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by Repairman_Jack
Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: what skill for Security checks?
Replies: 10
Views: 423

Re: what skill for Security checks?

Reynard... I think you misunderstood. I'm not asking about devices, which if used for a security purpose would still likely require the appropriate device-type skill to setup... Electronics-Computer for computerized security, Mechanics for lower tech mechanical device, etc. Instead, I'm asking about...
by Repairman_Jack
Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: what skill for Security checks?
Replies: 10
Views: 423

what skill for Security checks?

When friends and I played MegaTrav many years ago, we had a house-rule added skill called "Security" which represented expertise with both security systems and setting up security protocols, both physical and electronic. In MgT2, what skill would best be used for a task like... " Setup a security de...
by Repairman_Jack
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Your thoughts on a query?
Replies: 8
Views: 363

Re: Your thoughts on a query?

I have to respectfully disagree with some of these responses, especially since you indicated that the players foolishly surrendered. Although it's en-vogue these days for the GM to cheat for the players, it actually diminishes them. The GM should stay true to the world that he/she created. If the pl...
by Repairman_Jack
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Military Academy and EDU
Replies: 5
Views: 305

Re: Military Academy and EDU

Yeah... this was asked before, and a lot of you folks chimed in with good opinions. But, I just didn't see an official response form Mongoose. Do they monitor this forum?
by Repairman_Jack
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Military Academy and EDU
Replies: 5
Views: 305

Military Academy and EDU

This was asked before, in one of the Errata posts, but doesn't appear to have been answered... One of the grad benefits of Military Academy says "Increase EDU by an additional +1." But there is no initial EDU increase listed for attending. Is this a typo? Was there supposed to be a base +1 EDU like ...
by Repairman_Jack
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: MgT2 skill-level philosophy ???
Replies: 11
Views: 598

MgT2 skill-level philosophy ???

I have a question about the MgT2 skill levels. It's made clear in the Core Rules that the designers expected characters with low skill levels (quote... average Joe's). However, this flies in the face of the typical skill rolls described in the rules. For example... - Performing a Systems Check on Ba...