Elegantes Rollen-Spiel (ERS)
Update: David Bruns, from Saarbrücken, translated ERP into ERS at the end of last year. Now, another German roleplayer (DRoSI from www.Freie-Rollenspiele.de) has offered to make an alternate translation into German, and I will have David give me his thoughts when I get it (as my German isn't as good as his!).
The ERP rules (Oct 02)
David is also planning an ERS campaign:
Well... I am currently preparing something "RetroTech-Pulp" oriented! I am heavily influenced by the comic "The Red Star" available from Image Comics. If you don't know it, check it out!!!
The basic concept is that the URRS (United Republics of the Red Star) is a grand nation falling apart. Characters are members of the Red Fleet fighting a physical battle against separatist partisans, a mental battle against the opression and dictatorship their country has ended up in, and an emotional battle to cope with the loss of friends and loved ones.
It features an alternate universe with interesting technology (Skyfurnaces, gigantic flying battleships) and magic (mostly employed by members of the Sorcery Corps).