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Robots have been a staple of science fiction for a hundred years, fulfilling every role from near mindless worker, to faithful sidekick, to comic relief, to sinister villain trying to take over the world. They range from remote-controlled drones to super intelligent beings who have far exceeded the limits of their biological creators. Robots may be stationary objects equipped with a single arm or nothing more than a radio to control other machines. They may move across the ground, sea or sky, equipped with limbs, tools and weapons of all kinds.

The Robot Handbook is designed to be both quick and easy to use, and configurable to customise all aspects of a robot’s functions, capabilities and skills; a standard robot can be built in just a few minutes. It also includes rules for making nanorobots and microrobots, androids, clones, biological robots and brains for both vehicles and spacecraft. And what is a cybernetic limb but a robot part? The Robot Handbook covers everything from a cybernetic arm to a whole mechanical body with a live brain inside.

The Robot Handbook comes complete with an immense catalogue filled with robots built using these rules, acting as a springboard for your own designs and allowing you to begin using robots right away to be tools, companions or opponents for your Travellers to encounter.

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Mr r j L August 03, 2022 6:05 pm UTC
Does this cover Zhonni robots? We are told they use a lot of them in war etc.

Also does it cover super huge robots, King Kryptor/monkey Lord sort of things? I suppose that is more for the vehicle hamdbook?
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Tim L June 25, 2022 7:06 am UTC
Only had a quick leaf through, but looks like yet another fantastic addition to the MGT2 library! And can I just tale a moment to extend my appreciation to Mr. Sprange and the rest of the Mongoose crew to finally having taken the step to up the quality of the pdfs! No more compressed-to-death art full of ugly in-your-face-artefacts, and finally sane pdf sizes of 40+ instead of 12-15 MB (which is way too little for such large books full of art if you want a decent graphical quality). So many thanks for that to the Mongoose peeps! :)
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Py R June 25, 2022 5:25 am UTC
Does this include provisions for robot player characters?
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Matthew S June 25, 2022 6:40 am UTC
It does indeed!
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Jason S June 25, 2022 3:12 pm UTC
Speaking of Babylon 5, Is there a chance that we'll ever see a series of books set in the Babylon 5 universe for this new, great version of Traveller? :)
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Matthew S June 25, 2022 5:46 pm UTC
Unlikely, but you never know.
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Darren K June 27, 2022 10:26 pm UTC
That would be amazing
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