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by twodsix
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: New Paizo SF RPG: Competitor with Traveller?
Replies: 292
Views: 17871

Re: New Paizo SF RPG: Competitor with Traveller?

So, I'd like to briefly mention that I'm one of those new-fangled never read the actual inspirations for Traveller young people who apparently aren't interested in Traveller because it isn't hard science fiction. I adore Traveller because it's a toolkit, I recently got the MgT1e book for my birthday...
by twodsix
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Mongoose Traveller cross compatibility and immortality
Replies: 15
Views: 1280

Re: Mongoose Traveller cross compatibility and immortality

I'm mainly worried about the character creation, ending up at potentially 50-60 terms being rolled for, not skill totals or anything. High skill totals can be mitigated (either through limited skill ranks or more difficult tasks). That's why I'm considering going for a set point buy total (leaning ...
by twodsix
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Mongoose Traveller cross compatibility and immortality
Replies: 15
Views: 1280

Re: Mongoose Traveller cross compatibility and immortality

<snip>..was wondering if anybody had any ideas on how to handle potentially immortal characters in Traveller. My current plan as to use the build point rules, although if there's an updated version specifically meant to deal with characters who have hit 100+ years floating around it would certainly...
by twodsix
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Mongoose Traveller cross compatibility and immortality
Replies: 15
Views: 1280

Re: Mongoose Traveller cross compatibility and immortality

Ships from one edition can be shoehorned into the other. Both editions have their +/-. I use 1st edition because I already have all of the physical books for that edition, and don't want to re-buy everything. 2nd is better to get if you are new to Mongoose Traveller, and it is the version in print ...
by twodsix
Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Mongoose Traveller cross compatibility and immortality
Replies: 15
Views: 1280

Mongoose Traveller cross compatibility and immortality

High everyone, I got a copy of Mongoose Traveller for my birthday a couple of months ago, although unfortunately it was 1e and not 2e as I was expecting. I was just wondering how cross compatible the editions are, can I for example pick up 2e High Guard and use the ship rules in there, or is it bett...