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Old June 21st, 2013, 07:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Sir Brad View Post
as I pointed out to the GM If I can access and buy a Starship I should be able to get my hands on Modern Firearms, best he's let me do is a TL-4 Bolt Action Rifle, a TL-4 Bolt Action Big Game Rifle and a TL-4 Revolver.
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What, no Sears catalog? What has this universe come to?

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Why would I want to use a Musket that "Fires as a Carbine" when I can get a gun that fires as a Rifle +2 on the Armor Matrix and +1 at medium or longer on the Range Matrix and dose 4D damage?
If the gamemaster's letting him buy TL4 weaponry, he's past musketry and into smokeless powder and breech-loaded metal cartidges with built-in primers - which he's probably finding to be quite a relief.
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Comments made are for the purpose of offering alternative campaign settings for consideration. The writer acknowledges that Traveller is intended to emulate certain common science fiction tropes and that, in the course of emulating those tropes and providing a better playing experience, some liberties must be taken with science. No statement by the writer should be interpreted as constituting a criticism of the game on that basis ... except for that bit about Virus. Dude, really?!
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