Mongoose Traveller

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Mongoose Traveller is a new set of Traveller rules first published in 2008 CE. The rules are designed to harken back to the Classic Traveller days, using simple rules (the 2d6) but updated to take advantage of thirty years of evolution in RPG design.

  • Mongoose Trav, 1st edition is known as MGT-1.
  • Mongoose Trav, 2nd edition is known as MGT-2.
  • It is aslo generically known as MGT.
  • Please also see Versions of Traveller.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

True to their word, the rules followed the Classic Traveller design, using 2d6 for most character creation and resolution mechanics. It was updated with an events table for failing a survival roll in character creation. It also included a task system (similar to MegaTraveller) for ease of resolving combat and other interesting events.

Overview Synopsis[edit]

Mongoose Traveller Game Version (Edition)
Pub. Dates Edition Game Primary Publisher
2008 10th Edition Mongoose Traveller Mongoose Publishing

‎Popular Artists & Authors[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

When the Mongoose Publishing announcement was made in August 2007, there was some controversy in the Traveller community regarding the fate of the other, then current, Traveller publishers. Over the course of a few weeks, and many different discussion forums, it was revealed that Marc had decided to let the official Traveller licenses for QuikLink Interactive, Avenger Enterprises, and Comstar Games expire, most of which would expire in 2008 or 2009. The licenses for Steve Jackson Games and Far Future Enterprises would remain.

Mongoose Publishing announced the publication of the Mongoose Traveller Main Rulebook in April 2008.

Meta-history & Background[edit]

Mongoose's plans include republishing many of the older Classic Traveller books, updated for the new rules.

Bibliography-Ludography (Published Products)[edit]

This edition is best known for the following products:

188 publications for Mongoose Traveller

Mongoose Adventure Books[edit]

Mongoose Core Books[edit]

Mongoose Race Books[edit]

Mongoose Sector Books[edit]

Mongoose Supplement Books[edit]

The Third Imperium[edit]

Alien Modules:
Alien Module 1: Aslan
Alien Module 2: Vargr
Alien Module 3: Darrians
Alien Module 4: Zhodani
Alien Module 5: Solomani

Map Packs:
Trojan Reaches Map Pack
Spinward Marches Map Pack
The Gvurrdon Map Pack

Campaign Books:
The Spinward Marches
Project Steel
Reft Sector
The Solomani Rim
Sword Worlds

External Links[edit]

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References & Contributions (Sources)[edit]

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