It is official. Dias Ex Machina is releasing two books in early 2011.
Ultramodern4 (U4) – Universal 4th Edition Modern / Science Fiction rules.
Fully compatible with D&D, including newer books like Players Handbook 3.
--The new "Ladder" system that offers more adjustability with character creation. Modify your class with one of six ladders. Dozens of different combinations.
--Eleven new modern classes including Sniper, Faceman, Infiltrator, and Grappler.
--Rules for creating a non-combat classes.
--Expanded rules for more realistic role-playing within the architecture of 4th Edition.
--New armor including powered combat suits.
--New skills & feats.
--All new weapons including traditional firearms, rocket launchers, and laser rifles.
--Pimp your auto. Purchase vehicles and modify them.
--All new opponents from fanatics and guerillas to tanks and giant robots.
Ultramodern4 Campaign setting.
Espionage / Counterterrorism / Cyberpunk
--The hacker class, the Manipulator.
--Four new races: Nugenic, Prosthetic, True-Born, and Virtuant.
--An entire spectrum of cybernetics from the simple brain implant to total body prosthesis.
--Install and run programs in allies and enemies.
--Remote control robots from microscopic bugs to walking talks.