Aliens of Charted Space Vol. 1 - It Is Here!

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Re: Aliens of Charted Space Vol. 1 - It Is Here!

Postby Annatar Giftbringer » Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:46 am

A bit off-topic, but when I googled “K’Kree food” the first image suggested was “21 foods that starts with K” ...

A bit funny, if slightly macabre :D
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Postby qstor » Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:47 pm

What K'Kree sector is written up?
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Re: Aliens of Charted Space Vol. 1 - It Is Here!

Postby heron61 » Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:11 am

Is there any word on when in December Aliens of Charted Space Vol. 2 will be out? I notice it's first on the list for December, which implies soon. I'm eagerly awaiting for it and The Solomani Front.
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Postby MongooseMatt » Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:17 am

heron61 wrote:
Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:11 am
Is there any word on when in December Aliens of Charted Space Vol. 2 will be out? I notice it's first on the list for December, which implies soon. I'm eagerly awaiting for it and The Solomani Front.
We are aiming for the week of the 14th for Volume 2. We will have the last of the art in this week, all going well, and so it will just be a case of final layout, deck plans, and the like.

Solomani Front will be coming next year now, and Glorious Empire will appear beforehand. On the other hand, the first Solomani Adventure (written by Seth Skorkowsky) will appear very quickly after Solomani Front.
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Re: Aliens of Charted Space Vol. 1 - It Is Here!

Postby heron61 » Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:36 am

MongooseMatt wrote:
Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:17 am
heron61 wrote:
Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:11 am
Is there any word on when in December Aliens of Charted Space Vol. 2 will be out? I notice it's first on the list for December, which implies soon. I'm eagerly awaiting for it and The Solomani Front.
We are aiming for the week of the 14th for Volume 2. We will have the last of the art in this week, all going well, and so it will just be a case of final layout, deck plans, and the like.
Is Aliens of Charted Space Vol. 2 still coming out this week?
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Postby MongooseMatt » Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:04 am

heron61 wrote:
Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:36 am
Is Aliens of Charted Space Vol. 2 still coming out this week?
Just waiting for one last correction on the front cover, and then it will appear!
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Postby JRoss » Tue Dec 22, 2020 10:53 pm

Lurking Grue wrote:
Fri Nov 06, 2020 12:20 pm
Excellent news! Been really waiting for this book.

However, looking at the preview on DrivethruRPG, it would seem that the third Aslan word generation table, 'Final Consonants', is wrong. The last column (pronunciation aid) is off by one row. E.g. KH should be "loch", L should be "all", LR should be "all right" and so on. (I attached a screen capture to illustrate my point. -- EDIT: Which doesn't seem to work, it's not showing.)
So I brought this issue up back when it appeared in the First Edition of Aslan. You know, I never thought to check if it happened to get fixed in the Drinax box set.
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Re: Aliens of Charted Space Vol. 1 - It Is Here!

Postby Galadrion » Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:31 am

Well, I finally got a chance to start a first-pass read, and this kinda jumped out at me.

On page 44 (Aslan section, Mustering Out, Other Benefits, in the entry for Clan Shares), under Corporation the text says "The Traveller owns an operating corporation. It has MCr500000 in assets per Clan Share spent and produces gross profits equal to 1D-5% of its assets per year." This seems a trifle... excessive. Since some of the careers offer benefits of up to 5 Clan shares at a time, if taken that way, the RAW would be giving such a Traveller two and a half trillion credits at a time. (And to think that there used to be worries about the potential for min-max abuse of the Dillatante rules!)
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Postby Old School » Mon Dec 28, 2020 3:38 am

Lol. I hope that’s meant to be Cr, in place of MCr.
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Postby Old School » Mon Dec 28, 2020 3:40 am

Galadrion wrote:
Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:31 am
Well, I finally got a chance to start a first-pass read, and this kinda jumped out at me.

On page 44 (Aslan section, Mustering Out, Other Benefits, in the entry for Clan Shares), under Corporation the text says "The Traveller owns an operating corporation. It has MCr500000 in assets per Clan Share spent and produces gross profits equal to 1D-5% of its assets per year." This seems a trifle... excessive. Since some of the careers offer benefits of up to 5 Clan shares at a time, if taken that way, the RAW would be giving such a Traveller two and a half trillion credits at a time. (And to think that there used to be worries about the potential for min-max abuse of the Dillatante rules!)
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Postby Condottiere » Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:55 pm

It's the same as Travellers' Aid Society membership?

The clan could file for Chapter Eleven.

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