Traveller Store CotI Features New Posts Mark Forums Read Register

Go Back > Citizens of the Imperium > Other Versions of Traveller > Mongoose Traveller

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

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old December 1st, 2007, 09:50 AM
Vargas's Avatar
Vargas Vargas is offline
Citizen: SOC-14
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Maryland
Posts: 1,505
Gallery : 0
Vargas Citizen

Originally Posted by deniable View Post
I figure the old timers will either use it or they won't. Having more bits to play with can't hurt. How many of us actually play any version of Traveller 'straight out of the box.'
I'm intrigued by this version but to be honest I think the price may put me off, not the rules.
Baron Hudson
Reply With Quote
Old December 1st, 2007, 12:16 PM
aramis's Avatar
aramis aramis is offline
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Anchorage, AK, USofA
Posts: 29,121
Gallery : 53
Visit aramis's Blog
aramis has disabled reputation
Send a message via ICQ to aramis Send a message via AIM to aramis Send a message via Yahoo to aramis

Originally Posted by Vargas View Post
I'm intrigued by this version but to be honest I think the price may put me off, not the rules.
It will be out in PDF for about 60% cover about 3 months after release, if MgP follows their SOP.
~ Aramis /trav
Smith & Wesson: The Original Point and Click interface!

Archduke of Sylea (CORE 2118)
Duke of the Third Imperium (SPIN 0534)
Count Terra (SOLO 1827)
Count Gorod (REFT 1302)
Count of the Third Imperium (SPIN 2232)
Viscount of Adabicci (SPIN 1824)
Marquis of the Solomani Rim (SOLO 0606)
Marquis of the Third Imperium (SPIN 2410)
Baron of the Third Imperium (SPIN 2231)
Knight of the Iridium Throne (CORE 1434)
Sir William Hostman (OLDE 0512)
Sir William Hostman (DAGU 0622)
Knight of Deneb (REFT 2239)
Knight of Deneb (Spin 2532)
SEH w/Diamonds for Extreme Heroism - Battle of Boughene
MCG - Battle of Boughene
TAS: William Hostman (CORR 2506)
TAS: Bearer (DAIB 1326)
IMTU ct+ tm++ tne tg-- tt+ tmo+ t4- t20+ to ru+ ge+ 3i+ c+ jt au ls pi+ ta he+ st+
Wil Hostman 0602 C539857-9 S A724
OTU: 95% 3i an+ au+ br- cpu± dt± f+ fs++ ge± ih- inf± j± jf+ jm+ jt+ ls- n= nc+ pi+ pp-- tp+ tr+ tv- vi-- xb+-
Unless there is bold red text, presume my posts to be my personal material only.
Reply With Quote
Old December 1st, 2007, 06:40 PM
bikewrench's Avatar
bikewrench bikewrench is offline
Citizen: SOC-3
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Seattle
Posts: 9
Gallery : 1
bikewrench Citizen

I'm glad the full combat rules are in this newer version.
I also like the expanded char gen options as well as the tweakings.
Reply With Quote
Old December 5th, 2007, 05:02 PM
Zparkz Zparkz is offline
Citizen: SOC-12
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Oslo, Norway
Posts: 399
Gallery : 2
Zparkz Citizen
Send a message via ICQ to Zparkz Send a message via MSN to Zparkz

I have just briefly read through the V2 of the play test document. I see a few things I like and a few things I don't like. I see clear roots fromClassic Traveller, even though I never have played CT or owned the LBB.

I am intrigued by the combat rules, but they seem to require quite some bookkeeping with the initiative ticks.

I don't like the stat modifiers. MT did this better with its task system.

Thrusters, another can of worms. However it prevents fuel bookkeeping though. It is just to wait for the next near C rock piloted by.... discussion

Random skills receivement. I like that, even after several years with TNE, but it should be possibe to select at least half the skills received pr term.

When it comes to weapons I can't compare them with the weapons in either MT or TNE as many of the basic assumptions and rule mechanics seems to be very different.

I am not sure if I'll buy this book when it comes out.
Roger 'Starwolf' Malmstein
Traveller Freeport
Reply With Quote


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
1248 Spinward States Playtest Now Open Roger Calver The Lone Star 1 July 3rd, 2007 08:01 PM
Is Starfall playtest still open? Malenfant T20 - Traveller for the D20 System 6 May 12th, 2005 03:08 AM

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.