The foundations for the Rifts world were originally developed in the Palladium game Beyond the Supernatural ( first released in 1987), which uses Lovecraftian storytelling. Rifts world book 12 psyscape pdf. The RPG had the tentative title Boomers, named after the original name for the Glitter Boy power armor until Kevin Siembieda changed the name after finding out it was in use for Bubblegum Crisis.
Rifts is a multi- genre role- playing game created by Kevin Siembieda in August 1990 and published continuously by Palladium Books since then. Rifts takes place in a post- apocalyptic future, deriving elements from cyberpunk, science fiction, fantasy, horror, western, mythology and many other genres.