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Tramp Freighters; PCs with Two transports?
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:59 pm    Post subject: Re: Tramp Freighters; PCs with Two transports? Reply with quote

garhkal wrote:
LTAaripJasall wrote:

Licensing they will have to figure a way to do. On a prior mission they've actually broken into a BOSS office on a frontier world and planted forged docs. I'd vouch that they try something similar. Maybe this time the ISB will be ready...


Did they leave a trace that they'd broken in?? If so, maybe BOSS has locked out that facility, and tracks all 'new registrations coming from it' for a time.

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It was done with droids, often but in small scales, it was done with a large number of at at and at st walkers, so why not allow withing reason 3-4 ships to be slaved, after all that should not be much if any hazzle at all


My whole issue, is if it was 'so easy', why has no one else done it prior to the Katana fleet, or post, till lando did with that slave rigged mobile station in the NJO time frame??


In wanted by Cracken there is this imperial general who has a slave rigged group of at at and at st walkers.

I am pretty sure slaving have been done on a smaller scale than that of 200 starships so often it has not been worth mentioning.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just a brief suggestion with regards to the initial question.. I had this happen twice. In one case, a game started with a tramp freighter captain and a smuggler both.. they sold one ship and upgraded the other substantially. This was something of a strange game, as the ship was lots better than the characters using it quite often.

The second case worked out much better. The characters had a reasonably normal light freighter with modest upgrades for the typical recon and infiltration missions, but the second ship was substantially "overclocked" with multiple turrets, heavy shields, and big engines. I think the cargo bay held like 17tons. Smile They used it for assaults which would normally be done by borrowed rebel starfighters in a more typical game.. with the added benefit that the entire crew could participate without needing to purchase any more than gunnery, allowing the pilot character to shine, but everyone to contribute.
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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2018 10:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I played a 5 player campaign with a Transport, a Scout and a Fighter!

It actually makes combat a lot more exciting, not the least because you have less 'gunners' and co-pilots.

All you need to do as a GM is to throw more ships at them!
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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 2:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

dph wrote:
I played a 5 player campaign with a Transport, a Scout and a Fighter!

It actually makes combat a lot more exciting, not the least because you have less 'gunners' and co-pilots.

All you need to do as a GM is to throw more ships at them!


Though depending on the ship, if it goes boom (ship destroyed result) that's one pc killed.. (or two if a two seater fighter)..
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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 4:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Adventure called " New recruits and Rebel Guns "

Sort of deals with the 2 ship party aspect as it in that adventure is possible for the group to have two ships after the mission's end, one fighter though and a transport.

So groups having more than one ship I see no issue with at all
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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That gives me an idea for a new question.
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