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From:     vassar_sc@??????.????.edu
Date:     Tue, 07 Feb 1995 09:07:09 EST
Subject:  Re: The new and improved Thruster Helm
	This posting is to present the revised and completed
thruster helm.  I would like to thank the list for their comments.
I have been toying with this idea for a while, and now I am glad
it really is a neat invention in other people's eyes.  Anyway,
here it is for anyone who would like it:

The Thruster Helm


	This helm propels the ship via fire propulsion. It works like

	The mage or priest memorizes (or prays for) a spell dealing with
fire.  The spell is cast at a recepticle on the helm.  He then sits, at
then helm, forming a link with it that drains his magical energy to feed
the fire.  This fire is then thrown out the back of the ship through a
special portal attached to the aft.  This gives the vessel an added
push, allowing it achieve greater speeds.

	Because of the push, the ship using it receives a +3 to its
SR.  However, this helm places a great strain on the spellcaster since
it is physically draining his magic.  As a result, the spellcaster can
not use the helm for more than 3 hours before tiring, and cannot cast
spells for at least a day after using the helm, since the helm has drained
his magical energy.  He must wait for it to return.

	This helm, for obvious reasons, can not be used in the
phlogiston.  Once the ship enters the Flow, the helm must be
deactivated or a 20d6 fireball will result, engulfing the vessel.
A separate helm, appropriate for the vessel, must be used.

	The new and revised price for this helm is 1,000,000 gp.
I feel that most adventurers would pay this though, since greater
tactical speed is a great help in most situations.  If the helm
is ever discovered, it has an XP value of 50,000.

Well, that's all folks!

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||   Shane C. Vassar             West Virginia Wesleyan College             ||
||   Computer Science Major      Address: vassar_sc@??????.????.edu         ||
||   Amateur ADND Player                                                    ||
||   Novice DM                                                              ||
||                               SpellJammer rules!                         ||
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