Secret of the Ancients

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Secret of the Ancients
Classic Traveller Adventure 12
Author Marc Miller
Publisher Game Designers Workshop
Version Classic Traveller
Edition 1st
Format Book (Digest)
Language English
Pages 48
Year Published 1984
Canonical Yes
Available from DriveThru RPG
Also See Ancients
Product No. 340

The Secret of the Ancients is a Game Designers Workshop product.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Who were the Ancients? What were they doing when they roamed the galaxy 300,000 years ago? Why did they destroy themselves in a cataclysmic Final War that destroyed entire planets?

The answer lies hidden somewhere, and the clues are all around. Join a band of adventurers confronted with the greatest puzzle of the ages as they try to solve it.

Table of Contents[edit]

Secret of the Ancients
Section Page/s
Introduction 4
Adventure Synopsis 6
The Adventure Begins 10
Known Data 12
Komesh 16
The Village 20
Regina Subsector 24
The Ship 26
Pocket Universe 31
Artifacts and Ancient Sites 36
Teleportation 38
The Secret of the Ancients 42
Library Data 45
Gimmicks 48

Library Data Entries (Public)[edit]

  1. Ancients
  2. Ancients Capsule
  3. Ancients Exploration Ship
  4. Ancients Site
  5. Artifact
  6. Droyne
  7. Final War
  8. Gimmick
  9. Grandfather
  10. Pocket Dimension
  11. Portal
  12. Regina Subsector
  13. Robot
  14. Shimmersuit
  15. Teleportation
  16. Teleporter Plate

Library Data Entries (Automated)[edit]

Library data entries

Meta-history & Background (Dossier)[edit]

This adventure is set in Regina subsector of the Spinward Marches, and concentrates on a search for an archaeological site which can reveal who the mysterious Ancients were and possibly solve the mystery of their history.

Mysteries of the Spinward Marches Droyne Series[edit]

This adventure is part of a trilogy of interconnected storyline that may be played individually or in a series:

  1. Research Station Gamma
  2. Twilight's Peak
  3. Secret of the Ancients

Credits (Primary Sources)[edit]

Credits (Primary Sources)
Credit Authors & Contributors
Design Marc Miller
Additional design John Harshman, Loren Wiseman, John Astell, and Frank Chadwick
Art Paul R. Banner and Steve Venters

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