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by Jame Rowe
Sat Jul 30, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Fuel Bladders
Replies: 119
Views: 10080

Re: Fuel Bladders

I may have overlooked it's supposed to be under pressure. So a rubber balloon may not be the ideal container out side of a steel container container. This is true, and I've had a few people express this with varying degrees of politeness. However, here's my thought on this issue: this is in the fut...
by Jame Rowe
Sat Jul 30, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Art:200 Ton Free trader
Replies: 59
Views: 3247

Re: Art:200 Ton Free trader

Not quite what I imagined the exhaust port to look like. Maneuver Drives in current Traveller editions have neither exhaust nor propellant. There’s nothing to be called “jetwash” (or even “drivewash”, which is a slightly more appropriate term). As such, there is no reason to have any nozzle of any ...
by Jame Rowe
Sat Jul 30, 2016 11:03 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Art: Type T
Replies: 13
Views: 543

Re: Art: Type T

I like them. Keep up the good work!

I kinda prefer the with-bulge version, partly 'cuz it's classic and partly it makes sense as being room for crew.
by Jame Rowe
Thu Jul 28, 2016 10:49 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Art:200 Ton Free trader
Replies: 59
Views: 3247

Re: Art:200 Ton Free trader

Not quite what I imagined the exhaust port to look like. Otherwise, well done, and keep going! (I'd want to see a PF Sloan with a couple of small craft, a Chrysanthemum and a Type T if you take requests. :) ) if you can get me refrence pic I'll try anything. All of this is practice for me. I try to...
by Jame Rowe
Thu Jul 28, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Art:200 Ton Free trader
Replies: 59
Views: 3247

Re: Art:200 Ton Free trader

Not quite what I imagined the exhaust port to look like.
Otherwise, well done, and keep going!

(I'd want to see a PF Sloan with a couple of small craft, a Chrysanthemum and a Type T if you take requests. :) )
by Jame Rowe
Fri Jul 08, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Crazy Idea Time] Folding Starship
Replies: 64
Views: 3370

Re: [Crazy Idea Time] Folding Starship

Assuming you can use a drop tank of fuel to run a jump drive, then your ship uses all of the fuel right at jump, and not over the course of the trip. A jump drive's fuel use and range is based on the volume of the jumping ship. So...pump the fuel by compressing the entire fuel tank, thus collapsing...
by Jame Rowe
Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Art: Reference pic, 30 ton utility modules
Replies: 14
Views: 908

Re: Art: Reference pic, 30 ton utility modules

Wbnc, I'm not sure if I would have a use for that particular design, but thank you for sharing your effort. It's well drawn and I can see you put effort in. There’s no reason to assume drives do that. As a practical matter, unless you have a basis for it, you should throw out as little physics as po...
by Jame Rowe
Thu Jun 30, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Traveller 2nd Edition errata
Replies: 14
Views: 3384

Re: Traveller 2nd Edition errata

ShawnDriscoll wrote:
Jame Rowe wrote:Just a quick digression - how similar to the 1e Scientist career is the 2e Scientist career?
Pretty much the same. In 2e, careers now have college education and military schools. Even prison time.
Thank you. I may get the 2E core book for the career revisions after all.
by Jame Rowe
Wed Jun 29, 2016 2:10 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Traveller 2nd Edition errata
Replies: 14
Views: 3384

Re: Traveller 2nd Edition errata

Just a quick digression - how similar to the 1e Scientist career is the 2e Scientist career?
by Jame Rowe
Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: A Traveller Miniatures Game?!!
Replies: 36
Views: 5577

Re: A Traveller Miniatures Game?!!

Wondered when someone would spot that :) A Traveller miniatures game is being seriously talked about right now. Can't say too much at the moment, but it will be a 2017 release (hopefully earlier rather than later in the year), involve plastics, be ground-based, and revolve around a very famous conf...
by Jame Rowe
Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Draw up its stats. Please
Replies: 40
Views: 2619

Re: Draw up its stats. Please

Make no mistake, I meant incomprehensible and unplayable to everyone , save, perhaps, for the original author. This is the kind of statement I meant. I can't find any way to pull something productive from this. If this is a common sort of statement from you, I can see why you don't think this forum...
by Jame Rowe
Fri Jun 24, 2016 8:31 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ugliest Starship
Replies: 186
Views: 17126

Re: Ugliest Starship

All I'll say in that case is that like you, I enjoy the Mercenary Cruiser and like the thought of it landing on planets. I'm just going by the old B&W drawings from the Traveller mags I looked through back in the day. i didn't know what maneuver drives even were back then. Gravatics was not in my v...
by Jame Rowe
Fri Jun 24, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ugliest Starship
Replies: 186
Views: 17126

Re: Ugliest Starship

Tenacious-Techhunter wrote:He’s just mad that I pointed out that the picture he used was directed by an idiot.
Or maybe it's the WAY you pointed it out. Just remember, disagreement is one thing - but POLITENESS is the way you do so!
by Jame Rowe
Thu Jun 23, 2016 11:15 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ugliest Starship
Replies: 186
Views: 17126

Re: Ugliest Starship

ShawnDriscoll wrote:
Jame Rowe wrote:it may not work on a distributed frame, just anything unstreamlined to streamlined.
Somehow the argument got changed to something else when "distributed" got a shout out.
All I'll say in that case is that like you, I enjoy the Mercenary Cruiser and like the thought of it landing on planets.
by Jame Rowe
Thu Jun 23, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ugliest Starship
Replies: 186
Views: 17126

Re: Ugliest Starship

Obviously they're re-entering using gravitics as they're technically unstreamlined. BUT! That's what the gravitics are for! But then unstreamlined wouldn't matter for anything, since gravitics can overcome it. I think I'd always assumed they did overcome it. Though as Reynard states, it may not wor...
by Jame Rowe
Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:00 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ugliest Starship
Replies: 186
Views: 17126

Re: Ugliest Starship

Obviously they're re-entering using gravitics as they're technically unstreamlined.

BUT! That's what the gravitics are for!
by Jame Rowe
Wed Jun 22, 2016 2:08 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ugliest Starship
Replies: 186
Views: 17126

Re: Ugliest Starship

Reynard wrote:While going through my old Traveller book, I believe I found THE ugliest ship, the Leviathan. It's a huge 1800 ton hulking block of tiered metal.

http://wiki.travellerrpg.com/Leviathan_ ... nt_Cruiser
Yeah, that's kinda really ugly.

Did you outfox us again? :wink:
by Jame Rowe
Wed Jun 22, 2016 1:33 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ugliest Starship
Replies: 186
Views: 17126

Re: Ugliest Starship

I'd just think that after TL 11 or so they'd figure out a new way to do it. ;) But that's my game, on the understanding that your game is different.
by Jame Rowe
Wed Jun 22, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ugliest Starship
Replies: 186
Views: 17126

Re: Ugliest Starship

Those are also cool uglies, Shawn.
Though I will admit that I'm not a big fan of the Modular Cutter, though. The way the modules are handled never sat right with me, though I'm not sure I can explain why. Something about it being an external system and not an internal one...
by Jame Rowe
Mon Jun 20, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: New Paizo SF RPG: Competitor with Traveller?
Replies: 312
Views: 31435

Re: New Paizo SF RPG: Competitor with Traveller?

Apparently Roll20 releases an “Industry Report” about games being played on its service: http://blog.roll20.net/post/143493281735/the-orr-group-industry-report-q1-2016 “Traveller (Any Edition)” is listed as having just under 0.3% of played games on the service. “Stars Without Number” has 1.3% of ga...