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Adventure 4: Into the Unknown
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Into the Unknown casts the players as Exploratory Scouts on board the IISS Spartan Wainwright, a Donosev-class Survey Scout. Their mission is to conduct a Class IVb survey of system N-83-Aleph and confirm an overview of the system obtained from pre-jump assessment phases conducted earlier and survey in detail any potentially inhabitable planets.

While there, they will uncover the descendants of a long-lost crew, survive the flora and fauna of a new world, and contend with a system-wide tragedy...

Adventure 4: Into the Unknown is a complete self-contained adventure that can be expanded into a complete mini-campaign that will challenge players to explore and solve problems with more than just a laser.

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March 29, 2016 3:11 pm UTC
I bought the book from Mongoose awhile back. Is there a better world map out there? Its color scheme leaves much to be desired.
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Timothy C March 30, 2016 11:17 am UTC
Hi there,
Thanks for the interest. Hope you're enjoying ItU! The map was produced by Mongoose and is better quality than anything I could produce for them, but I can see what you mean about the colours. If it's any help, you're very welcome to my originals - world map, tectonic map and local area maps - although they're not high resolution. The world map prints ok at A4 size and has worked well enough for the times I've run it.
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Shawn D April 20, 2014 3:35 am UTC
I like the The Three Blind Mice adventure he did. So I'll get this adventure if it is in paperback.
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Timothy C April 20, 2014 6:34 am UTC
Thank you! That's made my morning. (Glad you liked TBM) Mongoose's webpage says ItU is scheduled for print in August but I also understand that may not be certain because 80 pages may be too short. I'm guessing (this is a first for me) it will depend how sales go.
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Shawn D January 13, 2015 1:51 pm UTC
Just ordered the book.
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Paul B April 19, 2014 2:12 pm UTC
Is this designed for Classic Traveller? (I only have and play the original little black book version...)

I'm also curious where the system is in/outside of the Imperium...
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Timothy C April 19, 2014 3:02 pm UTC
It's written for Mongoose Traveller although to be honest it's pretty rules lite so 'conversion' should be no problem. And in fact the system data was generated using World Builders' Handbook (which is not far from Book 6:Scouts).

The world itself is not really set anywhere save at the edge of an unspecified Imperium. It would be easy enough however to transplant to any world which had garden spots (I.e. Was earthlike)
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Stephen E April 18, 2014 9:51 am UTC
I played this at TravCon with the author and it was a wonderfully touching game of exploration and discovery. No combat, but doing proper Scouting.
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Ronaldo N April 17, 2014 9:02 pm UTC
This looks interesting, wonder how many pages.
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Dale M April 17, 2014 9:09 pm UTC
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Ed W April 17, 2014 6:33 pm UTC
Curious about this Scout ship. Are there deckplans?
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Mark S April 17, 2014 11:40 pm UTC
Deckplans appeared in Classic Traveller Grand Survey, and Megatraveller World Builder's Handbook. There's a nice fan made one at the link below.
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Timothy C April 19, 2014 3:10 pm UTC
Yes. It's the Donosev-class Scout (400-tons) - again - and as well as being in the book and the sources cited in Mark's reply, it's also appeared in two mongoose volumes - off the top of my head (I'm on holiday and can't check) I think it was Supplement 10 and the second or third Compendium. However, some new three-d models were rendered for this book to create some new images. (Not by me).

Mongoose have also added a deck plan for the Kankurur grav vehicle which look very snazzy, although I prefer my own simpler one!
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