Traders and Gunboats

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Traders and Gunboats
Classic Traveller Supplement 7
Publisher Game Designers Workshop
Version Classic Traveller
Author Marc Miller
Format Book (Digest)
Canonical Yes
Edition 1st
Year Published 1980
Pages 48
Available from RPGNow
Product No. 318
Table of Contents
Traders and Gunboats is an early Classic Traveller supplement.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Detailed deck plans for common starships that ply the space lanes for trade, profit, and combat action within and without the Imperium. Plus High Guard statistics for each starship.

  • Also includes discussions of Starship interior details and conditions, the X-Boat Network, and a number of small craft.
  • Ideal for supplementing Traveller adventures, handling starship encounters, and supplying characters with starships for campaigns.

Table of Contents[edit]

Introduction 4
Deck Plans 5
The Express Boat System 8
Traders 18
Gunboats 30
Small Craft 39
Encounter Tables 42
High Guard Statistics 46
Using the Deck Plans 48

Ship Types[edit]

  1. Type A1 class Far Trader
  2. Type A2 class Far Trader AKA Empress Marava class Far trader
  3. Type CE class Close Escort AKA Gazelle class Close Escort
  4. Type J class Seeker
  5. Type R class Subsidized Merchant
  6. Type S class Scout/Courier
  7. Type SB class System Defense Boat
  8. Type X class Express Boat
  9. Type XT class Express Boat Tender
  10. Smallcraft
    1. Cutter
    2. Gig
    3. Launch
    4. Pinnace
    5. Ship's Boat

Meta-history & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Credits (Primary Sources)[edit]

Marc Miller
Design assistance
Frank Chadwick, John Harshman, and Loren Wiseman
Deck Plans
Chris Purcell
William H. Keith, Jr., Bob Liebman, Richard Hentz

References & Contributions (Sources)[edit]

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