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by Chumbly
Sun Dec 13, 2015 2:13 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: In honor of new star wars.. this is still my fav fan short
Replies: 4
Views: 1026

In honor of new star wars.. this is still my fav fan short

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CVYOCMpJRY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CVYOCMpJRY

With the force awakens opening next weekend.. i just felt like
sharing my favorite star wars fan short...

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by Chumbly
Tue Nov 17, 2015 6:29 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Voyager Images and the Herbivores who find Voyager
Replies: 0
Views: 4338

Voyager Images and the Herbivores who find Voyager

oN the Syfy Blastr site, there is an article http://www.blastr.com/2015-11-16/these-are-116-photos-nasa-sent-out-aliens-voyager-mission about the images on the gold disk attached to the voyager satellite that is being sent out of the solar system to parts unknown in the universe. Some of those image...
by Chumbly
Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Transparent Aluminum
Replies: 9
Views: 2306

Transparent Aluminum

I thought Bones and Scotty transferred the recipe in San Francisco...
What were they doing in Japan :lol:

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-34714993

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by Chumbly
Wed Oct 07, 2015 11:32 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: New Planetary Hability Index developed at Univ Of Wash
Replies: 1
Views: 624

New Planetary Hability Index developed at Univ Of Wash

Found this on the Blastr site... http://www.blastr.com/2015-10-7/new-planetary-scale-aims-grade-alien-worlds-habitability Basically it is fine tuning info on exoplanets to give a more fine tuned idea of whether the planet is habitable other than just presence in the goldilocks zone... I thought that...
by Chumbly
Sat Sep 05, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Possible POW Prisoner for Military Careers
Replies: 2
Views: 459

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: 3017

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: 409

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: 874

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: 835

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: 1317

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: 42659

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: 3374

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: 2419

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: 899

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: 1071

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: 1218

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: 1266

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: 2505

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: 736

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 ...