1001 Characters

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1001 Characters
Classic Traveller Supplement 1
Publisher Game Designers Workshop
Version Classic Traveller
Author Marc Miller
Format Digest
Canonical 1
Edition 1st
Year Published 1978
Pages 44
Available from RPGNow
Product no. 303

Contains 1001 pre-generated Traveller characters ready for use as non-player characters, quick characters for a spur-of-the-moment game, or to supplement the work of the referee. Plus a bonus of nine characters drawn from science-fiction.


No named credits are listed in the book.

Meta-history and Background[edit]

The nine characters drawn from science fiction were identified in Issue 1 of the Journal of the Travellers' Aid Society as:

1. John Carter of Mars, from the John Carter of Mars series by Edgar Rice Burroughs;
2. Kimball Kinnison, from the Lensman Series by E. E. "Doc" Smith;
3. Jason dinAlt, from the Deathworld Trilogy by Harry Harrison;
4. Earl Dumarest, from the Dumarest Saga by E. C. Tubb;
5. Beowulf Shaeffer, from some of the Known Space series by Larry Niven;
6. Anthony Villiers, from Starwell and The Thurb Revolution by Alexei Panshin
7. Dominic Flandry, from the Flandry Series by Poul Anderson
8. Kirth Gersen, from The Killing Machine by Jack Vance;
9. Gully Foyle, from The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester.

Table of Contents[edit]

Characters 1
Navy 2
Marines 8
Army 14
Scouts 20
Merchants 26
Other 32
Chance Encounters 38