View Single Post
  #37  
Old March 8th, 2014, 11:03 AM
rancke's Avatar
rancke rancke is offline
Absent Friend
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Posts: 12,238
Gallery : 11
rancke Respected Citizenrancke Respected Citizenrancke Respected Citizenrancke Respected Citizenrancke Respected Citizenrancke Respected Citizenrancke Respected Citizen
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Supplement Four View Post
Therefore, some other answer has to apply to the question, "Why do standard low berths in the OTU have such high death rates."
My answer1: They don't. The original OTU death rates were retconned in every Traveller version after CT (Or possibly only most versions). The current (MgT) death rates only appear high until one realizes that the task is Routine, making it possible for a decent medic (Medic-2, Int 8+) doing a cautious job to do it without any risk at all (Provided they examine prospective passengers and refuse those with too low endurance).
1 Thanks to everyone who contributed to this thread.

Hans
----------
The Low Lottery is a spacer myth.
__________________
[I]"It also has to make sense."[/I]
Reply With Quote