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Interest in Mongoose Traveller 2e.

Posted by PlatinumLink
member, 1 post
Wed 22 May 2024
at 03:21
  • msg #1

Interest in Mongoose Traveller 2e

Hey everyone,

I have been interested in running a Mongoose Traveller 2e game for some time, but no longer have a group to play with after moving to another state. I was curious if anyone would be interested in such a game?

I plan to use several of the published scenarios with some slight changes in order to lead up to the Pirates of Drinax campaign. My plan is to run them as below-

1. Flatlined
2. Death Station
3. Marooned on Marduk
4. High N Dry
5. Pirates of Drinax

This means the characters would not start with a ship and wouldn't have one for several scenarios, but at the conclusion of High N Dry would finally get their first ship, and then end up with them heading to Drinax to start that scenario. The game would initially be pretty heavily rail roaded in a sense, but once we reached the Pirates of Drinax scenario I would open the game up to a more Sandbox style game, and let the players choose their own paths after that.

Players who have knowledge of these scenarios would be welcome to join in, as long as they promise not to spoil things for those who haven't played them yet.

I plan to use some house rules for character generation, namely giving them 42 points to distribute amongst the 6 core stats along with allowing for a set number of rerolls during character generation to allow the players some control over their character generation. I am aware some players prefer the original Traveller character creation rules, so if enough of the players wanted to go that route I am okay with not utilizing the house rules but figured most people would not mind having some more control over their character.

Post rate expectations would be 2-3 times a week, and I would start the game under the Mature rating if there's enough interest.

If this sounds like something you would be interested in let me know, and I'm open to any questions.

Thank you for reading :)
Sir Swindle
member, 415 posts
Wed 22 May 2024
at 04:26
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Interest in Mongoose Traveller 2e

If you build it they will come.
member, 20 posts
Wed 22 May 2024
at 10:10
  • msg #3

Interest in Mongoose Traveller 2e

Sounds fun to me!
member, 197 posts
Wed 22 May 2024
at 10:13
  • msg #4

Interest in Mongoose Traveller 2e

I'm in.
Prince of Boredom
member, 29 posts
Wed 22 May 2024
at 15:40
  • msg #5

Interest in Mongoose Traveller 2e

I would be interested.
member, 2 posts
Wed 22 May 2024
at 16:17
  • msg #6

Interest in Mongoose Traveller 2e

Interested as well.
member, 357 posts
Reality is 10% perception
and 90% interpretation.
Wed 22 May 2024
at 17:17
  • msg #7

Interest in Mongoose Traveller 2e

Also interested.
member, 5 posts
Wed 22 May 2024
at 17:30
  • msg #8

Interest in Mongoose Traveller 2e

I'd give it a try :)
member, 469 posts
Thu 23 May 2024
at 07:45
  • msg #9

Interest in Mongoose Traveller 2e

This is an observation rather than a question, but I'd really recommend that you just start directly with Pirates of Drinax if you want to run it.

Pirates of Drinax is a long campaign in its own right, and even if you manage to keep it going at a rapid pace, it'll take a few years to do properly in PBPost - even longer if you incorporate additional material like Shadows of Sindal. Given the nature of RPOL, that's a bit of a stretch all on its own. Trying to put it after several other storylines that, between them, will also take a year or two to finish, means that the game probably never gets to PoD, let alone to anywhere near completing it.
member, 2 posts
Thu 23 May 2024
at 09:43
  • msg #10

Interest in Mongoose Traveller 2e

I appreciate the observation, that is definitely something I had considered. We can certainly discuss this more as a group in game.

It seems there is definitely more than enough interest, I have gone ahead and created the game. I hope to see everyone there. I will be accepting RTJ's until the beginning of next week. Hoping for a long and fun game!

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