Well well well, look what the shoggoth dragged in.


Fleshing out clan Iuwoi

For the last few weeks, I’ve been running my players through The Borderland Run, a Traveller adventure by Mongoose Publishing. I wanted to develop the politics a little more than the adventure gives, and in particular develop the Aslan clan Iuwoi further. This post builds on a great series written by Garnfellow. If you’re a player in The Borderland Run, turn back now: there will be spoilers!

Traveller Cheatsheets

All my cheatsheets for Mongoose Traveller 2e, covering: all the basic rules, spacecraft, space piracy, and how to read a UWP.

My First Rumour Table

Rumour tables are a staple of sandbox style play, and I wanted to make one for my new Traveller campaign. I found it pretty tricky to come up with a list of 20 interesting bits of lore and story hooks from nothing, but I managed it in the end.

Dice rolls in Traveller

Traveller uses a 2d6 dice system where characters add their relevant characteristic and skill levels, with various possible target numbers and situational modifiers. It also has a notion of “task chains”, where one roll gives a bonus or a penalty to another. This post runs through all these variations, with lots of graphs.