Reformation Coalition Equipment Guide

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Reformation Coalition Equipment Guide
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Reformation Coalition Manual 3
Publisher Game Designers Workshop
Version Traveller The New Era
Author Dave Nilsen
Format Book (Paperback)
Canonical Yes
Edition 1st
Year Published 1994
Pages 160
Available from RPGNow
ISBN 1-55878-166-8 Product No. 0310
Table of Contents
Equipment 8
Weapons 38
Vehicles 110
Starships 128
Rules expansions 154
Index 158

The Reformation Coalition Equipment Guide is a supporting sourcebook intended for use with the Traveller: The New Era game.

  • It is a detailed encyclopedia of the sorts of equipment, vehicles, weapons, and spacecraft that are typically used and encountered in the TNE universe.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Star Vikings of the Reformation Coalition Exploratory Service are always on the look-out for useful relic technology from the fallen Imperium. The 'Reformation Coalition Equipment Guide' details some of that relic technology, but it also describes the most important equipment, weapons, and vehicles used by the Coalition. The hallmark of this equipment is the Coalition's attention to flexibility and ruggedness: their designs are intended to make the maximum use of their limited technological and manufacturing resources.

Spacecraft: A wide variety of new and unique spacecraft are detailed in the 'Reformation Coalition Equipment Guide'. Small craft covered include the assault lander, and Wildcat class Fighter, additional details on the 50-ton Modular Cutter (including a variety of new modules), and detailed examinations of the Aurora and Maggart class Clippers: the backbone and strong right arm of RCES operations. Three Hiver ships are also described, as well as a new type of Scout, and (last, but not least) the Victrix class Multipurpose Starships.

Weapons: The Wilds are a dangerous place, and weapons are a necessity. The weaponry described in the 'Reformation Coalition Equipment Guide' ranges from the 5mm Pen Pistol covert operations concealed weapon through conventional pistols, SMGs, carbines and rifles, to light and heavy machine-guns. The Coalition 2.5cm Grenade Launcher, 4cm RAM Rifle Grenades, and heavier weapons are described in detail. Energy weapons are not neglected, covering everything from laser pistols to plasma bazookas, and the weapons in between.

Heavier weaponry ranges from the tiny Lyrebird support missiles to planetary defense missiles more than nine meters long. Need a laser-guided tank-buster? Call in a Nail tac missile. Tanks? You can use a light TL-6 Panda class Recon Tank, the TL-8 Prairie Fire class Tank, or (if you are lucky enough to find one) a TL-15 Intrepid class Grav Tank.

Transportation:: Getting from place to place on a planetary surface is another problem everyone faces, and the 'Reformation Coalition Equipment Guide' covers this subject as well. Need to get from orbit to dirtied in a hurry? You have a choice of assault lander, drop capsule, or personal re-entry kit. need to get around once you're there? Hop in a Charina class Wheeled APC, or strap a grav belt to your back and fly there.

Et Cetera: We cannot begin to list everything else that's in here, so flip to the index on page 158 and start reading. The 'Reformation Coalition Equipment Guide is copiously illustrated, and contains everything you need to use these items in a Traveller: The New Era campaign.

Table of Contents[edit]

Reformation Coalition Equipment Guide
Chapter Page #
Introduction 4
Equipment 8
Weapons 38
Vehicles 110
Starships 128
Rules Expansions 154
Index 158

Meta-history & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Credits (Primary Sources)[edit]

Design
Dave Nilsen
Development
Dave Nilsen, Loren Wiseman
Equipment Design
Dave Nilsen, Loren Wiseman, Guy Garnett, Howard Leidner, Howard Hale, Mark "Geo" Gelinas, Bob Piper
Cover Illustration
Kirk Wescom
Interior Art
Bradley K. McDevitt, Kirk Wescom, Joseph Abiera, LaMont Fullerton, Chad McKenzie, Rob Lazzaretti

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