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by Chumbly
Sat Sep 05, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Possible POW Prisoner for Military Careers
Replies: 2
Views: 360

Possible POW Prisoner for Military Careers

I noticed that it is possible to become a pow under the mishaps in the Marine career, but it just behaves as a normal 4 yr marine term I was going to make a suggestion, that possibly you consider creating a specialization for military pow under prisoner for Military/Naval careers (maybe have this in...
by Chumbly
Sat Sep 05, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Does STR no longer play a role in melee
Replies: 24
Views: 2259

Does STR no longer play a role in melee

Does STR no longer play a role in melee P71 Beta Core Rule Book Melee Attack 2D + Melee (appropriate speciality) + DEX DM In the old rule book(P 61) it was The standard skill checks used in making an attack are: Melee Attack = 2d6 + Melee (appropriate specialty) + Strength or Dexterity DM (attacker’...
by Chumbly
Sat Sep 05, 2015 8:22 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ungentle Sapients
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Ungentle Sapients

P70 Start of Combat Section As the Travellers journey through the cities and wilds of worlds they visit, they will encounter both men and beasts . Probably Should be humans, aliens and beasts However given the Science Fiction nature of the game.. and to avoid some peoples sense of outrage over gende...
by Chumbly
Wed Jul 08, 2015 9:36 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Rare 5 star system discovered
Replies: 3
Views: 703

Rare 5 star system discovered

BBC news article on a 5 star system... hmm i bet the HG Wells of that system had a much more interesting version of " War of the Worlds " .. When the aliens from the other world of star 1 system, invaded they got jumped on by the aliens of star2 system who in turned got jumped on by the aliens of st...
by Chumbly
Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:04 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Drone anti-submarine ship passes testing milestone
Replies: 4
Views: 681

Re: Drone anti-submarine ship passes testing milestone

Maybe Free Trader Beowulf will finally get that help they have been asking for... :) The Imperium says no. Free Trader Beowolf... This is the Imperial Navy.. Baron Ashuggii... youngest son of Duke Ashuggii wants to know if you remembered that time you cheated on cards when he went slumming in start...
by Chumbly
Fri Jan 23, 2015 2:22 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Virus bacteria.....hmmmm
Replies: 7
Views: 1115

Virus bacteria.....hmmmm

Sounds like a something that could be useful .. like a certain lifeform on cymbaline :lol:


http://www.blastr.com/2015-1-22/scienti ... lectricity
by Chumbly
Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:18 am
Forum: Mongoose General Discussion
Topic: State of the Mongoose
Replies: 9
Views: 41955

Re: State of the Mongoose

I _have_ started it :) Maybe not as long as some of the others. We'll see how my schedule goes this week :) based upon my memories of long ago college term papers that Means....... You are seated at the terminal, you have salty snacks nearby, 2-3 cans of Coca-Cola, an open word document with a titl...
by Chumbly
Sun Feb 17, 2013 12:03 am
Forum: Mongoose General Discussion
Topic: Mongoose HQ in swindon
Replies: 10
Views: 2798

Re: Mongoose HQ in swindon

For those of us possibly considering a trip from Phoenix AZ to Mongoose...some more direction advice is required.. Does one HAVE to use one of those flying contraptions... :cry: OR Would it be preferable to 1. Take bus then AMTRAK rail to New York and then take Queen Mary 2 to Southampton..then furt...
by Chumbly
Fri Aug 31, 2012 11:08 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Planetary Systems Around Binaries
Replies: 14
Views: 2089

Re: Planetary Systems Around Binaries

Getting there is easy. We just need to find that wrecked alien ship floating out by the Sheppard’s and reverse engineer that using the handy translation programs they developed to translate our language to theirs while they were monitoring us :wink: WHAT!! and permanently condemn the Solomani / Ter...
by Chumbly
Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:32 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: For the gauss gun lovers out there
Replies: 3
Views: 764

For the gauss gun lovers out there

Article and video on US Navy firing its first weaponized rail gun

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/02 ... -real-gun/ :o :shock:
by Chumbly
Wed Nov 16, 2011 6:48 am
Forum: Mongoose General Discussion
Topic: When Doth The Mongoose Pontificate
Replies: 1
Views: 977

When Doth The Mongoose Pontificate

Any idea when we all should file into the chamber so that the Mongoose with
all due pomp and circumstance will then give us the state of thing to come :)
by Chumbly
Thu Oct 20, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Mongoose General Discussion
Topic: Revolutionary/Napoleanic Historical RPG's
Replies: 3
Views: 1036

Revolutionary/Napoleanic Historical RPG's

Despite the Revolutionary/Napoleanic Historical being the great grandaddy of miniature War gaming, there doesn't seem to be any Revolutionary/Napoleanic Historical RPG's out there. There are is rife for opportunity for adventure gaming.. 1. Military Campaign games(follow a small band of soldiers as ...
by Chumbly
Thu Oct 20, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: Mongoose General Discussion
Topic: Andre Norton Traveller Setting
Replies: 2
Views: 1155

Andre Norton Traveller Setting

As a possible traveller book setting.. how about Andre Norton's universe.Just think how many traveller players cut their sc-fi reading teeth on Andre Norton's books.Solar Queen free traders, Combine/InterSteller Mega Corporations.. Star Guard Arch and Mech Mercenaries units, Patrol and Star Rangers....
by Chumbly
Wed Oct 19, 2011 12:19 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Drawing Female Vargr
Replies: 20
Views: 1907

Drawing Female Vargr

After getting a bamboo pen tablet for my birthday, I am kind of starting a project to learn to draw traveller style figures(NO... you don't want my artwork...overall I am lousy and inexperienced )While looking through the alien modules, for examples, I kinda of noticed that the drawn Vargr all seem ...
by Chumbly
Thu Oct 13, 2011 11:55 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Pro fantasy has released Fractal Terrain 3
Replies: 2
Views: 624

Pro fantasy has released Fractal Terrain 3

Hope this isn't out of line. but for those of you who use Pro Fantasy's Cartrographer3 and Cosmographer 3 software to generate rpg maps and deckplans, they have released Fractal Terrain3 to fractally generate world maps and it even exports these fractal world maps into the Traveller style world map ...
by Chumbly
Thu Sep 22, 2011 8:55 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Faster than light?
Replies: 21
Views: 2087

Re: Faster than light?

I would like to get an early jump on the crowd, so I am placing an order for that warp 9 personal star ship now, the aqua blue number with the leather seat option...yeah that one... :D
by Chumbly
Fri Dec 31, 2010 8:30 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Robots in my greedy maniples
Replies: 4
Views: 973

Robots in my greedy maniples

Got it last night at my FLGS. <Cue Maniacal Laughter> Into my back room ...err laboratory..to do robot design... the SINGULARITY is upon us!!!! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
by Chumbly
Wed Dec 22, 2010 4:15 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Wearing The Right Stuff - Spacesuits
Replies: 3
Views: 870

For a quick second it looked like an early Emergency low berth. :) You know, I always felt the primary purpose of emergency low berth was you wont to have to see it coming, and you won't feel anything when it does :D Oh look, the horde of giant acid dripping insectoid alien monsters, who want to la...
by Chumbly
Wed Oct 20, 2010 4:57 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Andre Norton
Replies: 16
Views: 2944

I also recommend Star Guard for an interesting Mercenary
adventure. Very interesting take on a culture structured for
Mercenary Export.