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Old March 24th, 2013, 09:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Rigel Stardin View Post
I could never understand why Traveller ship design didn't allow for ships to travel from point A to point B and back again without a fuel scoop?
I deal with it in two ways in MTU.

One is reduce the fuel for Jump by half, and then I have enough for round trips using the standard tankage.

The other is figure that in established areas, a one-way fuel trip is not a problem, similar to modern aircraft refueling at every stop. Ships that need the round trip ability pay a lot more for more efficient Jump Drives which allow for the round trips. This way, I get a lot more distinction between military and civilian ships, as military ships typically need the round-trip ability.
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