High Guard; How does the Pebble dock in the Asteriod Ship?

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High Guard; How does the Pebble dock in the Asteriod Ship?

Postby Being » Tue Feb 09, 2021 12:58 pm

How does the Pebble dock in the Asteroid ship? Vertically?
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Re: High Guard; How does the Pebble dock in the Asteriod Ship?

Postby AnotherDilbert » Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:09 pm

The green wall is presumably a hatch (HG, p129) forward, just ahead of the bridge?

The Docking Space is the right size, but not at all the right shape to accommodate the Pebble.

The Pebble on p97 is about 17 squares long, so should run completely through the ship. I might put it straight through Deck 1, moving the Cargo Hold and the drives to the sides.
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Re: High Guard; How does the Pebble dock in the Asteriod Ship?

Postby Condottiere » Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:12 pm

Internal hangar.

Deckplans may be too abstract.
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Re: High Guard; How does the Pebble dock in the Asteriod Ship?

Postby Annatar Giftbringer » Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:24 pm

I have a vague memory of seeing a picture of it from the old Mission to Zhodane (or whatever it’s called) book.

Iirc, yes, it docks vertically, and since the Rock is an asteroid ship the outer surface of the asteroid is some distance away from the inner ship parts, so the Pebble does fit within the asteroid, but not within the ‘ship’.

The Cargo and airlock hatches of the Pebble matches the cargo hold and upper deck docking space on the Rock, and the rest of Pebble extends above any below the two interior decks of the Rock.
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Re: High Guard; How does the Pebble dock in the Asteriod Ship?

Postby Condottiere » Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:30 pm

You have twenty eight tonnes allocated for the hangar, which is a tad more than ten percent, making it a rather tight fit.

Vertical sort of implies the same as the Broadsword class, with it's modular cutters.
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Re: High Guard; How does the Pebble dock in the Asteriod Ship?

Postby Being » Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:35 pm

Thanks. I've a Pdf of Expedition to Zhodane, but never read it. Yep its docked vertically. The deckplans in the adventure make much more sense. Also explains why the pebble has Psionic Shielding!
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Re: High Guard; How does the Pebble dock in the Asteriod Ship?

Postby Annatar Giftbringer » Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:38 pm

Yes, Broadsword-like is how I remember it!

Basically a vertical tunnel through the asteroid, just large enough for the Pebble to fit through.

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