Imperiallines 6 (magazine)

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Imperiallines 6
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Imperiallines
Publisher Far Future Enterprises
Author Andrea VallanceDonald McKinneyGreg LeeJim KundertRobert Eaglestone
Version Traveller 5th
Edition 1st
Format Book (Softback) (PDF)
Pages TBD
Year Published 2014
Language English
Canonical Yes
Available from Drivethru RPG Entry
TBD
Table of Contents
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Imperiallines 6 (magazine) sees a Contact article on the native intelligent Life on Regina: a first real look at this particular species.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

This issue supplements the Regina data with a WalkThru of the sophont creation process and SophontMaker for T5. The Amindii first appeared in incidental artwork in GDW's Journal of the Traveller's Aid Society issue 7, and then on a very limited edition Traveller trading card for Regina; they were mentioned in Greylock Publishing Lines' Cirque, released earlier this year. Now we have the details, and a T5 Sophont Data Sheet. We also present Port of Call: Regina, including an updated world map.

Meta-history & Background[edit]

This is the first issue of Imperiallines in over 20 years, intended to provide examples and support to Traveller5.

The original Imperiallines was started by GDW (and editor John Meyers) in 1991 to focus on Traveller and as an adjunct to the more general Challenge Magazine. Intended to be only a few pages, whichever issue was current was included in the Traveller starter box sets. Two issues were produced and distributed, two more written and in pre-production, and one was in draft form when the concept was stopped due to changes and project focus.

Traveller5 shares one important characteristic with the prior editions of Traveller: it is not quite like what has come before. New character generation, new combat systems, new tools for making things and people. Some of those tools include a lot of detail, and nothing helps with details better than examples and a helping hand here and there.

Imperiallines magazine started its existence as a fanzine led by Mark Gelinas, became an insert mini-zine under GDW, and later became the FFE house periodical for Traveller 5. It is named after Imperiallines, LIC an interstellar shipping corporation serving worlds off of the main trade routes of the Spinward Marches. Imperiallines and Imperial Lines can be easily confused.

  1. Imperiallines 1 (fanzine)
  2. Imperiallines 2 (fanzine)
  3. Imperiallines 3 (fanzine)
  4. Imperiallines 1 (magazine) (Insert)
  5. Imperiallines 2 (magazine) (Insert)
  6. Imperiallines 3 (magazine) (Unpublished insert)
  7. Imperiallines 4 (magazine) (Unpublished insert)
  8. Imperiallines 5 (magazine) (Unpublished draft)
  9. Imperiallines 6 (magazine)
  10. Imperiallines 7 (magazine)
  11. Imperiallines 8 (magazine) (..forthcoming in 2018 CE)

Credits (Primary Sources)[edit]

Marc Miller, Publisher
Tim Osbourne, Artist
Ian Stead, Artist
Andrea Vallance, Contributor
Donald McKinney, Contributor
Greg Lee, Contributor
Jim Kundert, Contributor
Rob Eaglestone, Contributor and Editor

Table of Contents[edit]

In This Issue:

pg.1 ... Welcome to Imperiallines!
pg.2 ... Contact: The Amindii of Regina
pg.5 ... Walkthru: Amindii Sophont Creation
pg.9 ... Amindii Sophont Creation Card
pg.10... Port of Call: Regina (Spinward Marches 1910) A788899-­‐C
pg.13... Traveller News Service Bulletins

References & Contributions (Sources)[edit]

This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.