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The Imperial Sourcebook, by Greg Gorden, was a West End Games supplement for their version of the Star Wars Roleplaying Game. It discussed the organization of the Galactic Empire in the aftermath of the Battle of Yavin. This, the second edition, was released in June 1994, following the release of the sourcebook's first edition in October 1989. It was designed to be an in-universe report on the Empire compiled for Mon Mothma by Arhul Hextrophon.

The Imperial Sourcebook "is set in that turbulent time that begins with the destruction of the first Death Star" and "looks at the might of the Empire after Star Wars IV: A New Hope."

Opening crawl[edit | edit source]

It is a dark time for the Rebellion. Although the original Death Star has been destroyed, Imperial forces have instituted a reign of terror throughout the galaxy.

The Galactic Empire has many weapons in its arsenal and every one of them has been turned upon the Rebels: tyranny, oppression, vast fleets, overwhelming armies and fear, the prime motivator in the New Order.

The upstart Rebel Alliance has dared win a significant battle against the Empire at Yavin, but the war has only begun. Outnumbered and outgunned, the Rebellion nevertheless burns across a thousand-thousand worlds, flaming into a fire of hope.

But the Emperor has ordered this fire extinguished, setting the massive war machine he has constructed into motion ...

Contents[edit | edit source]

Introduction[edit | edit source]

Prologue[edit | edit source]

Chapter One: A Primer on Imperial Power[edit | edit source]

Chapter Two: COMPNOR[edit | edit source]

Chapter Three: Imperial Intelligence[edit | edit source]

Chapter Four: The Military[edit | edit source]

Chapter Five: Capital Ships[edit | edit source]

Chapter Six: Custom Ordnance[edit | edit source]

Chapter Seven: Land Vehicles[edit | edit source]

Chapter Eight: Sector Group Organization[edit | edit source]

Chapter Nine: Combat Artillery[edit | edit source]

Chapter Ten: Infantry Support Weapons[edit | edit source]

Chapter Eleven: Special Military Forces[edit | edit source]

Chapter Twelve: Recruitment, Training, and Indoctrination[edit | edit source]

Development[edit | edit source]

The second edition of Imperial Sourcebook was first published in June 1994. A second printing was released in January 1995.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

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Droid models

Events

Locations

Organizations and titles

Sentient species

Vehicles and vessels

Weapons and technology

Miscellanea


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