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Old 04-10-2016, 12:05 PM   #21
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Default Re: Traveller Classic: where is the setting?

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Thrash - just wanted to say that your 'The Nature of the Imperium' is a great resource. Well done.
Glad you found it useful.
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Old 06-21-2016, 06:35 AM   #22
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May I suggest The Nature of the Imperium? I compiled it to try to make sense of the questions of what is the Third Imperium really? and where is that written in canon?
That's super handy. Very well done.
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Note that the proto-OTU Imperium wargame talks about the [Vilani] Imperium as having 70 star systems. I seem to recall a project collapsing the Third Imperium into four sectors: Spinward Marches, Core, Solomani Rim, and one other.

Over years of trying to make sense of canon, I've come to the conclusion that the "default setting" for Really Classic (i.e., pre-High Guard) Traveller is what the OTU calls the Long Night.
I think this makes a lot of sense. It also makes things interesting for the PCs in light of some of the adventures in Patrons.
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