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by Condottiere
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 632
Views: 152532

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Advanced Garand Rifle: Introduction https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a5/M1_Garand_rifle_USA_noBg.jpg/450px-M1_Garand_rifle_USA_noBg.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c8/30-06_Springfield_rifle_cartridge.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thum...
by Condottiere
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3059
Views: 381402

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Inspiration: Cargo Raid - A Star Wars Fan Film A small rebel force lies in wait for an Imperial cargo shipment... Thank you for watching my first space battle animation! This was mostly a technical test to figure out how I would go about animating and rendering out a full scene. Despite this having...
by Condottiere
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: New to Traveller... questions
Replies: 11
Views: 279

Re: New to Traveller... questions

As long as none of the characters are over powered, you might be able to close an eye.

You could insist that pools of points have to be distributed evenly across skills and attributes.
by Condottiere
Sun Jul 12, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 632
Views: 152532

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Calico Light Weapons System: Roller Delay and Helical Drums The Calico family of firearms was developed in the late 1980s, and put on the market just in time to be squashed by the 1994 Omnibus Crime Act. The heart of the Calico system was a design for a double-stack helical magazine, which was made...
by Condottiere
Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3059
Views: 381402

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Inspiration: Amazing NEW STAR WARS 1313 Screenshots LEAKED! - How could they cancel this? Amazing new screenshots from the cancelled game Star Wars 1313 just leaked, giving us a look at the Coruscant Underworld, and it leaves me wondering... how could they possibly cancel this game? https://www.you...
by Condottiere
Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: New to Traveller... questions
Replies: 11
Views: 279

Re: New to Traveller... questions

Antithetical to Traveller character generation, you could reverse engineer it, by approximating what you'd like to end up with, and backtracking how you could get there. And then trust in the Dice Gods. You could try to purchase a vehicle by mortgaging your ship share. With weapons, there might be i...
by Condottiere
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 632
Views: 152532

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Can A Metal Bowling Ball Survive Inside a Nuclear Explosion? Can something be made which would survive being so close to a nuclear detonation that it gets engulfed by the million degree fireball? The US actually tested steel and aluminium spheres in experiments involving nuclear weapons. These test...
by Condottiere
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3059
Views: 381402

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Spacestations: Armaments and How Much Would a DEATH STAR Cost? | Because Science What are the costs and energy specifications of the Death Star from Star Wars? It's Imperial Engineering 101 on this episode of Because Science, now airing for the first time on the Because Science Channel. https://www...
by Condottiere
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3059
Views: 381402

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Spacestations: Hulls and Saturn's spongey moon Hyperion | Space is Weird Saturn's moon Hyperion is the poster child for the potato-shaped moons in the solar system. But unlike other potato-shaped moons, it's not thought to be a captured asteroid. So, does it's weird spongey looking surface give awa...
by Condottiere
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 632
Views: 152532

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

No, It Doesn't Take Glock Mags...and Sometimes That's Better Sometimes it makes sense to use convenient existing magazines. Sometimes it doesn't. Like all things in firearms design, magazine features are all compromises. Single feed vs double feed, polymer vs steel, and straight vs curved...one siz...
by Condottiere
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Expanded Ship Criticals?
Replies: 16
Views: 244

Re: Expanded Ship Criticals?

Five being the ideal party headcount.

Too soon?
by Condottiere
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 632
Views: 152532

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Personal Protection: Bulletproofing Your Book Bag (Part 2) Paul tests the effectiveness of laptops in stopping bullets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBuj0HxU7j4 https://i.ytimg.com/vi/oBuj0HxU7j4/maxresdefault.jpg 1. I remember when it was proposed that every American student be issued with bull...
by Condottiere
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Expanded Ship Criticals?
Replies: 16
Views: 244

Re: Expanded Ship Criticals?

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by Condottiere
Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: no FTL communications seems a bit gamey
Replies: 18
Views: 318

Re: no FTL communications seems a bit gamey

That must be why they're sending the information into the past.
by Condottiere
Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 632
Views: 152532

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

War Thunder Film - My 6 Most Hated Vehicles Tally-ho! Today I bring you something different! Yes, It's my least favourite vehicles in War Thunder, as requested a year ago. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5914qhrsV9Q https://i.ytimg.com/vi/5914qhrsV9Q/maxresdefault.jpg 1. Assault guns and tank destr...
by Condottiere
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3059
Views: 381402

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Inspiration: Making Sense Of Mars | Mars Academy Episode 1 We are going to start making sense of Mars or at least build a foundation to build on. Since Mars doesn't have oceans or vegetation, this is a poor way to study the planet. My favorite way to study Mars is with an elevation map because it h...
by Condottiere
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Expanded Ship Criticals?
Replies: 16
Views: 244

Re: Expanded Ship Criticals?

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by Condottiere
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: no FTL communications seems a bit gamey
Replies: 18
Views: 318

Re: no FTL communications seems a bit gamey

Before you get disappointed, quantum physics may have the solution. Quantum entanglement, as we’ve covered in the past, shows that paired particles mimic their behavior over potentially infinite distances.It must be said that distance isn’t the only dimension that is seemingly ignored by quantum en...