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Creation Date: December 14th, 2007 10:34 AM
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...being in the main a blog for Traveller, particularly for campaigns and ideas that are (or were) not set in the Third Imperium. When Traveller first came out, all we had were three little black books and our own creativity - this blog is an attempt to rediscover that sense of wonder.
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In Moot Member Blogs Cardboard starships Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #5 New March 1st, 2008 02:33 PM
So a month or two back, I asked if there had ever been any Cardboard Heroes done of Traveller starships. There are the Cardboard Heroes in the various deckplans available from SJGames, but those are of player character sorts and the like.

Everyone said, "what are you talking about??"

The one suggestion that I got that made sense was the pointer given to me by Loren Wiseman, who said I might make do with the Interstellar Wars counter set - they looked kinda like Traveller ships. But I kn ...More Read More
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In Moot Member Blogs Random Adventure Table Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #4 New February 17th, 2008 11:06 PM
The original reason for this table was simple: I wanted some way of generating adventures as a solo player, and there was no table for this in the original three booklet set of Classic Traveller. (The entries for the table are taken from an article originally intended for fantasy role-playing, entitled "Instant Adventures" by Michael Kelly, which appeared in The Dragon #48). It should be noted that the article is worth getting as it also lists the requirements for each adventure and time anti ...More Read More
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In Moot Member Blogs Thank you, Andy Slack Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #3 New December 17th, 2007 05:16 PM
So one of the things I ended up doing this past weekend was going through a bunch of Traveller articles from White Dwarf. What a blast from the past! I found myself re-reading old adventures, trying out ideas in my head - and one name kept popping up again and again: Andy Slack. (There were others, but Andy's work was often the first word on a subject for our old game.)

One point: I found myself digging through my old Dragon magazines to find that "Instant Adventures" articles - and yes, ...More Read More
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In Moot Member Blogs One month of real time later... Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #2 New December 14th, 2007 10:45 AM
At 09:36 AM 11/15/2007, you wrote:
Next steps:
* Generate those three nearby systems, see what's out there.

Over the past month, I've generated four sub-sectors. That's a quadrant, and in comparison with what I would have done not that long ago, I found that a quadrant is MORE THAN ENOUGH for a campaign setting. This is especially true if you have only Jump-1 ships in use - the MS Lucky Lady is your classic Type A Free Trader.

* Hire crew; the MS Lucky Lady will need a steward ...More Read More
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In Moot Member Blogs Midgard solo campaign start Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #1 New December 14th, 2007 10:41 AM
(The Midgard solo campaign got started from a comment made on the Classic-Traveller Yahoo group mailing list):

At 02:07 PM 11/14/2007, you wrote:

>In the Book 0, mention is made of playing without a GM. How,exactly
>does this work, as it would solve my biggest problem (I want to play,
>but no one else is willing to GM).

From your email, I decided to try out the old game as a solitary
adventure, as Marc Miller suggested you could do. My intention was
to generate a background for ...More Read More
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