed Megafauna the first time round and would love to pick it up!
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Thomas Milligan wrote:
At the end of the Bios: Genesis rules there is a mention of carrying that games end result into Megafauna and a specific mention of the second edition of Megafauna.

Is there any kind of timescale for this or news or anything?
Missed Megafauna the first time round and would love to pick it up!


I think it means an altogether new game.
 
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Probably no earlier than Essen next year, and obviously delays happen.

From the sounds of it, Megafauna 3.0 is going to be a new game, since apparently the intent is to pick up directly from Genesis.

This would imply an expanded timescale (since BIOS: Megafauna currently picks up from permian extinction, and Genesis ends around the Cambrian explosion or so.

Given the similarities between American Megafauna and BIOS: Megafauna, it's presumably going to be recognisably similar though.


(I'm definitely looking forward to doing the eventual mega-game, Genesis to High Frontier: Interstellar. You can do that now with the current Megafauna and Origins, but from the sound of it, it could be more elegant this time around)
 
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Thomas Milligan wrote:
At the end of the Bios: Genesis rules there is a mention of carrying that games end result into Megafauna and a specific mention of the second edition of Megafauna.

Is there any kind of timescale for this or news or anything?
Missed Megafauna the first time round and would love to pick it up!


Part K of the Genesis rules details how to combine Bios: Genesis with the first edition of Bios: Megafauna, published in 2011.

A much more intimate flow between the two games will be provided with the 2nd edition Bios: Megafauna, currently in design by Andrew Doull and Jon Manker. Slated release is October 2017. If you wish to be a part of the development team of Bios: Megafauna 2, please send an email to phileklund@gmail.com.

Dom, the game is reverting back to Bios: Megafauna 2 instead of 3.0, because I don't know how to count.
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Tom Milligan
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Thanks for the info Phil, Cant wait!
 
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I mean, it's "Megafauna 3" or "BIOS: Megafauna 2", depending on where you want to index from
 
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Since American Megafauna had two editions, and Bios Megafauna had one edition, then this new project is either Megafauna 2 or 4, but 3 is not an option.
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phileklund wrote:
Since American Megafauna had two editions, and Bios Megafauna had one edition, then this new project is either Megafauna 2 or 4, but 3 is not an option.


"Then shalt thou count to three, no more, no less. Three shall be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, neither count thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to three."
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