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Traveller by Mongoose Publishing is a game about space and space travel. Core Rulebook for the second edition was published early 2016.

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How is piracy conducted in the Third Imperium? Does it all take place within 100D of a space port, as ships travel to or from their jump location? Or is there a way to waylay victims during a jump? …
asked Feb 28 '16 by Marius
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I realised something. While reading the core rulebook I always assumed that the relevant distance for jumping into a system was the diameter of the systems star times one hundred, and I got the impr …
asked Feb 28 '16 by Marius
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I'm going to run a campaign that spends a significant time in a system with no jump capability. The players will be similarly limited. This means that for most of the time they are going to travel be …
asked Jan 20 '17 by Marius
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Pauls answer got me thinking about the optimal placement for a pirate to catch ships jumping into a system. I assume that incoming ships will arrive at a random location 100D from their destination. …
answered Feb 28 '16 by Marius
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In my game we have used current stat value for all rolls. It feels natural that a character gets less bonuses the more hurt he is. Page 79 (natural healing) backs up this claim: "A Traveller who req …
answered Aug 1 '16 by Marius
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During a career you may have a mishap and be forced out of that career. Can you immediately reapply to the same career? If this is the case at what rank do you enter the career, same as when you left …
asked Feb 15 '16 by Marius
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I'm looking for rules for running a starport. The book starports has a decent description of the cost involved in buying/building a starport, but not any information about actually operating one. At t …
asked Mar 21 '16 by Marius
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Is there anything preventing a ship from carrying extra fuel in the cargo bay and refuel the ship in space after a jump in order to perform a second jump? For instance could a Free Trader with a Jum …
asked Feb 19 '16 by Marius
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Are any of the books from Mongoose Traveller 1st edition mechanically compatible with 2nd edition? The kind of compatibility I am thinking of means that I should be able to use rules or stats present …
asked Mar 7 '16 by Marius
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What is the formula for calculating in-system traveling time in Mongoose Traveller 2? On page 153 of the MGT2 core rulebook there is a table, but I'm looking for the formula behind the table to insert …
asked Feb 28 '16 by Marius
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When generating characters for Traveller is it normal to make all players have the same number of terms or set a limit on the maximum number of terms allowed? Or will the negative effects of age balan …
asked Feb 15 '16 by Marius
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My understanding of the quickest possible promotion through the military ranks during character generation is that officer 01 can earliest be achieved at age 22, either by doing no pre-career educatio …
asked Feb 14 '16 by Marius
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I own both Traveller 5 and Mongoose Traveller Core Rule Book (the newest one that is only available in PDF). I'm struggling with grasping all of T5, so I'm looking at using MGT. One of the things I fe …
asked Feb 13 '16 by Marius
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When you manage to pass an advancement roll what skills do you get? I have several points of confusion in regards to this. I will deal with each in their own section and not as separate questions as I …
asked Mar 27 '16 by Marius