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The Pirates of Drinax

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Possibly the best campaign ever published…

A truly massive Traveller sandbox, the Pirates of Drinax is packed with enough adventures and source material to keep even the most dedicated group going for years!

In the Pirates of Drinax, the Travellers play a band of adventurers entrusted by the King of Drinax with a letter of marque, permitting them to prey on ‘illegal’ trade within the borders of the vanished kingdom. The King hopes this piracy will give him the leverage he needs to restore Drinax to its former glory, and intends for the Travellers to win back all the planets lost over the last two centuries – but the King’s plans are just the starting point for this campaign.

Once the Travellers have their letter of marque and ship, it’s up to them what to do next. Will they stay loyal to their patron and help restore Drinax? Will they turn rogue and create their own kingdom? Will they be heroes or monsters, pirates or privateers? Will they make their fortune amid the pitiless stars, or will the cold depths of the Trojan Reach be their grave?

The Pirates if Drinax contains three books and a poster:

* Book 1: The Pirates of Drinax Campaign
* Book 2: The Trojan Reach
* Book 3: Ships of the Reach
* A giant 24” x 40” double-sided poster map

The three books that form The Pirates of Drinax contain a full campaign, the Trojan Reach sector, rules and source material introducing the ferocious but noble Aslan, and many new ships unique to the Reach, along with a giant poster map featuring the Trojan Reach sector, the Floating Palace of Drinax, and the Harrier-class commerce raider.

The Pirates of Drinax truly has everything you need to run an action-packed Traveller campaign.

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Afshin C September 13, 2017 3:07 am UTC
Does the pre-order print version include a copy of this pdf?
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Matthew S September 14, 2017 3:03 pm UTC
It does - just drop me a line at after you have made the pre-order, and we'll get you sorted!
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Eric W August 18, 2017 9:33 pm UTC
I'm not clear on what this offer is for:

3 Hardback books & poster in a slipcase
Watermarked PDF

If it is the latter PLEASE change the description or you're going to get a lot of upset people!

Best Regards,
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Jacob R August 18, 2017 9:42 pm UTC
I think the physical set comes with that, but if you buy it here you get just the PDF, with all of that content in digital form. The buy option indicates that it's only in PDF form.
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Ian S August 15, 2017 6:09 pm UTC
What have you done to my ship ?
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Mr P S H August 13, 2017 2:55 pm UTC
Looking good from what I've seen so far. Just one quick thing, book 2, the torjan reach, page 20. The Floating Palance of King Oleb. Seems to be missing the map markers for the location of the places listed?
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Matthew S August 14, 2017 8:42 am UTC
You will all be getting a file update this week that will sort that out!
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Matthew P August 11, 2017 9:02 pm UTC
Im baffled as to if i should have gotten this, or will get it, from backing the "everything we have" PDF for Great Rift Kickstarter
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Matthew S August 14, 2017 8:41 am UTC
I am afraid this mega-campaign is not included in the Great Rift Kickstarter (too large!),
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August 06, 2017 5:55 pm UTC
Full size pdf preview is still not working...would like to check it out.
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Matthew S August 06, 2017 8:33 pm UTC
That should have been fixed - will have another word with Drivethru...
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Stephen W August 05, 2017 5:10 am UTC
Will there be a re-edit of this? Quite a few typos.
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Matthew S August 05, 2017 8:20 am UTC
Hoping to have an update next week!
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Tim L August 04, 2017 8:26 am UTC
Perhaps I'm mislooking, but where are the stats for the Harrier hiding? The deck plans are on the poster image, but I can't seem to locate the actual stats and load-out listing of the ship?
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Tim L August 04, 2017 8:42 am UTC
Ok, please ignore. Obviously I'm blind as a bat, as there are 6 pages in book 2 dedicated to the ship... Well, do I feel embarrassed now^^;)>
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Matthew S August 04, 2017 3:38 pm UTC
No worries, there is a lot of material to go through :)
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John G August 03, 2017 3:47 pm UTC
Why is this listed as a Core Rule Book? It sounds like Traveller is required to play this campaign.
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Rory H August 04, 2017 3:59 am UTC
Where is it listed as a core rule book? It's a Traveller campaign. It requires a Traveller core rulebook (or maybe the Starter Box, instead) to play it.
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John G August 04, 2017 7:34 pm UTC
When filtering by only viewing "Core Rulebook", this book was listed. This appears to have been fixed since I originally posted about it.
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August 03, 2017 3:12 pm UTC
Confused by the offer details--appears to be a PDF for $30 (on sale from $100!), but the description describes a slipcase with three hardbacks and a poster.

Also, as noted, preview still does not work.
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Jacob R August 03, 2017 3:14 pm UTC
I think those are the details of the physical book. Print is not out yet, but you can preorder on Mongoose' website.
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Dani J August 03, 2017 6:10 am UTC
Can't wait till I get my hands on this one. I backed rift kickstsrter and more hyped than ever after seeing this book
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Jacob R August 02, 2017 7:47 pm UTC
Also, preview is not working.
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Matthew S August 03, 2017 7:17 am UTC
On the case!
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Matthew S August 03, 2017 7:42 pm UTC
Should be fixed now!
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Jacob R August 02, 2017 7:40 pm UTC
So cool! So does this book have any more expanded content than what comes in the free campaign? Like besides the poster? I'm assuming that the Ships of the Reach book has more new content, but what about books 1 and 2?
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Shawn D August 02, 2017 11:16 pm UTC
How many pages was the free version compared to this release?
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Jacob R August 02, 2017 11:19 pm UTC
There wasn't a ship section in the main campaign, so that's obviously new, but since we don't know how many pages each of the three books in this file has, there's no way to tell right now if they've updated the quests, library data or other info.
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Thomas H August 02, 2017 11:59 pm UTC
There were about 240 pages to the original which included 10 adventures. The primary document was only about 24 pages so the details of the campaign weren't extensive. I'm under the impression this version has a lot more campaign information including more stuff about the aslan in the area and more ships (probably aslan) than just the Harrier.
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James B August 03, 2017 12:19 am UTC
According to what I'd read some time ago it includes the Aslan High Guard supplement previously released as a pdf.
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Matthew S August 03, 2017 9:52 am UTC

This edition of the Pirates of Drinax is an amalgamation of the original campaign and Alien Module 1: Aslan (including the Trojan Reach sector). However, in every case, we went back to Gareth's original manuscripts and built the new edition up from there. Material has been revised and added to - there is now oodles of it! You'll find new ships, vehicles, monsters, equipment, and all the original items have been updated to the new edition of Traveller. The Trojan Reach sector map has been updated to the latest format, and now has more information on it (and yet is easier to read!), and we have included giant plans for the Floating Palace to be used in the coup mini-board game.

Added to that, we have really gone the extra mile with the presentation and artwork (some of which is simply gorgeous), so overall it is a lot more evocative to read and run!
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Jacob R August 03, 2017 2:24 pm UTC
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