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Old April 3rd, 2006, 04:53 AM
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The impression that I get from the Traveller books I've read is that the maneuver drive "pushes" the starship/spaceship forwards in much the same way as reaction drives would. The only difference being that any acceleration over 1G is compensated for so that the ship maintains a comfortable gravity onboard. If the drive is damaged or shut down, then momentum is maintained and the ship continues on its current heading.

Does anyone use the "drive field" concept (Honor Harington / Starfire series) where, if the drive field is lost, the ship is dead in space? The drive seems to work by "riding" the ship on a gravity wave (similar I suppose to MagLev).

Which do people think is most plausible for a reactionless drive technology?

Which do people think has most possibilities in game terms?
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