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by AndrewW
Fri Oct 23, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: JTAS sensor rules
Replies: 27
Views: 870

Re: JTAS sensor rules

We know from the 2e core rulebook that you can reduce this by powering down non-essential systems, like "the chicken soup dispenser on deck C", and this halves power requirements (that seems a bit high, but good for playability). Is this as far as we want to go with this? What about lighting? Proba...
by AndrewW
Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Previewing Traveller Material
Replies: 19
Views: 757

Re: Previewing Traveller Material

swampslug wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:44 pm
I use neither Twitter nor Facebook. My preference would be either this forum or bring back the Planet Mongoose blog on the homepage.
The blog still exists:

http://blog.mongoosepublishing.co.uk/
by AndrewW
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Previewing Traveller Material
Replies: 19
Views: 757

Re: Previewing Traveller Material

TrippyHippy wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:52 am
Can’t you just email previous customers with a newsletter?
There was one once upon a time.
by AndrewW
Tue Oct 13, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Previewing Traveller Material
Replies: 19
Views: 757

Re: Previewing Traveller Material

MongooseMatt wrote:
Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:57 pm
So, what platforms would you like to see advance Traveller information on?
How about just putting it up on your own forum?
by AndrewW
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Poll: How Do You Play Traveller These Days?
Replies: 18
Views: 2210

Re: Poll: How Do You Play Traveller These Days?

Linwood wrote:
Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:16 pm
My VTT game has openings for another player or two....
Probably best in a new thread with some details. Days/time, details on the campaign what platform you are using.
by AndrewW
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: 2020 Releases
Replies: 27
Views: 6220

Re: 2020 Releases

MongooseMatt wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:50 pm
That indeed could be done - but Martin is about to embark on a mega-project that will shake the stars themselves (well, quite a few of them at any rate)...
He's secretly developing a certain Darrian weapon?
by AndrewW
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Question about Stunners
Replies: 26
Views: 1902

Re: Question about Stunners

I consider the ion weapon more of a homage to Empire Strikes Back than an OTU sort of thing. Don't know where the Tachyon Cannon came from but that's another issue... High Guard is meant as a toolkit, not everything will fit into the OTU. Yes, some stuff was added to use for different universes, so...
by AndrewW
Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Drinaxian Companion - Now on Pre-Order & Ebook!
Replies: 6
Views: 3982

Re: Drinaxian Companion - Now on Pre-Order & Ebook!

MongooseMatt wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:05 am
We have not got a shipping date yet, but it is at the printers right now!
I'll send the Harrier over to confiscate the shipment on the grounds of state security.
by AndrewW
Mon Aug 17, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Shadows of Sindal preview? SPOLIERS!
Replies: 7
Views: 2816

Re: Shadows of Sindal preview? SPOILERS!

steelbrok wrote:
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:28 am
Sniffs...how would you tell infected Aslan apart from normal ones?
Shoot first and ask questions later.
by AndrewW
Sat Aug 15, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Another passage type--slow drugs
Replies: 11
Views: 2942

Re: Another passage type--slow drugs

I’ve never bought into the idea that people would ever travel in low berths as written in anything but the most dire circumstances, given the risks involved. It’s never really mattered in any of my campaigns, but I’ve gone with the idea that the low berth revival is a routine check (6+ rather than ...
by AndrewW
Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Psion?
Replies: 8
Views: 2867

Re: Psion?

Subzero001 wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:41 am
What happened to the Order of the White Star?!? And what is the other "shadow psion" branches now? 8)
They moved to Babylon 5 so they could crew White Stars.
by AndrewW
Sat Aug 08, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Does the Scout come with weapons?
Replies: 33
Views: 7378

Re: Does the Scout come with weapons?

It is my understanding that a jump drive needs to be powered for the entire week it is operating. Batteries cannot do that unless you have the power plant capacity to keep recharging them in which case the batteries are redundant. But the M-drive, sensors and weapons are not used in jump space so t...
by AndrewW
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Does the Scout come with weapons?
Replies: 33
Views: 7378

Re: Does the Scout come with weapons?

It says it comes with a 1-ton double turret, but it doesn't specify what kind of weapon they are or list a power requirement for them. I see people using the term "hard points" which I have not seen in the core book. I'm assuming they go into that in in High Guard. The Type S Scout Courier comes wi...
by AndrewW
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Fuel costs--jumps vs. weeks of operation
Replies: 19
Views: 4372

Re: Fuel costs--jumps vs. weeks of operation

Under Fuel Tank for a ship the main book gives you a total amount of fuel, and a number of weeks of operation that that fuel provides. Is that the number of weeks of operation assuming you don't use the jump drive in that time, and then you recalculate accordingly when you jump? That's weeks of ope...
by AndrewW
Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Pirates of Drinax - GMs thread
Replies: 541
Views: 149124

Re: Pirates of Drinax - GMs thread

And yes, AndrewW is correct, I did write The Glorious Empire . I hope you all enjoy it when it comes out. Old School was a proofreader on the project (and inspired dozens of additional ideas during its development), so if anything is wrong with it, we can blame him. So we can't enjoy it before it c...
by AndrewW
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Pirates of Drinax - GMs thread
Replies: 541
Views: 149124

Re: Pirates of Drinax - GMs thread

3) Christopher Griffen did Reach Adventure 6: Exodus , and I cannot wait to incorporate it into my PoD campaign. I hope, he's the one writing the Glorious Empire sourcebook due in autumn. He has also done a TAS adventure on the GlEm, but I have not read it yet. I wonder, if it contains any GlEm shi...
by AndrewW
Fri Jul 17, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Official Traveller Core Rulebook Update
Replies: 29
Views: 6292

Re: Official Traveller Core Rulebook Update

Old School wrote:
Fri Jul 17, 2020 1:02 am
Don’t know about the core rulebook ships as much, but the high guard ships are riddled with dozens of errors.

AD’s link in the post above is the best effort I’ve seen at correcting them.
The Core Rulebook ships are also in High Guard and thus corrected there.
by AndrewW
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Expanded Ship Criticals?
Replies: 16
Views: 1560

Re: Expanded Ship Criticals?

Self sealing was around in 1st edition High Guard as well, it was just made auto instead of an add on in 2nd edition.
by AndrewW
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: no FTL communications seems a bit gamey
Replies: 18
Views: 1665

Re: no FTL communications seems a bit gamey

Rumors of such tech might make for a wonderful MacGuffin for an mystery/espionage-focused Traveller campaign. With a discovery at some point that the tech never existed (a con or a false-flag op), that the proposed tech cannot work (gross misinterpretation, misinformation, or a seriously deluded pr...
by AndrewW
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: maneuver drives no fuel?
Replies: 30
Views: 2854

Re: maneuver drives no fuel?

Linwood wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:54 pm
I vote for M-Drive generated field-effect inertia sump <waves hands frantically in all possible directions>
You forgot to say "These aren't the M-Drives you are looking for."