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Five Parsecs Bug Hunt


Maybe they don't show up on infra-red at all..

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Welcome to Five Parsecs Bug Hunt.

Roll up your characters and delve into a solo campaign game fighting horrid aliens, completing objectives and hoping to hang on while the evac shuttle arrives.

Your characters will progress from mission to mission (if they survive) gaining experience and reputation, while engaging in procedurally generated missions against a wide array of alien enemies.

In each mission, you will attempt to complete random objectives, while taking advantage of tactical locations which may give you benefits such as blocking off approaches or distracting enemies. Enemies approach using a "blip" system to keep you guessing.

Combat mechanics are simple, easy to learn and can be picked up in a turn or two. 

Bug Hunt is built for solo and campaign play from the ground up, instead of these factors being tacked on as an afterthought. 

This is a second edition of the original rules, containing countless updates, tweaks and improvements to make the game faster and more fun. The game uses the same game engine as the popular Five Parsecs From Home currently published by Modiphius publishing and your characters from Bug Hunt can even muster out and become characters in your space adventure campaigns.

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The rules provide:

- Character creation.

-  Campaign rules including injuries, experience and random events.

- 6 types of mission objective.

- 5 difficulty settings.

-11 support options to help your characters, from survey teams to engineers.

- 16 alien critters to fight, each with their own profile and special ability. 

New in 1.02 - Map driven rules allowing a group of friends to work together to liberate a colony from the alien invaders, even if you are not able to play together in person. Perfect for friends playing together over the internet.

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Shawn K May 18, 2022 5:28 pm UTC
Question: Can aliens brawl while Stunned? And if they can do they suffer the -1 penalty.
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Ivan S May 20, 2022 3:28 pm UTC
Cheers! They cant move while stunned but if attacked, they do fight at -1
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Justin W June 18, 2021 2:36 pm UTC
So is this download the latest version now? Thank you
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Ivan S June 18, 2021 3:10 pm UTC
Yup. The update was a free upgrade.
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Mark B May 21, 2021 8:22 pm UTC
Will v3 be available here too?
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Ivan S May 22, 2021 4:34 am UTC
Yes and fairly soon too!
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Torin S July 01, 2021 8:01 am UTC
Hi, Looking to get this but conscious you have v3 coming out - will that be a free update if only just bought v2 or should i go back to main 5 Parsecs for a while and wait?
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Ivan S February 11, 2021 2:36 am UTC
Players who purchased the 1st edition in January or February of 2021 should email me at
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This title was added to our catalog on February 10, 2021.