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by Condottiere
Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 657
Views: 158454

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Taurus Circuit Judge Rifle Review Paul tests out the Taurus Circuit Judge rifle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTyUPsb9eqw https://i.ytimg.com/vi/uTyUPsb9eqw/hqdefault.jpg 1. Waste of time, apparently; however, the revolver magazine would allow you to leave it loaded indefinitely. 2. Over complic...
by Condottiere
Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3074
Views: 391181

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Spaceships: Engineering and Small Modular Reactors. Are they now unavoidable? Nuclear Energy remains as contentious and controversial today as it has ever been. Fukushima nearly killed it off for good, but now there's a new crop of systems in development all over the world that may cause our policy...
by Condottiere
Wed Jul 15, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3074
Views: 391181

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Astronauts say riding Falcon 9 rocket was “totally different” from the space shuttle June 12, 2020 Stephen Clark Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken say SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket was a “very pure flying machine” as it sped their Crew Dragon spaceship into orbit, but they said they were surprised ...
by Condottiere
Tue Jul 14, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 657
Views: 158454

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Advanced Garand Rifle: Rational You could modernize the look of the Garand, by replacing the wooden furniture with plastic and/or light alloys, and adjustable stock, and to compensate for the likely increased recoil, straight line with an added pistol grip. I'm not sure as to the unsquishiness of c...
by Condottiere
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3074
Views: 391181

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Spaceships: What's hiding in SpaceX's Starship? In this Episode, we will take a look at what happens inside SpaceX's Starship SN5, while pressure testing goes on. We will take a dive into the internal setup of a Starship and see, how it all works. We will also take a look at Rocket Lab's latest lau...
by Condottiere
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: New to Traveller... questions
Replies: 37
Views: 1094

Re: New to Traveller... questions

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Freeing up hard drive capacity.
by Condottiere
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 657
Views: 158454

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Advanced Garand Rifle: Introduction https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a5/M1_Garand_rifle_USA_noBg.jpg/450px-M1_Garand_rifle_USA_noBg.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c8/30-06_Springfield_rifle_cartridge.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thum...
by Condottiere
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3074
Views: 391181

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Inspiration: Cargo Raid - A Star Wars Fan Film A small rebel force lies in wait for an Imperial cargo shipment... Thank you for watching my first space battle animation! This was mostly a technical test to figure out how I would go about animating and rendering out a full scene. Despite this having...
by Condottiere
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: New to Traveller... questions
Replies: 37
Views: 1094

Re: New to Traveller... questions

As long as none of the characters are over powered, you might be able to close an eye.

You could insist that pools of points have to be distributed evenly across skills and attributes.
by Condottiere
Sun Jul 12, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 657
Views: 158454

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Calico Light Weapons System: Roller Delay and Helical Drums The Calico family of firearms was developed in the late 1980s, and put on the market just in time to be squashed by the 1994 Omnibus Crime Act. The heart of the Calico system was a design for a double-stack helical magazine, which was made...
by Condottiere
Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3074
Views: 391181

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Inspiration: Amazing NEW STAR WARS 1313 Screenshots LEAKED! - How could they cancel this? Amazing new screenshots from the cancelled game Star Wars 1313 just leaked, giving us a look at the Coruscant Underworld, and it leaves me wondering... how could they possibly cancel this game? https://www.you...
by Condottiere
Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: New to Traveller... questions
Replies: 37
Views: 1094

Re: New to Traveller... questions

Antithetical to Traveller character generation, you could reverse engineer it, by approximating what you'd like to end up with, and backtracking how you could get there. And then trust in the Dice Gods. You could try to purchase a vehicle by mortgaging your ship share. With weapons, there might be i...
by Condottiere
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 657
Views: 158454

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Can A Metal Bowling Ball Survive Inside a Nuclear Explosion? Can something be made which would survive being so close to a nuclear detonation that it gets engulfed by the million degree fireball? The US actually tested steel and aluminium spheres in experiments involving nuclear weapons. These test...
by Condottiere
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3074
Views: 391181

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Spacestations: Armaments and How Much Would a DEATH STAR Cost? | Because Science What are the costs and energy specifications of the Death Star from Star Wars? It's Imperial Engineering 101 on this episode of Because Science, now airing for the first time on the Because Science Channel. https://www...
by Condottiere
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3074
Views: 391181

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Spacestations: Hulls and Saturn's spongey moon Hyperion | Space is Weird Saturn's moon Hyperion is the poster child for the potato-shaped moons in the solar system. But unlike other potato-shaped moons, it's not thought to be a captured asteroid. So, does it's weird spongey looking surface give awa...
by Condottiere
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 657
Views: 158454

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

No, It Doesn't Take Glock Mags...and Sometimes That's Better Sometimes it makes sense to use convenient existing magazines. Sometimes it doesn't. Like all things in firearms design, magazine features are all compromises. Single feed vs double feed, polymer vs steel, and straight vs curved...one siz...
by Condottiere
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Expanded Ship Criticals?
Replies: 16
Views: 380

Re: Expanded Ship Criticals?

Five being the ideal party headcount.

Too soon?
by Condottiere
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 657
Views: 158454

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Personal Protection: Bulletproofing Your Book Bag (Part 2) Paul tests the effectiveness of laptops in stopping bullets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBuj0HxU7j4 https://i.ytimg.com/vi/oBuj0HxU7j4/maxresdefault.jpg 1. I remember when it was proposed that every American student be issued with bull...
by Condottiere
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Expanded Ship Criticals?
Replies: 16
Views: 380

Re: Expanded Ship Criticals?

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