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From:     Toby Mekelburg <toby@????.net>
Date:     Fri, 25 Oct 1996 22:18:57 -1000
Subject:  Re: New Item: Flitter Helm
Eugene Shumu1insky wrote:
>	I'm thinking of making helms non-indestructable to keep salvage
>down.  They usually (90%) crack or break when a ship is destroyed.  It
>doesn't solve the problem of PCs boarding ships, but it helps.

Sounds like a good idea.


>	Yes, they can't leave a large gravity well unassisted.  Your
>Flitter Helm makes it possible to have small, personal craft.  I prefer
>to keep small ships in the space fighter role, and out of the atmosphere.
>But that's just me... (:
>
>	I've also been drifting back into the "mostly large ship" model
>for my campaign.  I keep helm prices high, but make it not worthwhile
>for PCs to salvage too much.  This makes small helmed craft cost
>inneffective.

>>I did modify the flitter helms to allow them to be used by any class, since
>>mages and priests don't grow on trees.
>
>	Used by any class!?!? (:  You've just invented the car.

<G> I guess I wanted to recreate the epic feel of all those space and air
battles from things like Star Wars, Macross, Genesis Climber Mospeda(these
2, aka 'Robotech'), Macross Plus, and ID4. I have no intention of allowing
the major and minor helms to be used by non-spellcasting classes.

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Stoke the fire and stout bar the door
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New Item: Flitter Helm    Toby Mekelburg    24 Oct 1996 05:38:42
Re: New Item: Flitter Helm    Eugene Shumu1insky    24 Oct 1996 14:19:07
Re: New Item: Flitter Helm    Toby Mekelburg    25 Oct 1996 05:32:50
Re: New Item: Flitter Helm    Eugene Shumu1insky    25 Oct 1996 13:45:43
Re: New Item: Flitter Helm    Toby Mekelburg    26 Oct 1996 08:18:57
Re: New Item: Flitter Helm    Eugene Shumu1insky    28 Oct 1996 16:15:42
Re: New Item: Flitter Helm    Toby Mekelburg    29 Oct 1996 01:53:12

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