So I just finished reading the new edition of Eclipse Phase and wanted to get some thoughts on it written down. First off, it is a monster of a book and took me longer to read than I would have liked just because of the density of information that it contains. The new edition does a lot of good things for simplifying the rules especially for characters which were complex in the first edition. In fact the two biggest improvements I saw in the game were the change to use Morph Points and Gear Points to acquire a body and gear.
I decided to re-read this book because the kickstarter for a new edition was going on. It took me longer than I had hoped to get through it in part because of numerous other things that I was devoting time to, but I did finally finish reading it again. My basic impression remains the same.
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