Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

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Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby MongooseMatt » Thu Mar 05, 2015 11:59 am

Penned by M J Dougherty, the latest Referee's Aid, The Type-S Scout/Courier, has just been posted on Drivethru;

http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/1 ... te_id=7242

The Type-S Scout/Courier fulfills one of the most basic requirements of any interstellar organisation – be it a government, commercial entity or military force. It is first and foremost a low-cost messenger ship, and although it does have some additional features its overall capabilities are limited by the need to provide an interstellar communications capability at as low a price as possible.

Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier provides an in-depth look at one of the most common ships in Known Space, along with its variants. It walks you through every aspect of the Scout, with all new 3D deck plans, and provides specific vessels to be used in encounters.

If you are looking to flesh out the ship many players start with, look no further.
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Re: Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby Rikki Tikki Traveller » Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:34 pm

Damn you MJD!

How am I supposed to take my wife out to dinner when you keep writing new stuff! :D
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Re: Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby Infojunky » Fri Mar 06, 2015 12:43 am

Rikki Tikki Traveller wrote:Damn you MJD!

How am I supposed to take my wife out to dinner when you keep writing new stuff! :D
Skimp on the tip..... This has got a Classic Traveller price on it....
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Re: Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby phavoc » Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:54 am

Did anyone else get the full-size preview working? I couldn't.

But, at $2,99 it was cheap enough to buy on a whim. It's okay for it's price point, but I think it would need more cowbell to meet the full $4.99.
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Re: Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby MongooseMatt » Fri Mar 06, 2015 10:13 am

I should point out that the $4.99 price is what it would cost if it were printed - $2.99 is the actual cost, and is not a sale price!
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Re: Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby Mirja » Fri Mar 06, 2015 11:12 am

I liked this book. Only a few pages long, but enough to have fun with a S-Class Scout.
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Re: Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby phavoc » Fri Mar 06, 2015 3:43 pm

msprange wrote:I should point out that the $4.99 price is what it would cost if it were printed - $2.99 is the actual cost, and is not a sale price!
According to the website the $2.99 price is a sale price. The regular listed price is $4.99.

It's really too small of a supplement to be printed and sold, in my opinion.
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Re: Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby Rikki Tikki Traveller » Fri Mar 06, 2015 4:21 pm

I like the new "3D" deckplan that supplements the more traditional top view deck plans.

I would have liked to see some of the alternate Scout deck plans too though.

Very nice book for $3.
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Re: Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby vladthemad » Fri Mar 13, 2015 6:20 am

I saw a link for that on the main page, but the link didn't go anywhere. Might want to take a look at it.
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Re: Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby MongooseMatt » Fri Mar 13, 2015 10:06 am

vladthemad wrote:I saw a link for that on the main page, but the link didn't go anywhere. Might want to take a look at it.
Cheers for that - corrected!
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Re: Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby Reynard » Fri Mar 13, 2015 4:28 pm

Got it and likes it. Makes a good mini-reference for an icon adventure ship. Like to see more of the core ships get the expanded treatment.
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Re: Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby The Dark Avenger » Sun Mar 15, 2015 2:50 pm

Careful what you wish for....
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Re: Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby Captain Jonah » Mon Mar 16, 2015 10:42 pm

Your sentence was incomplete, I've fixed it for you MJD :lol:


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Re: Referee's Aid 2: The Type-S Scout/Courier

Postby F33D » Thu May 14, 2015 11:17 pm

nice write up!

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