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by FreeTrav
Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: What is the salary for crew filling two position?
Replies: 13
Views: 3854

Re: What is the salary for crew filling two position?

What are the two positions (and ship) in question? It'll depend a lot on the circumstances. In the particular case asked about (I'm the original querent from the TML), one position was made up, the other varied - there was one pilot-plus, one engineer-plus, one gunner-plus, and three new-position-o...
by FreeTrav
Tue Apr 14, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] May/June 2020 pending - ISSUE 100 BEGINNING PREP
Replies: 1
Views: 1183

[Freelance Traveller] May/June 2020 pending - ISSUE 100 BEGINNING PREP

The only thing that the May/June issue of Freelance Traveller is waiting for is some time-dependent information, so it will be out on time, COVID stress notwithstanding! I'm starting to compile articles for the July/August issue, but it occurs to me that it wouldn't be inappropriate to do something ...
by FreeTrav
Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] March/April 2020 Posted!
Replies: 1
Views: 2571

[Freelance Traveller] March/April 2020 Posted!

The March/April 2020 issue of Freelance Traveller is now available for download! Mark McCabe brings us this issue's featured article, on Bounty Hunting, complete with rules for hunting and a career for Mongoose Traveller. The rest of the issue is the usual eclectic mix of reviews, stories, house ru...
by FreeTrav
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: TravellerCON/USA 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 4581

TravellerCON/USA 2020

TravellerCON/USA 2020 will be happening the weekend of 9-11 Oct 2020 at the DoubleTree Resort Lancaster, 2400 Willow Street Pike, Lancaster, PA. The theme is “Hivers”. We are pleased to be able to announce that Marc Miller will be joining us this year! The kickstarter will go live in February or Ma...
by FreeTrav
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] Jan/Feb 2020 Posted!
Replies: 0
Views: 4408

[Freelance Traveller] Jan/Feb 2020 Posted!

The January/February 2020 issue of Freelance Traveller is ready for download! This is a Theme Issue, focussing on the Compassion Corps, an organization whose creation for Traveller was inspired by such organizations as Doctors Without Borders and Mercy Ships. Many of our articles tie in to the them...
by FreeTrav
Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] Nov/Dec 2019 Posted!
Replies: 1
Views: 1568

[Freelance Traveller] Nov/Dec 2019 Posted!

The November/December 2019 issue of Freelance Traveller is ready for download! We close out our tenth year of publication with Jeff Zeitlin's after-action report on TravellerCON/USA as the featured article. The issue is rounded out with the usual assortment of reviews, stories, adventures, animals,...
by FreeTrav
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] Sept/Oct 2019 posted!
Replies: 0
Views: 3860

[Freelance Traveller] Sept/Oct 2019 posted!

The September/October 2019 issue of Freelance Traveller is posted for download! This issue's theme, tied in to that of TravellerCON/USA 2019, is VARGR. We have cover art by Benedikt Schwarz, a profile of a Vargr church by Richard Honeycutt, an adventure by Joe Webb, a character profile by Paul Sand...
by FreeTrav
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] July/Aug 2019 POSTED FOR DOWNLOAD!
Replies: 1
Views: 880

[Freelance Traveller] July/Aug 2019 POSTED FOR DOWNLOAD!

The July/August 2019 issue of Freelance Traveller is posted and ready for download! This issue is a Feature Issue, with a focus on the Squeedle, a little squid-like animal created as part of Timothy Collinson's Traveller Adventure campaign. You'll find a description of the squeedle (Less Dangerous ...
by FreeTrav
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] May/June 2019 posted!
Replies: 1
Views: 1861

[Freelance Traveller] May/June 2019 posted!

