The Traveller Book

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The Traveller Book
Traveller Book.jpg
Publisher Game Designers Workshop
Version Classic Traveller
Author Marc Miller
Format Book (Hard Cover)
Canonical 1
Edition 1st
Year Published 1982
Pages 160
Available from RPGNow
Product #201

The complete core rulebook for Classic Traveller, this included the contents of Book 1, Book 2 and Book 3, together with extra material, in particular three adventures:

  • Into the Subsector
  • Shadows
  • Exit Visa

Meta-history & Background[edit]

Available in both hardcover and paperback. The hardbook version was also available with and without a dust jacket. The hardcover dust jacket and the cover of the paperback where as shown in the picture above. When available without the dust jacket, the hardcover was similar to a scaled up Little Black Book in appearance.

Credits[edit]

Author
Marc Miller
Contributors
Frank Chadwick, John Harshman, and Loren Wiseman
Jacket Illustration
William H. Keith, Jr.
Artists
D.J. Barr, Liz Danforth, David Deitrick, Richard Hentz, Jennell Jaquays, William H. Keith, Jr., Robert Liebman, John M. Morrison, and Kevin Siembieda

Table of Contents[edit]

Introduction 9
Characters 17
Personal Combat 33
Travel 49
Starship Economics 52
Ship Design and Construction 56
Computers 70
Space Combat 72
Worlds 80
Animal Encounters 90
Encounters 98
Experience 103
Trade and Commerce 104
Drugs 106
Equipment 107
Vehicles 110
Psionics 116
Basic Traveller Activities 122
Referee's Guide to Adventuring 123
Into the Subsector 126
Shadows 130
Exit Visa 141
Travellers Guide to the Universe 147
Regina Subsector 150
Library Data 152
Pre-Generated Characters 157
Animal Encounter Tables 158
The Traveller Series 159