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From:     "Thomas O. Magann Jr." <tomjr@???.com>
Date:     Sat, 22 Jun 96 17:32:36 PDT
Subject:  Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...
>    Next, I designed a ship to act as fighters (flitters are too small).
>Called the firefly, it is basically a 4 ton flitter.  It depends on its
>maneuverability and low AR to survive.  Most are powered by tactical helms
>(helms that move at tactical speed only), and have a heavy stone-throwing
>ballista (a weapon I made up).
>    At this point, though, I came to a problem of logisitcs.  The helm,
>though only capable of tactical speeds, still needs to be piloted by a
>mage or priest.  And since I envision these ships as being fairly fast,
>they would have to be piloted by higher level characters.  And the idea of
>fleets of these ships being piloted by high level mages starts to strain
>believability.

Instead of (or as well as) a whole specialty class (and one that's going to
be taking heavy casualties, as their the front runners of any battle, so
there's going to be a shortage), you can also do a couple of other things.
For instance, a Ring of the Orbus can be standard equipment. There's on point
of speed, or, if the elves make these Tactical Helms, they could use Orbuses
in the enchantment, and make the Helm's innately +1 SR.

Also, the pilots could learn the Spelljamming proficeincy from the CSHB.

And, if the elves have access to an Aracokra ship yard, there's another +1.

And all of these are more easily renewable resources than one based on the
breeding curve of the elves. And they allow mages, priests and bards to run
the ships.

Of course, the new Class could use the modifications on their ships as
well....



Thank You For Your Time,

Thomas O Magann Jr
http://www.sfo.com/~tomjr/

<tomjr@???.com> or my back-up: <TMagann@???.com>




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A New Class for the SJ setting...    Leroy Van Camp III    22 Jun 1996 08:47:48
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    23 Jun 1996 00:32:36
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Paul Westermeyer    23 Jun 1996 02:57:43
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Leroy Van Camp III    23 Jun 1996 08:04:42
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Leroy Van Camp III    23 Jun 1996 09:03:24
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Shelby Michlin    23 Jun 1996 16:01:45
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Paul Westermeyer    23 Jun 1996 15:04:54
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    23 Jun 1996 20:31:57
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Leroy Van Camp III    24 Jun 1996 10:55:04
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    sinny@?????????.net    24 Jun 1996 12:31:30
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Eugene Shumu1insky    24 Jun 1996 14:53:47
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Eugene Shumu1insky    24 Jun 1996 14:55:55
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    24 Jun 1996 20:25:42
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Ken Lipka    25 Jun 1996 12:06:20
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Jamie Cavanagh    25 Jun 1996 15:02:20
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Jamie Cavanagh    25 Jun 1996 21:54:53
A New Class for the SJ setting...    Leroy Van Camp III    27 Jun 1996 02:04:53
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Ken Lipka    27 Jun 1996 12:08:02
Re: A New Class for the SJ setting...    Jamie Cavanagh    27 Jun 1996 13:09:17

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