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The Traveller Companion is a compilation of variant and alternate rules. Variant Traveller creation systems allow specific tailoring, whilst alternate combat rules introduce hit locations and wound severity. Rules for hunger, thirst, temperature, atmospheric and water pressure effects make the universe more realistic, not to mention more hazardous. Encounters with animals and vehicles are also covered, along with the consequences of lawbreaking on personal and starship-operations scales.

The game universe is expanded with advice on using tools such as Travellermap and the Traveller Wiki, interpreting UWP data to flesh out a world, and additional spaceport types. The Companion also contains rules for starship operations in gas giant atmospheres, travelling slower than light and in jump space, and making space travel more hazardous with minefields, missile salvoes, and new starship weapons. Also included are rules for entirely different styles of play such as narrative task resolution and the mundane events resolution system.

The Traveller Companion is a complete toolkit allowing referees to pick and choose enhancements to their own campaigns, giving greater depth and weight to their adventures.

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Ernest B February 09, 2024 9:53 pm UTC
I saw that the user "James" said that he was a purchaser of the old edition that got the new edition freely added to his account. Is that only for recent purchases (within the last year), or will all DrivethruRPG purchases of the old edition be updated with the new one?
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Michael C February 10, 2024 12:37 am UTC
I bought my copy well over a year ago and based on the comments here I went & checked - I've been upgraded as well.

Thanks Mongoose!!!

Comparing chapter headings and the only new heading is the Vector based space combat - which restores the original LBB space combat rules albeit polished up.

All-in-All still a great resource for referees. Not the first supplement you need to buy but a worthy one to get.
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Dirk W February 12, 2024 11:42 am UTC
I can confirm that. My older version has the update in the library. Thumbs up Mongoose!
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Pascal S February 17, 2024 5:36 pm UTC
mine too, thank you :)
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James F February 09, 2024 8:13 pm UTC
I purchased the older edition in July 2023 and just saw that the 2024 update was added gratis to my 2023 purchase. Two thumbs up for Mongoose! :-)
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Eric U February 09, 2024 10:46 pm UTC
Thanks for posting this, same thing happened to me. Not sure I would have noticed with out this heads up!
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Fred P May 07, 2024 1:00 am UTC
I've got the older Companion but it hasn't been upgraded. Is there a way to put in a request for it?
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Scott M February 09, 2024 4:16 pm UTC
Any chance for a POD version?
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James F February 09, 2024 8:19 pm UTC
Hoping I'm not putting words in Mongoose's mouth (muzzle?), but they only offer print copies from the main Mongoose website.
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