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From:     "Thomas O. Magann Jr." <tomjr@???.com>
Date:     Tue, 22 Aug 95 02:26:31 PDT
Subject:  Re: Slingshot effect
>On Mon, 21 Aug 1995, Thomas O. Magann Jr. wrote:
>
>> The only way to go faster, when 'jamming (ie"warp" speed) is with a
>> Grand Helm (twice as fast, but restricted to wild space).
>
>Hi Thomas and everybody else who reads this...
>Can anybody tell me what this Grand Helm is what it does and where I can
>find it?
>Thanx a million.
>Bye.
>   Carsten.

My references to it are in the War Captain's Companion.

It's the default helm for a Quad of Thay, and was NOT built by the Arcane.

Basically in is an etherial space drive. Up to four spellcasters may man it
with an SR equal to total levels divided by 4. When 'jamming speeds are
used it turns partly etherial and requires a 200+ ton body to pull it back
to tactical speeds and out of the etherial. It cannot function in the Flow
at all obviously, so keep your more conventional helm as well.

There is another drawback to it: $ claws or rams are used to focus the
helm's energies(and some light is generated as a side effect a -4 to hit
the ship due to intensity). Every broken ram is a -25% to speed (I assume
both tactical and 'jamming). While you get 4 ram attacks (with a 63 ton
ship that can add up), the rams are somewhat delicate(1 to 4 break on a
20). Remember, with more than one spellcaster powering the helm, THAC0 is
based on 1/2 the NAVIGATOR's level.

Thank You For Your Time,

Thomas O Magann Jr
tomjr@???.com    Or...(TMagann@???.com)
http://www.sfo.com/~tomjr/index.htm




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SubjectFromDate (UTC)
Slingshot effect    Erick Slazinski    21 Aug 1995 14:14:20
Re: Slingshot effect    Carsten Arnold Taube    21 Aug 1995 16:10:25
Re: Slingshot effect    Joseph DuBois (x44303)    21 Aug 1995 15:31:28
Re: Slingshot effect    The DM of CR    21 Aug 1995 18:06:38
Re: Slingshot effect    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    21 Aug 1995 18:53:34
Re: Slingshot effect    The DM of CR    22 Aug 1995 03:28:41
Re: Slingshot effect    Carsten Taube    22 Aug 1995 19:18:15
Re: Slingshot effect    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    22 Aug 1995 09:26:31

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