Action Aboard/Adventures on the King Richard

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Action Aboard
Adventures on the King Richard
Publisher FASA
Version Classic Traveller
Author Bill Paley
Format Digest
Canonical 1
Edition 1st
Year Published 1981
Pages 48
Available from RPGNow

Third-party adventure for Classic Traveller, set aboard a luxury star liner.

Carrying diplomats, rich citizens, and the most important people in the Imperium, the King Richard, a luxury liner of the first class, is bound to be the center and/or target of murder, assassination plots, theft, hijack, terrorism, kidnapping, and more.


Welcome aboard the King Richard, pride of the PEL fleet. After you pass through the security checks at the star port, you exit your shuttle and meet your steward. The friendly faces of the crew members only add to the excitement as you realise that you are aboard the most luxurious vessel in Imperial space.

Action Aboard contains the discussion and descriptions of many interesting people who will be found aboard the ship, and a very extensive list of possible situations in which the vessel may find itself. these are given to maximize the variability in which referees might make use of the liner. Some of these will be fleshed out completely, while others will only be discussed in outline form, permitting referees to personalize these actions.

Meta-history and background[edit]

Book came with a loose leaf small scale deck plan of the I.S.C.V.: King Richard


Bill Paley
William Ettelson and Ross Babcock
Jordan Weisman
Kevin Siembieda and William H. Keith, Jr.

Table of Contents[edit]

Introduction 1
Crew Members 2
Action Aboard 10
The Passengers 11
Freebootery Denied 25
Outline Adventures 30
Passenger Brochure 37
Deck Descriptions 39