Monday, 21 December 2015

Episode 022

Here's the second episode of the third season. Today includes a mercenary scenario seed and a creature so cute - or repulsive you might just cry. Oh, and an ingenious killer. Yep it's another episode of the Classic Traveller podcast designed to inspire referees. In today's episode:

  • Tircesoe Subsector: Rasmabi
  • Story seed: Machinery evacuation
  • Rules talk: Learning skills
  • Special: Mystery in the game
  • Creature catalog: Pormortha
  • People of Interest: The Snipe
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Saturday, 5 December 2015

Episode 021

BOOM BABY! The podcast is back with season three. Yay! Another episode packed with material for the Classic Traveller RPG referee. In this week's offering:

  • Tircesoe Subsector: Onmaqusoos
  • Story seed: TAS Blackmail
  • Rules talk: Nobility
  • Review: Freelance Traveller, first issue
  • Creature catalog: Coota
  • People of Interest: Jonathan Evans

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Sunday, 25 October 2015

Episode 020

Here is the 20th episode of the Classic Traveller podcast, giving referees more of the tools they need to create interesting and exciting adventures for their space Travellers.

Here ends the second season of the show, there will be a break while I tour a couple of Zhodani planets looking for inspiration to power season 3. Have no fear the show will return shortly!

  • Tircesoe Subsector: Hosqqanavos
  • Story seed: Blasted Tourists!
  • Rules talk: Hydrographic Percentage
  • Review: Marooned Alone(adventure)
  • Creature catalog: T’ark
  • People of Interest: Kirthuga Shaman

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Sunday, 11 October 2015

Episode 019

Here is the 19th episode of the Classic Traveller podcast, giving referees the tools they need to create interesting and exciting adventures for their space Travellers.
  • Tircesoe Subsector: Jadobuos
  • Story seed: Scientists Rule
  • Rules talk: Scouts, core and advanced
  • Review: Marooned (adventure)
  • Creature catalog: Death Nets
  • On the Nets: Bones Burnt Black
  • People of Interest: Race Finnunglan

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Sunday, 13 September 2015

Episode 018

Here's the latest episode of BTC, sadly late due to an x-boat being attacked. The Navy has assured me that those responsible will be hunted down and purged from local space.

  • Tircesoe Subsector: Sylarsyia
  • Story seed: Building the sun
  • Rules talk: Communications skill
  • Review: Adventure 9 Nomads of the Ocean World
  • Creature catalog: Tithillian Ghost
  • People of Interest: Dr Ben Mildren
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Sunday, 16 August 2015

Episode 017

Here is the 17th episode of the Classic Traveller podcast, giving referees the tools they need to create interesting and exciting adventures for their space Travellers.

  • Tircesoe Subsector: Zapmanus
  • Story seed: Keep my boy safe
  • Rules talk: Tactics
  • Review: 10,000 Starship names
  • Create catalog: Ithinar
  • People of Interest: Dr Roald Terfius
  • On the Nets: System generator
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Sunday, 2 August 2015

Episode 016

Episode 16 of the only Classic Traveller podcast is on the air...on the interweb!

Episode lineup:
  • Tircesoe Subsector: Rapreroos
  • Story seed: Get the message out
  • Rules talk: Sandcasters
  • Review: Alien Module Aslan
  • Create catalog: Spit-cat
  • People of Interest: Paulos Millet

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Sunday, 19 July 2015

Episode 015

Episode 15 of the Classic Traveller podcast is here with more ideas to spark your Referee's imagination!

Episode Lineup:
  • Tircesoe Subsector: Rofahoqu
  • Story seed: High tension safari 
  • Rules talk: The TAS
  • Review: Book 7 Merchant prince
  • Creature catalog: Bed Buddy
  • On the Nets: Devil ghost character generator
  • People of Interest: Robb Anstoor

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Sunday, 5 July 2015

Episode 014

So July 2015 is here...and so is the next episode of "Behind the Claw". This is a podcast for fans of the Classic (that means the 1979-1983 period) Traveller RPG. If you're old enough to remember them days like me...I'll see you in the pension line soon. :)

Episode Lineup
  • Tircesoe Subsector: Keszajexeos
  • Story seed: The missing victim
  • Rules Talk: Starports
  • Review: Adventure 10, Safari Ship
  • Creature Catalog: Salamount
  • On the Nets:
  • Special feature: Bundle of Holding
  • People of Interest: Bayiss Himich
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Sunday, 21 June 2015

Episode 013

Here's the next episode of THE podcast focusing on the classic Traveller RPG. Science fiction role playing at its best. In today's line up you'll see a whole bunch of ideas you can rip off for inclusion in your own games (maybe even non-Traveller games)!

