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June 7th, 2018, 23:15
Would the MoreCore ruleset or the Classic Traveller ruleset with the Traveller 5 extension be the better choice for running a Traveller 5 game?

June 8th, 2018, 00:11
What are the core mechanics for T5?
You could play Classic Traveller with MoreCore just fine - but its soooo much better in the full ruleset!

June 8th, 2018, 01:27
What are the core mechanics for T5?

It's basically roll dice for Difficulty Level < Characteristic Value + Skill Level with the occasional positive and negative modifiers to either the Char+Skill or actual roll. The Difficulty Level determines the number of D6s rolled, with Average being 2d6 but can be a few as 1d6 are as many as 10d6 or more. There are several other dice mechanics used like the Flux (1d6-1d6) variations for randomness, but I'd say that one is the core.

June 10th, 2018, 13:38
I'd love to build the T5 ruleset, a lot of it is very similar of course, but the dice rolling mechanic would need changing.