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Author Topic: Traveller Pirates Recommendation Sought  (Read 237 times)


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Traveller Pirates Recommendation Sought
« on: September 27, 2022, 05:21:55 PM »
Running Pirates of Drinax for two middle schoolers and my wife. Always wanted to run this, but only skimmed it. They are new to Traveller, but not to roleplaying. I did run a really quick mission where they destroyed a derelict (and an enemy salvaging drone) to get them into the game and acclimated to the system.

What would be your top two adventures to start out with out of the 9 (not Finale, obviously) to help break them in?



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Re: Traveller Pirates Recommendation Sought
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2022, 12:19:54 PM »
I have always kicked things off with the first one, Honour Among Thieves. It introduces Theev, gets the players thinking strategically about bringing systems into the fold, and there is a bit of action. Sets up the themes of the campaign nicely.

However, I have also seen someone start off with the Shadows of Sindal mini-campaign, and that seemed to work well.


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Re: Traveller Pirates Recommendation Sought
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2022, 06:32:55 PM »
My favorite starter Traveller adventure is High-n-Dry.  The players are hired by the Scout Service to travel to a remote planet and retrieve a Scout Ship.