Traveller Store CotI Features New Posts Mark Forums Read Register


Go Back TravellerRPG.com > Citizens of the Imperium > Other Versions of Traveller > Mongoose Traveller

Mongoose Traveller Discussion forums for the Traveller rules from Mongoose Publishing.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #21  
Old October 21st, 2007, 07:03 AM
Gruffty Gruffty is offline
Citizen: SOC-14
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 2,039
Gallery : 0
Visit Gruffty's Blog
Gruffty Citizen
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Echo View Post
The blog entree states that the Characteristic DM value ranges from -1 to +3.
Oops, my bad. However, I can't actually see the point in limiting the -ve DMs at the bottom end of the scale. I mean, if a character with DEX 2 gets DM -1, and a character with DEX 5 also gets DM -1, then it screws up the game play and task throws - doesn't it?
Quote:
Is there a 'cap' on penalties below -1?
Dunno, but I've asked for clarification anyway
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old October 21st, 2007, 08:20 AM
Echo Echo is offline
Citizen: SOC-12
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: UK
Posts: 277
Gallery : 0
Echo has disabled reputation
Default

Well, on the scale I've done a score of 5 would incur no penalty. Scores 4 or less would.

I dunno, but we could spend ages debating the precise value of each characteristic score, but seeing that they are an abstraction to a degree, as long as it's something along those lines, I'm not that bothered really.

The key thing is that the mechanic now prioritises skills, and is a simple target system on 2d6. Perfectly good for me.
__________________
\"Man can believe the impossible, but man can never believe the improbable.\" Oscar Wilde, The Decay of Living.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
IMTU - The Blog Hans_vermeylen In My Traveller Universe 0 October 7th, 2007 03:01 PM
Item From Bruce's Blog Gadrin Imperial Research Station 0 July 17th, 2007 11:44 AM
blatant blog-pimping jrients The Lone Star 0 September 25th, 2006 12:43 PM
New Deckplan-blog Golan2072 The Fleet 4 March 14th, 2006 03:50 PM
Gateway GM blog (SPOILERS for QLI adventures) Morte Adventurers 28 November 4th, 2004 09:07 PM

This website and its contents are copyright ©2010- Far Future Enterprises. All rights reserved. Traveller is a registered trademark of Far Future Enterprises .
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright (c) 2010-2013, Far Future Enterprises. All Rights Reserved.