The May/June 2019 issue of Freelance Traveller is posted for download! Timothy Collinson gives us the centerpiece of this issue, a rundown (with lots of pictures) of this year's UK TravCon. Traveller doesn't just happen at TravCon (and TravellerCON/USA); Joshua Levy tells about his Traveller experi...
by FreeTrav
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Holi, And Other Local Cultural Festivals
Replies: 3
Views: 1219

Re: Holi, And Other Local Cultural Festivals

For those of you who remember the (original) Star Trek episode "Return of the Archons", Richard Morey imported 'Festival' from that episode into the culture of Rethe, and wrote an adventure around it.
by FreeTrav
Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] March/April 2019 Available for Download!
Replies: 3
Views: 1363

Re: [Freelance Traveller] March/April 2019 Available for Download!

If you download the Consolidated Index document, you'll find every article that's been in a PDF magazine listed alphabetically within its section heading, along with the issue number and page within the issue. The article you are interested in, however, has not (yet) been reprinted in the magazine f...
by FreeTrav
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] March/April 2019 Available for Download!
Replies: 3
Views: 1363

[Freelance Traveller] March/April 2019 Available for Download!

The March/April 2019 issue of Freelance Traveller is posted for download! This issue's triple feature focusses on legendary consulting detective Sherlock Holmes and his trade: Timothy Collinson has provided a character profile for Mr Holmes, a set of career tables for a Consulting Detective for Mon...
by FreeTrav
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] New Feature Idea - Please Help
Replies: 0
Views: 1974

[Freelance Traveller] New Feature Idea - Please Help

It's not a spoiler to tell you that the forthcoming issue of Freelance Traveller will feature three articles by Timothy Collinson, based on the premise of converting a literary fictional character into a Traveller character. This effort was well-enough done that I am specifically and publicly asking...
by FreeTrav
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] Jan/Feb 2019 Posted for Download!
Replies: 3
Views: 1072

[Freelance Traveller] Jan/Feb 2019 Posted for Download!

The January/February 2019 issue of Freelance Traveller is posted and ready for download! This issue's featured article is the editor's own After-Action Report from last fall's TravellerCON/USA - Traveller was played, and fun was had! There is also the usual mix of reviews, adventures, house rules, ...
by FreeTrav
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] November/December 2018 CANCELLED
Replies: 18
Views: 4911

Re: [Freelance Traveller] November/December 2018 CANCELLED

Thank you all for your words of support following my announcement of cancellation of the N/D18 issue, and for your support by generating new articles when I requested them. I had mentioned that my father was taken care of in hospice care by Calvary Hospital in the Bronx. I recently learned that my s...
by FreeTrav
Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] November/December 2018 CANCELLED
Replies: 18
Views: 4911

[Freelance Traveller] November/December 2018 CANCELLED

It is much against my preference, and with my deep regret, that I must announce that there will be no November/December 2018 issue of _Freelance Traveller_. The past few weeks have been a trial for me. At the beginning of September, my father was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, and within two ...
by FreeTrav
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: [Freelance Traveller] Sept/Oct 2018 Ready for Download!
Replies: 1
Views: 1216

[Freelance Traveller] Sept/Oct 2018 Ready for Download!

The September/October 2018 issue of Freelance Traveller is ready for download! This issue features a highly-detailed look at the Rech system; 30 pages of information make it almost a complete module in itself. For those who like to trade, trade, trade, we also have an adaptation of the trade system...
by FreeTrav
Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Tree and Dragon
Replies: 3
Views: 1227

Re: Tree and Dragon

For those who haven't read any of the Liaden books and want to, and aren't averse to spending money on ebooks, see the Liaden Universe® Series listing at Baen.
by FreeTrav
Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Tree and Dragon
Replies: 3
Views: 1227

Re: Tree and Dragon

There is absolutely no question that the Liaden Universe® is a very-nearly-ideal Traveller setting. And the more they write in that universe, the more convinced I am that someone with $ufficient Re$ources need to sit down with them, their agent, and Toni Weisskopf (their publisher) and negotiate a T...
by FreeTrav
Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Starport facilities
Replies: 6
Views: 1618

Re: Starport facilities

While it doesn't generate starport facilities, you might get some ideas from my 1996 (reprinted 5/2013) Freelance Traveller article on starports.