Mercenary (book)

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Classic Traveller Book 4
Publisher Game Designers Workshop
Version Classic Traveller
Author Frank Chadwick
Format Periodical (Digest)
Canonical Yes
Edition 1st
Year Published 1978
Pages 52
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Book 4 of Classic Traveller.

This book outlines mercenary forces, soldier of fortune being a major part of many science fiction books and films, the Traveller setting allows for Imperial planets to have limited wars using local or mercenary forces. This book is the first that featured an expanded character generation system, rolling for yearly results rather than every term of four years.


Game design
Frank Chadwick
Advice, Assistance and Play testing
Marc Miller, John Harshman, Dave Emigh, Tony Svajlenka, Scott Renner, Wayne Roth, and Loren Wiseman
Dick Hentz
Art Direction
Paul R. Banner

Table of Contents[edit]

Introduction 1
The Regular Army-O 3
Tickets 17
Recruiting 25
Battles 31
Ironmongery 36
Field Artillery 48