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Hello Explorers!

The Frontier Explorer presents

Cover of the technical manual featuring an image of the assault scout flying over a planetUPF Assault Scout Technical Manual

The UPF Assault Scout.  Probably the most iconic ship in the Frontier, the assault scout can be seen in almost any SpaceFleet patrol and as part of every planetary militia.  Small, fast, and versatile, the assault scout is a ship unmatched by anything in the Sathar fleets.

Despite its advantages, the original Stiletto class assault scout had some design issues. This Technical Manual reviews those issues and presents the details of a new Swift-class.  Roomier, hardier, and   designed for longer missions, the Swift-class is quickly becoming a mainstay of SpaceFleet's roster.

This 20-page document contains complete deck plans for two versions of the iconic ship: a remastered version of the original deck plans from the game as well as a redesigned and expanded interior for a new version of the ship.  It also contains details about the operation of the ship and notes on the design.  While the Assault Scout is an iconic ship in the Star Frontiers setting, it can be easily adapted to other systems and settings.

In addition to the PDF with the ship description, the download includes a number of additional digital files including the deck plans, ship cross sections, front, back, and bottom views of the ship and a 3D model suitable for printing or use in other modeling software.  The deck plans are presented at 1m per square, 2 squares to the inch and rendered at 200dpi for printing or use in virtual table top systems.  They are presented both with and without a grid and can be scaled as needed.

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We hope you enjoy this special Frontier Explorer Presents issue. As always, keep exploring!

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Steve W November 21, 2017 12:37 am UTC
I am trying to put in a dollar amount and there is a "Pay what you want" notice on top of the field, preventing me from donating money.
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Tom S November 21, 2017 6:40 pm UTC
That's strange. For me there is a field by the "Watermarked PDF" flag where you can enter the price. This might be a questions for the site as I don't thing there is anything I, as the publisher, can do about that. Thank you for wanting to donate but it it doesn't work, just grab it for free.
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dan S November 26, 2017 9:07 pm UTC
I get the same issue on a tablet screen. It's annoying, but I just switch to laptop to purchase
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