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== Description ([[Specifications]]) ==
 
== Description ([[Specifications]]) ==
 
The T5 Core Rules are the ultimate development of the Traveller RPG system, a compilation and grand development of [[Marc Miller]] and the ultimate expression of his [[OTU]].
 
The T5 Core Rules are the ultimate development of the Traveller RPG system, a compilation and grand development of [[Marc Miller]] and the ultimate expression of his [[OTU]].

Revision as of 12:45, 20 August 2019

T5 Core Rules
T5 Cover.jpg
Traveller 5th edition
Hardback Edition
(Kickstarter)
Author Marc Miller
Canonical Yes
Edition 1st
Format Book (Hardback) / CD-ROM
Language English
Pages 658
Publisher Far Future Enterprises
Version Traveller 5th
Year Published 2013
Available from FFE Home
ISBN 978-155878000-2

The T5 Core Rules book is the 5th of the direct line of the Traveller game system.

  • It is ambitiously intended as the ultimate science fiction role-playing system covering nearly everything in role-playing and capable of managing situations across a variety of eras and technology levels.
T5 Core Rules
EDITIONS
Edition Hardback CD-ROM Electronic Remarks
5.00 Yes Yes Yes Circa 2013 CE. Kickstarter edition. Original production. Possesses typos. Still, great content. Electronic updates available. Please contact FFE.
5.09 No Yes Yes Circa 2016 CE. Available to all 5.0 owners in electronic edition. Please contact FFE. Includes an index, updated contacts, and different pagination. No hardback edition exists at this time.
5.10 TBD TBD TBD Errata in playtest and review as of 2019 CE.
  • A T5 Triple-book Kickstarter is now active as of 11 May 2019.

NOTES: All pagination on this wiki page is for the T5 5.00 hard back edition.

Description (Specifications)

The T5 Core Rules are the ultimate development of the Traveller RPG system, a compilation and grand development of Marc Miller and the ultimate expression of his OTU.

Table of Contents

Traveller 5th Edition:
T5 Core Rules
Section Page/s
T5-001 Character Card IFC
Coat of Arms of the Third Imperium
(Book Plate)
Signum Imperius
Definition of Deraabelar 1
Cover Sheet 3
Edition Guide 4
Dedication 5
Title Sheet 7
Contents 9
Introductions 10 to 21
Absent Friends 10
Traveller is About... 11
Traveller is a Role-Playing Game 12 to 13
The Galaxy 14
A Brief History of the Universe 15 to 17
Foundations of the Universe 18 to 21
Basic Information 22 to 57
Dice 22 to 33
Ehex 34
The Ton 35
Range and Distance 36 to 47
Benchmarks 48 to 51
Costs 52
Values 53
Size 54
Hot and Cold 55
Money 56
Humanity 57
Characters and Life 58 to 209
Characteristics 58 to 67
Characters 68 to 77
Careers 78 to 95
Craftsman 83
Scholar 84
Entertainer 85
Citizen 86
Scout 87
Merchant 88
Spacer 89
Soldier 90
Agent 91
Rogue 92
Noble 93
Marine 94
Functionary 95 to 109
Life Pursuits and Experience 110 to 111
Genetics 112 to 117
Clones 118 to 121
Chimeras 122 to 123
Androids and Synthetics 124 to 127
Tasks 128 to 141
Skills 142 to 183
Personals 184 to 189
QREBS 190 to 196
The Senses 197 to 209
Combat 210 to 303
Personal Combat 210 to 235
The Armory 236 to 239
GunMaker 240 to 260
ArmorMaker 261 to 279
VehicleMaker 280 to 303
Starports and Starships 304 to 417
Starports 304 to 311
Starship Design 312 to 351
ShipSheets 352 to 357
Adventure Class Ships 358 to 359
Fuel Benchmarks 360 to 362
How Starships Work 363 to 403
Maneauver 363 to 365
Jump 366 to 376
Power Systems 376 to 378
Sensors 379 to 385
Weapons 386 to 393
Defenses 394 to 403
Starship Combat 404 to 417
Stars and Worlds 418 to 526
Sectors and Subsectors 418 to 419
Charting the Stars 420 to 425
Star Systems and Worlds 426 to 443
Mapping Worlds 444 to 476
Trade and Commerce 477 to 496
Technology 497 to 513
Computers and Consoles 514 to 521
Personalities and Brains 522 to 526
Adventures 527 to 640
Psionics 527 to 536
Sophonts 537 to 559
Robots 560 to 573
BeastMaker 574 to 585
BeastMaker Events 586 to 587
The Beastiary 588 to 595
ThingMaker 596 to 607
ThingMaker Equipment 608 to 630
Adventures 631 to 634
EPIC Adventures 635 to 640
The Traveller's Guide to Starships
(Color Insert)
641 to 656
Map of Charted Space IBC

Library Data Entries (Public)

