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Postby MongooseMatt » Mon Nov 02, 2009 8:11 pm

We have just uploaded a short preview of Vargr - you can find it at;

http://www.mongoosepublishing.com/home/ ... ?qsID=1730
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Postby lastbesthope » Mon Nov 02, 2009 8:50 pm

I prefer the lupine look to the more canine looking art in the preview, or did I miss something explaining it in the text?

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Postby MongooseMatt » Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:20 pm

Missing antlers?
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Postby Stainless » Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:59 pm

More blurry deck plans again I see. A pity Mongoose can't quite make it to the 21st century.
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Postby MongooseMatt » Mon Nov 02, 2009 10:12 pm

Stainless wrote:More blurry deck plans again I see. A pity Mongoose can't quite make it to the 21st century.
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Postby captainjack23 » Mon Nov 02, 2009 11:13 pm

msprange wrote:Missing antlers?

Looks good, but I do miss the antlers........
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Postby Sylvre Phire » Tue Nov 03, 2009 12:46 am

lastbesthope wrote:I prefer the lupine look to the more canine looking art in the preview, or did I miss something explaining it in the text?

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That I don't know... I do know that in DGP's "The Flaming Eye" campaign book there were Vargr showing up with floppy ears.

Guess we'll have to wait and see. Maybe it's a tribute to Slough Feg's Traveller album. :D 8) The character appeared more canid than lupine on the album cover.

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Postby BP » Tue Nov 03, 2009 4:23 am

Hey - I don't know - they're kinda cute...

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Postby Paladin » Tue Nov 03, 2009 6:45 pm

Does it come with a pronunciation guide for the planets? :shock:
The majority of those look like someone used a random letter generator.
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Postby Treebore » Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:12 pm

Paladin wrote:Does it come with a pronunciation guide for the planets? :shock:
The majority of those look like someone used a random letter generator.
Just growl a lot.

I like the look on the new S&P.
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Postby lastbesthope » Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:50 pm

Sylvre Phire wrote:
lastbesthope wrote:I prefer the lupine look to the more canine looking art in the preview, or did I miss something explaining it in the text?

LBH
That I don't know... I do know that in DGP's "The Flaming Eye" campaign book there were Vargr showing up with floppy ears.

Guess we'll have to wait and see. Maybe it's a tribute to Slough Feg's Traveller album. :D 8) The character appeared more canid than lupine on the album cover.

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Already thought of a way to rationalise it in my TU

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Postby Rikki Tikki Traveller » Tue Nov 03, 2009 8:47 pm

The Aslan Book has a pronunciation guide. The old CT Vargr Alien Module had a pronunciation guide (and a word generator), so I expect the new version will have all that stuff too.

There are even websites where you can get randomly generated words using those guidelines...

HERE

Much easier than rolling dice or writing your own computer program.

The Aslan stuff didn't change from the CT book so I don't expect the Vargr stuff will either.
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Postby Mongoose Si » Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:55 pm

Paladin wrote:Does it come with a pronunciation guide for the planets? :shock:
The majority of those look like someone used a random letter generator.
Yes, there is a pronounciation guide, much like the Aslan one (but for Vargr of course) :) There are also guidelines for creating Vargr words and a glossary of common words and phrases.
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Postby GamerDude » Tue Nov 03, 2009 11:41 pm

As the Aslan say "Ryahkahiyyeftu'alr ektoekherah iyhkyowaikhtaaoe is orlauaelai uastilakhaoirearl soikti uias eayuye hliykh hleaiykte hliy ou'ih."
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Postby FreeTrav » Wed Nov 04, 2009 12:34 am

GamerDude wrote:As the Aslan say "Ryahkahiyyeftu'alr ektoekherah iyhkyowaikhtaaoe is orlauaelai uastilakhaoirearl soikti uias eayuye hliykh hleaiykte hliy ou'ih."
"My Clan-Lord's air-raft is full of a reptiloid oceanic predator."? :twisted:
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Postby GamerDude » Wed Nov 04, 2009 5:27 am

FreeTrav wrote:
GamerDude wrote:As the Aslan say "Ryahkahiyyeftu'alr ektoekherah iyhkyowaikhtaaoe is orlauaelai uastilakhaoirearl soikti uias eayuye hliykh hleaiykte hliy ou'ih."
"My Clan-Lord's air-raft is full of a reptiloid oceanic predator."? :twisted:
Well, it does loose something in the translation...

But trust me, Aslan women LOVE to have that whispered in their ears ;-)
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Postby AndrewW » Wed Nov 04, 2009 6:58 am

GamerDude wrote:But trust me, Aslan women LOVE to have that whispered in their ears ;-)
So that's what you've been up to.
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Postby Starwolf » Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:26 am

Paladin wrote:Does it come with a pronunciation guide for the planets? :shock:
The majority of those look like someone used a random letter generator.
I generated those names back in my HIWG days as the Gvurrdon Sector Developer. I then used the name/word generator in the original vargr book from CT.
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Postby Rex » Wed Nov 04, 2009 2:29 pm

I'm liking this. I can see potential Cat and Dog havoc in the future....heh.....

Besides I plan to take GM fiat rites and apply different looks to different Vargr (as well as Aslan), since, as not all humans look the same, why should all Vargr, or all Aslan?

The Droyne, they can all look the same. :D

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Postby MongooseMatt » Wed Nov 04, 2009 4:00 pm

Rex wrote:
Besides I plan to take GM fiat rites and apply different looks to different Vargr (as well as Aslan), since, as not all humans look the same, why should all Vargr, or all Aslan?
Bingo!
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