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Old October 2nd, 2012, 05:45 PM
steventirey1985 steventirey1985 is offline
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D&D is about sending high-powered, heroic (usually inexperienced) characters on heroic adventures. High stats are more important.

Traveller, at least in my opinion, is more about normal characters*, doing relatively normal things. Trading between worlds, exploring lost ruins or new worlds, small mercenary actions. No saving the world on a weekly basis, no killing gods, etc. More average characteristics. And as most Traveller characters are experienced, high characteristics aren't needed as much.

Still, a really low score could be a bit of a problem. I prefer rolling 2d6 7 times, and dropping a score of the players choice (doesn't have to be the lowest one, but it usually is).

*As much as a group possibly consisting of a retired Army general, Naval admiral, Imperial Duke, and Vargr pirate could be considered normal.

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