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Old July 16th, 2003, 02:44 PM
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OK. Kick me in the face if you must, but Classic Trav combat does not work. No way. No how. Sorry. The modifiers at closer ranges just pile up to mince a foe.

What do you do?

This is what I do: I use free-form movement rule (ditching the rangebands), and I use most other rules, but apply armour DMs to damage and not to-hit.

I also use more general Mercenary-style combat skills.

There are a number of other tweaks I use, but ... what do YOU do??

I also use a formalized skill mechanic with combat. Read about it here:
Paul Elliott
ORBITAL: The Solar System Setting for Traveller, a hard setting full of TL 9 technology, rockets, landers, Orion capsules and colonies on Mercury, Mars and the moons of Jupiter and Saturn.
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