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Old 02-10-2007, 06:21 PM   #91
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"Yes, they are- GURPS Traveller: Humaniti p.30. FYI in another thread I brought up the fact that when they were first mentioned, I think in Supplement 3:The Spinward Marches , the implication was that their high TL was due to their own merits. Now it seems to have become widely held as canon that the high TL is due to pockets of sparse, aging ancient artifacts. I don't know that I like that, I always thought of the Darrians as the Vulcans of Traveller, one of my first PCs was a Darrian character, Solanada, who, admittedly, was kind of a Spock clone (hey, in my defense I was 12 when I created him, and I was smitten with Mr Spock). IMTU they held rationality and reason above emotion, and had disciplines by which the mind could be strengthened and emotion purged, like the Vulcans. I'm thinking of bringing Solanada back in my current Kinunir/Twilight's Peak/RSG trilogy campaign as an NPC that gives technical/scientific advice to the PCs. Nothing wrong with a cliche in a game- a cliche can be a GMs best friend. What'd ya'll think?"
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Old 03-08-2007, 02:06 PM   #92
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FWIW = for what it's worth

It is strange that the list doesn't have this one - if I missed it sorry for the repost.

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Old 05-29-2007, 03:15 PM   #93
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what is "RSG"?
Research Station Gamma: an old CT adventure.
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Old 05-30-2007, 12:46 AM   #94
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Research Station Gamma: an old CT adventure.
Obviously this is nowhere near generic enough to be put on the first page.
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Old 05-30-2007, 03:13 PM   #95
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Obviously this is nowhere near generic enough to be put on the first page.
I wouldn't expect you to. I was just answering cindi's question (she probably should have just PM'd the poster (Gamergirl?) rather than asking here anyway; from context it's clear it's part of the the Twilight's Peak campaign which is how I figured it out).
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Old 08-31-2007, 08:52 AM   #96
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Wee-hee! 10k views. Seems like this one is quite popular. Worthy of the VpP contest in that other thread. ;)
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Old 09-09-2007, 03:36 AM   #97
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Since [[http://www.sjgames.com/gurps/abbrevs.html]] doesn't contain it, I ask here: What's the abbreviation for GURPS Powers?
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Old 09-09-2007, 04:01 AM   #98
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Since [[http://www.sjgames.com/gurps/abbrevs.html]] doesn't contain it, I ask here: What's the abbreviation for GURPS Powers?
There isn't one. No 4th Edition book has a page abbreviation (except for the Basic Set); any reference to a 4th Edition book will now either give a full title & page - "p. 147 of GURPS Powers" - or simply say "See chapter XXXX in GURPS YYYY."

That said, we use abbreviations in GCA because it's *FAR* more convenient when printing out long lists of traits on a character sheet when you want to include the page numbers.
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Old 09-09-2007, 09:43 AM   #99
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Then why page MA50 (right column, last paragraph) says
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...on p. B232...
which obviously refers to the Fourth Edition Basic Set?
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Old 09-09-2007, 11:45 AM   #100
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Then why page MA50 (right column, last paragraph) says
which obviously refers to the Fourth Edition Basic Set?
...except for (references to) the Basic Set... no 4e book has it's own page abbreviations.
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