  1. Accelerating Tech Level
  2. Adventure Class Ship (ACS)
  3. Android [1]
  4. Archeological
  5. Artifact
  6. Aslan
  7. Aslan Border Wars
  8. Armor
  9. The Armory
  10. Astrography
  11. Battle Class Ship (BCS)
  12. Beast
  13. Bureaux
  14. CharGen
  15. Charted Space
  16. Charting the Stars
  17. Climate [2]
  18. CommCaster
  19. Console
  20. Consolidation Wars
  21. Credit (Cr) [3]
  22. Cultural Extension AKA Cx
  23. Dakhaseri [4]
  24. DataCaster
  25. Datanet
  26. Deraabelar [5]
  27. Drone
  28. Droyne
  29. Economic Extension AKA Ex
  30. Empress Wave
  31. First Contact
  32. Flux
  33. Fuel Benchmarks
  34. FTL [6]
  35. Galaxy / Galaxias [7]
  36. Gas Giant
    1. Ice Giant
    2. Large Gas Giant
    3. Small Gas Giant
  37. Grandfather [8]
  38. Gun
  39. Habitable Zone (HZ)
  40. Hiver
  41. Humaniti
  42. Importance Extension AKA Ix
  43. Inertial Damper
  44. Inferno World
  45. Interstellar Wars
  46. Jump Flash
  47. KiloCredit (KCr)
  48. Kinunir
  49. Kursae [9]
  50. Lifters
  51. Long Night
  52. MegaCredit (MCr) [10]
  53. Milieu [11]
  54. Money
  55. NAFAL [12]
  56. Patrol Corvette
  57. Psionic Supressions
  58. QREBS [13]
  59. Rad World
  60. Resource Unit (RU or Aryu) [14]
  61. Rule of Man
  62. Scout/Courier
  63. Solomani [15]
  64. Solomani Rim Wars
  65. Sophont [16]
  66. Star
  67. Star System
  68. Starport Defense Establishment AKA (SDE)
  69. Starship
  70. Starship Design
  71. Starport
  72. Storm World
  73. Strange World AKA Strangeworld [17]
  74. Terran
  75. Terran Confederation
  76. Third Imperium
  77. TNAS
  78. ToolSet
  79. Trade and Commerce
  80. Traveller [18]
  81. Travellers' Aid Society
  82. Vargr
  83. Vilani [19]
  84. Vilani Empire
  85. World
  86. Yaskoydray [20]
  87. Zhodani [21]
  88. Ziru Sirka

Library Data Entries (Automated)

Library data entries
Alphabetical List


Selected Corporations

Megacorporations:

  1. Delgado Trading
  2. GSbAG
  3. General Products
  4. Hortalez et Cie
  5. Instellarms
  6. LSP (not mentioned)
  7. Makhidkarun
  8. Naasirka
  9. Sharurshid
  10. Sternmetal (not mentioned)
  11. SuSAG
  12. Tukera Lines
  13. Zirunkariish

Corporations:

  1. Imperial Lines

Selected Form/s & Terms

Forms:

Terms:

  1. ACS [23]
  2. ANM AKA (Army, Navy & Marines)
  3. BCS [24]
  4. Ehex AKA Expanded Hexidecimal Notation
  5. Flux [25]
  6. FTL
  7. G-Drive
  8. Ehex [26]
  9. J-Drive
  10. M-Drive
  11. MSL AKA Master Ship List [27]
  12. NAFAL
  13. NIL
  14. P-Drive
  15. QREBS [28]
  16. QSDS AKA Quality Ship Design Scheme [29]
  17. QSP AKA Quick Ship Profile [30]
  18. Sapient
  19. SDE AKA Starport Defense Establishment
  20. Sentient
  21. Sophont
  22. Starport Defense Establishment AKA (SDE)
  23. Strangeworld [31]
  24. TIJ AKA Time In Jump [32]
  25. TNAS AKA Travellers' Naval Architecture Society [33]
  26. TSCS AKA Traveller Sophont Creation System AKA SophontMaker
  27. Ton [34]
  28. Universal Personality Profile (UPP) [35]
  29. Universal World Profile (UWP)

Selected Major Race Polities

Big Nine (Major Race Polities):

  1. Aslan
    1. Aslan Hierate
  2. Droyne
    1. Droyne Oytrip Yatroy
  3. Hiver
    1. Hive Federation
  4. Imperials
    1. Third Imperium
  5. K'kree
    1. Two Thousand Worlds
  6. Solomani (Humaniti)
    1. Solomani Confederation
  7. Vargr
    1. Vargr Extents
  8. Vilani
    1. Ziru Sirka (subsumed)
  9. Zhodani
    1. Zhodani Consulate

Selected Minor Race Polities

(Minor Race Polities):

  1. Federation of Arden

Selected Organizations

  1. Imperial Ship Builders Association (ISBA)
  2. The Merchant Service [36]
  3. The Trader's Guild
  4. Travellers' Aid Society (TAS)
  5. Travellers' Naval Architecture Society (TNAS)

Selected Ships

  1. Corsair (P-DA42) [37]
  2. Corvette (E-EA53) [38]
    1. Lurushaar Kilaalum class Corvette [39]
  3. Cruiser (C-VS23) [40]
  4. Far Trader (A2-BS12) [41]
  5. Free Trader (A-BS11) [42]
  6. Frigate (G-FB43) [43]
  7. Laboratory Ship (L-DC12) [44]
  8. Scout/Courier (S-AL22) [45]
  9. Yacht (Y-EU42) [46]

