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by Condottiere
Sat Oct 23, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 938
Views: 356862

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Mmzg901wuu4/maxresdefault.jpg CAITIAN: Cultural Index Today we're looking at the kitty cats of Star Trek, the Caitians. Surprisingly they have a lot in common with Human's history in Trek involving augments and they share many values with the Federation itself. I also came ac...
by Condottiere
Sat Oct 23, 2021 10:04 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1201
Views: 325366

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Confederation Navy: Standard Docking Clamps Type Gamma - (7 tonnes, 1.5 megastarbux) capacity would be seventy tonnes to two hundred ten tonnes; if you halved twelve and a half tonnes you'd get six and a quarter tonnes, and that would place the the range between sixty two and a half tonnes to one h...
by Condottiere
Fri Oct 22, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1201
Views: 325366

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Confederation Navy: Standard Docking Clamps Type Omega - (50 tonnes, 8.0 megastarbux) is basically Type V , that has a minimum volume requirement of two kilotonnes, to infinity and beyond; one assumes that is the minimum tonnage for such a capability, and we'll use this as the baseline for the uppe...
by Condottiere
Fri Oct 22, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3561
Views: 688487

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/p5G9AWr3OX8/maxresdefault.jpg Inspiration: The Starships & Vehicles of Dune With the situation on Arrakis escalating, the Templin Institute makes some observations and speculates on the starships and vehicles deployed by each side. 00:40 | Spacing Guild Heighliner 02:12 | Hou...
by Condottiere
Fri Oct 22, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3561
Views: 688487

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/48HNd0vS_mc/maxresdefault.jpg Starwarships: 8 Rarest Starfighters in the Galactic Empire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48HNd0vS_mc 1. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. 2. Do five wings work in an atmosphere? It's also more survivable that a Twin Ion Engine fighter. 3. Also, no charism...
by Condottiere
Fri Oct 22, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3561
Views: 688487

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Spaceships: Armament, Torpedoes and Bayonettes 1. If you only have a torpedo armament, once the last salvo is fired off, you're not going to have much left to annoy the other side. 2. So, since a barbette is traversable, you have the last two or three torpedoes become housing for ordnance or energy...
by Condottiere
Fri Oct 22, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1201
Views: 325366

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Confederation Navy: Standard Docking Clamps Type Alpha docking clamp - 0.5 tonnes, 0.25 megastarbux attached ship tonnage - half a tonne to fifteen tonnes Type Beta docking clamp - 1.75 tonnes, 0.875 megastarbux attached ship tonnage - one and three quarters tonnes to fifty two and a half tonnes Ty...
by Condottiere
Fri Oct 22, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 938
Views: 356862

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/5vTKyWIBiP0/maxresdefault.jpg Are Rubber-Tired Trains A Scam? The spotlight of today's video is on rubber-tired trains, specifically metro trains: What they are, how they work, and why do these giant buses on rails exist. Let's take a look together! As always, leave a comment...
by Condottiere
Fri Oct 22, 2021 10:39 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 938
Views: 356862

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/RpXJfCJMcqs/maxresdefault.jpg Look inside the Army's NEW 'Smart Scope' The new computer ballistic scope will replace the ACOG and CCO entirely. It calculates where to display the reticle after you press the button. This works for machine guns, rifles, sniper rifles. L3 Harris...
by Condottiere
Thu Oct 21, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 938
Views: 356862

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/jvcihrciJes/maxresdefault.jpg Dune Costume Designers Break Down Dune’s Stillsuits | WIRED In 'Dune,' inhabitants of the desert planet wear full-body stillsuits for their survival. These stillsuits capture moisture and recycle it into drinking water. Jacqueline West and Bob Mo...
by Condottiere
Thu Oct 21, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1201
Views: 325366

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Galloway Paragraph 3. I wonder how much it costs to build a starport, and what hoops you have to jump through. 4. Not surprisingly, the naval bases of Galloway subsector have an enlarged complement of patrol vessels and a fleet deployment is maintained on a near-constant bas...
by Condottiere
Thu Oct 21, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3561
Views: 688487

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/m1Dx24L12VU/maxresdefault.jpg Starwarships: Star Trek: 10 Secrets Of The Next Generation Main Bridge Watch for directions to the bathroom on the bridge of the USS Enterprise. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1Dx24L12VU 1. Sixty tonnes? You could make it an open office with br...
by Condottiere
Thu Oct 21, 2021 11:22 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Gun Combat and never missing.
Replies: 34
Views: 3345

Re: Gun Combat and never missing.

Some of us just take longer to be satisfied that we're aiming at the bull's eye, and carefully caress the trigger to not jostle the rifle.
by Condottiere
Thu Oct 21, 2021 11:20 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Travellers Needed - The Future of Traveller
Replies: 63
Views: 1939

Re: Travellers Needed - The Future of Traveller

There's always Third Edition Dungeons and Dragons, once Hasbro has sold off Wizards of the Coast to the Chinese.
by Condottiere
Wed Oct 20, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 938
Views: 356862

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/96DKtu9DFow/maxresdefault.jpg CycloRotor: Is this the future of eVTOL Electric Propulsion System? In February 1923, Jonathan Edward Caldwell, filed for a patent on a device he called the "cyclogyro". It consisted of an airplane fuselage with two paddle-wheel-like attachments ...
by Condottiere
Wed Oct 20, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1201
Views: 325366

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: New Holland Paragraph 2. Low rated starport would encourage unregulated entrepreneurship. 3. Burton has a small force of destroyers and light carriers. A. Caldron - Libertarian Big Brother; almost everything goes, short of violating Confederation law. B. Nudity resort realit...
by Condottiere
Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1201
Views: 325366

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Regulus Paragraph 1. So watch out for Tino. 2. So the Confederation can subsidize or fund starports, or be privately funded. 3. The base at Satona houses a Confederation Army rapid response force and associated naval assets. These are mainly transport vessels and their escor...
by Condottiere
Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:27 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3561
Views: 688487

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Wko2Gh2Pugs/maxresdefault.jpg Inspiration: 72 Missiles At Once! - 747 Cruise Missile Carrier There is no doubt that the Boeing 747 in its various configurations has been one of the most successful and well-known aircraft designs in commercial aviation, used by both passenger ...
by Condottiere
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 938
Views: 356862

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Mm17rsTsIGs/maxresdefault.jpg Why Airless Tires Kinda Suck They really aren't the answer - but why is everyone talking about them? Here’s a question... if normal road cars can beat some supercars in a traffic-light drag race, avoid crashes for you and even drive themselves, w...
by Condottiere
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1201
Views: 325366

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Ziusudra Paragraph 2. Scathe appears to be heavily defended, short of an Iron Gate fortress. 3. Balboa appears to be expansionist. 4. Ziusudra appears to have a couple of squadrons of cruisers, sometimes reinforced by one or more capital ships. 5. Amiens - Amish? 6. Fifty pe...