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102 Vehicles

Introduction

Travellers travel. Starships ply the spacelanes, but more hours are spent travelling between cities than between worlds. This compendium contains a wide variety of vehicles, carefully selected to both provide a range of common designs and some intriguing hooks for adventure.

This supplement

civilian

vehicles,

contains ranging

more than 100

from

simple

Bronze Age carts to sophisticated Imperial grav yachts.

Military vehicles will be covered in other BITS supplements. Rather than merely a list of vehicles, these supplements will contain information about units, operations, doctrine, and tactics. The first of these supplements, 101 Spaceborne, is being written now.

Assumptions

Two

optional

rules

were used in

all

designs.

First,

vehicle

performance

was

All vehicles in this book were created using the Infini-V application. Infini-V implements the rules in Imperium Games’ Central Supply Catalog, and is available from BITS. Exceptions to the rules, if any, are noted in the individual vehicle descriptions.

calculated using both loaded and unloaded weights. Second, vehicle acceleration was limited by chassis strength: that is, if the chassis was rated for 1.0Gs, then the acceleration was limited to 1.0Gs when calculating speed and agility.

Credits

Vehicle designs: Robert Prior Editing: Dom Mooney

Useful suggestions: Doug Berry, Richard Hough, Steven Hudson, Dom Mooney, Eris Reddoch

Table of Contents

Introduction......................................................i

Assumptions........................................................i Credits...............................................................i

Table of Contents..............................................i Introduction to BITS.....................................iii

BITS Traveller Sourcebooks..............................iii BITS Traveller Software...................................vi Contacting BITS...............................................vii

License............................................................vii Private Transport............................................1

Shalu Skiff (TL2)................................................1 Aurens Motorbike (TL5).......................................2 Rolls Royce Luxury Groundcar(TL5)......................2 Swallow Sailboat (TL5)......................................3 Airstream Camper (TL6).....................................3 Armadillo Armoured Limousine (TL6)..................4 Arvadi Scooter (TL6)...........................................4

Astraan Dirtbike (TL6).......................................5 Sandpiper Dune Buggy (TL6)...............................5 Loon Bush Plane (TL6)........................................6 Luftwagen Airship(TL6).....................................6 Mishnak Dirtbike (TL6).....................................7 Pyrdan Range Truck (TL6)...................................7 Trexwan Minivan (TL6)......................................8 Baja Dune Buggy (TL7)........................................8 Kaalin Dirtbike (TL7)........................................9 Mallard Bush Plane (TL7).................................10 Sbarro Speedster (TL7)......................................10 Seadoo Personal Watercraft(TL7)......................11 Bograt All Terrain Vehicle (TL8).......................11 Ngola Dune Buggy (TL8)....................................12 Muskrat Swamp Scooter (TL8)............................12 Snipe Bush Plane (TL8)......................................13 Aeron Family Car (TL9).....................................14 Biilan Sprite Swamp Buggy(TL9)......................14

© Robert Prior, 1998.

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