Episode Lineup
  • Tircesoe Subsector: Mamaros
  • Story seed: Vargrtown
  • Rules Talk: Travel time
  • Review: Tarsus, The world beyond the frontier
  • Creature Catalog: Killeroom
  • People of Interest: Dr Sali Gehansh
  • Fiction: The Lost World

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Sunday, 7 June 2015

Episode 012

And booming onto the podcast scene is episode 12 of the podcast aimed at players and referees of the Classic Traveller RPG. Sci Fi fun in space!

Episode Lineup
  • Tircesoe Subsector: Gefar
  • Story seed: Fuel for the Glax
  • Rules Talk: Computer Skill
  • Review: Book 5 - High Guard
  • Creature Catalog: Oupilander
  • On the nets: Amber Zone
  • People of Interest: Karliona Heul, man of action and scientist (probably plays in a rock band too)

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Sunday, 24 May 2015

Episode 011

This is episode 11 and the first in the second season. It's back with all of the usual goodies for your Classic Traveller science fiction game.

Episode lineup
  • Tircesoe Subsector: Quakar
  • Story Seed: It's mine
  • Review: CT A06 Expedition to Zhodane
  • Rules talk: Laser skill
  • Creature Catalog: Fluffter
  • People of Interest: Bremno Khan
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Saturday, 25 April 2015

Episode 010

This is cool episode 10 with ideas and goodness for your Classic Traveller role playing game.

Episode Lineup
  • Tircesoe Subsector: Avcanud
  • Story Seed: Too many enemies
  • Rules talk: Small Worlds
  • Review: Supplement 7 Traders and Gunboats
  • Creature Catalog: Loosan
  • On the nets:
  • People of Interest: Nomean Fietu
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Sunday, 12 April 2015

Episode 009

This is episode 9 brimming full of ideas and goodness for your Classic Traveller game.

Episode Lineup
  • Tircesoe Subsector: Qindojabi
  • Story Seed: Fresh air
  • Rules talk: Stewards
  • Review: 10,000 Daring Rescues
  • Creature Catalog: Whipsnake
  • People of Interest: Admiral Dell Siatski (Ret.)
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Sunday, 29 March 2015

Episode 008

Get your ideas on! Here is episode 8 of the podcast for fans of the Classic Traveller RPG.

Episode Lineup
  • Tircesoe Subsector: Brapla
  • Story Seed: Transponder Trouble
  • Rules talk: Tainted
  • Review: Book 8 Robots
  • Creature Catalog: Varhurst
  • People of Interest: Hale Ula
  • Fiction: No More Running, by Andrew Pickard

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Sunday, 15 March 2015

Episode 007

The seventh episode of the podcast of ideas for your Classic Traveller campaign.

Episode Lineup
  • Tircesoe Subsector:  Ursador
  • Story Seed: P.I.'s take the lead
  • Rules Talk: Explaining to a D&D player
  • Review: Adventure 00 The Imperial Fringe
  • Creature: Cerlion
  • On the Nets: The Zhodani Base
  • People of Interest: Cpt Suann Barkovich
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Saturday, 28 February 2015

Episode 006

Another episode of THE ideas podcast for your Classic Traveller campaign.

Episode Lineup
  • Tircesoe Sub-sector: Bonsarin
  • Story Seed: Hold the passes
  • Rules Talk: Culture
  • Review: Atlas of the Imperium
  • Creature: Jilbeeb
  • Audio: Lesson to be learned
  • People of Interest: Drallic Killown
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Sunday, 15 February 2015

Episode 005

A podcast full of ideas for the "Classic" version of the Traveller RPG

Episode Lineup
  • Tircesoe Sub-sector: Sobifat
  • Story Seed: Caves and Microbes
  • Rules Talk: Random ship
  • Review: Supplement 2 Animal Encounters
  • Creature: Anfium worm
  • On the Nets:
  • People of Interest: Dr Hilda Ghiannov

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Sunday, 1 February 2015

Episode 004

A podcast featuring the "Classic" version of the Traveller RPG

Episode Lineup

Tircesoe Sub-sector: Roneso
Story Seed: Beneath Cartane
Rules Talk: Dying in char-gen
Review: The Ship from Hell
Creature: Nyartian (steg-o-bear)
On the Nets: Ambient by Dimaension (see sidebar)
Special: Planning a Merc' pitch session

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Sunday, 18 January 2015

Episode 003

A Classic Traveller podcast. Aliens, maps and vacuum in the best of role playing games.

Episode Line-Up

Tircesoe Sub-sector: Oretroos
Story Seed: Quiet Station
Rules Talk: Vacc-suit:1
Review: Supplement 3 The Spinward Marches
Creature: Screaler
Audio: Intercept on Oretroos-2
Recommendation: "Quarter Share" on

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Sunday, 4 January 2015

Episode 002

A Classic Traveller podcast. Ideas and chat about the best of Sci Fi role playing games.

Episode Line-Up

    Tircesoe Sub-sector: Laxaso
    Story Seed: Amber Man
    Rules Talk: Stat-checks
    Review: Alien Module 2:K'Kree
    Creature: Waanton
    Audio: Intercept on Oretroos-1

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