Mongoose 2nd: Traveller Companion

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Traveller Companion
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Author Matthew Sprange
Publisher Mongoose Publishing
Version Mongoose 2nd
Edition 1st
Format Book (Hardback) (PDF)
Language English
Pages 161
Year Published 2018
Canonical Yes
Available from DriveThru RPG, Mongoose
ISBN 978-1-908460-59-2

Mongoose 2nd: Traveller Companion is a Mongoose Publishing source book designed for Mongoose 2nd.

This book is the ultimate toolkit for Traveller campaigns, allowing referees and Travellers to pick and choose the best additions for their adventures and explore the galaxy in greater detail than before. From alternate Traveller creation systems and training to gas giant operations and starports, from the effects of gravity and diseases to animal encounters on alien worlds and the use of transponders, there is a wealth of new rules-based material for all Traveller campaigns, ready to be unleashed on every new world, every starship, and every group of Travellers.


Martin Dougherty
Matthew Sprange
Layout and Graphic Design
Amy Perett
Andoni Fernandez, Shen Fei, Anderson Maia, Alvaro Nebot, Amy Perett

Table of Contents[edit]

Traveller Companion
Section Page/s
Introduction 2
Characteristics 3
Alternate Traveller Creation 11
Allies, Contacts, Rivals and Enemies 24
Pre-Career Options 30
Additional Careers 33
Training and Experience 38
Broad Skills and Specialties 40
Alternate Play Styles 44
Combat 46
Gravity and Related Effects 55
Atmosphere and Vacuum 61
Diseases, Toxins and Chemicals 67
Starvation and Thirst 75
Effects of Temperature 77
Terrains, Conditions and Movement 79
Animal Encounters 87
Vehicle Damage 104
Refereeing Traveller 105
Interpreting UWP Data 112
TravellerMap and the Wiki 117
Starports and Spaceports 125
Legalities and Lawbreaking 134
Slower-Than-Light 139
The Jump Drive 140
Travelling in Normal Space 147
Mine Warfare 151
Gas Giant Operations 155
Transponders, Registry and Mortgages 158
Missiles and Torpedoes 160
Starship Automation 162
Gravitic Shielding 163
Starship Weaponry 164
Index 166
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