Selected Sophonts

Big Nine (Major Races):

  1. Aslan (Primarily Aslan Population)
  2. Droyne (Primarily Droyne Population)
  3. Hiver (Diverse Sophont Population)
  4. Imperials (Diverse Sophont Population)
  5. K'kree (Primarily K’kree Population)
  6. Solomani (Primarily Humaniti Population)
  7. Vargr (Primarily Vargr Population)
  8. Vilani (Primarily Humaniti Population)
  9. Zhodani (Primarily Humaniti Population)

All Other Sophonts: (Minor & Other Races):

  1. Abbysal [47]
  2. Amindii
  3. Ancients
  4. Bwap AKA Newt
  5. Darrian AKA Daryen
  6. Denizen [48]
  7. Dushis Khurisi [49]
  8. Essaray [50]
  9. Geonee
  10. Kisthdra [51]
  11. Kursae
  12. Llellewyloly
  13. Mirani [52]
  14. Plexxan [53]
  15. Qliq
  16. Suerrat
  17. Sylean
  18. Tahavi [54]
  19. Tripod AKA Threep
  20. Virushi

Selected Technology

  1. Accelerating Tech Level
  2. Antimatter Battery (artifact)
  3. Black Globe
  4. Brain
  5. Chimera
  6. Clone
  7. Collector
  8. Computer
  9. Electromagnetic Masking
  10. Frozen Watch
  11. Fusion Power
  12. Genetics
  13. Grav Platforms (artifact)
  14. Gravitics [55]
  15. Grey Goo
  16. Jump Drive
  17. Maneuver Drive
  18. Mindwipe
  19. Nanotechnology
  20. Personality
  21. Personality Overlay
  22. Planetary Core Tap (artifact)
  23. Pocket Universe (artifact)
  24. Portal (artifact)
  25. Power Systems
  26. Psionics
  27. Reality Manipulation
  28. Robot
  29. Shimmersuit (artifact)
  30. Sensors
  31. Sophontoid [56]
  32. Starport
  33. Synthetic AKA Synthetic Race
  34. Technology
  35. Time Manipulation Mastery
  36. Tool
  37. Vehicle
  38. White Globe
  39. Wormhole

Selected Traveller Versions

Selected Vocations

Vocation:

  1. Agent [64]
  2. Citizen [65]
  3. Craftsman [66]
  4. Entertainer [67]
  5. Functionary [68]
  6. Marine [69]
  7. Merchant [70]
  8. Noble [71]
  9. Rogue [72]
  10. Scholar [73]
  11. Scout [74]
  12. Soldier [75]
  13. Spacer [76]

Selected Worlds

Meta-history & Background (Dossier)

T5 was developed with huge fan participation and through the use of a Kickstarter.

  • It is a living project and still in development even though the core rules have been released.
  • As of 2018 CE, errata is in playtesting and review.

Credits (Primary Sources)

Credits (Primary Sources)
Credit Authors & Contributors
Authors Robert Eaglestone, Don McKinney, and Marc Miller
Shipwrights Craig A. Glesner, Andrew Hartman, and Michael Morgan

External Link/s

COMMENTARY & DATA ARTICLES:

  1. EXTERNAL LINK: RPG GEEK Article
  2. EXTERNAL LINK: RPG NET Article
  3. EXTERNAL LINK: Where is the best place to post questions on the new Traveller 5 dot 10?
  4. EXTERNAL LINK: Armor & Gun Maker at Traveller5.net
  5. EXTERNAL LINK: Omni Vehicle Maker at Traveller5.net (Ground Vehicles, Flyers, Watercraft, and Military Vehicles)
  6. EXTERNAL LINK: Plant Generator at Traveller5.net
  7. EXTERNAL LINK: Robot Maker at Traveller5.net
  8. EXTERNAL LINK: Vehicle Maker at Traveller5.net
  9. EXTERNAL LINK: Word Generator at Traveller5.net
  10. EXTERNAL LINK: World Builder at Traveller5.net

REVIEWS:

  1. EXTERNAL LINK: Zhodani Base Review by Jonathan Sherlock
  2. EXTERNAL LINK: The Douchey DM
  3. EXTERNAL LINK: Traveller Character Generation… Perfected
  4. EXTERNAL LINK: Traveller 5 review: second impressions
  5. EXTERNAL LINK: Is Traveller 5 ship building compatible with Mongoose Traveller?
  6. EXTERNAL LINK: Traveller 5 anyone?
  7. EXTERNAL LINK: Traveller 5 Review
  8. EXTERNAL LINK: Traveller-5: How is it different from Mongoose Traveller?
  9. EXTERNAL LINK: RPG NET REVIEW OF TRAVELLER5 CD-ROM
  10. EXTERNAL LINK: Traveller5: First Impressions

VIDEO:

  1. EXTERNAL LINK: VIDEO How to generate a character in Traveller 5

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This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

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