Scouts (book)

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Classic Traveller Book 6
Publisher Game Designers Workshop
Version Classic Traveller
Author Marc Miller
Format Digest
Canonical 1
Edition 1st
Year Published 1983
Pages 56
Available from RPGNow
Product no. 337

Book 6 Scouts is the original Classic Traveller book about the interstellar scouting service, the IISS.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Now, special methods for Traveller Scout characters and activities, including -

Scout service organization data.
Detailed character generation for scout characters, with special schools, college education, and new skills.
Expanded star system generation with planets, satellites, star types and astronomical background
Data recording forms for star systems.

Scouts is an ideal companion to Traveller book 4, Mercenary and Book 5 High Guard

This book uses the expanded character generation system, rolling for yearly results rather than every term of four years.

Meta-history & Background[edit]

The errata for the first printing of this book were included in Journal of the Travellers Aid Society No. 19. All items were corrected in the second printing.

Credits (Primary Sources)[edit]

Marc Miller
Technical and General Advice
Frank Chadwick, Loren Wiseman, and John Harshman

Table of Contents[edit]

Introduction 4
Scout Characters 9
Star System Generation 21
Astronomical Data 41
System Data Forms 51
Star System Examples 54
The Regina System 55
The Terra System 56