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From:     Eugene Shumu1insky <static@??.???.????.edu>
Date:     Wed, 17 Jan 1996 23:04:22 -0500 (EST)
Subject:  Re: Chtorran sphere - Ouch!!
In our last episode, tbandy@???????????.net said:
>static@??.???.????.edu (Eugene Shumu1insky) wrote:
>>	I was wondering, has anyone out there ever thought of Chtorrspace,
>>from the David Gerold novels?  It could be some far away sphere, with a dim
>>red star primary.  Probably only a few planets.  *Tons* of wierd lifeforms,
>>as those who have read it would know.  It would be pretty messy if the PC's
>>crashed there, near a mandela...
>
>>	Any thoughts?
>
>	Two thoughts come to mind:
>	1) If the Pcs are caught totally unaware, this can be a really short
>campaign. One worm can take out a party through higher levels.
>	2) Even done on a less lethal level, the intelligent characters will not
>want to stay if they can get their ship spaceworthy again. Besides the worms,
>the inherent diseases and such attached to Chtorr would stand a pretty good
>chance of wiping the party out.
>		Just a couple of quick observations.

	Ok, so what if they don't land on Chtorr itself, but on a planet
being Chtorraformed.  The worms are flamable, and mages tend to have many
fire/exploding type spells.  Magical healing could help against the viruses
and other environmental things (not counting the worms, of course).  The
Special Forces on the Chtorraformed planet could be specialized double-
classed mages.  This wouldn't be an easy adventure/campaign, but it could
be fun for higher-level PCs.

	I don't think I'd ever get around to using this sphere, it was just a
thought I had late one night.  It kinda went along with the military campaign
kick I've been on lately... (:

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Re: Chtorran sphere - Ouch!!    tbandy@???????????.net    17 Jan 1996 15:34:17
Re: Chtorran sphere - Ouch!!    Eugene Shumu1insky    18 Jan 1996 04:04:22

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