Buccaneer class ship incorrect stats

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Buccaneer class ship incorrect stats

Postby MonkeyX » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:31 am

I’ve been told that the Bucanneer class blockade runner has an incorrect pricing listed and has a jump drive too small for its tonnage. Has anyone else looked at this and solved the issues?
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Re: Buccaneer class ship incorrect stats

Postby PsiTraveller » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:48 pm

Pirates of Drinax Book 3 pg 10 has a 400 ton ship with 25 tons of Jump Engines: That is good enough for a jump 2 without any extra tonnage attached to the ship

Oops, edited past each other. I found it in book 3 as well
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Re: Buccaneer class ship incorrect stats

Postby MonkeyX » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:51 pm

Ships of the reach in the new Drinax boxset.
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Re: Buccaneer class ship incorrect stats

Postby DickTurpin » Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:02 pm

Highguard lists Jump-2 as requiring 5% of the ship tonnage +5 tons. So a 400 ton ship would require a 25 ton jump drive as listed.

The only issue I see is that the ship's computer is listed as Computer/5 bis, which can run the listed software, but should only be Cr. 45,000 rather than the listed MCr. 3. Changing the computer to match the price would give a Computer/15 bis. The computer upgrade is not required for the current configuration, but does allow for additional software to be installed, or even a jump upgrade as high as J-4.

The cost of MCr. 160.187 at the bottom of the stat block is correct (if the computer is upgraded), I do not know where the MCr. 157.347 listed as Purchase Cost came from; a 10% reduction for common spacecraft would come to MCr. 144.1683. It might be an artifact left over from the cost of the Launch listing in the CRB (MCr. 5.607) when converted to the Highguard launch cost of MCr. 2.367.
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Re: Buccaneer class ship incorrect stats

Postby MonkeyX » Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:11 pm

Thanks. It was one of my players that pointed this out but he may be using a different version of High Guard not 2e. I’ll make a note of what you’ve said.

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